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How to Do Everything Microsoft SharePoint 2010 by Stephen Cawood

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8 Web Parts

How to…

• Add web parts to a page

• Customize web parts

• Use the out-of-the-box web parts

Web parts are flexible pieces of functionality that can be added to pages when they are needed. For example, if you want to show the contents of a list that’s located in some other part of the site, you don’t need to ask your users to click a link to see the data; instead, you can add a web part to your page that displays the data. Want to show your Microsoft Outlook calendar within SharePoint? You can use the My Calendar web part to do just that.

The good news is that the Enterprise version of SharePoint Server 2010 comes with roughly 70 web parts. SharePoint Foundation provides a subset of the list. However, the downside of that impressive ...

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