High-Value SharePoint Workloads: Social, Search, BI, and Business Process Automation

SPT09 Intro to Content Web Parts: the Sweetest Way to View and Manage Content


2:00pm - 3:15pm

Level: Introductory to Intermediate

Kim Frehe

Senior Consultant


There are some fantastic out of the box Web parts that let you display your data in unique and interesting ways without code. When you combine these Web parts with content types, metadata and audience targeting, you have a great way to bring information to your users, regardless of where the data exists, without being a programmer. Imagine finding everything you need in one location in SharePoint.

This session will show you real world examples in SharePoint 2010, 2013 and SharePoint Online with out-of-the-box Content Query, Content Search and Search Results Web parts. Examples include targeted communications, content owner-maintenance views, dashboards and more. You'll learn when you should use which Web part and how to make minor modifications in order to make each more effective. The session wraps up with tips and tricks, as well as session recommendations to learn more in-depth information on each topic.

You will learn:

  • Generate ideas for Content Management
  • When to use which OOB web part to achieve your goals
  • Tips and Tricks for using these web parts