Sharepoint 2007 Customization Ramp Up – Part 2: Initial Concepts

In Part 2 of this series I wanted to cover some of the initial concepts involved in customizing SharePoint 2007. I will try to cover a few of the highest level ideas that you need to understand through some descriptions and links to some of the blog posts that cover the concepts in more detail. Initial Concepts: Wss vs. Moss 2003 vs. 2007 Publishing Site vs. Team Site Site Collections vs. Sites Using SharePoint Designer Ghosting and UnGhosting The 12 Hive   Wss vs. Moss An obvious first place to start, is the differences between Windows SharePoint Service Version 3 (WSS V3) and Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 (Moss 2007). I’m not sure what team at Microsoft is involved with coming up with the official names of their products, but I’m quite certain they need to be disbanded and reinvented. No marketing company in their right mind would name these products so similarly. To put ...