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How to Create a GuesT Book I MOSS 2003

  Asked By: Grayson    Date: Apr 09    Category: MOSS    Views: 1604

One of my clients wants me to create a guest book in wss site. That is for the
vistors to leave comments on the site.Does anyone have any ideas.



7 Answers Found

Answer #1    Answered By: Gaurav Ghosh     Answered On: Apr 09

guest  book. How quaint and last millenium. And what a nice
opportunity for spammers! But regardless, I suppose using a discussion
forum list with a "guest book" topic might work.

Answer #2    Answered By: Katelynn Donovan     Answered On: Apr 09

If you use a blog template there is a Comments list included. It could
be used for this. To keep the spammers out just make sure your posts
require approval. I do that on my public facing blog and it works
great. You could do the same with a discussion list.

Answer #3    Answered By: Geraldine Slater     Answered On: Apr 09

I actually like the blog idea better than my discussion list one
because it offers a better option for having a "What do you think?
Please sign my guestbook." blog post as an introduction to the
comments. All these options really beg for a good custom masterpage to
change the look and feel of the existing template from a blog or
discussion list or whatever into a guestbook. But this is really what
I love about sharepoint in that there are plenty of options out of the
box to make this work!

Answer #4    Answered By: Gail Richmond     Answered On: Apr 09

Remember the customer is always right regardless of we think. You
could write an application and display it in a page viewer web part.

Answer #5    Answered By: Ramona Solis     Answered On: Apr 09

Why not just create  a custom list with custom fields for comments?

Users can just go and post list items to the list.

Or a survey/discussion forum would work as well

Create one of each possibility, show them to your client and leave the
decision to them.

Answer #6    Answered By: Harvey Blankenship     Answered On: Apr 09

Thanks for the reply. I was asking how to create  it in MOSS 2003 and not 2007. I
guess MOSS 2003 does not have Blog template Please let me know if it does ?.I
have created a custom list in MOSS 2003 like Bob suggested.

Answer #7    Answered By: Xiomara Blanchard     Answered On: Apr 09

There is no such product as MOSS 2003, which is probably the source of
the confusion. Are you talking about SPS 2003 or WSS 2.0?

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