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  • SPS Dayton Content Types

    1. 1. SharePoint Saturday Dayton, Ohio June 30, 2012 Reduce, Reuse and Recycle with Content Types Patrick Tucker, Principal ConsultantStrategic Data Services (sds-consulting.com)
    2. 2. General Information• Tweet it Out!! – Hashtag for this event: #SPSDayton – Follow us: @SPSDayton – Include your presenters• Check out SPTV – Tweets will display throughout the day on the screens. – Footage will be shown at http://mysp.tv
    3. 3. Speaker Info• Patrick Tucker• MCT, MCTS, MCPD, MCDBA, MCSD, MCITP• Principal Consultant, SharePoint• Strategic Data Systems• Email patrick.tucker@sds-consulting.com
    4. 4. Reduce Reuse and Recycle with Content Types
    5. 5. REDUCE• Reduce business requirements and definitions into reusable types to be used in libraries, sites and the Enterprise• Content Types are the building blocks for SharePoint data
    6. 6. Creating and Using Content Types • Content types are all about metadata – another tasty layer of information on top of the data contained in the list itemThis metadata can be surfaced in theSharePoint UI, Document InformationPanel, workflows, pages and InfoPath forms
    7. 7. Creating and Using Content Types• OTB Content Types• Custom Content Types • Site Settings…Site Collection Administration…Site Content Types gallery • Created using site columns, which may be created on their own
    8. 8. Create and Edit Content Types• Can be done in SharePoint Designer
    9. 9. Creating and Using Content Types• Content Type Scope – Site Collection, Library or Enterprise• Associated with Lists and Libraries – Must first be enabled to break “out of the box” – One library can support many content types
    10. 10. Reduce – Document Sets• Document Sets are Content Types and can contain content types • Document Sets are Content Types and can contain/limit content types
    11. 11. Reduce – Page Layouts• Pages are documents too and are built from content types• Content Types are the basis for page layouts• Metadata can be displayed on the page• Can be created in SharePoint Designer or indirectly in Visual Studio
    12. 12. REUSE• Content Types support inheritance for Reuse• Content Types hubs allow reuse across site collections• Reusable workflows in SharePoint Designer can be applied to content types
    13. 13. Reusing Content Types• Reuse the definition by building on it through inheritance – Document  Specialized Document – List Item  Specialized List Item• Reuse content types across the enterprise with Content Type Syndication – Relies on Managed Metadata Service – One site creates and shares Content Types – Other sites are subscribers to those types
    14. 14. Content Type Syndication• MMS Properties is the place to start• Create and publish content types in the “hub” site and consume in sites within the web application• 2 Timer jobs control availability – “Content Type Hub” and “Content Type Subscriber”• Beware blank sites and hidden features
    15. 15. Reusable Workflows• SharePoint 2010 allows reusable workflows to be applied to a content type which is reusable across lists and libraries
    16. 16. RECYCLE• Relocate content via Content Organizer Rules• Find your content over and over by adding a Content Type Refinement to Search• Create Content Type definitions in Visual Studio to use again and again
    17. 17. Content Organizer• The Content Organizer feature lets you automatically route submitted content based on Content Type• Content Organizer Rules are created to route documents to a drop off library or other configured Send To location• Content Organizer settings allow configuration
    18. 18. Content Type Refinement - Search 1. Create a new managed property mapped to ows_ContentType 2. Run a full crawl on your content source 3. Edit the Refinement Panel web part on your search results page, add XML to the Filter Category Definition property <Category Title="Content Type" Description=“ct description” Type="Microsoft.Office.Server.Search.WebControls.ManagedPropertyFilterG enerator" MetadataThreshold="5" NumberOfFiltersToDisplay="4" MaxNumberOfFilters="0" SortBy="Frequency" SortDirection="Descending" SortByForMoreFilters="Name" SortDirectionForMoreFilters="Ascending" ShowMoreLink="True" MappedProperty="ContentTypeRefinement" MoreLinkText="show more" LessLinkText="show fewer"/>
    19. 19. Create and Edit Content Types• Can be done in Visual Studio• Content Type IDs are designed to be recursive – Parent Content Type ID +• For reference – see – http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/gg295290.aspx – http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa543822(v=office.14).aspx
    20. 20. Brixx Ice Co.500 East First St., Dayton
    21. 21. SharePoint Saturday Dayton has been made possible becauseof generous sponsorship from the following friends…
    22. 22. About SDSSDS SharePoint Custom SolutionsCount on our Agile development and expert coding experience tocreate an optimal solution for your unique SharePoint applicationand integration needs.· Workflow & InfoPath Forms for Business ProcessAutomation· SharePoint Reports & BI Integration· Portals & Collaboration· Content Management*Agile Practices for proven faster delivery, higher quality, & increased business value.For twenty years, SDS has solved enterprise development challengesusing coding best practices. We deliver required functionality with· Exceptional code quality· Maintainability· and Reliability.
    23. 23. Questions and Evals…• Fill out your evaluations to receive – Parking Pass – SPS Dayton T-Shirt – Get the FREE SDS code library