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2. Understanding Sites

Tony Smith

(1)Stormville, New York, USA

Sites are the main constructs in SharePoint for organizing and storing all content and resources. They provide locations for people to work together and interact with content and processes. Sites can contain lists, libraries, pages, workflow, web parts, and apps.

Those familiar with previous versions of SharePoint are already aware of lists and libraries, which are used to store information within SharePoint. In SharePoint 2016, as it was with SharePoint 2013, lists and libraries are part of the SharePoint app, or add-in, architecture. An add-in, or app, is a distinct piece of functionality that is ...

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