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

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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
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by:sharepointguru14
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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.
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by:Billy Roth
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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.
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by:gangasani01
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I already created master page using Visual 2005, but i need to integrate this master page to Sharepoint 2003 Portal Site?
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by:Billy Roth
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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.
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by:Billy Roth
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here is an msdn article on this subject
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms476046.aspx
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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.
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Thank you,

I will try to customize default master page .

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