Variations: Propagate Pages on Your Terms

Hi everyone, I’d like to answer a common question about how to modify the behavior the Variations feature in SharePoint 2010 uses when propagating pages. That is, how pages in the source variation site are copied and appear on target variation sites as minor draft versions. Page propagation is triggered by publishing a page on…

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What’s New with the Content Query Web Part

Howdy, my name is Dustin Anglin and I’m a Program Manager on the Enterprise Content Management team. Today I’m here to talk about the new things we’re doing with one of most popular SharePoint web parts, the Content Query Web Part, or as it’s better known amongst acronym-o-holics, the CQWP. If you haven’t already checked…

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View Changes Makes In-Browser Content Localization Easier

View Changes is a new SharePoint 2010 Variations feature that compares two versions of a source page relevant to the corresponding target page. View Changes provides a report highlighting the differences between the source version that has most recently propagated to the target and the prior source version that propagated to the target and was…

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Web Analytics in SharePoint 2010: Insights into Reports and Metrics

As part of SharePoint 2010, we have created a set of features to help you collect, report, and analyze the usage and effectiveness of your SharePoint 2010 deployment.  These features are a part of the Web Analytics capabilities of SharePoint 2010. The overview of the Web Analytics features in SharePoint 2010 was presented in this…

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Variations in SharePoint 2010 – Connecting People with Content

When you provision a new SharePoint publishing site, one of the first options you’ll see on the default welcome page is to use the Variations feature to manage multi-lingual sites and pages. My name is Josh Stickler and I’m the Program Manager responsible for Variations. In this post, I’ll provide a brief overview of the…

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Web Authoring in SharePoint 2010

Hi, my name is Kevin Reynolds and I’m a Program Manager on the SharePoint team. Today I will walk you through the process for creating the page above, from creating the page to having it go live on the internet. I will show you the enhanced Web Authoring experience in SharePoint 2010, including editing content,…

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SharePoint 2010 – Delivering on the Promise

My name is Jim Masson, and I’m the Group Program Manager for the Enterprise Content Management team within SharePoint. My team is part of the engineering team, and is responsible for designing the features around content management, including managing documents, web content, rich media assets, records, and a new service for managing shared content types…

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Publishing Sites: Field Controls or Web Parts… That is the Question!

There isn’t a week that goes by where I don’t get an email asking me this very question.  More often than not, its because someone has been using the Content Editor Web Part (CEWP) when they should have been using the Publishing HTML field type.  This mistake typically goes unnoticed until a customer needs to…

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Announcing: End-to-End Content Deployment Walkthrough

Hi, I’m Cern McAtee, a technical writer for Office SharePoint Server 2007. I’m pleased to announce that the Office SharePoint Server 2007 content team and the Global Readiness team have combined efforts to write and publish a new walkthrough guide for content deployment: End-to-End Content Deployment Walkthrough. What’s covered This downloadable guide is aimed at…

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Two new MSDN articles on WCM

In case you missed them, two new WCM-focused articles hit MSDN recently: How to Create a SharePoint Server 2007 Custom Master Page and Page Layouts for a Web Content Management Site How to Optimize a SharePoint Server 2007 Web Content Management Site for Performance Branding and performance are two of the most popular topics when…

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