Ghosted and unghosted pages are references not new to Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007, but have received increased interest as a result of their impact on upgrading from previous versions and more recently, the ability to manage pages in an unghosted state. Introduction Ghosted is the preferred state of pages in a site collection, ghosted pages refer to site definition files cached in memory on the server at process startup of IIS.
In November 2006 I posted on the availability of Application Templates for Windows SharePoint Services 3.0; currently all 40 of the “Fastastic 40” Application Templates are available for Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 in English including 20 English Site Admin templates and 20 Server Admin templates which are also available in multiple languages to include French, Italian, German, Spanish, Portuguese (BR), Japanese, Korean, Hebrew, Chinese (simplified), and Chinese (traditional). Application Template Resource Center
The first available Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 application templates has been released. the Microsoft GroupBoard Workspace 2007. This is the Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 implementation of the most widely used Windows SharePoint Services 2.0 template in the Asia Pacific region with a host of improvements supporting the technologies and features available in Windows SharePoint Services 3.0. Overview The Microsoft GroupBoard Workspace template creates a space for a group or team to connect and share information in a collaborative environment, improving team efficiency and productivity.
40 Application Templates are current under development for Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 and the interest has substantially increased following the product release, particularly to microsoft.com. Many of the templates will be familiar from previous versions of Windows SharePoint Services to include Help Desk, Project Site, Knowledge Base, etc.; however, will incorporate features in the latest version of Windows SharePoint Services, I.e. workflow, mail enabled lists, etc. The new templates as released will be available with 20 productivity templates for installation (UI) by site administrators, available only in English and 20 server administration templates for installation by server administers available in English, French, Italian, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Japanese, Chinese Simplified, Chinese Traditional, Korean, and Hebrew.