SharePoint 2013 Training

Beginner

Video: Introduction to libraries

In this introductory video you will get an overview of how working with SharePoint libraries can help you organize documents and other files.

Video: Renaming, deleting and adding files within a library

Working with files in a SharePoint library is easy. This short video shows you how to quickly rename, delete, and add files within a library.

Video: Adding documents to a library

There are several ways that you can add documents to a SharePoint library. You can create a new document right inside the library, or you can upload an existing document from another location. You can also drag and drop multiple documents into a library.

Video: Viewing and editing files in a library

Check out this short video to learn about viewing and editing files directly in a SharePoint library.

Video: Introduction to lists

Learn what a SharePoint list is and some examples of different types of lists you can use.

Video: Create a list

Learn how to create a list on a SharePoint site. You need to have permission to add an app to the site to create a list. For more information about permissions, see related articles and videos.

Video: Edit or delete items in a list

Learn how to edit or delete items in a list quickly in Quick Edit mode or edit the full details by opening an individual item.

Video: Add items to a list

Learn how to add items to a SharePoint list individually, or several at a time by cutting and pasting from a spreadsheet. The video uses a Contacts list as an example, but the process is similar for many other types of list.

Video: Delete a list or library

Learn how to delete a list or library on a SharePoint site.

Video: Follow a SharePoint site

This video shows how to follow a SharePoint web site that interests you so you can find the site easily in your list of followed sites, and so you can see activity from the site feed in your own newsfeed.

Video: Share a list or library with your team

Learn how to share a list or library with your team. The video shows a few ways to share a direct link to a list. Email a Link works for everyone, regardless of your permissions. If you created the list or the site the list is on, use List > Share With.

Video: Create your own calendar

You can use a calendar to store team events, including meetings, social events, and all-day events. You can also track team milestones, such as deadlines or product release dates, that are not specific to a time interval. With a calendar on the SharePoint site, you and your colleagues will have easy access to common schedules and dates.

Video: Adding events to a calendar

In less than 2 minutes, learn how to add events to a SharePoint calendar. You can use a calendar to store team events, including meetings, social events, and all-day events. You can also track team milestones, such as deadlines or product release dates that are not specific to a time interval.

Video: Understanding permissions in SharePoint

Are you confused about how permissions work in SharePoint? Controlling access to sites, libraries and items in those libraries is an important part of using SharePoint in your organization. This conceptual video explains the basic guidelines to follow when working with SharePoint permissions. You’ll get an overview of these guidelines, including how to creating unique permissions for sites, sub-sites, and libraries by breaking permissions inheritance.

Video: Get to know OneDrive for Business

OneDrive for Business is the place to store and share your work documents in the cloud. Use OneDrive for Business in your web browser or sync it to your computer to access content locally and when you’re offline. Access your OneDrive for Business content on all your favorite devices, including Windows Phone, Surface RT, Windows 8, and iPhone or iPad. This video provides a quick overview of OneDrive for Business features.

Intermediate

Video: Use columns to track, sort, and filter files in a SharePoint library

You can add columns to a library and then sort and filter by those columns to see only the information you need. Using columns to track, sort and filter documents, for example, you can view items in your libraries more efficiently without actually changing the structure of the libraries and how files are organized.

Video: Share documents

This video shows how you can share a document in your OneDrive for Business library with your co-workers. You can invite a person or group to view or edit the document or folder and they will receive an email notification that includes a link to that item. You’ll also see how to respond when you’re notified that someone is sharing a document with you.

Video: Use columns and folders together to view library items

If you are working with libraries that contain many items and folders, you can customize how items appear in those libraries. Learn how to create specific views of items in a library that will let you sort and filter the documents across folders based on library columns you add to the library.

Video: Add a column to a list or library

Learn how to add a column to a list or library on a SharePoint site. The video shows how to add existing columns in the list to a view and also how to create a new column in the list. Everything shown also works for a library.

Video: Find information in a list or library with sorting, filtering, and views

Learn to sort, filter, and use views to find information in a list or library. The video uses a Contacts list as an example for what you can do in many types of lists and libraries.

Video: Move your documents to Office 365

This video shows how to move files to OneDrive and then how to move them to a team site library.

Video: Set up an alert or other settings for a list

Learn how to set up alerts on a list and where to turn on other settings for a list, such as versioning, unique permissions, or other advanced list settings.

Video: Use folders and File Explorer to organize your SharePoint library

Are your SharePoint libraries getting out of control? Do you need to organize your documents in a way that is manageable and makes things easier to find? Use folders and Explorer to create folders that group your documents logically and then drag and drop files into those libraries either directly within SharePoint, or by using Explorer.

Video: Start a newsfeed on a team site

Some posts may not be suitable for the public newsfeed. This video shows you how to set up a newsfeed that’s available only to a selected group of people.

Video: Use a newsfeed on a team site

Post to a newsfeed on a team site, either while visiting the team site, or from the newsfeed in your personal site.

Video: Add a picture to a newsfeed post

You can add a picture to any newsfeed post. The picture is an image file, in formats such as .png, .jpg, or .gif, that you upload from your computer.

Video: Include tags and mentions in a newsfeed post

Use can use #tags to draw attention to your post and to help people sort posts under labels. You can also use @mentions to draw attention to other people, and to alert those people that you’ve mentioned them.

Video: Add a link to a document to a newsfeed post

You can add a document link from a SharePoint library to a newsfeed post. For some Office documents, such as Word, Excel, or PowerPoint, a document thumbnail accompanies the link, and people can click the thumbnail to see the content of the document in a Web App viewer.

Video: Add a website or video link to a newsfeed post

You can add a website or video link to a newsfeed post. You can optionally use display text to improve readability.

Video: Post something to everyone

You can post to the public newsfeed to start a conversation that everyone in your organization can see. You can add a variety of features to a post, such as a picture, #tag or @mention, and links to documents, websites, and videos. Anyone who sees your post can reply to it. People who are following you see your post in their Following view as well as in their Everyone view. People who aren’t following you see your post only in the Everyone view of the newsfeed.

Video: Sync OneDrive for Business to your computer

If you have the OneDrive for Business sync client, you can sync your OneDrive for Business library to your computer, and then work with your library files directly in your file system. This also gives you access to your OneDrive for Business library documents when you’re not online. This video shows you how to sync your OneDrive for Business library and how to find the synced folder in your file system.

Video: Sync a team site library to your computer

If you have the OneDrive for Business sync client, you can sync team site libraries to your computer, and then work with your library files directly in your file system. This also gives you access to the library documents when you’re not online. This video shows you how to sync a team site library and how to find the synced library folder in your file system.

Video: Work with documents in a synced library folder

Once you sync your OneDrive for Business library or other SharePoint libraries to your computer, you can work with files in these library folders just as you would with other files in your file system. For example, open or save files in these folders while working in Office applications. This video provides a summary of ways to work with documents in synced library folders.

Video: Change the location where you sync libraries to your computer with the OneDrive for Business app

OneDrive for Business automatically syncs SharePoint libraries to your personal “Users” folder in Windows. But what if you want to sync your SharePoint libraries to another folder location on your computer? This short video shows you how to change the default OneDrive for Business sync folder to another location.

Video: Stop or pause syncing libraries with OneDrive for Business

You can automatically sync SharePoint libraries with your OneDrive for Business folders. There may be times, however, when you may need to stop or pause the syncing of these libraries. For example, if your SharePoint site was moved to another server, you would need to stop syncing the libraries in order to reset the connection to the new server. In less than a minute, learn how to stop or pause syncing libraries on your SharePoint site with the OneDrive for Business folders on your computer.

Video: Show or hide the tree view for site navigation

Does your SharePoint site have a complex hierarchy of lists, libraries, and sub sites? Use the tree view to more easily navigate between content in your site.

Video: Create a blog

See how you can quickly create a SharePoint 2013 blog site that you can use to share your knowledge with team members. This video shows you, in about a minute, how to create a blog site.

Video: Permissions for blog lists or libraries

When working with SharePoint blogs, not only can you set unique permissions for a blog, you can also set unique permissions for lists or libraries containing posts and comments, for example. In this way, you can limit the number people in your organization that can approve posts or comments in a blog, for instance.

Video: Manage blog post layout

Do you want to change the way blog posts appear on your SharePoint blog? This quick video shows you how.

Video: Managing blog post categories

Managing blog post categories is easy. In this short video, learn how to rename, add or delete post categories to help readers find the posts that they are most interested in.

Video: Create a personal view of a list or library

Learn how to create your own personal view of a list to organize and display information. This video uses a Contacts list as an example, but the information applies to many other types of lists and also to libraries.

Video: Create and edit public views of a list or library

Learn how to create and edit public views of a list or library so that others on your team can use the views.

Video: Control access to your SharePoint libraries

Do you want to limit access to a particular document library containing items that are not meant to be available to everyone in your company or on your team? If you are working on a project with a select group of colleagues, and you want to share documents related to the project with only those colleagues, you can identify specific people or groups that can access those documents. Watch this short video to learn about customizing permissions for a specific library on your site.

Video: Add a link to a page

There are several ways to add a link to a page in SharePoint. You can add a link as a placeholder to a page that you have not created yet, or you can add a link to an existing page, list, or library. This video shows you how do to both.

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