Locking Down SharePoint Designer

Hello all, Stephen here again – I’m a writer for SharePoint Designer. As you know, SharePoint Designer 2007 is a powerful tool for editing SharePoint sites — so powerful, in fact, that you likely have scenarios in your organization where you want to control where and how people can use SharePoint Designer 2007. With this…


SPD Licensing 101

We often get questions from you about pricing, licensing, purchasing, etc., so we decided to compile a list of issues we hear most frequently from you in these areas and provide you all with a high level guide for these questions. Most of this information is available across other Microsoft and Office sites such as…


Page Versioning v2

Hello again, Eray Chou here. We’re hitting the tail end of this year’s conference season, and a question I’ve been asked a few times on the road is whether there are solutions or best practices for rolling back changes to page edits in WSS. One best practice is to put pages into document libraries and…


Calling a WCF Service from a SharePoint Workflow (using Visual Studio)

Greetings all, Alex Malek here – I’m a member of the SharePoint workflow team. This week at PDC, I did a breakout session on how to call an external system from a SharePoint Workflow. Let’s walk through what that process looks like! My Setup: Office SharePoint Server (Express Setup) Visual Studio 2008 Professional Edition Pro…