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Apply or Modify Advanced Settings in SharePoint 2010

Sharepoint 2010 allows you to modify a lot of settings. You can enable management of content types, change templates, choose when to open documents in a browser, and more. Follow these steps to apply or [more…]

Validation Settings in SharePoint 2010

Validation settings are new to SharePoint 2010, as is validation for columns. Validation is a formula or statement that must evaluate to TRUE before the data can be saved. The difference between the two [more…]

Metadata Navigation and Per-Location Views Settings in SharePoint 2010

This new SharePoint 2010 configuration option adds navigation options to the Site Hierarchy Tree View. Per-Location Views work hand-in-hand with Metadata Navigation to allow you to specify which views [more…]

Permissions and Management Options in SharePoint 2010

All the options available in SharePoint 2010 can seem daunting, but the good thing is that applying the configurations is easy and located all in one spot. Permissions and Management options can seem a [more…]

Permissions for This Document Library (or List) Setting

Use the Permissions for This Library (or List) to create unique permissions for the library/list in SharePoint 2010 (rather than inheriting the site-level permissions). Follow these steps to create unique [more…]

Workflow Settings in SharePoint 2010

A workflow is an automated version of a business process; it was (and still is) one of the big buzzes around SharePoint 2010. You can associate SharePoint workflows with items and documents so that SharePoint [more…]

SharePoint 2010 Web Pages

Your SharePoint 2010 team site is really just a collection of web pages. You have two different types of web pages for displaying your content — Wiki Content [more…]

Create a New Wiki Content Page in SharePoint 2010

If you want additional pages in your site that look and function like the home page, create a new Wiki Content page in SharePoint 2010. Creating a page of this type is slightly different than creating [more…]

Find and Link Other Wiki Content Pages in SharePoint 2010

When you're in Edit mode in a Wiki Content page, you can select the View Pages button in the Library Settings section on the SharePoint 2010 Ribbon to see the list of pages and work with the document pages [more…]

Create a New Web Part Page in SharePoint 2010

In SharePoint, you may need a Web Part or multiple Web Part pages in your collaboration site. A Web Part page can also be set as the home page. You can link back and forth between your Wiki Content pages [more…]

Add a Web Part to Your Page in SharePoint 2010

A Web Part is an individual component of content that can be placed on a SharePoint 2010 page, in either zone in a Web Part page or in Rich Content areas of the Wiki Content home page. Web Parts can be [more…]

Choose Web Parts from SharePoint 2010 Gallery

The SharePoint 2010 gallery contains more than 75 Web Parts as well as List View Web Parts created for any libraries/lists you've made. In addition, your company may create custom Web Parts or purchase [more…]

Specialized Web Parts from SharePoint 2010 Gallery

SharePoint 2010 provides many specialized Web Parts that are meant to be used in a certain context or to return a certain set of content. Some of these include [more…]

Change Web Part Properties in SharePoint 2010

After you select and insert a Web Part into your page, you may want to modify its properties to fit your needs. The number and type of properties you can modify in SharePoint 2010 are based on what type [more…]

Edit Web Part Properties in SharePoint 2010

Editing Web Part properties in SharePoint 2010 is pretty straightforward. Again, experimenting is key. The most commonly used sections are located at the top of the tool pane: Selected View, Toolbar, and [more…]

View and Read RSS Feeds in SharePoint 2010

RSS feeds are a popular way for people to keep track of updates to a website without visiting that site. All the lists and libraries in your SharePoint 2010 team site can display an RSS feed. [more…]

Create Templates from Existing SharePoint 2010 Publishing Sites

If you need to create new SharePoint 2010 sites from an existing publishing site, the easiest way to do so is by creating a copy of the site. The following process only works to create a new site in an [more…]

Connect Web Parts in SharePoint 2010

One cool thing you can do with Web Parts in SharePoint 2010 is connect them to each other. This allows you to use one Web Part to filter the values of another Web Part. This is a very powerful feature [more…]

Top Link Bar in SharePoint 2010 Team Sites

Each team site has its own Top Link bar — a common navigational element used to provide access to resources across the entire site. The Top Link bar is a series of tabs that sit in the header on a page [more…]

Welcome Menu on SharePoint 2010 Team Sites

Team sites in SharePoint 2010 display a Welcome menu in the upper-right corner of the page that provides access to common user tasks. Chances are you may not even be aware of this menu because it’s so [more…]

Track Back with Breadcrumbs in SharePoint 2010

SharePoint 2010 uses breadcrumb navigation to let users keep track of where they are. For those who remember the story of Hansel and Gretel, a breadcrumb is what you’d use to mark a trail back out of the [more…]

Quick Launch Bar in SharePoint 2010

Most pages in SharePoint 2010 display a list of navigation links on the Quick Launch bar along the left side of the page. The Quick Launch bar displays links to featured site content such as lists, libraries [more…]

Site Actions Menu in SharePoint 2010

The Site Actions menu is available to users who are members of the Site Members group in SharePoint Server 2010. Members of the Site Visitors group and other groups that are restricted to Read Only permissions [more…]

Site Settings Page in SharePoint 2010

You access a site’s administrative features through the Site Settings page in SharePoint 2010. To access the Site Settings page, choose Site Actions→Site Settings in a non-publishing site [more…]

Use SharePoint 2010 Groups with Team Sites

SharePoint 2010 uses groups to manage the process of granting someone access to the content in a team site. Each SharePoint group maps to a set of permissions that define the tasks that a user can perform [more…]

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