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MOSS Explained: An Information Worker’s Deep Dive into Microsoft® Office SharePoint® Server 2007 by John Ross, Nicola Young

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Summary

The WCM functionality of MOSS provides an answer to many of the issues associated with traditional Web sites. The Webmaster bottleneck has been removed, and content is now controlled by the business users who create it. The effort that it used to take to write an e-mail to send to the Webmaster to make a change is now all that is required for business users to make the change themselves. In summary:

  • The primary goal of a WCM is to empower content authors to control their own content.

  • MOSS provides users with traditional content management through the use of what Microsoft refers to as the ABCs of WCM: Authoring, Branding, and Controlled Publishing. Authoring is the process of creating the content for a site. Branding for the Web and for ...

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