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The greatest strength of a great digital workplace is always an intelligent intranet. SharePoint and Office 365 has introduced plenty of innovations to make the intranet a more practical, efficient, and productive solution for all organizational challenges. Some of the best advantages offered by intranet include improving employee communication & engagement, solutions for sharing content and collaboration, and accumulating collective knowledge as part of connecting people and content.
The first part of this blog series explained a list of elements which can be managed to guarantee relevant search results in SharePoint Online. This part explains the rest of the elements in the list. Let’s see what are the other factors that can be managed to show the right results in SharePoint Online.
Do you know what are some of the most amazing features of Apps for SharePoint? These user-friendly and standalone apps are small. Still, they can perform specific actions and business tasks with utmost ease and efficiency. You can insert apps to SharePoint sites for purposes like displaying different information or news, and document-based tasks. Customize these apps to make them ideal for your work requirements, and that is what makes these apps flexible.
When a global or SharePoint admin in Office 365 deletes a site, it is moved to the site collection Recycle Bin and retained for 93 days. After 93 days, sites and their content and settings are permanently deleted, including:
A master page is utilized to give continuity to the look and feel of the site pages in SharePoint. The overall layout and interface of the pages in a SharePoint site are defined by a master page. Navigation links, header and site actions menu are some examples for the elements in a master page. However, the main functionality of the master page is to define the shared framing elements across pages in your site.
SharePoint site owners can now apply custom styles and colors to sites and thus making it easier to define and manage themes across site collections. Customize the look of your SharePoint site to reflect your brand's value. The options available to a site owner depends on the version of SharePoint being used by him/her..
Modern experience in SharePoint is created to be flexible, mobile and compelling. When compared with the classic SharePoint sites, the modern sites are featuring better functionality along with a beautifully designed new interface. If you are already having a lot of SharePoint Classic sites, it will be a good idea to transform them to Modern Office 365 group-connected site. The following steps will let you accomplish this goal with ease.
With the new SharePoint admin center comes active sites page that lets you view the SharePoint sites in your organization. This includes the new communication sites and sites that belong to Office 365 groups. Not just that it also lets you create new sites. sort and filter sites, and search for a site.
After creating a SharePoint site, permission levels come into picture. A user may want to provide or restrict access to a site or its contents. Other than the conventional groups and permissions levels provided, a user can even devise permissions way beyond the default levels.
Understanding permissions inheritance
If a user works on a site, he/she is essentially working inside a site collection. In a nutshell, every site exists in site collection i.e. there is a group of sites under a single top-level site. The top-level site is called the root site of the site collection.
Shown below is an illustration of a site collection depicting a simple hierarchy of sites, lists and list items.