Wrangling SharePoint Functionality
In This Chapter
Understanding the functionality that makes up SharePoint
Finding out how SharePoint components fit together
Discovering which functionality is most important to you
The reason SharePoint is so difficult to define is that it’s a product that has a tremendous amount of functionality. SharePoint has functionality for administrators, business users, report developers, analysts, programmers, and just about anyone else in any organization. You name it, and SharePoint provides functionality designed for that particular user. Coming to terms with the vastness of SharePoint is a key concept in learning about the product.
In this chapter, you discover some of the main functionality that makes up SharePoint. You find out about SharePoint templates and how they’re used to create websites. You discover the importance of the Team Site, but find out it isn’t the only game in town. You explore apps and see that almost everything in SharePoint 2013 is an app. Finally, you take a high-level fly-over of some of the most common functionality in SharePoint. The whole smorgasbord of functionality is really the definition of SharePoint, and ...