Reusable content in MOSS

It is strange, but I’ve met many Sharepoint guys  who had no idea of what Reusable Content was.

Hands on !

Let’s go to our collaboration portal and move the home page to edit mode :

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Edit the content of one of the field and the Rich Html editor will show up :

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Move the cursor to the following button in the toolbar :

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We can insert content defined in a central location which is actually the following list (select view All Site content ) :

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The Reusable content list allows 2 content types : Reusable HTML and Reusable Text :

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Let’s create a Reusable HTML object :

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Click on the Edit Content option, add some text :

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You can notice the checked Automatic Update option in the previous picture.

Let’s get back to our home page and add the content in our field.

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Select the content, Click on OK and publish the Homepage; you will get this :

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If you change the Reusable content, all the references will be updated

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Easy, isn’t it ? I know that some people would like to get reusable content across several site collections and in the master page 🙂

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One response to “Reusable content in MOSS

  1. did you mean that the reusable content.. us people have to make up a article out of the reusable content or is there any tool that will make it for us?

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