Sunday, April 14, 2013

SharePoint 2013 out of box templates

In this post we will discuss about various out of box templates in SharePoint 2013. Below are out of box templates category wise:

1- Collaboration Templates:
- Team Site: This template is useful for a team that needs to share general content.

- Blog: This template is useful when you want to empower a user or group of users to publish information related to a topic on an intranet or employee portal.

- Project Site: This template is used for a project team that requires a common location for the storage of project documentation, milestones, and assignments.
- Community Site: 

2- Enterprise Templates:
- Document Center: This site can be used as a documents repository on an intranet or shared location.

- Records Center: This site template is used for creating a records repository or formal archive location for files.

- Business Intelligence Center:

- Enterprise Search Center: This site is used within any site collection where more control and flexibility around.

- Basic Search Center: This site is used within any site collection where more control and flexibility around search interfaces is required.

- Visio Process Repository:

3- Publishing Templates:
- Publishing Portal: This site is used for Internet-facing sites, corporate Intranets, and any other sites that requires the publishing functionality.

- Publishing Site: This site template is used as a subsite to any site in a Publishing Portal that requires the ability to easily create and publish pages.

- Publishing Site (with Workfl ow): This site template is used as a subsite to any site in a Publishing Portal that requires the ability to easily create and publish pages.

- Enterprise Wiki: This site would be used for creating a corporate wiki or knowledge base.