Working with the WSS Object Model

This course is included in our On-demand training solution.


Recognize how to utilize the WSS Object Model to programmatically create and customize features within a WSS site

Target Audience

Developers who use Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 and consultants providing consulting services for Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services 3.0. Individuals looking to pass the 70-541 TS: Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 – Application Development and those individuals targeting toward the Microsoft certification: Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS): Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services 3.0, Application Development


Two or more years experience with developing and consuming Web Services including expertise in ASP.NET with Visual Basic or Visual C++ 2005, developing ASP.NET Web Parts, working with XML documents and a working knowledge of Windows WorkFlow Foundation

Expected Duration

160 min.

Course Objectives

Working with the WSS Object Model

  • recognize how to create, customize and work with Web sites in Windows SharePoint Services (WSS) 3.0.
  • recognize how to efficiently navigate through the hierarchical structure of your Web site and create a _layout folder for the site collection.
  • recognize how to develop customized Windows SharePoint Services (WSS) Web Services in SharePoint.
  • distinguish the different types of lists and recognize how to create them.
  • recognize how to utilize the SharePoint Search Service and SPQuery for improving the search result.
  • distinguish differences between application and site pages and recognize how to create application pages.
  • recognize how to create site pages, and use custom and user controls in them.
  • recognize how to customize site navigation in WSS 3.0.
  • utilize the SharePoint object model to create and customize SharePoint sites and list items.