Solved

How to create customized master page for  Sharepoint 2003 portal site?

Posted on 2009-07-06
8
931 Views
Last Modified: 2012-06-22
Hi,

We need to create customized master page for Sharepoint 2003 portal site. I knew that we can create customized pages using themes but not sure how to create master page since it runs on .NET1.1

Can you pelase help me to get this solved?

Thanks,
Prashant
0
Comment
Question by:gangasani01
  • 3
  • 2
  • 2
8 Comments
 
LVL 15

Expert Comment

by:sharepointguru14
ID: 24786094
open up the default master page with sharepoint designer. You can edit from there. Just don't delete any content placeholders. If you don't want it, hide it deleting them will cause problems.
0
 
LVL 5

Expert Comment

by:Billy Roth
ID: 24786356
You should also be able to create your custom master page using Visual Studio 2008/2005, possibly even Visual Web Developer Express although I am not certain about this.
0
 

Author Comment

by:gangasani01
ID: 24786775
I already created master page using Visual 2005, but i need to integrate this master page to Sharepoint 2003 Portal Site?
0
Ransomware-A Revenue Bonanza for Service Providers

Ransomware – malware that gets on your customers’ computers, encrypts their data, and extorts a hefty ransom for the decryption keys – is a surging new threat.  The purpose of this eBook is to educate the reader about ransomware attacks.

 
LVL 5

Expert Comment

by:Billy Roth
ID: 24787825
should be a checkbox you have to click or something when you create it i think.  i dont have visual studio on this machine and my main machine is down atm, so cant even remote in to it.
0
 
LVL 5

Expert Comment

by:Billy Roth
ID: 24788571
here is an msdn article on this subject
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms476046.aspx
0
 
LVL 15

Accepted Solution

by:
sharepointguru14 earned 500 total points
ID: 24788769
You are better off starting with the default masterpage for SP Portal 2003 and customizing it. If you don't then your master page will need to contain all of the same content placeholders as that one. I find it much easier starting with the default and editing to my needs.
0
 

Author Comment

by:gangasani01
ID: 24789207
Thank you,

I will try to customize default master page .

0

Featured Post

Is Your Active Directory as Secure as You Think?

More than 75% of all records are compromised because of the loss or theft of a privileged credential. Experts have been exploring Active Directory infrastructure to identify key threats and establish best practices for keeping data safe. Attend this month’s webinar to learn more.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

There is one common problem that all we SharePoint developers share: custom solution deployment. This topic can't be covered fully in this short article, so all I want to do in this one is to review it from a development-to-operations perspectiv…
Summary In SharePoint 2010 it is easy to create custom color themes to jazz up a site. Theme colors can also be created in PowerPoint 2010 with a few clicks. But how do the chosen colors actually look in the SharePoint site? The attached PowerPoint…
Along with being a a promotional video for my three-day Annielytics Dashboard Seminor, this Micro Tutorial is an intro to Google Analytics API data.
This Micro Tutorial demonstrates using Microsoft Excel pivot tables, how to reverse engineer competitors' marketing strategies through backlinks.

895 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

12 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now