Publishing a Site Collection

In this section, we’ll demonstrate how to publish a site using SharePoint Server 2007. The most common reason for doing this is to create a public site that has a staging site in which the content is first created. Because an Internet-facing site represents your enterprise to an external audience, it will be the focus of management concern over content, design, and presentation. SharePoint has increased the power of the user to create not only content, but sites as well, and this increased power enables end users to publish content directly to a public Web site without having to involve system administrators or developers.

Consistency, standards, and control might seem to be in conflict with artistry in creating Web ...

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