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Microsoft® SharePoint® Foundation 2010 Inside Out by Penelope Coventry Errin O’Connor Troy Lanphier, Johnathan Lightfoot, Thomas Resing, and Michael Doyle

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Site Settings (Subsite)

Let’s begin with the site settings menu items of a Subsite. Why? Because this is probably the first set of items that you’ll be administering for your team.

Site settings define all of the different behaviors within a SharePoint site. The effects of most site settings changes are scoped to the site itself. Items such as theme changes, permissions, creation/deletion of content, and more are all controlled from a single menu.

Let’s begin by opening the site in your browser. Notice the Site Actions menu in the upper-left corner of the screen (Figure 13-1); this menu exists for any authenticated user of the site, regardless of that user’s permissions on the site.

Figure 13-1. The Site Actions menu.

The content of the Site Actions ...

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