Building a new page layout which does not reference core.js (but downloads it while the page is being viewed thereby optimizing response time)

[The optimization technique described below is an updated version of a previous blog entry. The primary change is that a new page layout rather than a detached page should be used.]   If you have an internet-facing website, you are probably exploring all avenues to make it more responsive to clients.  For some users – particularly…

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Telerik’s cross-browser rich text editor for SharePoint 2007 — public beta now available

   [Cross-posting from the SharePoint Team Blog]    As previously announced on this blog and as of now officially named r.a.d.editor for SharePoint 2007, this Web-based rich text editor extends the web content authoring environment of Office SharePoint Server 2007 by providing cross-browser compatibility (i.e. with Netscape 7.1+ and Mozilla 1.3 browsers) and support for…

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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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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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More MOSS-based Internet corporate web presence sites go live

   The HedKandi website that was profiled here is indeed very cool, but most of you probably wouldn’t think of showing it to a CIO or a BDM/TDM as customer evidence or reference for SharePoint Server. J Now that we have RTM’d, there will be many more websites that will go live within the next…

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Converting Office 2007 OpenXML documents with embedded images to SharePoint web pages

Reposting from http://openxmldeveloper.org/articles/MOSSconvert.aspx. Article submitted by: Robert Orleth, Microsoft MOSS (Microsoft Office Sharepoint Server) has a feature that lets you convert OpenXML files to web pages, all you need to to is select “Convert Document” from the dropdown when you look at a document library: However, the conversion to HTML has the problem that there…

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Long awaited "Customizing and Branding SharePoint Sites" technotes are now published

   I recall reviewing a few months ago the following MSDN articles written by Patrick Tisseghem (a long time SharePoint MVP), and I’ve been waiting anxiously ever since to see them published: ·         Customizing and Branding Web Content Management-Enabled SharePoint Sites (Part 1 of 3): Understanding Web Content Management and the Default Features ·         Customizing…

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Microsoft IT Showcase whitepaper on Microsoft’s internal migration from MCMS 2002 to MOSS 2007

[Reposting from the SharePoint Team Blog.]    Summary   Migrating from Microsoft Content Management Server (MCMS) 2002 to Microsoft Office SharePoint Server (MOSS) 2007 has enabled the Microsoft Information Technology group to improve its self-help support portal, called ITWeb. The ITWeb site now provides more personalized content to users, improved search features, improved content creation,…

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MOSS Beta 2 Tech Refresh available very soon and upcoming WCM webcasts

   Read all about B2TR now on the SharePoint Team Blog!      To help you take best advantage of the Web Content Management capabilities of MOSS 2007, the following webcasts to be presented by SharePoint MVP, Andrew Connell, are scheduled for October, so register for them as soon as you can!   MSDN Webcast:…

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