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FIGURE 9.31
Creating a site
from a custom
template
SITE TEMPLATES LOCATION
Site templates actually reside in a Solution Galler y—stored at the site collection level (and accessed
via the Site Settings page for the top-level site) but are used at all levels of the collection. For more
information about working with this gallery, see Chapter 10.
As you can see in Figure 9.32, the new site is exactly like the one from which the template was
created, except that the custom icon is gone and the content is missing (unless you selected the
Include Content box when you created the template). All your custom links in the top link bar
and Quick Launch bar are there, the theme is applied, and any edits or additions you made to
the home page are all there.
W O R K F L O W S E T T I N G S
This section is merely a rendered list of all the currently in-use workflows on the site. You
cannot make any changes from here. There’s no way to add, edit, or delete workflows from this
gallery. SharePoint Foundation comes with one workflow by default: the Three-State workflow,
but even this will not show up unless it’s actually in use. You can obtain other workflows from
third-party software developers or build them using SharePoint Designer or Visual Studio 2010.
For more information on workflows, see Chapter 7.
Reporting Services
New in SharePoint Foundation is built-in integration with SQL Server 2008 R2’s Reporting
Services. This allows SharePoint to integrate with the SQL Server reporting server to provide
 
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