Making Basic Decisions About the List or Library

After the template has been selected, the administrator will need to enter in information such as a name for the library, descriptive text, decide whether to enable versioning, and make other choices based on the type of list or library such as whether to email enable the list or library. A general tendency is to “wing it” and make decisions when the individual lists and libraries are configured, but this should be resisted, because lack of consistency will make the environment harder to manage. For example, lack of standards for a list of library names can make it more confusing for visitors to the site, whereas lack of standards on versioning, or whether libraries are configured to allow in-bound ...

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