Creating Sites

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Creating Sites

Creating Sites

Creating a Team Site

In this walk-through you will learn to create new child sites using the Team Site template.

  1. Create a new child site named "Marketing" using the Team 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 "Marketing" in the Title field and "marketing" in the URL name field. Ensure that the Team 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

      In a later walk-through in this lesson, you will learn how to change the navigation settings of the Marketing site. In a later part of this course, you will change the permissions.

    5. You will automatically be navigated to the Home page of the new Marketing site. If you have not done much customization to the parent site it's hard to tell that this is a different site.Marketing Home page
  2. View the lists and libraries that come with the Team Site template.
    1. In the Marketing site, click the Site Contents link in the Quick Launch menu.Site Actions menu with View All Site Content circled
    2. Take a few moments to look through the Lists and Libraries created by default from the Team Site template.Accounting site's all site content page
  3. Create a new child site to Marketing using the Project Site template.
    1. Click the new subsite link at the bottom of the Site Contents page of the Marketing site.Site Actions menu with New Site circled
    2. Select the Project Site template in the New SharePoint Site form and type "Project X" in the Title field and "projectx" in the URL name field. Click the Create button to complete the process.Create Dialog
  4. Explore what comes with the Project Site template.
    1. Note that the Project Site site home page has a Project Summary view.Blank Site home page
    2. Click the Site Contents link in the Project X Quick Launch menu.Site Actions menu with View All Site Content circled
    3. Notice the addition of the Tasks list that was created by default as compared to the Team Site template used earlier.All Site Content for blank site
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