Sharepoint Training Introduction Sharepoint is an integrated suite supporting web services (internet website), intranet and content management system in a single platform Sharepoint is a collaborative tool: Sharing of documents, workflows, management of events through calendars are the main advantages.
HOW DOES IT WORK? All the content is stored in a site collection (iiw) which gathers sharepoint sub-sites (The IIW, IIW Members…). The structure is similar under any site: one can find templates, lists, libraries (and folders), pages (web pages).Unidentified users can only go through web pages according to the programmed navigation (menus and links). Identified users have access, depending on their rights, to menus and links and can switch to the back office.Depending on their rights, they can go to the libraries, manage the structures and groups, change the design, or have full control. CONCEPTS Users: Individuals, identified by their personal credentials (login and password). Groups: Grouping of users to optimize organization and security of the platform can be Sharepoint built-in groups or customized. Back office: The underlying organization of content, like the hard disk of a computer (folders, libraries, documents, pages) Webparts: Elements used in the web pages.Their functionalities can be from a simple text editor to a allowing access to information stored in lists, groups or in any library of the platform.Front office: The visible part of the platform, mainly web pages but, depending on access rights, can allow one, through webparts, to go to the folders, libraries, lists of data. Lists: Collection of information to be shared between users.