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Professional Community Server

Professional Community Server

Wyatt Preul, Keyvan Nayyeri, Jose Lema, Jim Martin

ISBN: 978-0-470-10828-4

Mar 2007

311 pages

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  • Community Server is one of the hottest Web site packages available today and runs many popular sites, including Microsoft's Channel 9,, Xbox's Major Nelson, and The Hive
  • This hands-on guide teaches readers how to extend their implementation with themes, modules and add-ons through the use of helpful examples
  • Explains how to troubleshoot installation issues, understand Community Server ASP.NET config files, implement kinds, modify custom controls, and work with master pages
  • Explores ways to manage the point system, extend the database, write custom modules, and modify Community Server code
  • Foreword by Rob Howard, Microsoft ASP.NET MVP and CEO of Telligent Systems


Part I: Getting Started.

Chapter 1: What Is Community Server?

Chapter 2: Installation.

Chapter 3: Guided Tour.

Part II: Configuring Community Server.

Chapter 4: Configuring a Site to Meet Your Requirements.

Chapter 5: Changing the Look-and-Feel.

Part III: Administering Community Server.

Chapter 6: Control Panel.

Chapter 7: User Management.

Chapter 8: Managing Security.

Chapter 9: Reporting Capabilities.

Chapter 10: Core Configuration Options.

Part IV: Extending Community Server.

Chapter 11: Modules.

Chapter 12: Modifying Community Server Code.

Chapter 13: Writing Custom Modules.

Chapter 14: Extending the Database.

Chapter 15: Localizing Community Server.

Appendix A: Command Add-ons.

Appendix B: Resources.


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