I want to show you how to create and use a content type in Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007. I'm going to use a Document Library that provides the ability to select from one of two documents, each having a unique template associated with it.
From the Site Actions menu, select Site Settings. Just above the Site columns link we used for creating our custom Column Type is a link labeled Site content types. Click that link.
Over the past weeks, I've been talking about column types and content types in Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007, and why you'd want to use them. This week, I'll show you the actual process for creating a new column type, so let's dive right in.
2007 introduces a new feature called Content Types. In general, you have much more granular control over the manner in which information is stored in Document Libraries and Lists. For example, you can have multiple document types associated with a single Document Library, each with an associated document template, workflow process, and metadata. Therefore, you could use the Corporate Blogging
One of the new features found in Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 is the blog. When personal blogging is enabled, each user’s personal My Site contains the ability to support a blog. I'm often asked, why would we use a blog internally? My response: "There are many ways a corporate organization can take advantage of blogs”. Here's an example of one such use. I was working with a customer whose CTO wanted to have his own place to publish articles anyone in the company could see. This was a great opportunity f