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Posts Tagged "Site Hierarchy"

How many sites do I have in the Site Collection?

I bet you wanna know. As your SharePoint Intranet grows by leaps and bounds, you want to be in control and know how many sites/subsites you have in your environment. For those of us who are in SharePoint Online (Office 365) – you are in luck, as there is an easy out of the box way to obtain this information. By the… keep reading >

2 ways to view Site hierarchy of a site collection

As SharePoint Intranet matures in your organization, you will find your users creating an ever-increasing number of SharePoint sites. In one of the previous blog posts, I have outlined some of the best practices on site hierarchy design. But what if you want to review your hierarchy every once in a while, and make sure your site owners follow the best practices… keep reading >

Site vs. Subsite in SharePoint

What’s the difference between a site and a subsite in SharePoint? I hear this question quite a lot from my clients and blog followers. In the past, I have written blog posts explaining the difference between sites and site collections, sites and pages. Today, I want to clarify the last SharePoint terminology misperception: Site vs. Subsite. The short answer is that there… keep reading >

How to structure sites in your SharePoint Intranet

If you are building an Intranet in SharePoint, then one of the first things you need to decide is the proper site hierarchy for your Intranet. With this post, I will explain the best practices and most common options, as well as pros and cons of each. There is really no standard one-size-fits-all hierarchy, so your particular site hierarchy model will depend… keep reading >

When should I create a site in SharePoint?

The unfortunate reality is that many organizations tend to use SharePoint as a file share.  Way too often I see a single site, with a single document library and all company files and folders residing inside of that library. As new libraries and other lists are added to the page, they all share the same (homepage) site. So before long, the homepage site becomes the Wild… keep reading >

What are SharePoint Sites, Pages and Web Parts?

Today I want to talk about fundamentals of SharePoint structure. As I look at all the blog posts I have written in the last several years, I realize that this is should have been one of my first posts. What are SharePoint Sites, Pages and Web Parts – is usually one of the first questions I get by those who are new… keep reading >

Sites vs Site Collections in SharePoint

The question I always get from clients embracing their SharePoint application is whether to create a new site or a site collection for a department, project, team site or any new site request they have. The answer really depends on a variety of factors, from the business purpose of a site to the size of an organization to other unique factors. With… keep reading >

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