Summary : How to Edit Existing Master Page in SharePoint 2013,Edit Master Page to add Company Logo and Hide Top Suite Links (SkyDrive,NewsFeed) in SharePoint 2013,How to Edit Existing Master Page in SharePoint 2013,Modify existing Master Page in SharePoint 2013
In SharePoint 2013 you can edit an existing Master Page to add Company Logo or to Hide Top Suite Links (SkyDrive,NewsFeed) etc.It is always preferred that you make a copy of your Master Page before modifying it.Below are the Steps that you need to follow to Create a Copy of an existing Master page, edit the Master Page and re-upload it to be used in the Site.
1. Download a Copy of existing “Seattle.master from the Master Page gallery.
2. Next, Open “Custom_Seattle.master” file in the editor of your Choice. You can use Visual Studio, SharePoint Designer or Notepad to open and edit it.
In the Designer or Notepad Change the Following –
<SharePoint:SiteLogoImage CssClass=”ms-siteicon-img” name=”onetidHeadbnnr0″ id=”onetidHeadbnnr2″ LogoImageUrl=”/_layouts/15/images/siteIcon.png?rev=23″ runat=”server”>
Change the LogoImageUrl to whatever Logo you want to display in your Site.Make sure you add a relative url for the Logo Image.
<SharePoint:SiteLogoImage CssClass=”ms-siteicon-img” name=”onetidHeadbnnr0″ id=”onetidHeadbnnr2″ LogoImageUrl=”/PublishingImages/LearningSharePoint_logo.png” runat=”server”>
See another Out-of-Box way to do this at How to Change Logo of your SharePoint 2013 site
<SharePoint:DelegateControl id=”ID_SuiteBarBrandingDelegate” ControlId=”SuiteBarBrandingDelegate” runat=”server” />Delete or Comment out the above line to remove “SharePoint” text that is displayed in Top left blue bar.
To Hide Share,Follow,SYNC (Promoted Actions) look for –<SharePoint:DelegateControl runat=”server” ControlId=”PromotedActions” AllowMultipleControls=”true” />
Delete or Comment out the above line to remove Share,Follow,SYNC links.
4. Next Publish this new “Custom_Seattle.master” it as a Major Version.
5. Once done, set this new Master Page as Primary master page of your site.Navigate to Site settings -> Master Page (under Look and Feel) and select the Master Page that you Created.
See Related Post – SharePoint 2013 Design Manager Tutorials
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