Chapter 15. Building pages and dashboards


This chapter covers

  • Pages in SharePoint
  • Web Part Zones
  • Web Part Manager
  • Deployment and packaging of pages


In the previous chapter, I showed you how to build Web Parts that you can connect so that they can exchange information. Users can combine various Web Parts and connect them to build dashboards and pages. For instance, a user might build a customer relationship management (CRM) dashboard by connecting a SharePoint list of customers, Web Parts that read information from a backend system, and filter Web Parts. But not all users can or want to build their own Web Part pages with Web Parts and connections. In many cases, it’s better to build ready-to-go dashboard pages and then allow users to ...

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