About The Site Settings Configuration In The SharePoint


SharePoint provides the flexibility at the site level by the site templates. But, the major factor provides the flexibility in the options in the template is the “site settings”. This section provides an overview of the varied range of site settings in the template.

For configuring the site, you need to go to the site settings page. You can find a plethora of options in terms of site settings.


There you will get :-

Users and permissions :-

  • People and Groups – To specify the users & groups to access the site
  • Site permission – Capabilities to perform on this site.
  • Site collection administration – To Add/Remove the users from the sites.


Galleries :-

  • Site columns
  • site content type
  • Web parts
  • List templates
  • Page layouts
  • Themes
  • Solutions


Site Administration :-

  • Regional Settings
  • Site libraries & Lists
  • User Alerts
  • RSS
  • Search and Offline availability
  • Sites and Workspaces
  • Workflows
  • Workflow Settings
  • Site Output Cache
  • Related Links Scope Settings
  • Term Store Management

Apart from that, you will get various categories including Look & Feel, Site action, Site Collection Administration  across countless options. You can configure them according to your taste and requirement.

In addition to that, as the SharePoint is security trimmed so you will not access some of the configuration options if you do not have the sufficient rights.


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