Installing Application Templates for Windows SharePoint
Source: Vishal Vasu's Tech Talk
Microsoft has developed forty Application Templates to provide out-of-the-box solutions to address the needs of specific business processes such as coordinating a Help Desk or tracking marketing campaigns. If one is reading this paper, then the author assumes that one has downloaded all of the 40 Application Templates for SharePoint or at least one of them. This Application Templates for Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 are separated into two groups, "Site Admin Templates" and "Server Admin Templates". Site Admin Templates are custom templates that have an .stp extension and are easy for site administrators to install in a template gallery without requiring server administration access.