Daily Archives: July 17, 2012

SharePoint 2013 – Navigation using Managed Metadata (Term Store)

Brand new in SharePoint 2013 is the ability to apply friendly urls to pages, goodbye to /Lists/Posts/Post.aspx?ID=568 urls. Another huge improvement to Navigation is that we can manage it using the Term Store or Managed Metadata.

You will find the Term Store very familiar, it look and acts the same so creating terms won’t be too hard if you are used to SharePoint 2010. But in case it’s your first time, Managed Metadata means that “Terms” or words if you, will be centrally stored and managed. You can delegate the rights to manage the Term Group and provide ways of writing a word based on the language. Continue reading

SharePoint 2013 Design Manager – Device Channels

SharePoint 2013 has introduced a new way for power users and advanced users to Brand their SharePoint Site. The Design Manager is a new option in the Look and Feel section of the Site Settings.

The Design Manager has 8 steps that will help you get your site branded to your needs. These are not necessarily sequential steps, meaning you do not have to do them in order. Continue reading