Managing Your Content

SharePoint Server 2007 provides several new and old features to help manage content that will influence you design decisions. Organizing content is only the first step in a successful SharePoint Server 2007 implementation. You also need to devise a plan to manage and access it.

Using Site Collections

When creating a new Web application in Windows SharePoint Services 2007, you are actually creating the environment to create a new site collection that can contain many subsites, document libraries, lists, and all other SharePoint Server 2007 and Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 content types. Think of a site collection as a container for sites and other SharePoint content, as shown in Figure 3-4.

Figure 3-4. Site collection container ...

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