SP13-131 SharePoint 2013: The Basics – End User Training Video Course

SharePoint 2013 brings a fresh new interface and lots of new and improved functionality. Watch the videos below to explore the changes and get ready for the new wave of SharePoint 2013 products and technologies.

These SharePoint 2013 end user video tutorials are specifically targeted to readers, members and site owners of SharePoint 2013. However, if you are a developer or IT administrator who is new to SharePoint, these will be very helpful in understanding the basics.

These videos demonstrate fundamentals of SharePoint 2013. Most of the videos are under 2 minutes long and are very focused on a specific task within a SharePoint site.

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Target Audiences: Readers, Members and Subsite Owners

Role Description:

  • Read, create and edit content in lists, libraries and pages of SharePoint sites
  • Create new lists, libraries and pages
  • Change the look and feel of the site
  • Manage site navigation
  • Manage security permissions for the subsite

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 SP13-131 SharePoint 2013: The Basics: End User Training
Level: Beginner                                                                                                Approx Time: 1.5 hrs + 1.5 hrs overview videos
Overview [2]
Walkthrough of SharePoint 2013 Team Site This video explores the various components of a SharePoint 2013 Team Site’s home page. We look at the navigation components, ways to create new Apps in the site, and the new Metro UI that’s available everywhere now in SharePoint 2013. 5:38
Webinar – Tour SharePoint 2013 user interfaces SharePoint 2013 brings with it a bold new look compared to the earlier versions. Want to know what has changed exactly? Watch this webinar! The ‘Metro’ look of sites, the introduction of ‘Apps’, an easier way to manage your documents, the radical new way to style your site and more are all discussed in this session. 1:24:12
Lists and List Items [21]
Creating a Custom List This video shows how to create a custom list. A custom list is used to create a list from scratch when no other out-of-the-box list template would work for your present need. 1:55
Creating a Tasks List This video shows how to create a tasks list that can hold team related tasks. 1:21
Working with Quick Launch menu This video shows how to configure the quick launch menu. 1:36
Creating a Contacts list This video shows how to create a contacts list which can be used to hold contact names. 1:37
Creating an Issues list This video shows how to create an issues list which can be used to manage a set of issues. 1:49
Creating a Discussion Board This video shows how to create a discussion board type of list which can be used to hold discussion threads among colleagues. 1:16
Creating a Links list This video shows how to create a links list that can hold links to internal and external data. 1:23
Creating an Announcements list This video shows how to create an announcements list to hold site based announcements. 1:15
Creating a Calendar List This video shows how to create a calendar list that can be used to store events. It can be shown in a calendar view or events list view. 1:38
Creating a List Item This video shows how to create a new list item. 1:51
Editing an Item in a List This video shows how to edit an existing list item. 1:15
Deleting Items from a list This video shows how to delete an existing list item sending it to the recycle bin. 1:18
Copying content from spreadsheet into a list This video shows how you can take content from a spreadsheet and easily copy it into a list. 2:00
Creating an Issues list This video shows how to create an issues list which can be used to manage a set of issues. 1:49
Creating a list by importing a spreadsheet This video shows how to create a list based on data in a spreadsheet. 1:26
Overlaying multiple calendars This video shows the functionality to overlay multiple calendars which provides a unified view of events from different locations. 1:11
Adding a column to a list This video shows how to create a new column in a list. 1:46
Deleting a column from a list This video shows how to delete an existing column from a list. 1:06
Sort and filter information in a list This video shows how to sort and filter information in a list. 1:33
Export SharePoint list data to Excel This video shows how to export list data to Excel spreadsheet. 1:18
Creating a Promoted Links list This video shows how to create a promoted links list to display featured links on a site. 1:45
Libraries and Documents [14]
Creating a Document library This video shows how to create a documents library that is used to store documents. 1:08
Upload a document to a library  This video shows how to upload a document to a library. 0:40
Upload multiple documents to a library This video shows how to upload multiple documents to a library by using the drag and drop functionality. 0:44
Email a link for a library The easiest way to point someone to a document is to send them a link to it. This video shows how you can send a link to a document. 0:27
Checking out a document from the library This video shows how the checking out process works. 1:12
Checking in a document to the library This video shows how to check in an already checked out document. 0:42
Discarding check out for a document This video shows how to discard a check out for a document. 0:31
Changing the column type of a library This video shows how to change the column type of a library. 1:08
Creating an Asset library This video shows how to create an asset library that is used to store site assets such as system pictures. 1:24
Creating a Picture library This video shows how to create a picture library that is used to store pictures uploaded by site members. 1:21
Adding a column to a library This video shows how to create a new column in a library. 1:21
Move a document from one library to another This video shows how to move a document from one library to another on the site. 1:00
Setting up the versioning settings in a library This video shows how to setup versioning for documents in a library. 1:22
Creating a new version of a document This video shows how to create a new version of a document in a library. 1:21
List Settings [7]
Deleting a list This video shows how to delete a list and send it to the recycle bin. 1:10
Setting titles and descriptions of lists This video shows how to set titles and descriptions of lists. 0:47
Enable management of content types for lists This video shows how to manage content types in a SharePoint list. 0:58
Enable creating folders in a list  This video shows how to enable creating folders in a list. 1:10
Enabling ratings for lists This video shows how to setup a rating system so each item in a list can be rated by the user. 1:32
Creating a new view for a list This video shows how to create a new view for a list. 1:45
Setting list title and description This video shows how to set title and description for a list. 0:59
Library Settings [6]
Setting library title and description This video shows how to set title and description for a library. 0:58
Enabling content types for a library This video shows how to enable management of content types in a library. 1:27
Set validation settings for a library A validation check can be applied against a column to check for certain rules. This video shows how to setup validation settings for a library. 1:31
Configuring ratings for documents in library This video shows how to setup a rating system so each item in a library can be rated by the user. 1:12
Creating a new view for a library A view of a library shows the library content in a certain pre-configured way. This video shows how to create a new view for a library. 1:36
Deleting a library This video shows how to delete a library and send it to the recycle bin. 0:55
Web Pages [36]
Creating a web page This video shows how to create a web page to hold your content. 2:00
Editing a web page This video shows how to edit an existing web page. 1:52
Checking out a web page for editing This video shows how to check out a web page for editing. 1:58
Working with images on web pages Site members can upload and configure images on SharePoint web pages. This video shows how to work with images on a web page. 1:51
Working with tables on web pages Site members can create tables in SharePoint web pages. This video shows how to work with tables on a web page. 1:46
Linking to other site content Dynamic links can be created to link to other content on the SharePoint site. This video shows how you can make a link in a web page to link to other content on the site. 1:39
Restoring an older version of the web page Each SharePoint web page is versioned automatically. This video shows how to restore an older version of the page. 1:34
Change the layout of a web page  This video shows how to change the layout of a web page. 1:04
Changing permissions for a web page This video shows how you can change security permissions for a web page. 1:37
Make a page the home page of the site This video shows how you can make a web page the default home page for the site. 1:11
Adding lists and libraries to web pages This video shows how you can add lists and libraries on a web page. 1:57
Deleting a web page This video shows how to delete a web page. 0:46
Recovering a deleted web page This video shows how to restore a deleted web page from the recycle bin. 1:05
Navigating the mobile view of a site  This video shows how to navigate the mobile web pages of a SharePoint site. 1:21
Email a link to a web page This video shows how to send a link to a web page via email. 0:52
Setting up alert notifications for pages This video shows how to configure alert notifications so you get an email when information on a web page changes.  0:47
Open a web page in maintenance view to fix issues This video shows how open the web page in maintenance view through which you can see the internal content of the page and fix any issues by a web part. 0:48
Adding a library to the Quick Launch This video shows how to add a link to a library on the quick launch menu. 1:09
Adding a list to the Quick Launch This video shows how to add a link to a list on the quick launch menu. 1:05
Changing the look and feel of your site This video shows how to create a SharePoint theme using the browser. 1:45
Creating a publishing site This video shows how to create a publishing site using the browser. 0:47
Editing a publishing page This video shows how to edit content on a publishing page. 1:55
Saving and checking in a publishing page This video shows how to save and check in a publishing page. 0:51
Publishing a web page This video shows how a publishing page is made live by a site owner. 0:34
Creating a new publishing page This video shows how to create a new publishing page. 0:42
Changing the page layout of a publishing page This video shows how to change the page layout of a publishing page. 1:51
Checking for unpublished items on a page This video shows how you can check to see if you have any unpublished items on your page. 1:41
Running a spell check on your page This video shows how to run a spell check on your web page to fix spelling errors. 0:45
Editing properties of a web page This video shows how to edit properties and metadata of a web page. 1:41
Configuring the top link bar This video shows how to configure the top link bar. 1:16
Using site search This video shows how to use Search to search for information. 1:23
Sharing documents through MySite This video shows how to use a MySite. 1:28
Following content and people to track updates This video shows how to Follow an object to keep track of updates. 1:01
Using the newsfeed of the site This video shows how to use the newsfeed on a site. 1:30
Creating a blog site This video shows how to create a SharePoint blog site. 0:53
Posting to a blog using the browser This video shows how to post a blog entry using the browser. 1:00
Connecting to Office Applications [6]
Connecting the Contacts list to Outlook This video shows how to connect the contacts list to appear in Outlook. 1:08
Open SharePoint list data with Access This video shows how to open a SharePoint list in Access. 1:39
Connecting a task list to Microsoft Outlook This video shows how to connect the task list to appear in Outlook. 1:37
Connecting a discussion list to Microsoft Outlook This video shows how to connect the discussion list to appear in Outlook. 1:33
Connecting a document library to Microsoft Outlook This video shows how to connect the document library to appear in Outlook. 1:48
Connecting a calendar list to Microsoft Outlook This video shows how to connect a calendar list to appear in Outlook. 0:56
Site Administration [15]
Creating a subsite This video shows how to create a new subsite. 1:40
Restoring items from the Recycle Bin Recycle bin holds items that have been deleted by site members. This video shows how to restore items from the recycle bin.  1:26
Configuring site columns This video shows how to configure site columns. 1:47
Configuring the tree view for a site This video show how to configure tree view navigation for the site. 1:16
Deleting a site This video shows how to delete a site. 1:40
Adding users to a site This video shows how to add users to a site. 1:19
Remove users from a site This video shows how to remove users from a site. 1:23
Editing permissions for a user group This video shows how to edit the permission level for a user group. 1:07
Create a new SharePoint user group This video shows how to create a new user group. 1:35
Save a site as a template This video shows how to save a site as a template. This template can then be used to create a new site. 1:08
Create a new site using a site template This video shows how to use a site template to create a new site. 1:24
Change a site logo This video shows how to change a site’s logo. 0:58
Viewing all site content This video shows how to view all of the content for a site. 0:45
Managing Site Features This video shows how a site owner can manage Site Features. 1:14
Configuring Regional Settings This video shows how a site owner can configure Regional Settings of a site. 1:35

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