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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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Creating Sites

In Chapter 4, you learned that the first portion of a SharePoint site’s URL—for example, http://wideworldimporters or http://intranet.wideworldimporters.com—is known as the web application, and a web application can consist of one or more Site Collections; each Site Collection always has one top-level site and, optionally, one or more Subsites, also called child sites. If you are a SharePoint Server administrator, then by using the browser and the SharePoint 2010 Central Administration website, you can create web applications and Site Collections. Users with the Create Sites permissions can use the browser to create Subsites from the Site Actions menu. Such users can also use SharePoint Designer to create Subsites. You cannot create ...

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