PacktLib: Enhancing Microsoft Content Management Server with ASP.NET 2.0

Enhancing Microsoft Content Management Server with ASP.NET 2.0


About the Authors

About the Reviewers



Overview of MCMS 2002 Service Pack 2

Installation Approach

Upgrading to Microsoft Content Management Server 2002 Service Pack 2

Configuring the Development Environment

Known Issues with MCMS SP2 Installation

Installation Tips


Getting Started with the Development Environment

Visual Web Developer Websites

Creating an MCMS Web Application

Developing MCMS Web Applications

Configuring the 'CMS' Virtual Directory

Creating Custom MCMS Application Templates


Using Master Pages

Overview and Benefits of Master Pages

The TropicalGreen Web Site

Creating a New MCMS Web Application

Creating a Master Page for Use with MCMS

Creating an MCMS Template File Based on a Master Page

Modifying Master Page Properties from the Template File


Navigation Controls

Navigation for TropicalGreen

Site Maps and Site-Map Providers

Building an MCMS Site-Map Provider

The SiteMapPath Control

The Menu Control

The TreeView Control


Applying Themes

Themes versus Cascading Style Sheets

Creating a Theme

Skins for Server Controls

Using Style Sheets


Authentication Controls and Membership Providers

Authentication Controls

Implementing an MCMS Membership Provider

Using an MCMS Membership Provider

Creating a Login Page Using the Login Control

Using the LoginStatus and LoginName Controls

Supporting Custom Authentication Schemes


How-Tos, Tips and Tricks

Tip #1 How-To Perform Cross Page Postbacks

Tip #2 How-To Implement an Ad Rotator

Tip #3 Considerations for Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007.