Branding / UX

What Is Branding / User Experience?

Branding can be most loosely defined as changing the appearance and, possibly, function of the SharePoint interface to achieve a desired look and / or user experience.

Why Change the SharePoint Branding / User Experience?

  • Reflect your corporate identity.
  • Tailor the SharePoint UX to be more effective for a specific purpose.

How Can SharePoint Help?

  • Publishing feature set available in most SharePoint editions and enables richer and more dynamic content.
  • Composed looks available to package a site’s appearance.
  • Artefacts such as CSS, Master pages, page layouts, web parts and templates can be combined to create a consistent yet flexible look.

How Can Ensentia Help?

  • Leverage our technical experience to ensure your branding and UX changes are applied in an appropriate manner.
  • Get a site which is engaging to look but is easy for both content creators and consumers to work with.
  • We will work with your existing creative team or agency.

Do You Want To Know More About Branding / UX?

Please get in touch. Or alternatively read some of the articles listed below.

More On Branding / UX
New – Communication Sites in SharePoint Online - Microsoft has added Communication sites to SharePoint Online. These allow users to create aesthetically pleasing micro sites within a SharePoint Online tenancy. 
Modern Team Sites – Working with SPFX Web Parts - A Few Tips for Working with SPFX Web Parts
Free Client Side Web Parts for SharePoint (SPFX) - Example Client Side Web Parts for SharePoint (SPFX)
Simple Publishing Page Import to SharePoint - This can help you if you need to bulk create pages in SharePoint and you have the data stored in a database or spreadsheet or if you need to migrate pages from another content management system such as WordPress.
A Simple Way to Change the look of SharePoint Online - In this article we look at a simple way to change the look of SharePoint using a composed look with a background image and custom colour palette.
The SharePoint Framework – Client Side Web Parts - Having been announced earlier this year the finer details of the SharePoint Framework are now being released.
SharePoint – Modern Document Libraries – Limitations - The new interface is attractive and easy to use. It is not, however, without it’s limitations.
Contoso Demo Site For Office 365 - A couple of years old now but the Contoso demo site is still helpful
Effective – Rollup from a list in another site collection without using search – Security trimmed - Rollup from a list in another site collection to which the page viewer may or may not have access and trim the results accordingly.
Office 365 & SharePoint Video – Responsive - This article looks at how to present video on Office 365 and SharePoint including making it responsive.