SharePoint

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What is SharePoint?

Microsoft SharePoint is a cloud-based service that helps organizations share and manage content, knowledge, and applications to:

– Empower teamwork
– Quickly find information
– Seamlessly collaborate across the organization

Source: https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepoint/introduction

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SharePoint learning paths (Microsoft Learn)


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Guided SharePoint site walkthroughs (Microsoft Learn)


SharePoint home site

A SharePoint home site provides a customized landing experience that reflects the organization’s brand, voice, and priorities. A home site also serves as the gateway to other portals in your organization’s intranet. Your organization needs a home site not only to provide the best intranet experience for viewers but also to take advantage of features like SharePoint global navigation and the many ways to integrate your intranet with Microsoft Teams by using Viva Connections.

Source: https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/viva/connections/home-site-plan

A sample SharePoint home site

A sample SharePoint home site viewed from within Microsoft Teams
A sample SharePoint home site viewed from within Microsoft Teams

SharePoint hub sites

SharePoint hub sites help you meet the needs of your organization by connecting and organizing sites based on project, department, division, region, etc.

Source: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/office/what-is-a-sharepoint-hub-site-fe26ae84-14b7-45b6-a6d1-948b3966427f

Microsoft Learn

Microsoft Support


SharePoint permissions

Traditionally, SharePoint permissions have been managed through a set of permissions groups within a site (Owners, Members, Visitors, etc.). In SharePoint in Microsoft 365, this remains true for some types of sites, but additional options are available, and SharePoint is part of a much broader set of capabilities for secure collaboration with Microsoft 365.

Source: https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepoint/modern-experience-sharing-permissions

Microsoft Learn

Microsoft Support


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The 365 Training Portal provides access to Microsoft’s top online resources. However, if you find learning from a quality book more enjoyable than browsing the internet, we have also selected two highly rated SharePoint books on Amazon for you to consider.

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