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SharePoint Quick Tips


Create a Page

  1. Navigate to the desired site.
  2. Select Site Actions/Create Page.
  3. Fill out the form

    a. Title: This will appear at the top of the page.
    b. Description: This will appear in a search engine.
    c. URL Name: Keep it short — without special characters or spaces — and descriptive.
    d. Page Layout: Select the desired page layout.

  4. Check spelling.
  5. Select Create.
  6. Enter the Keywords and Content Owner.
  7. Use the field controls to enter content.
  8. Save often.

Check in to Share Draft
Use this option when sharing a page with a group so others can edit the page.

Submit for Approval
Use this option when the page is ready to go live.
Note: Use the Description box. Be sure to list the person you want to approve the page and state the changes made if you’ve edited it from a previous version.

Approve a Page

  1. You will receive an e-mail when you need to approve a page.
  2. Carefully review the page before approving.
  3. Select Approve if the page looks ok; otherwise, select Request a Change and explain desired changes.