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SharePoint® 2007 Collaboration For Dummies® by Greg Harvey

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Glossary: SharePoint Technical Jargon

SharePoint is great, but it does have its share (I think you get the point) of technical jargon that can be a bit off-putting when you first start to work with it. To help you get your bearings, I've assembled this list of SharePoint technical terms that you're bound to come in contact with as you and your teams start using it to collaborate.

alerts

E-mails you can have SharePoint automatically send you and your other team members who use a particular list or library on the site whenever any of its contents change. You can set up alerts so that SharePoint sends messages only when you make additions or deletions or when anyone changes the contents.

All Site Content list

The list that's displayed when you click the View All Site Content link above a site's Quick Launch area. This list shows all of the items added to the subsite, arranged by the category of the components (Document Libraries, Lists, and so forth). Note that you can have SharePoint display a filtered version of this list by clicking the name of a category (Documents, Lists, and so on) in the site's Quick Launch. See also Quick Launch and subsites.

ASP.NET 2.0

Microsoft's Net Pages framework (originally called Active Server Pages, thus the ASP acronym) that renders the contents of your SharePoint site in your Web browser. See also master page..

authenticated users

SharePoint site users who have been assigned both a username and password that enable them to access the SharePoint site. You ...

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