Happy holidays as a bunch more MOSS-based Internet sites go live

   On behalf of the SharePoint product group (actually, our official name is the Office Business Platform Group), I wish you a wonderful holiday break and a very happy new year!      Here’s a bunch more MOSS-based Internet facing websites that have recently gone live (go here for a list of others mentioned in…

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Have a Field Day!

Field controls are an important part of all MOSS 2007 Publishing pages.  Along with Web Parts, field controls are responsible for rendering a page’s content.  Remember that each page in a Publishing site is just one row in a special SharePoint list called Pages, and each “chunk” of information in a page lives in a…

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Document Conversions

Hi everyone, Brandon Taylor here from the Document Lifecycle team. In a previous post, George described how to use Smart Client Authoring to convert documents to web pages. In order to use that feature, you need to enable document conversions in your environment. Setting up this feature in a farm environment involves some amount of…

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Building tylerbutler.com, Part 5: Final Touches

Part 1 :: Part 2 :: Part 3 :: Part 4 :: Part 5 :: Part 6 This is part 5 of an ongoing series of posts about my experience building a custom site on top of Office SharePoint Server 2007. If you haven’t yet read parts 1 through 4, I’d strongly suggest starting there….

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Customizing Content Query RSS feeds

One of the great features of the Content Query web part is that, once you configure it and have it showing the content that you want, you can have it emit an RSS feed of the same content.  So, if you have a Content Query web part showing the latest news articles published on the…

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Building tylerbutler.com: Frequently Asked Questions

I’ve gotten several questions and comments from people in the comments on my posts and through email, so I thought I’d try to address a couple of them in this post. If I get more then I’ll post updates. What site template did you start with for your site? This is a great question. There…

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Customizing the WSS 3.0/MOSS 2007 Menu Control — MossMenu source code released

(Cross-posted from the SharePoint Team Blog.)    The AspMenu class that ships with WSS 3.0 (and by extension MOSS 2007) is nearly identical in behavior to ASP.NET 2.0’s Menu class (as the name implies). AspMenu derives from Menu and adds tweaks to work around a few reasonably well known annoyances and provides improved highlighting support….

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