Is there a way to use the same team site to show different:

  • document library(s)
  • webparts (show / hide)
  • documents
  • timeline
  • etc

based on different phase / stage the team site is in?

Based on what phase / stage the team members need to view different information, what I was thinking about is to view / show different webpart / documentlibrary based on a filter on the page. Filter is based on URL

  • This is an interesting question. How are you tracking the site's phase? Commented Aug 21, 2013 at 13:39
  • Team site administration can maby change what phase / stage .. maby by a dropdown . The value in the dropdown menu pushes back to a collected list over all the team sites and what stage the team site is in. Name phase teamsite1 2 teamsite2 4
    – Plexus81
    Commented Aug 21, 2013 at 14:23

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You can even do it in one webpart using XSLT, switching used templates based on a variable, like this:

    <xsl:when test="$phase = 'A'">
        <xsl:call-template name="phaseA"/>
    <xsl:when test="$phase = 'B'">
        <xsl:call-template name="phaseB"/>
        <xsl:call-template name="phaseDefault"/>

with phaseA, phaseB, phaseDefault as templates showing different data / different aspects relevant for the specific phase.


I am assuming you want to configure what users see on a particular page, not throughout the whole site. Given what I know about your problem, here's what I would do:

  • Create a page for each status, and put the relevant content on each page.
  • Create a "gateway" page, which users will navigate to
  • On your gateway page, query the list that contains the current site's status. You can do this a number of ways - application page using C#, custom web part, or just a site page using JavaScript. Personally, I'd use the site page/JavaScript approach.
  • Fetch the site's status, and in code, redirect the user to the appropriate page.

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