Can SharePoint be used as a portal?

Can SharePoint be used as a portal?

Can SharePoint be used as a portal?

A portal is a Microsoft SharePoint site on your intranet with many site viewers who consume the content. In large organizations, you could have several, such as a company portal and an HR portal.

How do you create a portal in SharePoint?

Create a community portal site collection

  1. In the SharePoint Admin Center on the Site Collections ribbon tab, Contribute section, click New > Private Site Collection.
  2. In the New Site Collection dialog box, enter the following information: In the Title box, type a title for the site collection.
  3. Click OK.

What are the two types of SharePoint sites?

Foundationally, SharePoint has two different types of sites in the modern experience – communication sites and team sites. Each type of site has it’s own set of templates that contain pre-populated content, pages, and web parts that can be customized to fit the needs of your organization.

What should be on a SharePoint site?

Typical elements of a SharePoint Team Site

  • News and Announcements. News web part is a great way to share the latest development and critical news and milestones with the team.
  • Outlook Calendar.
  • Quick Links.
  • Recent Documents.
  • Document Library.
  • Quick Launch Links to Outlook, Teams, Planner, OneNote notebook.

How do you make a good portal?


  1. Ensure that the help set is written in the correct tone. Use plain language and simple terms.
  2. Structure your content properly: Organize your content by task where applicable.
  3. Provide proper navigation. If possible, use a left pane table of contents to define the hierarchy of the content.

What are SharePoint site templates?

SharePoint site templates are prebuilt definitions designed around a particular business need. You can use these templates as they are to create your own SharePoint site, and then customize the site as much as you want. For more information, see Using templates to create different kinds of SharePoint sites.

How many types of SharePoint are there?

There are three main types and versions to start working on SharePoint.

What are SharePoint sites?

SharePoint sites are essentially containers for information. The way you store and organize things in SharePoint is by Sites. Think of them as separate rooms in a house, with each site/room serving specific purpose or catering to specific audience. Each site in SharePoint might have unique security and content.