In this chapter you learned:
Follow the KISS design rule: "Keep it simple, stupid!"
Use WSS to build simple intranets that do not require advanced features like web content management, Global searching, Excel Services and Forms Service.
Use MOSS to make an advanced intranets with web content management.
Try to find out what the intranet will be used for — do not simply create a copy of the old intranet, but try to see what features in SharePoint that will help users work more easily and faster.
MOSS Enterprise Edition has 57 Web Parts by default, WSS has 8.
WSS does not have a RSS Feed Web Part, but you can configure the XML Web Part for this purpose.
Use the same site collection for all sites in your intranet, unless you have a good reason to create a new site collection, such as a demand for separate security settings.
The Web Content Management System (WCMS) in MOSS allows web content authors to update the production server directly, while still being able to use version history, workflows, and so on.
WCMS in MOSS is built on MS Content Management Server (MCMS), and has been extended with a lot of new features, such as workflows.
The News site in MOSS allows content authors to create news items with the same control as any web page, using WCMS.
The scheduling of News items is not enabled by default. It requires that the document library have Content Approval and Major and Minor Version history enabled.
The Site directory in MOSS makes it easy for a user to locate a specific ...