Today we will be taking a quick peek at how SharePoint can be customized to suit your requirements. We will be looking at what the vanilla site looks like compared to a fully customized site. Plain lists vs Lists with a bit of nifty CSS added to give them a bit of life.
Pre-Customization: Vanilla SharePoint Portal
Pro-Customization: Customized SharePoint Portal
Left-hand navigation menu, which is shown below the screenshot to the left:
All in all, SharePoint can be customized using CSS, Jquery etc. Which in turn brings a bit of life into the site.