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S I T E L I B R A R I E S A N D L I S T S
This settings page, shown in Figure 9.26, provides you with a list of all the site’s lists and
libraries, with easy links to the Settings page for each one as well. These links take you to the same
places that the specific list or library’s settings will take you. For more details about customizing
lists and libraries, see Chapters 6 through 8.
U S E R A L E R T S
This setting gives you an easy way to see user alerts on lists or libraries. You can’t see a complete
list of all alerts for the site, but you can display alerts for individual users (see Figure 9.27). The
only thing you can do to an alert from here is delete it; no editing or creation is possible. You can
find more information about alerts in Chapter 6, “Introduction to Lists.”
This setting is available under the category of Site Administration at every site, from the top
level to the lowest subsite. However, at the subsite level, it allows you to enable or disable RSS
feeds for the site and to specify channel elements for the RSS feeds on the site (see Figure 9.28).
On the top-level site, the settings are the same, but there is an extra option to allow or disallow
RSS feeds for the entire site collection from there, not just the top-level site. So, make certain that
option is not disallowed if you want RSS to work at all for any site in the site collection. If RSS is
disabled at the site collection level, the RSS option will not appear on Site Settings for any of the
subsites in the collection.
Really Simple Syndication (RSS) is the protocol for what are commonly called web feeds , which
frequently update web content you can subscribe to so your computer will automatically download
any updates. RSS feeds are frequently used for the Announcements list. With RSS enabled, you can
have your web browser subscribe to this list so any new announcements will appear in the feed.