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Beginning SharePoint® 2010 Administration™: Microsoft® SharePoint® Foundation 2010 and Microsoft® SharePoint® Server 2010 by Christian Ståhl, Göran Husman

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Chapter 4. Content Management in SharePoint 2010

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN IN THIS CHAPTER:

  • New and Enhanced Content Management Features

  • Important CM Differences Between SharePoint Foundation and SharePoint Server

  • How Web Content Management Works in SharePoint 2010

  • Using Social Computing Features

  • Integrating Content Management with Outlook

  • Using Microsoft Communicator with SharePoint Content

  • Managing Content Offline with SharePoint Workspace

  • Managing Content with Wiki Pages

  • Working with Multilingual Sites

In Chapter 3, you learned about file and document management, and how to configure columns, views, and many other related features. In this chapter, you learn about managing web content, for example, building intranets, publishing sites, and news sites. This is often referred to as content management. Document management and content management share many common features, so to get the details about these features, make sure to read Chapter 3 before this chapter.

Note

This chapter is very focused on features in SharePoint Server 2010. If you are running SharePoint Foundation, read this chapter to understand what you are missing.

WHAT IS CONTENT MANAGEMENT?

In a SharePoint environment, content management is all about managing files, documents, and web content. The objective is to make the content easy to use and manage in a secure way. Dividing content management into web content management (WCM) and enterprise content management (ECM) is a common practice. The difference is that WCM mainly focuses ...

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