This chapter reviews a very important concept in SharePoint known as lists, which you use throughout SharePoint to store and display information. By gaining a solid understanding of how they work early in this book, you can construct highly effective business applications and solutions in later chapters of the book by combining multiple lists with other important SharePoint components.
This chapter focuses mainly on lists basics, describing the various functionalities and features. In Chapter 4, you learn how to customize and manage lists to create working environments that suit your specific business requirements and needs.
This chapter covers the following:
A description of what a SharePoint list is
A discussion on how you can use lists
A detailed description of the type of information that you can store in lists
A breakdown of the various default list templates that SharePoint offers
A hands-on discussion on how you can work with lists to create and view information
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