6Web Parts

WEB-BASED PORTAL APPLICATIONS have become a popular platform for all types of products, ranging from Intranet sites used internally at a company to popular Internet sites supporting millions of users. Microsoft made great strides in adding a scalable portal framework to the Windows Server 2003 platform when they released Windows SharePoint Services (WSS) in September of 2003. WSS provides the basic elements required by a portal framework by including support for site membership, content and document management, and the modular presentation of data through the use of Web Parts.

Web Parts provide WSS with its foundation for both customization and personalization. A user with the proper permissions can easily customize a page in a WSS ...

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