Microsoft SharePoint Foundation 2013: Site Designer

Length: 1 day(s) | Audience: Information Worker | Level: 1

Microsoft® SharePoint® Designer 2013 provides a code-free environment to access data types and build custom SharePoint applications. It allows rapid development of SharePoint workflows to meet a company’s specific needs. Before SharePoint Designer, most custom SharePoint applications were created with Microsoft® Visual Basic®. SharePoint Designer simplifies the process with a no-code interface that can be integrated with Microsoft® Visio® 2013 to easily manipulate workflow shapes. In this course, you will create and publish custom SharePoint workflows without code using SharePoint Designer 2013.

You will:

  • Describe SharePoint Designer 2013 and its features, benefits, and support options.
  • Customize and configure content types to ensure data consistency across lists and libraries.
  • Access and modify data sources from a SharePoint site.
  • Create a workflow with SharePoint Designer 2013 and the SharePoint 2013 Workflow platform.
  • Develop workflows in Visio 2013 and SharePoint Designer 2013.
  • Package and deploy workflow using SharePoint Designer 2013 and SharePoint Server 2013

Lesson 1: Getting Started with SharePoint Designer 2013

Topic A: Introduction to SharePoint Designer

Topic B: Get Help and Support for SharePoint Designer

Lesson 2: Customizing and Implementing Content Types

Topic A: Customize Content Types

Topic B: Implement Custom Content Types

Lesson 3: Integrating Data Sources Using SharePoint Designer

Topic A: Access Data Sources

Topic B: Modify a Data Source in Data View

Lesson 4: Creating Workflows with the Workflow Platform

Topic A: Implement the Workflow Platform

Topic B: Design a Workflow Course Outline

Lesson 5: Creating Workflows with SharePoint Designer and Visio

Topic A: Design Workflows with Visio 2013

Topic B: Transfer a Visio Workflow Design to SharePoint Designer

Topic C: Publish a Visio Workflow Design Using SharePoint Designer

Lesson 6: Packaging and Deploying Workflows

Topic A: Package Workflows

Topic B: Deploy Workflow Packages

To ensure your success in this course, you should be a site owner and/or administrator of Microsoft SharePoint 2007, 2010, or 2013. You should have experience with designing and maintaining a SharePoint site. The Microsoft® SharePoint® Foundation 2013: Site Administrator course is helpful, but not required. You can obtain this level of skill and knowledge by taking the following course:

 

  • Microsoft® SharePoint® Foundation 2013: Site Owner