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SharePoint 2013 For Dummies by Ken Withee

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Chapter 10

Getting Familiar with Site Settings

In This Chapter

arrow Getting familiar with the settings for your site

arrow Figuring out how to access the Site Settings page

arrow Understanding the different site settings categories

It used to be that website administration was done by the same web developer geeks that created the site. This made life simple for the information worker. If something was wrong with the site, call IT! If something needed to be changed, call IT! If a new site needed to be created and developed, call IT!

SharePoint has shifted the paradigm of website administration. No longer do you need to involve IT in your website administration. This relieves the pressure on IT and also empowers you to take control of your own site. Wasn’t it a line in Spider-Man, that with great power comes great responsibility? Well, the same is true with SharePoint. If you are a site administrator, you have great power at your fingertips. Just be prepared; the website users will now come to you instead of IT. No need to fear, though, SharePoint makes website administration straightforward. Everything is done using your web browser from a centralized settings page called Site Settings. Yes, you ...

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