SharePoint Publishing. Creating Page Layouts using SharePoint Designer or Visual Studio. Becky Bertram MVP SharePoint Server, MCSD , MCAD www.beckybertram.com. What is Web Content Management?. According to Wikipedia:
Creating Page Layouts using SharePoint Designer
or Visual Studio
MVP SharePoint Server, MCSD, MCADwww.beckybertram.com
A Web content management system (WCMS or Web CMS) is content management system (CMS) software, usually implemented as a Web application, for creating and managing HTML content. It is used to manage and control a large, dynamic collection of Web material (HTML documents and their associated images). A WCMS facilitates content creation, content control, editing, and many essential Web maintenance functions.
Usually the software provides authoring (and other) tools designed to allow users with little or no knowledge of programming languages or markup languages to create and manage content with relative ease of use.
MS trying to raise awareness that SharePoint is more than collaboration. They’ll be trying to advertise successful SharePoint WCM sites.
Examples of SP2007 and SP2010 public WCM sites:
To use the Web Content Management Features, you need to activate the Publishing Infrastructure Feature for a Site Collection.Among other things, this will provision custom Master Pages, the Page Layouts infrastructure, a Site Collection Images Library, a Site Collection Documents Library, and the Reusable Content list/
Each SharePoint “web” must also have the Publishing Feature activated at the Web level as well.Activating this Feature provisions a “Pages” library, where all the web pages for that Web will reside. In addition, an “Images” library will be provisioned for that Web as well.
When the Publishing feature is activated, Lists and Libraries will no longer have a URL of http://myurl/Lists/MyList, but will simply show up as http://myurl/MyList.
The term for a Publishing Page Template is a Page Layout.
A Publishing Page Layout is the visual representation of an underlying SharePoint list item.
A Page Layout can allow content owners to edit content in a way that mirrors how the content will appear on the web site.
File (ASPX page presentation of content)
Associated Content Type
Creating a Publishing Page using SharePoint Designer
Creating a Publishing Page using Visual Studio