SharePoint Glossary

Getting lost in SharePoint terminology? Check out the complete SharePoint Glossary.

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Access control entry An entry is either a safe object discretionary access control list (DACL) or a system access control list (SACL). For a DACL, the entry allows or forbid authorization to an operator or group. For a SACL, the entry denotes which safety measures to inspect for a specific operator or group or organize the Windows Integrity Level for the object.
Access control list In Windows-based systems, a record of Access Control Entries (ACE), that relate to a complete project, a collection of the object’s attribute, or a particular property of an object that defines the entrance permitted to a single or more security chiefs.
Access URL This is the inner URL that is utilized by a crawler to find and log on to an item.
ACE An entry is either a safe object discretionary access control list (DACL) or a system access control list (SACL). For a DACL, the entry allows or forbid authorization to an operator or group. For a SACL, the entry denotes which safety measures to inspect for a specific operator or group or organize the Windows Integrity Level for the object.
ACL In Windows-based systems, a record of Access Control Entries (ACE), that relate to a complete project, a collection of the object’s attribute, or a particular property of an object that defines the entrance permitted to a single or more security chiefs.
Active Directory Active Directory is a directory package designed by Microsoft for Windows domain network in order to provide the functionality which is essential for constituting and managing of SharePoint user’s account, computer accounts, set, and all linked license information used by SharePoint and Windows.
Activity feed This feed gives information, SharePoint alerts and updates centered on people, articles and tags you are supporting.
Activity flow This is a progressing command of a workflow that comprise of a succession of action commands/activity model commands. Action commands and Activity model commands can be arranged in any order to set up a sole SharePoint activity flow.
Activity model This is an already defined order of actions.
After event The handler of this asynchronous event only functions after the act that brought about the event has been concluded.
Alert subscription A bid to obtain an Internet message spontaneously when user-defined standards are met. These messages are automatically created when entries such as documents, list items sites, web pages or extra resources are altered.
Alerts / Alert Me An Alert is an Internet message which is delivered to subscribers automatically to inform them when user-defined standards are met. SharePoint alert messages are automatically created when entries such as documents, list items sites, web pages or extra resources are altered.
Alternate Access Mapping It is used for adding many inner URL addresses to a SharePoint Site/page. Every one of the addresses is a substitute for the main address presented by the web.
Alternate account A supplementary operator’s account located within a separate field, but inside similar forest as the prime account.
Anonymous Authentication/Access A verification method in which neither group nor individual authenticates the individuality of the other party.
Anonymous User An operator who provides no accreditation when ascertaining him/herself.
App Catalog This is a SharePoint document list that overseers are able to use for allocating SharePoint and Office apps to their final consumer.
App custom action It is a kind of custom action affixed to a host site by an application designed for SharePoint that networks to more functionality included in the app.
App for SharePoint This is a cloud-enabled app that adds loaded development focused content to a SharePoint environment.
App part An element of an app designed for SharePoint which can be fixed to a site to reveal the workability and functions of the app.
App web This is a substitute website which the properties or elements of a SharePoint app is located when the app is fixed on a host web.
Application directory The register on an index server or a query server where documents are kept for the intention of making a complete text index log.
Application pool This is a set of one or more URLs aided by a worker procedure in Internet Information Service (IIS).
Application Server This is a computer that grants vital infrastructure and packages for applications hosted on a farm.
Application session The time span of a running application. The session starts the moment the application begins, and ends when the application is closed.
Areas A way of establishing the gateway for directional simplification.
Ascending Order A categorizing order where text strings are organized in alphabetical order, numerical values are organized from lowest to highest, while date and time are organized from oldest to latest.
Attachment An exterior file located within and email message or linked with a SharePoint list item.
Audience Groups of operators for targeting contents like Web Parts. Active Directory circulation list and SharePoint groups may be used as spectators at the site level.
Audience identifier This is a GUID or string utilized to exclusively classify an audience.
Audience rule A collection of analytic conditions that conclude if an operator can add associate of an audience.
Authentication Authentication is the process whereby a computer system establish the individuality of an operator or other system.
Authoritative page This is a Web page assigned by a site assembling administrator to be more important than other Web Pages. This is naturally the URL address of the homepage for the intranet of an association. The greater the authorization level appointed to a page, the greater it appears in search results. It is also known as Authoritative Page.
Authority level This is a floating-point numerical value that concludes that a particular Web Page is more significant than other Web Pages. Permitted values are 0, 1, or 2. Zero (0) denotes the most esteemed authoritative page level.
Authority page This is a Web page assigned by a site assembling administrator to be more important than other Web Pages. This is naturally the URL address of the homepage for the intranet of an association. The greater the authorization level appointed to a page, the greater it appears in search results. It is also known as Authoritative Page.
Authorization Authorization is the process in which a computer system decide your utilization of a specific resource, one you’ve recognized or confirmed.
Autohost AIt is used to set-up the elements of an app suitable hosts and set up app segregation automatically.
Available site template An XML-based set of predefined or user defined settings that are kept as a site description configuration or a site prototype, which can be used when making a site.

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Backward signing A state of a handwritten signature, in a photo or .ink document, that identifies the objection of the lettering in the signature from left to right or vice-versa.
Base view identifier This is an integer which exclusively recognizes a view description for a list.
Basic page A Web Part’s page which consist of a single Web Part Zone which is a Content Editor Web Part by default.
BCS solution deployment BCS server to client solution allotment which is based on ClickOnce technology.
Before event A synchronous occasion whose handler runs totally before the action that raised the event starts.
Blank site A page that was made using the “Blank” page pattern.
Blog A blog is a Webpage, frequently maintained by a person with recurring entries of commentary, narrations of events, or other information such as illustration or video. Entries are usually exhibited in reserve-sequential order.
Breadcrumbs A procedure of text-based Web Site Navigation that shows a succession of chronological links so that operators can know where the present Web Page is positioned in the Web site.
Business Connectivity An aspect that allows operators to connect with back-end (LOB) data inside the Office Suite and SharePoint.
Business Connectivity Services (BCS) An aspect that allows operators to connect with back-end (LOB) data inside the Office Suite and SharePoint.
Business Data Catalog (BDC) For relating with other specialties of business (enterprise level feature).

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Calculated Column A calculated column is column in a spreadsheet that consists of a procedure which is copied automatically to each listings in the column.
Calendar List A SharePoint Calendar List is a kind of catalog intended to log event or Calendar type data and contains subjects like Start/End date/time, Location, Attendees etc.
Calendar Web Part A Calendar Web Part shows the assignment of the preferred Microsoft Exchange mailbox(es) or Exchange open file calendars in a SharePoint Calendar.
CAML This is an XML language which is utilized in the description of several constituent, such as queries and views, in sites based on Microsoft SharePoint Products and Technologies.
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) This is a kind of style sheet for portraying the constituents in a website. Color, background, and items inside a website, such as frame and photos can be affected by CSS.
Central Administration site This is a unique SharePoint page that gives the manager the ability to supervise all sites and server in farm that is operating Microsoft SharePoint Products and Technologies.
Check in Relieves the lock for editing and allows other operator to see the updated SharePoint checked in file or check out the document.
Check out Allows operators to secure a file during editing to restrain others from editing it carelessly. Only operators who checks out a document can be able to edit this SharePoint checked out file.
Child (Children) This displays hierarchy inside SharePoint, especially within sites. A child site is a substitute site of a parent site.
Chrome control This is an HTML and JavaScript based manager that delivers top Chrome, which is accessible for usage in SharePoint apps.
Collaboration Content Collaboration content is a content secured in lists like SharePoint calendars, task lists and document libraries.
Collaborative Application Markup Language This is an XML language which is utilized in the description of several constituent, such as queries and views, in sites based on Microsoft SharePoint Products and Technologies.
Column Information about data formatting and rendering on form ( SharePoint forms for creating, highlighting and altering detailed list items) are included in Field object alongside information about essential data type.
Configuration database The SQL Server or SQL 2005 Express database which comprise of the configuration information for a Windows SharePoint Services server or farm.
Configuration property This is a property that enables an administrator to manage Windows SharePoint Services settings.
Content migration package A set of XML-formatted files used for moving content through site collections, pages and lists.
Content placeholder An area inside a page outline filled with the value of the issuing page area to which it is connected.
Content Type Content type describe a part of a content or information, particularly the metadata.
Content type group A labelled catalogue of content types utilized for arranging content types of the same principle.
Content type identifier A special identifier allocated to a content type.
Content type order The order in which content types are highlighted.
Content type resource folder A folder which keeps resource documents linked with a content type.
Content type schema It is an Xml description that explains the elements of a content type.
Content type specific view A type of view linked to a specific content type which is linked to a folder.
Context site A site which agrees to the setting of the present request.
Context type A GUID utilized as a categorizer for an event receiver.
Contextual search scope An inbuilt restraint that can voluntarily be joined to a query to control the query output to objects that are from a particular site or record.
Crawl log A group of attributes which gives information on the output of crawling a display URL. The information comprise of if the crawl was effective, the content origin to which the display URL belongs, and the rank, message, time, identifier for miscalculations encountered.
Crawl queue A data construction which keeps objects to crawl next.
Crawled property A kind of metadata which can be revealed in the process of a crawl and assigned to one or multiple items. It may be charted to a managed property.
Credentials Credentials are given during an Authentication procedure to verify identity. It naturally comprise of a secret and non-secret section, but it can be much more complex.
Cross-domain library A JavaScript library present in apps for SharePoint to enable cross-domain client-level communication.
Cross-site group A custom security set which pertains to multiple Web site. A cross-site group can be deployed to a site group taking it like a single operator.
Custom Action A Custom Action symbolizes a link, toolbar button, menu item or any action that can be inserted to a toolbar menu that an operator can see. Custom actions may be attached to list type, content type, file type or programmatic identifier(ProgID).

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Dashboard A dashboard is almost similar to a Scoreboard with the variation being that a Dashboard displays the position of vital information, but is not essentially connected to a general goal or aim. You might have a Dashboard displaying present production on daily, weekly, monthly or annually basis without having a unique target production result or goal you are trying to achieve.
Dashboard Designer A user tool dispatched from SharePoint and is intended to make PerformancePoint content.
Data Validation A method of testing the uniqueness of data; a set of guide that denote the kind and scope of data that operators can access.
Data View Web Part This is a Web Part used for highlighting items.
Declarative workflow association A lock-free attachment of a declarative workflow to a particular list or content type utilizing XAML (Extensible Application Markup Language).
Default list view The view of a list assigned by the owner of the list to display when users surf to the list without detailing a view.
Default mobile list view The view of a list assigned by the owner of the list to display when users surf to the list from mobile phones/devices without detailing or pointing out a view.
Default search scope This is a search scope apportioned automatically to a search scope presentation group.
Default user store A user store provided as a start-up point for extending group membership when a user store is not pointed out in Fast Search Authorization.
Default View The view of a record that is classified by the owner of the record to display when operators browse to the list without detailing a view.
Deployment system object This is an item which is made as a site or site collection element. Catalogs, default pages, galleries, and root/source folders are examples of Deployment System Objects. It is not an element of a template.
Descendant content type Any substance site that takes over from another content site.
Descending Order An arrangement order in which text is organized in reverse alphabetical order, numerical values from biggest to lowest, and dates and times are arranged from latest to oldest.
Discussion SPS backs two kind of discussion: discussion boards and Web discussion. Discussion panel are like newsgroup forum/blogs. While web discussion is a new method of commenting on documents and communicating these comments with others. A discussion panel is automatically created, following the creation of a new site.
Discussion Boards An authorized intranet location for internet discussion, comprehensible throughout the association. A discussion board makes a forum for people to ask or mail questions and replies or answers which can be observed throughout the association.
Distribution List A set of operators, computer, contacts, or other groups who are used for email dispersion and labelled as a single receiver.
Document Center A file library frame which is preconfigured to collect a enormous amount of file.
Document Libraries A tool for keeping content inside SharePoint. A Document Library supplies content running (which consists of SharePoint document check-in and check-out, versioning, security, and SharePoint workflow).
Document Workspace A document source which allows operators to work together on one or more document.
Dynamic rank An element of the class which depends on how well query text equals an indexed object.

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Excel Services A SharePoint server feature that is used for embedding
Excel Documents for viewing on a SharePoint site. (Also used as version control).
Excluded item This is an item which can be excluded from a crawl by the
site administrator or search administrator.
External Content Type Reusable metadata that is used for a defining a dataset from one or more external data sources, operations available on them and information about connectivity related to the data.
External List A collection of an external content type items.
Extracted definition A definition that an index server obtains during the crawl
to recognize if an item in the sentence match a pattern of the defined term.
Extracted term A term to which an extracted definition applies.

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Farm A collection of servers of a same organisation or group,
that share the same set of administrative tools.
Farm Administrators group A set of users who have all the permissions to manage the servers in the server farm. Farm Administrator group members can carry out  command-inline and all the administrative tasks in server or server farm’s Central Administration.
Farm solution A custom solution that a farm administrator deploys to a farm. This solution will have complete access to all other sites and system resources present in the farm.
Feature A Windows SharePoint Services package that assists user to complete a specific task or goal.
Feature definition A piece of XML code that is used for defining a feature and its attributes.
Feature identifier A GUID that helps in identifying a feature.
Feature property A property that is a part of a feature which is active at a particular scope.
Feature scope A scope in which a feature can be made active.
Federated location A source that is a part of a search service in a server farm or search engine which is complaint with the Open Search protocol and returns a list of results for the given search term.
Federated location definition A setting the is used for describing how to supply a query string for a federated location and display the results of the search.
Fully Qualified Domain Name (FQDN) A domain name which is unambiguous and gives the exact location of the computer in the DNS hierarchy containing domain and host name.
Field internal name A string that is used for recognizing a field uniquely in a SharePoint list or content type.
First-stage Recycle Bin A storage or placeholder to collect deleted items. Items present here will be visible to site collection administrators and to users with necessary permissions.
Foundation SharePoint Foundation 2010, known are SharePoint Services in earlier versions, is the technology that underlies in any SharePoint Site and is available for free.
FSA Manager A window service that used in FAST Search Authorization for providing administration functionality.
FSA worker A window service that is used in FAST Search Authorization for generating user search security filters.
Full-text index component A collection of files that stores all index keys that are extracted for a group of items.

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Gallery A library which stores collection of resources used for the site – Web parts, list or site templates, etc.
Generic list A list with Generic list base type.
Group Approval document identifier A unique identifier that identifies a document based on the Group Approval SharePoint workflow policies. This string is auto-generated by a protocol server and assigned to a document automatically.
Ghosted Page A page that is referenced from a file that is stored in the server’s file system and not stored in the database. These files form a part of common resources collection for all the website/site with the SharePoint Server.
Governance A policies and procedures collection which defines how an organization will use and manage a SharePoint environment.

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High confidence property A property that is identified by the administrator as an indicator of a highly relevant item and produces a high confidence result, from the metadata index.
High confidence result A highly relevant search result because of the accurate match between the tokens in the query and high confidence property value.
High-trust app An app that is used for creating the user portion of an access token and in turn used to asset user identity. This uses the Server to Server (S2S) protocol.
Host web A SharePoint site which is used for installing an app.
Home page The main page of the website which has links to other pages that are inside and outside the site.

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Index / Search Server An Index server is appointed to the crawling of your content and the structuring of an Index of key words and phrases. A Search Server uses this Index to reply to user searches and propose results.
Infopath InfoPath is a useful data-collection tool developed to make form creation inside SharePoint very easy, efficient, and linked to out-of-the-box.
InfoPath Form Services This attribute of SharePoint Server enables InfoPath documents to be inserted in SharePoint Web Sites.
ISAPI This is a Web server application-development interface, created by Process Software and Microsoft, that can replace CGI. It is known as Internet Server Application Programming Interface.
Item An item is a personal record within a SharePoint list. Each link item can possess more than one column connected with it depending on the list it is included inside and the kind of item.
Item identifier An integer that specifically classifies an object in a SharePoint list.

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Key Performance Indicator (KPI) A characteristic of SharePoint that offers a swift picturing of business information that the association considers pin-pointing of how good it is faring. KPI data is included in a KPI list that can be added to Web sites in SharePoint.
Keyword A single or multiple words or phrases that site overseers distinguished as important. A keyword offers a method of displaying best bets and descriptions on a search results page.
Keyword consumer A site catalogue that employs a particular group of keywords, synonyms, and Best Bets.
Keyword synonym A supplementary phrasing of a specific keyword. When a user types a keyword synonym, search proposes the same Best Bets output as the keyword.

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Language auto-detection A method that automatically decides the language code identifier (LCID) for manuscript in a document.
Library A Library is a unique kind of list that keeps files and information about the files. You can manage the viewing, tracking, and creation in libraries of such files.
List Document libraries and other types of file libraries are also at this scope. A document library is a unique type of list in which each row contains an affixed document, and the columns contain data of the document, such as the author, date of last edition, and view.
List folder This is a folder included in a SharePoint list. It can comprise of documents or list objects, and it keeps the attributes of other list items, such as a customizable plan.
List form A page that enables operators to make, view or alter a list item.
List Form Web Part A Web Part used to show, alter, or view a list item.
List identifier A GUID utilized as a categorizer in site collection.
List item This is a row within a list with specific values in the row fields. It also has a type.
List item attachment This is a file in a list item that is kept in a folder in the list with the section “Attachments”.
List item identifier An integer that specially distinguish a SharePoint list object.
List server template A value that specifies the pattern used for a list.
List template It is an XML-based description of list settings, containing fields and views, and voluntarily items in a list. List patterns are gathered in .stp files in the content database.
List template identifier A GUID used to distinguish a list pattern.
List view page It is a Web Part page that exhibits a view of list.
List View Web Part A recyclable element that create HTML-based views of objects in a SharePoint list.
Lists These are list of data made accessible on SharePoint site that keeps data in rows and columns. Users facing SharePoint characteristics stem from list. E.g, a SharePoint Calendar is in fact a focused list under covers.
Log level The quantity of information secured in a log/record file for an operation. Words and numbers from most to least loquacious can represent Log Levels.
Lookup Column This is a column of the Lookup type that enables a operator to choose objects from a different list/library. This column can extract additional data/fields from the reference list.

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Major Version A duplication of a document, or item in a list which is ready for display before a larger group, or has been altered considerably since the preceding major version. For a SharePoint site item, the minor version turns zero for a major version.
Managed keyword A text or phrase/clause affixed to a SharePoint object, either as a Managed Keyword column or a social tag value.
Managed Term A word or clause/phrase connected with a SharePoint object. Managed terms are customarily predefined, can be developed only by users with fitting or suitable authorizations, and are regularly arranged into a hierarchy. It is called “term” where “managed” is clear from the content.
Master Page Master page describes the fundamental elements, or skeleton of a web page or site. It comprise of rectangular target field called content placeholders which are aimed at by design pages. Multiple layout pages are utilized in connection with a particular master page, and the layout pages offers content inside the structure of the master page. Master pages can be created and modified using SharePoint Designer.
Meeting Workspace A focused SharePoint service page. It can be made directly in SPS or in Outlook as a piece of a meeting order. It varies from Live Meeting, and should not be confused for it.
Member group A set of operators that is restricted to the SharePoint User Profile package.
Member group source An eligible domain name/ identity e.g that spots the origin of a member set.
Membership group record identifier A special identifier for a member assembly log.
Metadata Metadata is concerned with data. It defines how, when, and whom a specific data was taken, and the method through which the data was formatted. Columns are used to store metadata in SharePoint.
Metadata index A data constitute on a back-end database server that secures properties linked with each items, and the characteristics of such properties.
Metadata schema This is a schema which is used supervise information about an object.
Microsoft Business Connectivity Services An attribute that allows operators to connect with back-end (LOB) data from inside the Office Suite and SharePoint.
Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 MOSS 2007 employs the services in WSS, however it also uses it’s own packages, making applications such as Business Intelligence, Enterprise Content Management and Portals, People and Personalization.
Minor Version For any SharePoint site object, zero is never the minor version’s numerical value and it is increased for each lastest version, unless a major version is openly distributed. If minor versioning is deactivated on a SharePoint site, only major versions numerical values are increased, while the minor version remains zero.
Moderated object This is an object which an administrator accesses and either authorizes or decline additions or modifications made to that object. New objects and alterations to current objects can be viewed by other operators after authorization by the administrator.
Moderation status This is a content consent standing of a list item.
Moss A particular page gateway which has operator’s private sites, links etc. My Site comprises of both an unrestricted and personal view. The personal view is meant for a private workstation for the individual end operator. Meanwhile, the unrestricted view functions like a business card which can be viewed by other portal users. You are able to see the different views by selecting either Private or Public under the list view select menu.
Multivalue property A property which includes several values of equal variant type.
My Network A page developed to offer a summary and turn up of activities running in your network is known as My Network.
My-Site This is a kind of style sheet for portraying the constituents in a website. Color, background, and items inside a website, such as frame and photos can be affected by CSS.

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Navigation structure A classified organization of links among connected contents, like a list inside a site.
New form This form enables creation of an item in a list.

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Office SharePoint Server Search service The farm-wide package which either replies to query proposals from front-end Web servers or Crawls item.
Office Store This is an Internet site that offers a set of products and packages designed by Microsoft office operators.
Open Item permission A permission/approval which enables complete files to be retrieved by users.
Open Web permission An obligatory permission in the course of import and export of a SharePoint site.
Operator account It is the account of the user controlling the import activity for a placement service.
Organization identifier An integer which specifically identifies an organization.
Orphaned object This is a content databank with unavailability of necessary relationship to a consequent object.
Out Of The Box (OOTB) This stands for the element and qualities shipped with a package in SharePoint фs in the present Web Parts and framework in the product. There is a controversy as to whether running SharePoint OOTB as SharePoint Designer (while at no cost) is still a different product from SharePoint.

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Page Layout It is an active Web outline which is stored as a file. It includes content placeholders that attaches to fields of a publishing page. It possesses a content type which decides which publishing page a page outline. A page layout may include Web Part zones, as well as Web Parts. Masterpage is thought of in SharePoint as the cover for page patterns.
Paged view A view that assists one or multiple visual pages. A paged view functions in breaking up big sets of data into lesser groups for improved functionality and manageability.
Parent This displays hierarchy in SharePoint, particularly among sites. A parent site is the highest site and it can have multiple sub-sites (children site).
Parent farm A farm that crawls content from another farm and replies to query demands from that farm.
Parent list This list contains a list item/object or a list directory.
PerformancePoint A quality of SharePoint intended to construct highly developed records, dashboards, and reports.
PerformancePoint Data Connections Library A SharePoint file library while includes PerformancePoint information sources.
Permission/ Permission Level A group of SharePoint permissions presented to users or groups in SharePoint on an object such as a site, library, list, folder, item, or document.
Personal site This is a kind of SharePoint site utilized by an operator for personal output. The site emerges to the user as My Site.
Portal A Portal is a site which grants a station of access to the Internet or Intranet which usually consists a set of connections to other sites arrayed in valid order as well as a search engine.
Portal content This is the key search directory which includes content sources and settings linked to a crawl.
Principal aliasing This is a method of plotting an operator or a group in a single operator store, to a user or set in a different store for the objective of restoring all files that the operator or group has permission to view, in spite of which user store the operator or group is endorsed to.
Privacy level This is a regulation that identifies the group of operators who have access to view private information of other operators, such as user profile associates, memberships or properties.
Private Web Part This is when an operator adds a Web Part to a Web Part Page when running the page in personal/private view. Private Web Parts are only accessible to operators who added or introduced the Web Part.
Project Task Web Part This provides a top-level view of various tasks and events included in a project. It is included on the Home page for a project site by default. It can be affixed to any site that contains a task list.
Provision This is the process of making and dispatching something and sometimes filling it with default data and settings.
Provisioned A state of an object made and distributed successfully.
Public filter This is a search protection measure that locates documents that all users have the right to view and use.
Publish to server This is a procedure which eases saving a file or part of a file to a Web Server.
Published version This is a version of an item in a list which is authorized and can be viewed by all users. The User Interface (UI) version numerical value for a published version is increased to the next positive major version numerical value and the minor version is zero.
Publishing level This is an integer allocated to a document to signify the publishing status of the particular document’s version.
Publishing page This file attaches to a page layout to create an HTML page for exhibition to a reader. Publishing pages possess specific fields which includes the content which is presented in an HTML page.

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Query independent rank A ranking system which uses characteristics that are not different with varying query.
Query table This is a two-dimensional table which displays data from an outside data source.

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Ranking parameter This is a value used to manipulate the algorithm that decides the rank of an item or object.
Recycle Bin This is a case for deleted items. Users with correct and suitable permissions are able to view items in this case. It is also visible to site gathering managers and it can be retrieved or deleted (45 days default before automatic emptying).
Report Builder This is an operator’s device that can be opened from SharePoint and it is developed to construct SQL Sever Reporting Service (SSRS) reports/statements.
Ribbon The Ribbon is a UI property inserted to ease navigation and boost the visibility of purposes. It is Content Sensitive (whatever you click on would be recognized by it).
Role identifier An integer which distinctively finds a role definition in a site.
Role type A default role definition.
Root document A file in the root folder of a page.

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Scheduled This is a status fixed to a list item or file that indicates a time of publishing/unpublishing for the item or document.
Schema version It is an integer value that signifies the version number for a distribution package of a schema.
Scorecard This is a set of data that consists of graphs, charts/tables, numbers and other conceptions of information developed to display advancement towards a defined goal. E.g, You can have a Scoreboard to display sales per quarter per salesclerk and how good that sales clerk is working towards the set goal.
Search application A special group of search settings which is linked to each other with a Shared service source.
Search catalog This is all the crawl data connected to a stated search application. A search catalog offers information utilized in generating query output.
Search database This is a database which keeps search-associated information, as well as stored methods and tables which functions for crawler data, document metadata, and organization information.
Search query log This is a register about operators searches, such as search phrases and access time.
Search scope consumer This is a site compendium which uses a specified search scope display set.
Search scope display group This is an arranged set of search scopes, designed by an administrator or programmer and functions in returning sets of search scopes. Search scope display groups are stored for each search scope user and they can be in multiple search scope display groups.
Search scope index A specified element of a complete-text index log constructed on the values of scoped attributes for enhanced queries.
Search scope rule A feature which identifies which items are added in a specific search scope.
Search service account This is an operator’s account under which the service works.
Search shared application object A illustration of a collective application for search that controls search-detailed settings.
Second-stage Recycle Bin A case for items which has been removed from a first stage Recycle Bin. Only site collection overseers have access to items/objects in Second-stage Recycle Bin.
Server-to-server protocol A verification procedure among two servers or services.
Shared Documents library This is a document library which is contained in the Team Site’s site pattern by default.
Shared view This is view a list which every operator with suitable authorization can see.
Shared Web Part This is a Web Part fixed to a Web Part Page by an operator who is working on a Shared view page. Shared Web Parts are accessible by all operators of a Web Part Page with suitable authorization.
SharePoint This is a Microsoft product that links the information with the users in each business level.
Sharepoint Designer SharePoint Designer is a no cost package that enables operators to create pages and customize their sites in SharePoint in more effective methods than the default GUI interface.
SharePoint Foundation This is a foundational package that allows communication, cooperation, and content supervision. It comes at no price with the Windows Server operating system.
SharePoint Portal Service (SPS) They offer ways to locate and surf through your content.
SharePoint Search SQL syntax These are laws that control the creation of a company’s search SQL query.
SharePoint Server This is a complete featured software package which offers industrial-grade communication, cooperation, and content supervision. It comes in an Enterprise and Standard version for Internet as well as Intranet sites.
Single sign-on ticket This is a token which includes encoded individuality of a single sign-on (SSO) operator in the form of a safety identifier thread and a nonce.
Site A site is a set of connected Web Pages where your company can work on SharePoint projects, organize meetings, and allocate information.
Site collection A set of websites that are categorized together for mainly managerial purposes and to host SharePoint elements, such as branded master pages or custom security groups which can be added to all children (sub) site. All websites are in some site collection.
Site collection administrator An operator who has directorial permissions for a site collection.
Site collection flag This is a 4-byte unsigned integer bit mask that identifies the properties which are general to a site collection. One or multiple values can be configured for this bit mask.
Site collection identifier This is a GUID which specifies a site collection. In saved methods, the identifier is normally @Siteld or @WebSiteld. In databanks, the identifier becomes Siteld/tp_Siteld.
Site collection quota This is a selection for a site collect which enables administrators to put levels for highest storage allowed, highest number of operators allowed, and warnings linked with the highest levels.
Site column This is a field which can be linked with a content type inside a site or collection.
Site content type A specified and uniquely recognizable collection of settings and fields which gathers and keeps metadata for lists among personal sites.
Site definition This is a household of site definition constructions. Each site definition lists a name and comprise of a list of the site definition construction.
Scalable Hosting Mode This is a configuration of WSS 2.0 that enables your server farm to house various top-class site on the same Virtual Server using similar IP address.
Scripting language This is a programming language developed specifically for Web Site programming. Some examples are Jscript and MS Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript).
Site definition configuration This is an XML-based description of lists, characteristics , segments and other data, that together define a SharePoint site type. Site definition configurations are kept in the ONET.xml file.
Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) A projected public standard designed by Netscape Communications for launching secure communications means to avoid interruption of crucial information, such as credit card numbers.
Site definition version This is a zero-based integer which specifies the version number of the Site definition. In every update, it is advised that the version number be raised.
Site flag This ia a 4-byte unsigned integer bit mask which classify properties that are special to a site.
Site identifier This is a GUID utilized in identifying a site in a SharePoint site collection.
Site membership This is the position of being a member of a site and possessing a detailed set of user permissions for gaining access to or managing the site’s content.
Site property This is a name/value pair of threads that functions as metadata for sites, such as the default language or title.
Site solution A deployable recyclable product which comprise a group of characteristics, site definitions and assemblies applicable to a site and can be authorized or unauthorized individually.
Site template This is an XML-based description of site settings, as well as configuring, lists, views, and fundamentals such as texts, graphics, page layout and styles. These site prototypes are stored in .stp files in the content database.
SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) Integration This characteristic installs an SSRS server in a concise pattern so that’s it’s able to function effectively in a SharePoint environment. As an incorporated installation, SSRS reports are saved and controlled in SharePoint instead of an individual program.
Start address This is a URL which specifies a point to begin a crawl. Overseers identify start addresses when making or modifying a content source.
Static rank An element of a rank which does not depend on the search query. It signifies the comprehended importance of an object and may be connected to the source of the item and links among the item and other objects or business rules that are described in the search application.
Sub-Site Sub-Sites are identified as Webs, sub-sites or spweb. They are sites which stay under a site collection. There are similar to a site collection but vary in global settings employed from the site collection. They are generated using a web application. Several site patterns can be chosen, such as Team Sites and Meeting Workspaces.
Survey A Survey is a web site element or SharePoint Forms that allows operators to reply to a group of questions indicated by the Survey Creator. Outputs are computed in a vivid summary. Surveys provide a means to question operators for thoughts on a subject. Surveys assists a large selection of responses kind from simple Yes/No answers to free-form text or document.

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Task List These are used to track SharePoint tasks and jobs all through your site membership.
Term Set A set of connected terms. For Example, the term set named ”milestone” could comprise of the terms “M0” “M1” “M2” “Alpha” “Beta1” “Beta2” “RC1” “RC2” and “RTM”.
Theme A theme is composed of a set of files (CSS, Photos) which enables you to design the appearance of Web Pages.
Top Level Site This is the primary site in a site collection. Children/sub top-level site are the other files located inside a site collection. The URL of the site is the same with that of the site collection.
Top-Level Web Site This is the highest source default site in a site collection. A top class website is present in the root of every Site Collection. Right of entry to the top-level site is provided by delivering the URL of the site collection without identifying the name of a page or subsite.
Tool pane This is a task window on a Web Part page which functions in browsing, importing and locating Web Parts from Web galleries and to alter custom and ordinary Web Part components.
Tool part A command in the tool pane which enables operators to make properties, perform directives, refer wizards and modify Web Parts on a Web Parts page.
Trusted authentication A process where an operator’s account or a process profile can be utilized to accomplish operations on behalf of the present consumer.
Trusted subsystem A process of interaction in which two-way reliance is founded among two server elements. Each server element interacts with one another by means of an account that is permitted to execute actions such as recovering files and settings.

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UI culture This is the language which is used to show threads and other graphical components in a user interface.
User display name This is a customer profile property which includes the favored name of an operator.
User profile change entry log The source that records all the modifications that occurs in an operator’s profile.
User profile change event This is an event which happens when a property of any operator’s profile is altered.
User profile import This is an act of importing logs from an index service to the SharePoint user profile store.
User profile record identifier This is an integer which exclusively recognizes an operator profile log.
User profile store A databank which gathers information about each user reports.
User search security filter This classifies set and operators rights for an identified Fast Search user. Fast Search Authorization (FSA) sorts out incorrect search output by transecting the operators query with the user’s search security filter, and verifying user’s permission to view specific SharePoint documents. FSA basic method of administering document-level safety which aids to make sure that search results highlight only documents operators have authorization to view is the User Search Security Filter.
Unghosted page Unghosted pages are all pages kept in the content databank of a SharePoint website. All the unghosted pages are exclusive to that SharePoint website only, ie, modifications applied in an unghosted page would not replicate in other SharePoint server websites.
Uniform Resource Locator (URL) This is an address which identifies a protocol (FTP/HTTP) and the position of an object, document, WWW page, or other locations on the Internet or Intranet.
User store A cogent classification of operators, sets and content permissions for a third-part safety measure or content system read by Fast Search Authorization.
Usage analysis These are data gathered to estimate how a Web site is utilized, such as guest user names, traffic, and web browsers used by guests.

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View Views can be use to look at list/libraries items that are of more value to you, or have a better aim or purpose. For example, you can make a view of all list items which applies to a particular department with SharePoint Forms Designer, or to display specific library documents. You can generate multiple lists or library views that people can choose from. You could also use a Web Part to show a list of library view on different pages of your site.
Versioning This is a way of making a substitute copy of a document or picture any time a revision is banked in a library.
Visible scope A search scope highlighted to site collection manager and operators.
Visitors group A default set of operators on a site in SharePoint. The Visitors set is allocated the Read authorization level.

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Web Application This is a virtual server which dwell on a HTTP server but turns up to an operator as a different HTTP server. Various Web application can dwell on a single computer, each being able of running its own package, and possessing individualized entry to input and secondary devices. Each web application can possess its personal domain name and IP address.
Web application identifier A GUID which classifies a Web application.
Web control It is a server-side element which compress user interface (UI) and associated functionality.
Web discussion comment This is an individual comment inserted inside a Web Part.
Web Front End server (WFE) This is a web server which takes care of web page requests from operators, manages the request, and sends back the data.
Web identifier This is a GUID utilized in identifying a site in a SharePoint site set.
Web Part cache A botch table of key pairs used to cache and navigate interior information for Web Parts.
Web Part chrome state The state of a Web Part and the Web Part chrome encasing it. Potential values are zero(0) for optimum condition and one(1) for reduced condition.
Web Part connection This is a component in a Web Parts page that identify a provider-user data linkage amongst two Web Parts. When a Web Parts page is made, data presented by one Web Part can influence how and what is made by the other Web Part.
Web Part identifier A GUID which classifies a Web Part.
Web Part Page This Web Page can host a single or multiple Web Parts. The default view of a page’s Web Parts can be positioned by an owner of a site. A perfect example of a Web Parts page is a site’s homepage.
Web Part Properties These are the attributes/properties which can be altered for a Web Part to emerge or perform differently.
Web Part property This is a configurable feature of a Web Part which decides the performance of the Web Part.
Web Part type identifier A special 16-byte value allocated to all types of Web Part.
Web Part zone identifier A thread that recognizes a Web Part zone on a Web Parts page.
Web Part zone index This is an integer which identifies the linking position of a Web Part in a Web Part zone. Web Parts are arranged from the smallest to the largest zone index. If there are multiple Web Parts with similar zone index, they are arranged adjacent to one another in an unspecified order.
Web Parts A Web Part is a segmental component of information which constructs an essential building block of most site pages. You can use Web Parts to modify your site to highlight pictures and tables, parts of other Web Pages, documents lists, converted views of business data, create forms in SharePoint, and lots more.
Web proxy This is a procedure revealed in an object model of a client to broadcast requests from SharePoint to a reserved package that designers can utilize in SharePoint apps.
Web service method This method is revealed to Web service clients as a action that can be named on the Web Service.
Website This is a group of pages and SharePoint elements. They may possess substitute websites.
Wiki and Wiki Page Wiki documents/files are cooperative pages where group members are able to attach and edit contents posted by others. SharePoint contains provision for the generation of Wiki Libraries and Sites. Wikis are frequently used to make cooperative Web Sites and to fuel community Web Sites. The concerted encyclopedia Wikipedia is one of the most popular wikis.
Wikis Specified Web Sites which grants community members access to update content on the go. Wiki functionality is provided by SharePoint as an element.
Work item process A procedure that operates a work item.
Work item type identifier A GUID which is utilized in identification of a type of work item.
Workflow SharePoint workflow is the computerization of business methods, where business files and tasks are handed automatically from one operator to another for action, in accordance to a set order.
Workflow association An association of a SharePoint workflow pattern to an exact list or content type.
Workflow configuration file An execution-detailed file that is a piece of a workflow. The workflow formation file contains information that is essential to make a workflow pattern from the indicated workflow markup and rules files, and to link it to a particular list.
Workflow history item A list item that keeps information about the present standing of, and past actions for, a document or object/item linked with a  SharePoint workflow.
Workflow history list History of actions and tasks of business process are stored in this list.
Workflow identifier A GUID utilized for recognizing a SharePoint workflow.
Workflow markup file This file contains markup to identify the operating performance of a SharePoint workflow.
Workflow task This is an action or task in a series connected to an inbuilt or user-defined business method.
Workflow task list This is a list that gathers the flow of actions or tasks for a business activity.
WSS 3.0 Windows SharePoint Services Version 3 (2007). It provides you with space to keep all your content.

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Zero-based index An index with zero as the index of the first item.


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