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Posts Tagged "Site Hierarchy"

The Anatomy of a SharePoint URL

Just like doctors must know the anatomy of a human body well, it helps if we, SharePoint guys and girls, understand the anatomy of SharePoint. SharePoint URL to be precise. Just like the compass, it can tell you a lot about where you are in your SharePoint environment and in case you are lost, it is a sure way to show where… keep reading >

Why flat SharePoint Site Architecture makes total sense

“The World Is Flat” is the title of one of my favorite books by Thomas Friedman on the effect of globalization in the 21st century. However, the same title or phrase is also relevant to SharePoint, thanks to the changes made by Microsoft over the last few years. With this post, I would like to explain the benefits of a flat hierarchy… keep reading >

No, SharePoint subsites are not evil!

Ever since Microsoft has announced the release of hub sites, SharePoint community has revived the century-old debate about the best ways to organize SharePoint subsites and site collections. I even read posts and tweets calling subsites evil. I could not disagree more with such statements. Just because the new functionality has come out, does not automatically make the existing process bad. Let… keep reading >

Site Collections, Sites, Pages, Document Libraries, and Folders – putting it all together

Over the course of the last few years, I published a number of posts explaining the difference between sites and site collections, sites and pages, document libraries and folders. I realize though that without having a big picture, it might be hard to visualize how all these pieces relate to each other. As such, I decided to publish this post, where I… keep reading >

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 >