How to view your SharePoint Foundation 2013 site in SharePoint Designer


This guide will show you how to view your SharePoint Foundation 2013 site in SharePoint Designer.


 A Sherweb hosted SharePoint 2013 account.

How to

  1.  Log into your site.


  1. Click on the Page tab (top left), then on the menu under the Edit icon. Click on Edit in SharePoint Designer.



  1. You are directed to the tool download page on Microsoft’s webisite: select the language, then the 32 or 64-bit version accordingly to your operating system specifications and click on Download.



Note: If you get a “Page not found” error, follow this URL to dowload SharePoint Designer. 


  1. Follow the instructions from Microsoft to complete the tool installation. After the installation, repeat step 1.



Note: SherWeb can only support the connection of the tool to your SharePoint site. We cannot help you troubleshoot the software itself nor can we assist in its use. If you need help, you can watch helpful videos on Microsoft’s website or buy a recommended book for SP Designer.

Applicable to

All Sherweb hosted SharePoint 2013 accounts.