SharePoint Project Series.

This is a series of blogs I am writing on SharePoint projects:

Part 1 - Design and Planning Part 2 - Implementation (Stage 1) Part 3 - Implementation (Stage 2)
Part 4 - Training Part 5 - Continued Support Part 6 - Suggested Continued Improvement

Saturday, March 13, 2010

SP 2010 Masterpage on Team Site

I have noticed a little change from SharePoint 2007 in SP2010 as I have been playing with the master pages. If you create a Team Site by default you can no longer change the masterpage from 'Site Settings' / 'Look and Feel'. You must first now enable the Site Collection feature:

"SharePoint Server Publishing Infrastructure"

and the Site Feature:

"SharePoint Server Publishing"

To do this go to 'Site Settings' under 'Site Actions':

If you are at the Site Collection Level click on "Site Collection Features" under "Site Collection Administration":
Click on 'Activate' next to 'SharePoint Server Publishing Infrastructure':

Back in 'Site Settings' go to 'Manage Site Features' under the 'Site Actions' section:

Click on 'Activate' next to the 'SharePoint Server Publishing' feature:

You can now change your master page in site settings under look and feel: