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Dig in--and learn how the experts use Windows SharePoint Services 3.0--from the inside out This book packs hundreds of time-saving solutions, troubleshooting tips, and workarounds--all in concise, fast-answer format. You will learn how to simplify information sharing, make team collaboration more efficient, and improve your personal productivity. You'll discover how to design workflows and projects for SharePoint sites, manage design teams and source control, and use cascading style sheets to control site appearance. You'll get to explore new features for using Windows SharePoint Services with blogs, RSS, and wikis. You'll even learn how to use Windows SharePoint Services with other products, including Excel(R) Services, Microsoft Office Project Server 2007, and Microsoft Visual Studio(R) Team System. Plus, the companion CD comes packed with the complete eBook, the Windows Vista(TM) Product Guide eReference, and plenty of custom resources. With INSIDE OUT, you get all muscle and no fluff
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Dig in—and learn how the experts use Windows SharePoint Services 3.0—from the inside out! This book packs hundreds of time-saving solutions, troubleshooting tips, and workarounds—all in concise, fast-answer format. You will learn how to simplify information sharing, make team collaboration more efficient, and improve your personal productivity. You’ll discover how to design workflows and projects for SharePoint sites, manage design teams and source control, and use cascading style sheets to control site appearance. You’ll get to explore new features for using Windows SharePoint Services with blogs, RSS, and wikis. You’ll even learn how to use Windows SharePoint Services with other products, including Excel Services, Microsoft Office Project Server 2007, and Microsoft Visual Studio Team System. Plus, the companion CD comes packed with the complete eBook, the Windows Vista Product Guide eReference, and plenty of custom resources. With INSIDE OUT, you get all muscle and no fluff!
For customers who purchase an ebook version of this title, instructions for downloading the CD files can be found in the ebook.
Dive in to Microsoft® SharePoint® Foundation 2010 -- and learn how to connect and empower people through a unified communications infrastructure. This in-depth reference packs hundreds of timesaving solutions, troubleshooting tips, and workarounds in a supremely organized format. It's all muscle and no fluff. Discover how the experts tackle SharePoint Foundation 2010 -- and challenge yourself to new levels of mastery!
- Build communities that empower people to work together in new ways
- Simplify information sharing, make team collaboration more efficient
- Create sites for employees, partners, and customers to collaborate securely
- Direct the entire content lifecycle from creation to disposition
- Use SharePoint Search to find people and information anywhere
- Customize site appearance with cascading style sheets
- Use SharePoint Foundation with other products, including Excel® Services, and Microsoft® Visual Studio® Team System
- Fully searchable eBook
- Comprehensive guide to online resources: white papers, technical articles, and webcasts
About the Author
is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer for EPC Group. Errin focuses his efforts on implementing Microsoft Technologies in organizations throughout the country. Errin manages EPC Group's corporate strategy as well as architects the proven methodologies around collaboration, enterprise content management, and custom application development that have set EPC Group apart from its competitors.
Errin is the author of SharePoint Foundation 2010 Inside Out by Microsoft Press and Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 Inside Out by Microsoft Press. He has completed more than 140 highly successful individual SharePoint implementations and has worked with some of the largest organizations in the United States.
Errin is also the founder of WebPartGallery.com an online solutions provider of SharePoint web parts and custom solutions and is a frequent speaker at Microsoft SharePoint events throughout the United States and Canada. Errin has spoken at over 100 SharePoint related events in the past 18 months.
Table of Contents
Dedication; Acknowledgments; About the CD; Whats on the CD; System Requirements; Support Information; Conventions and Features Used in This Book; Text Conventions; Design Conventions; Introduction; Presenting Windows SharePoint Services 3.0; Who This Book Is For; How the Book Is Organized; Overview and Concepts; Chapter 1: Introducing Windows SharePoint Services 3.0; 1.1 Presenting Windows SharePoint Services; 1.2 Reviewing Key Scenarios; 1.3 Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 Central Administration; 1.4 The Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 Architecture; 1.5 In Summary...; Chapter 2: Introducing Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007; 2.1 Looking Back at SharePoint Portal Server 2003 and Windows SharePoint Services 2.0; 2.2 Reviewing SharePoint Server; 2.3 Excel Services Overview; 2.4 SharePoint Server and Enterprise Content Management; 2.5 Comparing SharePoint Server and Windows SharePoint Services 3.0; 2.6 In Summary...; End-User Features and Experiences; Chapter 3: Using the Built-In Features of Windows SharePoint Services 3.0; 3.1 Sites and Workspaces Features; 3.2 Using Team Sites and Related Subsites; 3.3 Using SharePoint Libraries and Lists; 3.4 Using Document Libraries; 3.5 Using Picture Libraries; 3.6 Using Discussion Boards; 3.7 Using Task and Issue Lists; 3.8 Other Available SharePoint Lists; 3.9 Advanced List and Library Features; 3.10 Workflow in WSS 3.0; 3.11 Mobile Access in WSS 3.0; 3.12 Offline Capabilities in WSS 3.0; 3.13 The Recycle Bin; 3.14 Information Rights Management (IRM) and Windows SharePoint Services 3.0; 3.15 Using Alerts; 3.16 In Summary...; Chapter 4: Using SharePoint with Microsoft Office 2007; 4.1 Opening and Saving Library Documents; 4.2 Editing Documents in Microsoft Office; 4.3 Integrating with Outlook; 4.4 Using Office InfoPath 2007 with WSS 3.0; 4.5 Working with Office Groove 2007; 4.6 In Summary...; Creating, Designing, and Configuring Sites, Workspaces, and Pages with a Browser; Chapter 5: Creating SharePoint Sites, Workspaces, and Pages; 5.1 Planning a SharePoint Site Structure and Hierarchy; 5.2 Creating a New SharePoint Site or Workspace; 5.3 Self-Service Site Creation; 5.4 Site Governance Best Practices; 5.5 Navigating Among SharePoint Sites; 5.6 Creating and Configuring Basic and Web Part Pages; 5.7 In Summary...; Chapter 6: Designing Lists, Libraries, and Pages; 6.1 Creating Lists; 6.2 Modifying Lists and Libraries; 6.3 Creating and Modifying List and Library Views; 6.4 Working with List Content; 6.5 Creating Discussions; 6.6 Creating Surveys; 6.7 In Summary...; Creating, Designing, and Managing Sites and Working with SharePoint Designer 2007; Chapter 7: Whats New with Templates and Design; 7.1 Using Out-of-the-Box Templates and SharePoint Designer 2007; 7.2 Features of SharePoint Designer 2007; 7.3 Using Visual Studio 2005 to Customize Site Design; 7.4 In Summary...; Chapter 8: Creating and Formatting Web Part Pages; 8.1 Working with Web Part Pages and Web Part Zones; 8.2 Controlling the Appearance of Web Parts; 8.3 In Summary...; Chapter 9: Creating and Modifying Basic Site Features; 9.1 Modifying Site Navigation; 9.2 Selecting the Right Template; 9.3 Creating Custom Templates; 9.4 Using Master Pages; 9.5 In Summary...; Chapter 10: Creating Data Sources and Data Views; 10.1 Designing Lists and Libraries; 10.2 Managing the Data Sources; 10.3 In Summary...; Chapter 11: Using WSS 3.0 Web Parts; 11.1 Introducing Out-of-the-Box Web Parts for WSS 3.0; 11.2 In Summary...; Chapter 12: Managing Site Content; 12.1 Keeping Content Up to Date and Relevant; 12.2 Managing Your Site Content; 12.3 In Summary...; Installing Windows SharePoint Services 3.0; Chapter 13: Planning and Installing Windows SharePoint Services 3.0; 13.1 Planning Your Installation; 13.2 Installing WSS 3.0 on a Stand-Alone (Single) Server; 13.3 Installing WSS 3.0 for a Server Farm Deployment; 13.4 Installing Language Template Packs; 13.5 In Summary...; Chapter 14: Backing Up, Restoring, and Migrating Sites; 14.1 Choosing a Backup Option for WSS 3.0; 14.2 Developing a Robust Disaster Recovery Plan for Your SharePoint Environment; 14.3 Backing Up and Restoring Sites by Using the Operations Page in SharePoint Central Administration; 14.4 Using Stsadm to Back Up and Restore a Site, Server Farm, Database, or Web Application; 14.5 Backing Up and Restoring Databases by Using the SQL Server 2005 Tools; 14.6 Backing Up and Restoring with Office SharePoint Designer 2007; 14.7 Migrating and Upgrading Web Sites; 14.8 Third-Party Backup and Restore Tools; 14.9 In Summary...; Administering SharePoint Services; Chapter 15: Administering a SharePoint Serveeeeeer; 15.1 Administering an Entire Server; 15.2 Reporting: Using SQL Reporting Services; 15.3 In Summary...; Chapter 16: Managing Site Settings; 16.1 Displaying the Site Settings Page; 16.2 Users and Permissions; 16.3 Look and Feel; 16.4 Galleries; 16.5 Site Administration; 16.6 Site Collection Administration; 16.7 Updating Your Personal Information; 16.8 In Summary...; Chapter 17: SharePoint Central Administration; 17.1 Operations Page of Central Administration; 17.2 Application Management Page of Central Administration; 17.3 In Summary...; Developing Web Parts in Visual Studio 2005, SharePoint Best Practices, and Maintaining Your Implementation; Chapter 18: Advanced Design Techniques; 18.1 Delegate Controls; 18.2 Advanced Web Parts Development Topics; 18.3 In Summary...; Chapter 19: Beginning Web Part Development; 19.1 Configuring Your Development Environment; 19.2 How Web Parts Work; 19.3 Creating a Web Part; 19.4 In Summary...; Chapter 20: Additional SharePoint Best Practices; 20.1 Best Practices Planning: Using a SharePoint Questionnaire; 20.2 Defining the Proper Content Types and Metadata for Your Organization; 20.3 Using Microsoft Best Practices Analyzer for Windows SharePoint Services 3.0; 20.4 In Summary...; Chapter 21: Getting SharePoint off the Launch Pad; 21.1 Developing Training Materials; 21.2 Developing the Proper SharePoint Communication Strategy; 21.3 Documentation, Documentation, and Documentation; 21.4 In Summary...; Index to Troubleshooting Topics; About the Author; A Message from the Author; 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