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Viewing Site Content

When you work with and maintain a site, there are two main areas you need to know about. One is Site Contents and the other is Site Settings. Site contents allows you to view and manage all of the libraries, lists, applications, and subsites on the site, while Site Settings allows you to access the administrative options you need to manage and customize the site. You can access Site Contents and sites setting on the Settings menu or Quick Launch bar.

View Site Contents

  • yellow_01.jpg In your web browser, open your SharePoint site.
  • yellow_02.jpg Navigate to the site you want to view.
  • yellow_03.jpg To open the Site contents page, use any of the following:

    • Quick Launch. Click Site Contents on the Quick Launch bar.
    • Settings Menu. Click the Setting button (Gear icon), and then click Site contents.
  • yellow_04.jpg On the Site Contents page, you can do any of the following:

    • Add an app. Click Add an app, and then select the app you want.
    • Change app settings. Point to an app, click the More Options button (. . .), and then click Settings.
    • Remove an app. Point to an app, click the More Options button (. . .), and then click Remove.
    • Create a subsite. Click the new subsite button, specify site information, and then click Create.
    • Open a subsite. Click the subsite name.
  • yellow_05.jpg To return to the Home page, click Home on the Quick Launch bar.

View Site Settings

  • yellow_01.jpg In your web browser, open your SharePoint site.
  • yellow_02.jpg Navigate to the site you want to view.
  • yellow_03.jpg Click the Settings button (Gear icon) on the Navigation bar, and then click Site settings.
  • yellow_04.jpg Click a link for the settings you want to view and edit.

    • Setting ToolTip. Point to a link to display a tooltip with a short description of the option.
  • yellow_05.jpg View the settings, and then make any changes as desired. Click any additional links as needed.
  • yellow_06.jpg Return to the Site Settings page using one of the following:

    • Button. Click OK to accept the changes or click Cancel to revert back.
    • Site Settings Link. Click the Site Settings link.
    • Back Button. Click the Back button in your web browser.
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