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SharePoint 2003 Advanced Concepts: Site Definitions, Custom Templates, and Global Customizations

By Stacy Draper, Jason Nadrowski

Published by Addison-Wesley Professional

Published Date: Mar 8, 2006


In SharePoint 2003 Advanced Concepts, two world-class SharePoint consultants show how to make SharePoint “jump through hoops” for you–and do exactly what you want.


Jason Nadrowski and Stacy Draper have built some of the most diverse SharePoint enterprise implementations. Now, drawing on their extraordinary “in the trenches” experience, they present solutions, techniques, and examples you simply won’t find anywhere else.


SharePoint 2003 Advanced Concepts addresses every facet of SharePoint customization, from site definitions and templates to document libraries and custom properties. The authors cover both Windows SharePoint Services and SharePoint Portal Server 2003 and illuminate SharePoint’s interactions with other technologies–helping you troubleshoot problems far more effectively.


Next time you encounter a tough SharePoint development challenge, don’t waste time: get your proven solution right here, in SharePoint 2003 Advanced Concepts.


     •  Construct more powerful site and list templates

     •  Control how SharePoint uses ghosted and unghosted pages

     •  Use custom site definitions to gain finer control over your site

     •  Build list definitions with custom metadata, views, and forms

     •  Troubleshoot WEBTEMP, ONET.XML, SCHEMA.XML, SharePoint databases, and their interactions

     •  Create custom property types to extend SharePoint’s functionality

     •  Integrate with other systems and SharePoint sites so that you can use their information more effectively

     •  Customize themes and interactive Help, one step at a time

     •  Customize email alerts and system notifications

     •  Extend the capabilities of document libraries

     •  Control document display and behavior based on extensions


Table of Contents


                       Preface  xi

                       Acknowledgments  xv

                       About the Authors  xvii

Chapter 1        Custom Templates  1

Chapter 2        Site Definitions  23

Chapter 3        Site Definitions: Exploring List Definitions  93

Chapter 4        Customizing and Implementing Property Types in Windows SharePoint Services  135

Chapter 5        Global Customizations  207

Appendix         Custom_JS.ASPX  241

                       Index  249


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ISBN-10: 0-13-280079-9

ISBN-13: 978-0-13-280079-2

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