Presentation on theme: "Building Public Facing SharePoint Sites George Durzi Consultant – Clarity Consulting INETA User Group Mentor for IL, WI, and IN."— Presentation transcript:
Building Public Facing SharePoint Sites George Durzi Consultant – Clarity Consulting INETA User Group Mentor for IL, WI, and IN
Agenda Topology Solutions and features Publishing assets Publishing site definitions Content Deployment Considerations for public facing sites
Topology Authoring Publishing Content Deployment Installed SharePoint solutions IntranetDMZ / Public Internet Installed SharePoint solutions
Demo – Sample Site
Solutions and Features 1 Visual Studio solution 1 Visual Studio project = 1 WSP – Multiple features in one solution Ability to build on desktop and in TFS – MAKECAB, STSDEV, VS Extensions for WSS … Deployment scripts Separating functionality into features
Demo – Solutions and Features
Publishing Assets Run-once assets – Required to initially bring up the site – Images, CSS, etc. – HTML content Bulk import Isolate in own feature Throwaway? Who will be authoring content after go live? Content authors Developers Both?
Publishing Site Definitions Use a minimal publishing site definition – Easier than cleaning up OOB Publishing site Site definition feature activates others Dont replicate any look and feel Stapling vs. Packaging – How to decide? Only one instance of the site, or many? Will the site definition change?
Demo – Assets / Site Definition
Content Deployment Isolate authoring to an authoring environment Scheduled incremental content deployment jobs to deploy to Production Quick Deploy Handy Publishing tools: – ACs STSADM extensions – Check for unpublished items – Related resources view
Demo – Content Deployment
Considerations for Public Sites Caching SEO Page payload Sitemap.xml Configuring anonymous access Migrating an old site to SharePoint?