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This article contains information about custom site definitions in Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services 2.0,Windows SharePoint Services 3.0, and SharePoint Foundation 2010. It also contains information about custom area definitions in Microsoft Office SharePoint Portal Server 2003,Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 and SharePoint Server 2010. This article lists scenarios that are supported and scenarios that are not supported when you customize site definitions and area definitions.
Supported scenariosWhen you work with custom site definitions or custom area definitions, the following scenarios are supported:
Unsupported scenariosWhen you work with custom site definitions or custom area definitions, the following scenarios are not supported:
For more information about the best practices for ensuring application reusability and upgrade in SharePoint, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms916859.aspxFor more information about templates and site definitions, visit the following Microsoft Web sites:
http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms954092.aspxFor more information about custom templates, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
825217For migration and upgrade information for SharePoint Server 2007 developers, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/825217/ )Overview of custom templates in SharePoint Portal Server 2003 and Windows SharePoint Services
http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/office/aa905505.aspxFor more information about the SharePoint Portal Server object model and the Windows SharePoint Services object model, see the Microsoft SharePoint Products and Technologies Software Development Kits (SDKs). To view the SharePoint Products and Technologies 2003 SDK, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms954103.aspxTo view the SharePoint Products and Technologies 2007 SDK, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
Article ID: 898631 - Last Review: May 13, 2010 - Revision: 5.0
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