SharePoint Services includes features that allow you to extend the
functionality of a basic team site. SharePoint Services implements
Web Parts to link to external web sites, system folders, or files, as
well as allow users to configure how the content is displayed.
A rich text editor provided by SharePoint Services allows you to
create HTML pages without having to write any HTML code. Users with
no coding experience can easily add formatted web pages to the team
Web Parts in SharePoint Services can also communicate with each
other. This powerful feature allows you to create a Web Part that
provides the data for another Web Part on your team site without
having to write intricate code.
You can also build complex Web Part pages that can display several
unrelated pieces of information on one page. By displaying several
Web Parts on one page, users no longer have to navigate to multiple
pages or web sites to retrieve information.
In this chapter you will learn:
How to link external content to your team site, including HTML pages,
system folders, and files
How to create static HTML pages without writing cumbersome HTML code
The benefit of connecting Web Parts to allow your Web Parts to
produce or consume information from other Web Parts
The benefits of creating custom Web Parts that extend the
functionality of the standard Web Parts offered by SharePoint
By the end of this chapter, you should understand the benefits and methods of linking external ...
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