Which Features You Need to Activate in SharePoint 2010

Which Features You Need to Activate in SharePoint 2010

As you all know it can be difficult to find out which feature you have to activate before you're able to do something. Eventually it would be nice if this Wiki page becomes an authoritive resource for this topic.

Name Description Site collection feature Site feature
Access Services http://www.loisandclark.eu/Pages/accessservices.aspx SharePoint Server Enterprise Site Collection features SharePoint Server Enterprise Site features
Approval - SharePoint 2010 workflow http://sharepointresourcecenter.com/sharepoint-2010-workflows-out-of-the-box-workflows-customizations.html Workflows  
Collect Feedback - SharePoint 2010 workflow http://sharepointresourcecenter.com/sharepoint-2010-workflows-out-of-the-box-workflows-customizations.html Workflows  
Collect Signatures - SharePoint 2010 workflow http://sharepointresourcecenter.com/sharepoint-2010-workflows-out-of-the-box-workflows-customizations.html Workflows  
Content Organizer Rules http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc263464.aspx   Content Organizer
Content Organizer Settings http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc263464.aspx   Content Organizer
create a new Send To connection http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc263464.aspx   Content Organizer
disposition approval workflow http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc263148.aspx Disposition Approval Workflow

 

document id http://blogs.msdn.com/b/ecm/archive/2011/10/12/document-id-in-sharepoint-server-2010.aspx Document ID Service  
document set content type http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff603637.aspx Document Sets  
Excel Services Application http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee424405.aspx SharePoint Server Enterprise Site Collection features SharePoint Server Enterprise Site features
Group Calendar http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepoint-server-help/use-a-group-calendar-HA101810606.aspx   Group Work Lists
InfoPath Forms Services http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc262263.aspx SharePoint Server Enterprise Site Collection features  
Metadata navigation settings http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff608067.aspx   Metadata Navigation and Filtering
Open document in the client application http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee837425.aspx Open Documents in Client Applications by Default  
publishing approval workflow http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepoint-foundation-help/all-about-approval-workflows-HA102280698.aspx Publishing Approval Workflow  
Rule content type http://berg-henry.blogspot.com/ Document Routing Resources (hidden)  
Site Collection Help library http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepoint-foundation-help/add-custom-help-to-a-site-collection-HA101833141.aspx Custom Site Collection Help  
site collection output cache http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc770229.aspx SharePoint Server Publishing Infrastructure SharePoint Server Publishing
Managed Metadata column http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee424402.aspx Taxonomy feature (hidden)  
three-state workflow http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepoint-server-help/use-a-three-state-workflow-HA101793530.aspx Three-state workflow  
Visio Services http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee663485.aspx SharePoint Server Enterprise Site Collection features SharePoint Server Enterprise Site features

Also see this page for all features: http://sharepoint.microsoft.com/en-us/product/Pages/Features.aspx
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  • Ed Price - MSFT edited Revision 24. Comment: Updated title per guidelines. Added tags.

  • Ed Price - MSFT edited Revision 22. Comment: Title casing and tags

  • Margriet-Bruggeman edited Revision 21. Comment: Added feature Open Documents in Client Applications by Default

  • Margriet-Bruggeman edited Revision 20. Comment: Added feature Custom Site Collection Help

  • Margriet-Bruggeman edited Revision 19. Comment: Added feature Group Work Lists

  • Margriet-Bruggeman edited Revision 18. Comment: added content

  • Craig Lussier edited Revision 15. Comment: added en-US to tags and title

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  • Can be usefull.. Good idea !

  • Craig Lussier edited Revision 15. Comment: added en-US to tags and title

  • Margriet-Bruggeman edited Revision 18. Comment: added content

  • Margriet-Bruggeman edited Revision 19. Comment: Added feature Group Work Lists

  • Margriet-Bruggeman edited Revision 20. Comment: Added feature Custom Site Collection Help

  • Margriet-Bruggeman edited Revision 21. Comment: Added feature Open Documents in Client Applications by Default

  • Ed Price - MSFT edited Revision 22. Comment: Title casing and tags

  • useful information. Thanks for sharing

  • Hi Margriet.

    Got this link from the Ninja intervju.

    On the same line of thnking, I just released a whitepaper on all Site Settings and when they are available. I thought that maybe this could also be of interest o you?

    blog.blksthl.com/.../whitepaper-sharepoint-2010-site-settings-made-easy

    I'll contribute soon in the wiki's...promise :-)

    Regards // Thomas Balkeståhl

  • Ed Price - MSFT edited Revision 24. Comment: Updated title per guidelines. Added tags.

  • Great! Going to be pretty handy!

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