Organize Content with SharePoint Sites

Sites are the foundation of organizing, structuring, securing, and bringing context to content in SharePoint Online. As this book focuses on the modern experiences of SharePoint Online, the term site is used to describe what was earlier called a site collection.

For on-premises SharePoint and classic experiences, site collections and sub-sites were used for widespread practice in terms of structuring and organizing content. In the modern SharePoint experience, sub-site hierarchies are no longer recommended for organizing content. Modern sites can be connected using navigation, linking, or connecting sites in the same context using hub sites.

A site holds lists for list items and libraries for files, folders, ...

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