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Live from Learning Gateway Conference - Session 3

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by , 15th July 2009 at 03:13 PM (1447 Views)
Sites and Templates

Use the top level site as a "front page" for rolling up information held elsewhere dependant on the user. Use the Audience capability in Sharepoint for information targeting (eg News).

Other sub-areas:
Students
Staff
Classes

Think about how you catagorize things.... for navigation and site layout. Generally, it is not a good idea to have lots of subsites under one site. Branch it out.

Egs....


Staff
--Departments
--Staff Room

Classes
--Year
--Subject

Subject
--Technology
--ICT...

Technology
--1A/NG (classes)

1A/NG (Classes)
--Blog
--Wiki
--Lessons

Courses and Resources
-Teacher Aids
-Exercises
-Subscribed Content
-Library
-Subject Resources


Architechure: Difference between Sites/Site Collections

Site Collection:
Galleries
Features
Security
Search
Auditing

(ie. Applies to all....!)

Sites:
Lists and Libraries
Features
Tempates

(ie. Applies at this level only....!)


Database:
DB per site Collection

Scenario...

Site: Classes (and any sites below the top level)
Inherited from School Site

Contains:
Lists and Libraries
Features
Templates

Allows you to:
Break inheritance (at a site level or on a list/library, or an item - bear in mide the performance impact whilst it checks if you have permission on loading)
Customise, and doesnt work back up the tree.
Categories
Uncategorized

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