Creating New Sites
In This Chapter
Making sense of SharePoint templates
Getting familiar with site hierarchy
Whipping up a new site
Immortalizing your site as a site template
Everything you do in SharePoint happens in the context of a site. SharePoint uses site templates to create new sites. A site template is essentially a blueprint that tells SharePoint what to create in the new site. Every site created from a site template looks the same. For example, a new team site always has that goofy picture on the home page and a document library called Shared Documents.
The actual process of creating a new site is very simple. However, there are a number of details you must consider first. In order to create a new site, you need to know
The site’s title and what site template to use
How people will navigate to your site
Who should be able to access your site
You also need to know ...