Site Templates Part 3: Project Site in SharePoint 2013 and Office 365


Welcome to the third Site template, Project Site in SharePoint 2013 and Office 365.  Here we will see what the components available are. We will see what the Project Site template provides us.

  • Click on create a new site, the following form opens up.
    • Title and Description

    • Web Site Address: Here you can make it different from your default site name.
    • Template Selection: Here you have an option to select the language and to choose a site from a template having many options.

      Here in this article we will be seeing Project Site template so select it.

      site contents

    • Permissions: Here you can assign permission to the site directly, either by inheriting the permissions from the parent or assigning it unique permissions.
    • Navigation Inheritance: Using this option you can inherit the same navigation as your parent site.

      permissions

  • Click on OK, It will create the site.
    Working on it
    Welcome to SharePoint 2013 Site using Project Site template.

    MyProject Site

    Here we can see outlook of the project site where we can see the left navigation, the Project Summary and the tile like structure for initiating actions.

Left Navigation

Then we can see the left navigation of the Project Template as in the following:
Project Template

They are:

  • Notebook

    For notebook you can refer my previous Blog.

  • Documents: It is a shortcut link to the Document Library.
  • Tasks: It is a shortcut link to Tasks list.
  • Calendar: It is a shortcut link to the Calendar.
  • Site Contents: It is a shortcut link to all site contents.

Project Summary

The Project Summary contains the web part related to the task list where you can organize your daily tasks. This can be seen on the home site of the Project Summary.

project summary

Here we can see outlook of the project site where we can see the left navigation, the Project Summary and the tile like structure for initiating actions like:

  • Share your site: Where you can provide permissions to others.
  • Working on a deadline: Configure the tasks.
  • Add lists, libraries and other apps: Create new apps.
  • What’s your style: Customize your look and feel.
  • Your Site, Your Brand: Customize your site.
  • Keep Email in contact: Customize your emails using a mailbox.

    Email in contact

Then we have the News feed, where users can post new news, documents and images for other users to like and share their feeds.

Timeline

Timeline

Then we have the timeline tab for the tasks where the ribbon has been divided into the following:

  • Font:

    • To adjust the size and characteristics of words.
  • Show/Hide

    • Task Dates
    • Start & Finish
    • Today
    • Timescale
    • Date Format
  • Actions

    • Lock Timeline Width
  • Current Selection

    • Display as Bar
    • Display as Callout
    • Remove from TimeLine

Site Contents

Site Contents page

Here we can see the contents of the site that shows:

  1. Add an app
  2. Calendar
  3. Documents
  4. Power BI
  5. Site Assets
  6. Tasks

Site Settings

  • Finally we can see the site settings, that you can see from the previous blogs on Site Settings in SharePoint 2013 at C# Corner.
    This has been covered by my previous blogs on Site Settings.

    Site Settings

Here it is our Project Site in SharePoint 2013; soon we will see sites from other site templates as well.

Keep learning,

Cheers.

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