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Beginning SharePoint® 2007: Building Team Solutions with MOSS 2007 by Shane Perran, Amanda Murphy

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A.13. Chapter 13

A.13.1. Exercise 1 Solution

  1. Your manager informs you that you have been selected to create a website for the communications department on the new SharePoint Server. The main requirement is to have the site allow non-technical employees in the communications division to publish monthly newsletters. What do you do?

In this situation, you begin by creating a Collaboration Portal. You would first create a Newsletter content type to have columns that represent such things as a title, body text, and a picture. Next, you create a page layout based on this content type. You would call the page layout "Newsletter," and the types of content you can create on this page would be the columns title, body text, and picture.

You can email communications to notify them that users with appropriate permissions can create newsletters by selecting Site Actions Create Page, and selecting the Newsletter Page Layout before finally inputting the title, body text, and picture.

A.13.2. Exercise 2 Solution

  1. Your organization has recently gone through a rebranding change, and your team must make the corporate intranet reflect these changes. What are your options?

Corporate branding ensures that your website will have a unique and consistent look and feel. If you find that your sites are not in tune with your corporate brand, you have the following options:

  • You can use master pages to unify ...

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