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Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Business Application Blueprints by Mike Oryszak

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Content rollups

An important part of developing a content strategy is to plan where content will be stored and where it needs to be displayed. In many cases content will be displayed in multiple locations or aggregated with other content. These aggregated content sources are often called content rollups and they provide a great way to reuse content throughout your SharePoint environment.

Approach

There are three common ways to aggregate content to create a content rollup:

  • Content Query Web Part (CQWP)
  • Search Web Parts
  • Custom Web Parts

Let's review each of these options in more detail.

Content Query Web Part (CQWP)

The first is to use one of SharePoint's standard Web Parts like the Content Query Web Part (CQWP) that comes with SharePoint Server. Using ...

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