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SharePoint 2013 For Dummies

SharePoint 2013 For Dummies

Ken Withee

ISBN: 978-1-118-64528-4 April 2013 384 Pages




The bestselling guide on running SharePoint, now updated to cover all the new features of SharePoint 2013

SharePoint Portal Server is an essential part of the enterprise infrastructure for many businesses. Building on the success of previous versions of SharePoint For Dummies, this new edition covers all the latest features of SharePoint 2013 and provides you with an easy-to-understand resource for making the most of all that this version has to offer. You'll learn how to get a site up and running, branded, and populated with content, workflow, and management. In addition, this new edition includes essential need-to-know information for administrators, techsumers, and page admins who want to leverage the cloud-hosted features online, either as a standalone product or in conjunction with an existing SharePoint infrastructure.

  • Walks you through getting a SharePoint site up and running effectively and efficiently
  • Explains ongoing site management and offers plenty of advice for administrators who want to leverage SharePoint and Office 365 in various ways
  • Shows how to use SharePoint to leverage data centers and collaborate with both internal and external customers, including partners and clients

SharePoint 2013 For Dummies is essential reading if you want to make the most of this technology.

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Introduction 1

Part I: Getting Started with SharePoint 2013 7

Chapter 1: Getting to Know SharePoint 2013 9

Chapter 2: Introducing SharePoint Online 23

Chapter 3: Wrangling SharePoint Functionality 31

Part II: Diving Headfirst into SharePoint 2013 37

Chapter 4: Getting to Know the Team Site 39

Chapter 5: Working with Web Pages 51

Chapter 6: Working with Web Parts 61

Chapter 7: Getting Familiar with Apps 73

Chapter 8: Creating a Custom App 89

Chapter 9: Viewing Data in Your Apps 107

Part III: Becoming a SharePoint Administrator 125

Chapter 10: Getting Familiar with Site Settings 127

Chapter 11: Confi guring Site Navigation 139

Chapter 12: Understanding SharePoint Features 149

Chapter 13: Changing the Look and Feel of Your Site 153

Chapter 14: Securing Your SharePoint Site 167

Part IV: Getting Social and Going Mobile 185

Chapter 15: Taking Control of Your Personal Profi le and Content 187

Chapter 16: Getting Social 199

Chapter 17: Taking SharePoint Mobile 223

Part V: Managing Enterprise Content 229

Chapter 18: Sharing and Approving Content 231

Chapter 19: Finding What You Need with Search 257

Chapter 20: Archiving Documents and Records 273

Chapter 21: Gaining Total Control with Workflow 285

Part VI: Office 365 and SharePoint Online 303

Chapter 22: Creating a Public Website in SharePoint Online 305

Chapter 23: Creating a Client Portal in SharePoint Online 317

Part VII: The Part of Tens 327

Chapter 24: Ten Hot SharePoint 2013 Topics

on the Microsoft TechNet Website 329

Chapter 25: Ten Ways to Maintain Control with Governance 335

Chapter 26: Ten Ways to Become a SharePoint Guru 341

Index 347