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Microsoft Content Management Server by Stefan Gosner, Joel Ward, Lim Mei Ying

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Chapter 19. Customizing the Web Author Console

The Default Web Author Console that is provided by MCMS appears as a green box of links neatly arranged in a single-column table. More often than not, you can complete construction of your website using the Default Console. However, given the demanding nature of today's sites, we can think of a few situations where you may want to customize it:

  • You have been asked to get the Web Author Console to blend in with the rest of the website. The green border and font type clashes with the well-coordinated colors used elsewhere.

  • The Default Console is taking up too much screen space.

  • Authors of your site have sent feedback that the choices presented on the console are confusing. They want a simpler interface ...

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