MCMS.RAPID

I watched a Web Cast about MCMS.RAPID and it left my jaw hanging.  This is a very impressive FREE solution to help with MCMS deployments.  It has several great features that I would love to have on my CMS site… which leads me to the one drawback- it is only for new CMS deployments and can’t be utilized OOTB on existing CMS sites.  But hey… it is open source.  Definitely worth checking out:

http://www.mcmsrapid.com/

Naming Areas on a Portal

When designing a portal, keep the major areas in mind in relation to your URLs.  SharePoint allows 20 areas (one being the Home) to be formatted nicely in the URL.  For example, http://ThePortal.com/HR or http://ThePortal.com/Training.  Once you hit the end of your 20 allotted areas, the URL will start organizing the areas into buckets.  For example, http://ThePortal.com/C1/Helpdesk (note the C1). Continue reading Naming Areas on a Portal

Welcome to my blog! Here is the obligatory Welcome and Here I Am World post…

I have just crawled out of the depths of an 8 month long SharePoint project and I have the war wounds to prove it.  I told myself I would start a blog after that project was done, so here I am.  My plan for this blog is to mainly post things I have learned or dealt with in regards to SharePoint. But I am not a developer; instead UI, design and SharePoint administration is my gig.  I am gainfully employed, and I am thankful for that everyday. I try to maintain a life away from my computer, and at times I am successful. But I do see this as an outlet… so anyways… off I go!