Brian Wilson

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  • Blog Post: Branding Office SharePoint Server 2007

    Branding What is branding? Branding is how you apply an organization's identity to an existing software application through customization of a portal site. Business Drivers Establish corporate identity and ownership With the portal site home page becoming the primary interface between employees...
  • Blog Post: Web Parts in Office SharePoint Server 2007

    Web Parts When adding functionality to existing and new sites, it is important to be able to decide between “use Out of the Box”, buy 3 rd Party Web Parts, use Community Web Parts, or custom develop the webpart from scratch or by taking community Web Parts in house. Overview · Use and configure...
  • Blog Post: Features in Office SharePoint Server 2007

    Features Feature framework is an innovation to enhance modular provisioning. It works by grouping logical elements into scenario-driven “features”. l Features can be add to and reused across site definitions l New features can be activated in existing site to add functionality l Features...
  • Blog Post: Field Definitions in SharePoint Server 2007

    Fields A column template is a collection of well-known instances of particular fields—in other words, a shared field definition. A shared field includes settings for that field, such as the set of choices for a choice field, or whether rich text is supported for a text field. An example of a...
  • Blog Post: List Definitions versus List Templates and deciding on the correct customization approach

    List Definitions A list template Feature includes a Schema.xml file that serves as the base file for a list definition. The List element is the root element of a Schema.xml file, which contains default view definitions, definitions for special fields used in the list, the toolbar definition for list...
  • Blog Post: Site Definitions versus Site Templates and deciding on the correct customization approach

    Site Definitions l A site definition is the core definition of what a site is in SharePoint. l A site definition is installed on file system of web front ends, located at ..\12\Template\SiteTemplates. This directory is language-neutral. l A site definition consists of .aspx pages and .xml files...
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