WHAT YOU WILL LEARN IN THIS CHAPTER:
Differences Between SharePoint Foundation Sites and SharePoint Server Sites
Understanding Site Templates
Managing Permissions for Sites, Lists, and Items
Changing Site Layouts Using a Web Browser
Managing Blog Sites
Working with Site Content
Chapter 1 offered an overview of SharePoint and its features. You learned that there are basically two editions: SharePoint Foundation and SharePoint Server. SharePoint Foundation is the base edition that offers an excellent platform for collaboration and sharing information. SharePoint Server extends this platform with a lot of new and enhanced functionality, which makes SharePoint Server a great choice for building any type of web-based solution; for example intranet, extranet, and Internet sites, plus advanced document management, content management, business intelligence solutions, and more.
This chapter discusses the basic structure and building blocks of SharePoint 2010. It focuses on what you can do with a standard SharePoint Foundation server. Keep in mind that even if you run your environment based on SharePoint Server, everything described in this chapter will also be true for this SharePoint Server environment, so make sure to read this chapter carefully.
Before you read this chapter and try out the steps described, there are a few things you need. You will need to have two demo user accounts set up in the Active Directory (AD) for Anna and Malin, who also ...