SharePoint Designer

SharePoint Designer Resources, Tips and Tricks

SharePoint Designer is a tool from Microsoft used to rapidly create SharePoint solutions without code. It is intended for power users or even developers to quickly respond to changing business needs.

SharePoint Designer is used for the management of SharePoint sites and lists, for creating and managing internal and external data sources, for creating views and forms to work with data, for creating workflows in order to represent business processes and finally SharePoint Designer is used for branding sites by customizing the look feel.

 

 

5 Steps to get started with SharePoint Designer 2010

  1. SharePoint Designer 2010 - Tutorial
  2. SharePoint Designer 2010 - Settings
  3. SharePoint Designer 2010 - Top 5 tips
  4. SharePoint Designer 2010 - What's new?
  5. SharePoint Designer 2010 - Lockdown
 
 

SharePoint Designer 2007

  1. SharePoint Designer 2007 - Lockdown
  2. SharePoint Designer 2007 - What went wrong?

SharePoint Designer Books

2013: Pro SharePoint Designer 2013 Microsoft SharePoint 2013 Step by Step (Microsoft) SharePoint 2013 Branding and User Interface Design 2010: SharePoint Designer 2010 Unleashed Pro SharePoint Designer 2010  Microsoft SharePoint Designer 2010 Step by Step  Beginning SharePoint Designer 2010

SharePoint Designer 2013 downloads

SharePoint Designer 2010 downloads

SharePoint Designer 2007 downloads

SharePoint Designer 2010 is available in a 32bit and a 64bit version. If you intend to use SharePoint Designer 2007 besides the 2010 version you need to install the 32bit version of SharePoint Designer 2010.

One important complaint with the 2007 version was the quit difficult lock-down of SharePoint Designer 2007 which has changed with SharePoint Designer 2010: You can now easily manage the capabilities at the web application or site collection level.