SharePoint Designer 2010 Essentials

Welcome to the SharePoint Designer 2010 Essentials workshop. You can use SharePoint Designer 2010 to design, build, and customize Web sites running on SharePoint Foundation 2010 and Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010.
With SharePoint Designer 2010 you’ll learn how to create data-rich Web pages, build powerful workflow-enabled solutions, and design the look and feel of your site. SharePoint Designer a great tool and this Essentials course will provide your participants with a solid foundation to start building their SharePoint skill set.

Course Outline

Module One: Getting Started
Housekeeping Items
The Parking Lot
Pre-Assignment Review
Workshop Objectives
Action Plans and Evaluations

Module Two: Opening and Closing SharePoint Designer
About SharePoint Designer 2010
Opening SharePoint Designer
Understanding the Interface
Using Backstage View
Closing SharePoint Designer
Module Two: Review Questions

Module Three: Creating and Opening Sites
Opening a Site
Creating a New Blank Web Site
Creating a Site from a Template
Saving Sites
Closing a Site
Module Three: Review Questions

Module Four: Working with Sites
Understanding the Site Tab
Understanding the Site Summary Page
Adding Users or Groups to Your Site
Changing Site Permissions
Editing or Deleting a Site
Module Four: Review Questions

Module Five: Working with Lists and Libraries
About Lists and Libraries
Working with Lists and Libraries
Creating a New List or Library
Working with Columns in Lists and Libraries
Module Five: Review Questions

Module Six: Working with Site Pages and Master Pages
Working with Site Pages
Working with Version History
About Master Pages and Content Placeholders
Working with Master Pages
Editing a Page
Module Six: Review Questions

Module Seven: Working with Content Types
Understanding Content Types
Working with Content Types
Creating a Content Type
Editing a Content Type
Delete a Content Type
Adding Columns to a Content Type
Module Seven: Review Questions

Module Eight: Connecting to Data
Understanding the Data Sources Tab
Understanding the Data Sources Summary Page
Adding a Database as a Data Source
Copying and Modifying a Data Source
Deleting a Data Source Connection
Module Eight: Review Questions

Module Nine: Working with Templates
About Templates
Saving a Site as a Template
Activating a Site Template in the Solution Gallery
Module Nine: Review Questions

Module Ten: Working with Data Views and Forms
Creating a Data View
Adding or Removing Columns
Creating a Data Form
Editing a List Form
About Data View/Form Web Parts
Customizing Data Views and Forms
Module Ten: Review Questions

Module Eleven: Working with Workflows
About Workflows
Understanding the Workflow Tab and Summary Page
Editing a Workflow
Copying and Modifying a Workflow
Deleting a Workflow
Changing Workflow Settings
Module Eleven: Review Questions

Module Twelve: Wrapping Up
Words from the Wise
Review of the Parking Lot
Lessons Learned
Completion of Action Plans and Evaluations