This article will help you to get all SharePoint questions in a common place.
What is SharePoint?
SharePoint is a web-based, collaborative platform that integrates with Microsoft Office. Launched in 2001, SharePoint is primarily sold as a document management and storage system, but the product is highly configurable and usage varies substantially between organizations.
SharePoint 2013 is a collaboration environment that organizations of all sizes can use to increase the efficiency of business processes. SharePoint 2013 sites provide secure environments that administrators can configure to provide personalized access to documents and other information.
Organizations use SharePoint to create websites. You can use it as a secure place to store, organize, share, and access information from any device.
SharePoint Online A cloud-based service, hosted by Microsoft, for businesses of all sizes. Instead of installing and deploying SharePoint Server on-premises, any business can subscribe to an Office 365 plan or to the standalone SharePoint Online service. Your employees can create sites to share documents and information with colleagues, partners, and customers. To get started storing your files on your team site, see Set up Office 365 file storage and sharing. Give Office 365 a try.
SharePoint Server Organizations can deploy and manage SharePoint Server on-premises. It includes all the features of SharePoint Foundation. And it offers additional features and capabilities, such as Enterprise Content Management, business intelligence, enterprise search, personal sites, and Newsfeed. Give SharePoint Server 2016 a try.
SharePoint Object Model Hierarchy?
SPFarm: The SPFarm object is the highest object within the Windows SharePoint Services object model hierarchy.
SP SERVER: The Server object represents a physical server computer. The service instances property provides access to the set of individual service instances that run on the individual computer.
SPWebApplication: Each SPWebApplication object represents a load-balanced web application based in Internet Information Services (IIS).
SPSiteCollection: An SPSiteCollection object represents the collection of site collections within the web application.
SPLIST: Each SPList object has members that are used to manage the list or access items in the list.
ITEMS: Each SPListItem object represents a single row in the list.
What is Share Point List?
SharePoint list is a container for information, similar to a very simple database or spreadsheet. Using a list is the most common way to manage information in a SharePoint site. In a list, data is gathered in rows, and each row is known as a list item.
A column represents an attribute, or piece of metadata, that the user wants to manage for the items in the list or content type to which they added the column. A site column is a reusable column definition, or template, that you can assign to multiple lists across multiple SharePoint sites.
What is a site column in SharePoint 2013?
A site column is a reusable column definition, or template, that you can assign to multiple lists across multiple SharePoint sites. Site columns are useful if your organization wants to establish some consistent settings across lists and libraries.
SharePoint Column Types?
You can create a list column, which exists only within a specific SharePoint list. You can also create a site column, which is defined at the site collection level and is made available for use in lists and content types across the site collection, including all subsites.
SharePoint Content Type?
A content type is a reusable collection of metadata (columns), workflow, behaviour, and other settings for a category of items or documents in a SharePoint list or document library. Content types enable you to manage the settings for a category of information in a centralized, reusable way.
What is content type hub in SharePoint?
SharePoint introduced a new feature called Content Type Hubs to solve it.Content Type Hub is a central location where you can manage and publish your content types – so now web applications can subscribe to this hub and pull down the published content types from the hub.
What is a document set?
A Document Set is a group of related documents that can be created in one step and then managed as a single entity.
A Document Set is a special kind of folder that combines unique Document Set attributes, the attributes and behavior of folders and documents, and provides a user interface (UI), metadata, and object model elements to help manage all aspects of the work product
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