SharePoint Wireframes

If you spend anytime at all doing interface design work you know the value-added from wireframes early on in the development process. It helps to point the customer to what’s important in the early-going, namely, labels, location of content, navigation, etc while not worrying about the font or what color the background is going to be. It’s this stage that information architects flex their muscles.

I have created a wireframe for MOSS 2007. It is based on the master page that comes out-of-the-box with SharePoint 2007. If you want to make it WSS-specific, all you really have to do is remove the “My Site” and “My Links” in the top-right navigation bar.

The two formats available are a Visio template (.vst) and a PDF. I made use of the GUUUI Visio stencil kit in Visio 2007, but it should open fine in 2003. If you don’t have Visio you can use the PDF.

5 Responses

  1. Jim January 14, 2009 / 5:30 pm

    Nice template. thank you!

  2. Ian Smith February 22, 2009 / 7:18 am

    Hi there, It is excellent to see such good resources becoming available for SharePoint. There is a really cool set of SharePoint Visio resources at There is more than 1000 shapes for Design and Architecture. Well worth a look.

  3. Shervington Kerr January 25, 2011 / 7:41 pm

    Thanks for the heads up….. this really helped me out – very generous of you to supply the actual work in two formats.


    Shervington Kerr
    Sr. SharePoint Functional BA / Sr. BA


  4. Richard May 10, 2013 / 4:59 pm

    Just a quick thank you. Wonderful aid to a newbie SharePoint site administrator.

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