Responsive MasterPage For SharePoint Using HTML5 And CSS3

In this article, you will learn about creating responsive MasterPage for SharePoint, using HTML5 and CSS3.

In this article, you will find a Master page with better design. By using this master page, you can change the appearance of your SharePoint site to HTML5 website.

Let's try this!

Description

You can now disable all the unwanted content place holders from the user and make your application responsive with bootstrap.

Creating Master Page

Step 1

Download the Responsive Master Page Template.zip here.

Step 2

Go to your site collection and navigate to Site Settings.

Step 3

Make sure you have enabled the publishing feature in site collection level. Select the Master pages and page layouts option under Galleries.

Step 4

Extract the downloaded zip file and copy.

Responsive Master Page Template->MasterPage->ResponsiveMaster and upload the folder under the master page list (Make sure you have uploaded the “ResponsiveMaster” folder. Inside the masterpage folder, one master file will be there).

Step 5

Click "All Site Content" link from Quick Launch pane. (Site Collection Level)

Step 6

Select "Style Library" list to upload the CSS and JS styles.

Step 7

Extract the downloaded zip file and copy Responsive Master Page Template->StyleLibrary->ResponsiveMaster and upload it under the Style Library list.

(Make sure you have uploaded the “ResponsiveMaster” folder. Inside the "StyleLibrary" folder- CSS fonts, images, js sub folders will be there.)

Step 8

Check in all the uploaded files and folders and approve it.

Now, your responsive master page is ready.

Note

Don’t set this master page as your default master. It will replace your V4.master as in your sub site level.

You can make it as a custom master page from the designer and change the master page url in the aspx page from masterurl/default.

master to ~masterurl/custom.master
 
Please follow the below steps to apply this master page for individual site pages. (Better apply this master page for user level pages).

Creating Site Page with Responsive Master Page

Step 1

Create a site under the above site collection.

Step 2

Extract the downloaded zip file and copy Responsive Master Page Template->SitePage -> ResponsivePageTemplate.aspx and use this template for your site pages.

Step 3

Create your own responsive content under “contentplaceholdermain” and publish it.

Step 4

The center banner is placed in master page and we have a content place holder to update the text inside the banner. You can change it in all your ASPX pages.

Desktop View

In desktop view, you will get "logo.png" as a lengthy size logo (Change the logo file in images folder).

Desktop View

Mobile/Tablet View

In Mobile/Tablet view, you will get "logo-small.png" as a small size logo/ icon (Change the logo-small file in images folder)

Desktop View

Mobile/Tablet View Menu

Set Master page file Url like below, to inherit the above responsive master page.

Desktop View

HTML
  1. <%@ Page language="C#" MasterPageFile=../../_catalogs/masterpage/ResponsiveMaster/ ResponsiveMaster.master meta:progid="SharePoint.WebPartPage.Document" inherits="" %>  
Or you can set the masterpage as your custom master page and change the master URL like the below.

HTML
  1. <%@ Page language="C#" MasterPageFile=~masterurl/custom.master meta:progid="SharePoint.WebPartPage.Document" inherits="" %>  
Use the below content place holder to change the banner text in your ASPX pages.

HTML
  1. <asp:Content ID="Content5" ContentPlaceHolderId="bannerText" runat="server">  
  2.     <h1>Title </h1>  
  3.     <p class="lead">Pellentesque habitant morbi tristique senectus et netus et malesuada fames ac turpis egestas. Vestibulum tortor quam, feugiat vitae.</p>  
  4. </asp:Content>  
Use the below content place holder to change the page title in your ASPX pages.

HTML
  1. <asp:Content ID="Content6" ContentPlaceHolderId="PlaceHolderPageTitle" runat="server">  
  2.     Responsive Page - Custom Title  
  3. </asp:Content>  
That's it! No need to code anything. Just follow the above procedure and your Responsive SharePoint Master Page will be ready in 5 minutes.

Please let me know if you guys have any queries.