Thursday, February 21, 2008

Community Kit for SharePoint

Recently come across the Community Kit for SharePoint: Enhanced Blog Edition is designed to enhance and extend the functionality of the built-in blog feature in Windows SharePoint Services 3.0. which provide the following enhancements are included in the CKS:EBE 2.0 Beta 1 release:

Easily deployable solution file (.WSP) with Features that can be activivated or deactivated
Modular Theme Framework ("MTF") with optional "night time" autoswitch themelet
Protection for anonymous access to 'System Pages'. This means anonymous users cannot access /lists/.aspx, /forms/.aspx, /_layouts/*.aspx
MetaBlogApi working a bit better...You will need to create a Picture/Document library called Media for it to upload images.
Support for Akismet comment spam detection
Multiple categories/tags can be mapped to each blog entry/post
Anonymous comments can be moderated
Name and URL fields in comments
Friendly URL ("FURL") for the blog's posts
Friendly URL for the blog's RSS feed
Support for CKS:TagCloud web part (being released separately)
Configurable settings
Enable content caching
Enable post triming (Vince, can you add a number field to set the # of characters?)
Lock down system pages
Akismet key
Set specific blog theme (as the default)
Custom RSS feed (e.g. from Feedburner)
Enable Theme Selector (so users can select their own theme)
Redirect the Post.aspx page (Vince, what's this for?)

To See Video Click here

To View Online Demo Click here

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