Chapter 2 Core SharePoint Online Functionality

Now that you know how to access and administer your SharePoint environment, it’s time to look at building out sites and all the components within a site! The structure of how these components are set up and configured will be familiar to you if you’ve worked with SharePoint in the past. We’ll work through the basics of setting things up and look at advanced ways of working with these components.


A site is a container for all other SharePoint component types. To share content, add web parts, create document libraries, and do anything else, you must first create a site. And, in turn, a site must be included in a site collection. To create a site, you can either add it to an existing default site ...

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