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What is Sharepoint ?
Questions : 1 :: What is SharePoint?
SharePoint is an enterprise collaborative web platform developed by Microsoft. SharePoint provides the advantage of rapid solutions development through reusable components like:1. Document...View answers
Questions : 2 :: What are WebParts?
Web Parts are self-contained packages of user interface that can be dropped onto a SharePoint Web Part page to provide discrete set of functionality to the users. They can simply be described as...View answers
Questions : 3 :: What are Features?
Features represent a set of functionality (code) that can be activated and de-activated at various levels in SharePoint. Using Features, you can do everything from adding a link to the...View answers
Questions : 4 :: What are Solutions?
Solutions are the container packages for Features. Solution basically, is a cabinet (.cab) file with extension .wsp which contains various components needed to be deployed(features, webparts, custom...View answers
Questions : 5 :: What is a .ddf file and what does it have to do with SharePoint Solution creation?
A .ddf file is a data directive file which describes the files need to be deployed and their destination (in SharePoint). .ddf is used when building the SharePoint solution. This file is a parameter...View answers
Questions : 6 :: What is the difference between a site and a web in SharePoint?
A site in sharePoint is a site collection. It is an object of SPsite class in sharepoint. A Web however, is simply a blank site within that site collection. Web is a Part of SPweb class, thus...View answers
Questions : 7 :: What is CAML?
CAML stands for Collaborative Application Markup Language and is an XML-based language that is used in Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services to define sites and lists for E.g. fields, views, or forms...View answers
Questions : 8 :: What is Custom action?
Represents a link, toolbar button, menu item, or any control that can be added to a toolbar or menu that appears in the UI. For e.g. "New Folder" button in your document library is a custom action...View answers
Questions : 9 :: What are Master pages in SharePoint?
These are the pages that provide a consistent layout and appearance (look and feel) for SharePoint sites. A master Page consist of a Site logo, Top navigation, left navigation(some cases) and a...View answers
Questions : 10 :: What are Layout Pages in SharePoint?
A Layout page defines the Layouts(structure including Webpart zones) of a content page in SharePoint. Layout pages are not same as Master Page. A Layout Page is contained inside the content area...View answers
Questions : 11 :: What is a SharePoint Theme?
A Theme is a group of files (CSS, images) that allow you to define the appearance (look and feel) of content pages in SharePoint. A Theme defines the design of various components for e.g. Content...View answers
Questions : 12 :: What is a web part zone?
Web part zones are what your web parts reside in. Each webpart zone can contain number of webparts and can be positioned in a specific way to create a webpart Layout Page.
Questions : 13 :: What is Business Data Catalog or BDC ?
It is a shared service that enables Office SharePoint Server 2007 to display business data from various back-end servers into a SharePoint page. Business Data Catalog or BDC provides built-in support...View answers
Questions : 14 :: What is a Site definition?
A Site definition is a collection of Files such as ONET.XML which defines the Site template for e.g. Team Sites used to create a Site in SharePoit. All the out-of-box site Templates like...View answers
Questions : 15 :: What is a Site Template?
Any Site along with the content can be saved as a template. If a site is saved as a Template it is stored in Site templates folder as a .stp file. This template is then re-used to create a new site...View answers
Questions : 16 :: What are content types?
A content type is a flexible and reusable template of type list item or document that defines the columns and behavior for an item in a list or a document in a document library. For example, you can...View answers
Questions : 17 :: what is Central administration?
This is a site used by admins to mange and configure settings for SharePoint web applications or the whole farm.
Questions : 18 :: What are event receivers or event Handlers in SharePoint?
Event Receivers or Event handlers are created to handle the basic actions or events against an item,listlibrary, a web or a site. There are two kinds of events in sharepoint.
Synchronous Events:...View answers
Questions : 19 :: What is stsadm?
It is a Command-line tool used for administration of Office SharePoint 2007 (or MOSS 2007) servers and sites. Basic operations like adding a solution or installing activating and feature is usually...View answers
Questions : 20 :: What permissions are required to perform stsadm operations?
You need to be a member of WSS_ADMIN_WPG group to perform deployments for sharepoint server. Also, you need to be added into administrators group on a computer on which SharePoint Server or WSS 3.0...View answers
Questions : 21 :: Where is it located?
You will normally, find it under C:Program FilesCommon Files sharedweb server extensions12bin.
Questions : 22 :: What is a DWP?
Its a webpart file extension.
Questions : 23 :: What are Application Pages, Site Pages and Content Pages?
Application Pages - An application page is deployed once per Web server and cannot be customized on a site-by-site basis. They stay in 12 hive folder structure, mostly under layouts folder.
Questions : 24 :: What are the Permission levels in SharePoint?
Permission levels in SharePoint are -
* Limited Access - They can view Application Pages, Browse User Information, Use Remote Interfaces, Use Client Integration Features etc.
* Reader - Limited...View answers
Questions : 25 :: What are Site Columns?
Site columns are pre-defined data columns(along with default values) which are re-used in various content types. A Content type is usually a collection of site columns. For e.g. you can create a site...View answers
Questions : 26 :: What does each individual Site collection offers?
An Individual Site collection offers following :For the Users:Dedicated Recycle binsDedicated usage ReportsDistributed administration (site collection administrators)Dedicated search scopes,...View answers
Questions : 27 :: When would you use a Different Site Collection for you new site?.
We would prefer to make our new site in a seprate site collection for the following are the reasons:1. Site quotas is one of the reasons. The issue is the recycle bin is based on site collections and...View answers