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Editing the Team Site Home Page

This walk-through will show you how to edit the Home page of a team site. This walk-through will use the Marketing team site created in an earlier walk-through. Sites based on the Team Site template store their default Home page in the Site Pages library that is an instance of a wiki library. The walk-through explore some of the tools available to wiki pages by modifying the site's Home page.

  1. Navigate to the Marketing team site in your browser.
  2. Remove the Get started with your site section from the home page.
    1. Click the REMOVE THIS link at the top of the Get started with your site sectionRemove this link
    2. Note the balloon tip notifying you that you can access the Getting Started tasks from the Settings menu at any time.Getting Started tip
  3. Add an image to the home page of the Marketing site.
    1. Click the EDIT link located below the Settings cog icon. Edit link.
    2. Click the INSERT tab to open the toolbar. Design tab
    3. Click the Picture drop-down link and choose From Computer in the list. Insert image menu.
    4. In the Upload Picture dialog form click the Browse button to open the Choose File to Upload dialog window. Select Picture dialog
    5. Navigate to the folder you downloaded to course files to and select the victory.jpg file. Click the Open button to complete the file selection.
    6. Click the OK button to complete the image upload. Note that the file will be loaded to the Site Assets library by default.
  4. Change the layout of the Marketing site's Home page.
    1. With the Marketing site's Home page still in edit mode, click the Format Text tab to open the toolbar. Format Text tab
    2. Click the Text Layout drop-down button and select One column with sidebar from the menu of options. Layout text options.
  5. Add text above the image added earlier.
    1. Hover and click just to the left of the image so that the insertion point is located right next to the image. Insertion point.
    2. Type the following text to the left of the image: Marketing Rules! Wiki text region
    3. Highlight the text we just typed, "Marketing Rules!" and click the Heading 1 option from the Styles area of the Format Text toolbar. Markup Styles menu
  6. Add a link to the Site Assets list inside the new region below the heading from the previous steps.
    1. With the Home page still in edit mode hover and click to add your insertion point just below the "Marketing Rules!" text. Insertion point.
    2. On the new line type the following: [[. A menu will open after you type the second "]", select List: from the menu.wiki menu
    3. From the second menu, select Site Assets/ from the list.wiki menu
    4. Type "]]" to the end of what we entered in the previous steps. The completed link should look similar to the following image.wiki menu
    5. Click the Save button on the toolbar to save your changes.Save and Close button
    6. Verify the wiki style link to Site Assets works by clicking it. It should take you to the Site Assets library. Calendar wiki link
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