Advanced Customization in Windows SharePoint Services 3.0

This course is included in our On-demand training solution.


Describe the different ways to customize SharePoint – using web parts to change the appearance of pages, master pages, and sites, and modifying the web.config file in order to customize code access security (CAS).

Target Audience

The audience for this path are administrators of Windows SharePoint Services and technologies (and the web applications built on WSS), and other technical professionals who wish to certify in or deploy Office SharePoint Services 3.0.


A minimum of one-year of hands-on experience with Office SharePoint Technologies; proficiency in administering and configuring Internet Information Server (IIS), administering and configuring SQL Server 2000 or 2005 for Office SharePoint Technologies; a general understanding of Windows Server 2003 Active Directory administration, network infrastructure services, Internet Security, and Acceleration (ISA) Server, data back-up and restoration, network load balancing for applications, clustering, and ASP.NET 2.0 as it relates to Office SharePoint Services and technologies.

Expected Duration

120 min.

Course Objectives

Advanced Customization in Windows SharePoint Services 3.0

  • recognize how to customize a Web Part Page.
  • identify the appropriate customizations to make to multiple pages in a given scenario.
  • recognize how to customize the default master page using SharePoint Designer.
  • modify an existing master page and apply it to the site.
  • modify the web.config file.
  • configure security for a web part.