Synopses & Reviews
Need to figure out SharePoint? Team up with this book to make it easy!
SharePoint can be a little tough to get your mind around. It's all about collaboration, so get together with this friendly guide and watch SharePoint start making sense! This plain-English guide offers simple instructions and focused coverage of this powerful tool, covering using and customizing team sites, hosting a public-facing site, branding and designing your site, and using the search and business intelligence features.
See what it does — explore how SharePoint helps you manage projects, enables employee networking, supports business intelligence, and lets you access applications
Meet the gang — get acquainted with the set of Microsoft products that make up SharePoint
Team up — get a handle on document sharing, managing calendars and tasks, creating custom lists, microblogging internally, and tracking changes in your team
Documentary stuff — manage documents on your team site and add other content
Meet the public — use SharePoint to host public-facing Web sites as well as internal information portals
Dress it up — use themes, style sheets, and other techniques to make your SharePoint site sharp
Seek and find — handle site directories, configure the search function, and use metadata and tags
Open the book and find:
Tips for sharing documents and lists
How My Site can be used like Twitter and Facebook
Types of sites you can create
Advice on configuring settings for collaboration
Tweaks for page templates
How to make content searchable with metadata and tagging
How to create custom style sheets
Secrets of site security
Understand the complexities of SharePoint
Use wikis and team sites for collaboration
Create branded information portals
Use tags, metadata, and search
Learn the nuts and bolts of SharePoint 2010 the fun and easy way
Microsoft SharePoint, the powerful collaboration tool, sometimes blurs the line between technical and non-technical users. Whether you're an administrator who needs to install and configure SharePoint or a non-techie who's been charged with managing content on a SharePoint portal, this book will make your job easier.
You'll find the nuts-and-bolts information that enables you to install and configure a SharePoint portal, plus specific solutions for SharePoint issues and the knowledge you need to design, populate, and maintain portal areas.
- SharePoint is Microsoft's complex but powerful tool for enabling collaboration through a portal site
- Both technical and non-technical people may be called upon to work with SharePoint in some capacity; this guide addresses the needs of both
- Focuses on making a confusing topic clearer by walking you through real-world scenarios for getting a SharePoint portal up and running
- Provides essential information for administrators, solutions for specific problems, and a guide for those in non-technical positions who are responsible for sections of a SharePoint portal
Microsoft SharePoint 2010 For Dummies breaks a complex topic into understandable pieces so you can succeed with SharePoint.
Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.
About the Author
Vanessa L. Williams has more than a decade of experience in information technology and information systems. As a freelance consultant, she helps clients ranging from small companies with 20 users to Fortune 200 enterprises use SharePoint to solve business problems. Vanessa is the author of SharePoint 2007 For Dummies.
Table of Contents
Part I: Collaborating with Team Sites.
Chapter 1: Getting to Know Your Team Site.
Chapter 2: Sharing Your Documents.
Chapter 3: Working with Lists.
Chapter 4: Creating Custom Lists.
Chapter 5: Getting a New View.
Chapter 6: Subscribing to Feeds and Alerts.
Chapter 7: Yours, Mine, and Ours: Social Networking.
Part II: Taking Your Team Site to the Next Level.
Chapter 8: Confi guring Libraries and Lists.
Chapter 9: Working with Web Pages.
Chapter 10: Working with Web Parts.
Chapter 11: Finding Your Way around a Team Site.
Chapter 12: Securing Your Team Site.
Chapter 13: Creating New Sites.
Part III: Putting On Your Webmaster Hat.
Chapter 14: Getting Started with Portals and Web Sites.
Chapter 15: Approving Content for Publication.
Chapter 16: Creating Page Layouts with SharePoint Designer.
Chapter 17: Rolling Up Content to the Home Page.
Chapter 18: Confi guring Site Navigation.
Part IV: Putting a Bow on It.
Chapter 19: Changing the Look and Feel of Your Site.
Chapter 20: Branding Your SharePoint Site.
Chapter 21: Managing Site Assets.
Part V: Enterprise Services.
Chapter 22: Content Types and Metadata.
Chapter 23: Exploring Enterprise Search.
Chapter 24: Business Intelligence in SharePoint.
Part VI: The Part of Tens.
Chapter 25: Ten Governance Items.
Chapter 26: Ten Ways to Master SharePoint.