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Microsoft® Office SharePoint® Designer 2007 Step by Step by Penelope Coventry

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Creating a Page Layout

You can create a page layout by using a browser and SharePoint Designer. To create a page layout, you need to specify a page layout content type, which in turn, specifies which field controls (columns) you can place on your page layout.

SharePoint comes with a set of default content types, which SharePoint installs when you create a site collection (Collaboration Portal). Root level content types are used to create all the default lists, libraries, and page layouts. SharePoint Server comes with the following built-in page-layout content types:

  • Page Layout. Use this content type when you want to create your own page layout.

  • Article Page. This content type is based on the Page content type and is used to create the Article page ...

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