Microsoft® Windows® SharePoint® Designer 2010: Level 1
Course number: 084699
Course length: 1.0 day(s)
Course Objective: You will use Microsoft® Windows® SharePoint® Designer 2010 to create and modify a SharePoint site.
Target Student: This course is intended for web designers and developers, application developers, SharePoint site owners, and other knowledge workers with SharePoint end-user experience, who want to use SharePoint Designer to create and customize SharePoint sites, enhance the look and feel of a SharePoint site, and create dynamic pages using Web Parts and workflows.
Prerequisites: To benefit from this course, you should have basic end-user skills with SharePoint and be familiar with the general structure and hierarchy of SharePoint sites. You can obtain this level of knowledge and skill by taking the following Element K course:
- Microsoft® Windows® SharePoint® Foundation 2010: Level 1
Recommended, though not required, are the following courses:
- Microsoft® Windows® SharePoint® Foundation 2010: Level 2
- Web Design with XHTML, HTML, and CSS: Level 1
You will need two servers for the classroom, plus one client computer for each student in the class, plus one client computer for the instructor. For each of these machines, the following hardware requirements are the minimum suggested for this course:
- 64-bit, four-core processor, 2.5 GHz minimum per core is required for installing Windows Server 2008 where Microsoft SharePoint Foundation 2010 will be installed. Other systems can use a 32–bit processor but a 64–bit processor will enhance performance.
- Pentium IV 1 GHz CPU or higher for client systems.
- Minimum of 1 GB of RAM for each client computer.
- 4 GB RAM for Windows 2008 Server installation.
- 1 GB RAM for Windows Server 2003 installation.
- 40 GB of free hard disk space for installation of Windows Server 2003.
- 80 GB of free hard disk space for installation of Windows Server 2008.
- 40 GB or larger hard-disk drive for each student and instructor computer.
- CD-ROM or DVD drive.
- VGA or higher video.
- Keyboard and mouse.
- A display system to project the instructor’s computer screen.
- You need to have an Internet connection because some of the software components are installed from the Internet.
- Internet access for all computers.
Each computer requires the following software:
- Microsoft® Windows Server® 2003, Standard or Enterprise Edition
- Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2
- Windows® Server 2008 with Service Pack 2
- Microsoft® Windows® SharePoint® Foundation 2010
- Microsoft® .NET Framework 3.5 with Service Pack 1
- Microsoft SQL Server 2008
- Microsoft® Windows XP Professional with Service Pack 2
- Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5, with Service Pack 1
- Microsoft® Internet Explorer 8.0
- Microsoft® Windows® SharePoint® Designer 2010
- Microsoft® Office 2010 Professional or Professional Plus
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- identify the basic features of the SharePoint Designer environment.
- create a new subsite.
- add content to a web page.
- use Cascading Style Sheets to format a SharePoint site.
- link web pages.
- add SharePoint components to the site.
- automate business processes with workflows.
Lesson 1: Getting Started with the SharePoint Designer Environment
Topic 1A: Identify SharePoint Designer Interface Components
Topic 1B: Get Help in SharePoint Designer
Topic 1C: Customize the SharePoint Designer Interface
Lesson 2: Creating a Subsite
Topic 2A: Create a Blank Subsite
Topic 2B: Create a Page Layout
Topic 2C: Add Content to a Master Page
Lesson 3: Adding Content to the Site
Topic 3A: Add and Format Text
Topic 3B: Work with Tables
Topic 3C: Work with Images
Lesson 4: Formatting a Site with Cascading Style Sheets
Topic 4A: Create an External Style Sheet
Topic 4B: Create Internal Styles
Topic 4C: Modify External Style Sheets
Lesson 5: Linking Web Pages
Topic 5A: Add Hyperlinks
Topic 5B: Create a Hotspot
Topic 5C: Create Bookmark Links
Topic 5D: Open a Linked Page in a New Browser Window
Lesson 6: Adding SharePoint Components to the Site
Topic 6A: Add Lists and Libraries to the Site
Topic 6B: Add Web Parts to a Site
Lesson 7: Automating Business Processes with Workflows
Topic 7A: Create a Workflow
Topic 7B: Modify a Workflow