Discover application templates for Windows SharePoint Services 3.0

40 Application Templates are current under development for Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 and the interest has substantially increased following the product release, particularly to Many of the templates will be familiar from previous versions of Windows SharePoint Services to include Help Desk, Project Site, Knowledge Base, etc.; however, will incorporate features in the latest version of Windows SharePoint Services, I.e. workflow, mail enabled lists, etc. The new templates as released will be available with 20 productivity templates for installation (UI) by site administrators, available only in English and 20 server administration templates for installation by server administers available in English, French, Italian, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Japanese, Chinese Simplified, Chinese Traditional, Korean, and Hebrew. The new application templates will upgrade previous versions; however, are not backward compatible with previous versions of Windows SharePoint Services.

01/30/2007 updated post to include changes to English only Application Templates and provided hyperlinks to additional template information.

Multi-Language Server Admin Templates

English Only Site Admin Templates

Absence and Vacation Schedule

Board of Directors

Budgeting and Tracking Multiple Projects

Business Performance Reporting

Bug Database

Case Management for Government Agencies

Call Center

Classroom Management

Change Request Management

Clinical Trial Initiation and Management

Compliance Process Support Site

Competitive Analysis Site

Contacts Management

Discussion Database

Document Library and Review

Disputed Invoice Management

Event Planning

Employee Activities Site

Expense Reimbursement and Approval Site

Employee Self-Services Benefits

Help Desk

Employee Training Scheduling and Materials

Inventory Tracking

Equity Research

IT Team Workspace

Integrated Marketing Campaign Tracking

Job Requisitions and Interview Management

Manufacturing Process Management

Knowledge Base

New Store Opening

Lending Library

Product Marketing and Requirements Planning

Physical Asset Tracking and Management

Request for Proposal

Project Tracking Workspace

Sports League

Room and Equipment Reservations

Team Work Site

Sales Lead Pipeline

Timecard Management

For more information on Application Templates for Windows SharePoint Services visit:

Application Templates for Windows SharePoint Services 2.0 -

Usage Scenarios for Windows SharePoint Services Application Templates -

Comments (3)

  1. Anonymous says:

    The first of the "Fantastic 40" application templates has been released. the Microsoft GroupBoard Workspace

  2. Anonymous says:

    In November 2006 I posted on the availability of Application Templates for Windows SharePoint Services

  3. Anonymous says:


    I want to create a Approval type of Workflow  for one of my Document Library in WSS site.But while creating it I dont find Approval Workflow Template,I find only Three-state Workflow Template in the Add a workflow page.

    Should I download workflow templates and update WSS with them ?

    or Is there any kind of Workflow Setting  that I am Missing?

    Please, Can any one help me out for this?


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