SharePoint deployment scope, solution and features

Best Practice, SharePoint Administration, SharePoint Development
SharePoint Features SharePoint Features can be scoped to the Farm, Web Application, Site Collection, and Web Site level depending on the purpose of the feature. The Feature scope is determined by the setting of the Scope attribute in the Feature element defined in the feature.xml file. A sample Feature element tag is given below: <Feature Id="F62C96CF-79FD-44be-8882-E9BFBD199184"> Title="Feature Title" Description="Feature Description" Version="1.0.0.0" Scope="Site" Hidden="false"; </Feature> Web Site scoped Feature (Scope="Web"): A Web Site scoped Feature is one that can be activated only at the individual Web site level. List templates, list instances, custom actions, event receivers, etc are the some common elements for web site scoped features. Web Site scoped features can be activated by using: Run the following STSADM command: [crayon-58aa498e8628c031213468/] Site Collection scoped Feature (Scope="Site"): A Site Collection scoped…
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