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When you create a new site in SharePoint Server 2010, you start by selecting a site template to base your site on. Site templates contain lists, libraries, pages, and other elements or features that support the needs of an organization. When you create a new site from a template, you can start using the site right away or customize the site so that it meets the needs or your team, your event, or your larger organization.
The following videos provide a quick preview of these templates, what they look like, what’s included, and how you might use them in your organization. Each video is less than a minute long so that you can go through them quickly and decide which template is best for you.
Basic Meeting Workspace
Decision Meeting Workspace
Social Meeting Workspace
Blank Meeting Workspace
Multipage Meeting Workspace
Group Work Site
Publishing Site with Workflows
Templates not included in this article
The following SharePoint 2010 site templates were not included in this article but may be included in a future version.
Search templates: Basic Search Center, Enterprise Search Center, and FAST Search Center
Application-centric templates: Microsoft Project Site, PowerPoint Broadcast Center, and Business Intelligence Center
Site Collection templates: Publishing Portal and My Site Host
Access Web Database templates: Assets Web Database, Charitable Contributions, Contacts, Issues, and Projects