Creating a Community Site - Exercise

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Creating a Community Site - Exercise

Creating a Meeting Workspace

Duration: 10 to 15 minutes.

In this exercise, you will create a new site based on the Community Site template.

  1. Create a new site from the Community Site template.
    1. Click the Site Contents link in the Quick Launch menu.Site Contents
    2. Scroll to the bottom of the site contents page and click the new subsite link. New subsite link.
    3. Type "SharePoint Users" in the Title field and "spusers" in the URL name field. Ensure that the Community Site template is selected in the Select a template: option.Create Dialog
    4. Scroll down and note the options available for permissions and navigation. Leave the options at their default settings and click the Create button to complete the process. Create Dialog more options
  2. Explore the Community Site.
    1. Take a few moments to read the headings and text within the Home page of the SharePoint Users community site.SharePoint Training meeting site Home page
    2. Click the Site Contents link in the Quick Launch menu. Community site quick launch menu.
    3. Note that the default content for a Community Site includes Categories, Community Members and a Discussion List. Community site all content page
    4. Change the URL path of your browser to navigate back to the parent root site.

      Optionally you can modify the SharePoint Users site to inherit the Top Link Bar of the parent root site as described in the previous exercise.

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