I'm very new at this field, so my question might be so simple and "stupid".

I was following instructions on the book "Sharepoint 2010 for dummies", and it says that I can share documents by clicking "I like it" button. the problem that I can't find that button anywhere. Should I change some permissions? or is there something to install first?

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Make sure the socialribboncontrol feature is activated.

It should already be.

User profiles and my sites have to be setup too.

When you click I Like It, the item (list, page etc) is added to your profile page in mysites for others to see.

Here is how to setup the user profile service.

Here is how to setup My Sites.

  • wow, you mentioned a lot of stuff I've never heard before lol. I think I need a dummy"ER" book. can you recommend me any book for absolute beginner? oh and thanks for your answer
    – user836252
    Commented Dec 8, 2011 at 21:26
  • Glad to help! In my experience download a sample SharePOint VM with everything setup, then have a play and see how it all connects together. There is a lot of stuff in SharePoint, dont attempt to learn it all at once. Hands on practice with SharePoint will help explain a lot that books can't. There is so much on the web, google is your friend for SharePoint. :) Also StackOverflow can help. :)
    – Russell
    Commented Dec 8, 2011 at 21:32

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