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Microsoft® Office SharePoint® Designer 2007 Bible by Vikram Kartik

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9.1. Understanding the Types of Web Components

SharePoint Designer, as in previous versions of FrontPage, installs many client components that provide support for authoring Web components. These client components facilitate insertion and setup of the Web components through SharePoint Designer. Web components available in SharePoint Designer can be of two types, depending on how they function after being configured on a Web page.

9.1.1. Author time Web components

Author time Web components require the services provided by FPSE only at the time they're being inserted and configured on a Web page. After they're set up on Web pages, they don't need FPSE to operate. This means that the Web pages that use these components can be placed on Web sites that don't have FPSE on them. The following is a list of some of the commonly used author time Web components:

  • Included Content: Allows you to include content, such as pages, pictures, date, and time, on the Web pages

  • Link Bars: Provides navigation features to Web sites by allowing you to create bars with links to various sections

  • FrontPage Themes: Provides formatting and styling by using HTML and CSS

  • Photo Gallery Component: Allows you to create picture galleries on Web pages

  • Table of Contents: Allows you to compile a table of contents for your Web sites

NOTE

While these components don't require FPSE, they still need to use the hidden metadata for functionality and maintenance.

9.1.2. Runtime Web components

Runtime Web components require ...

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