- Introduction to SharePoint Designer
- Moving on from In-Browser Customization
- Opening SharePoint Sites in SharePoint Designer
- Exploring the SharePoint Designer Interface
- Accessing Content via the Navigation Pane
- Administering Sites in SharePoint Designer
- More SharePoint Designer Configuration Options
In this chapter, you learned how to work within the context of SharePoint Designer 2010, including opening sites and navigation options available within the SharePoint Designer 2010 interface. Those of you upgrading from SharePoint Designer 2007 were introduced to the new options and learned about deprecated features. You also learned how to configure SharePoint Designer settings at both the Web application and site collection levels and how to navigate and access content and features via the navigation pane. Finally, you learned how to administrate sites within SharePoint Designer, including setting site permissions. This chapter discussed how to access common site objects via SharePoint Designer, including content types and site columns.
The next chapter delves further into working with SharePoint Designer to manage, create, and customize sites and site templates. You learn about the differences between creating sites in SharePoint Designer compared to creating sites via the Web interface, as well as how to package and deploy templates to site collections and Visual Studio 2010.