Site Settings in SharePoint 2013: Part 3


Welcome back to the third part of the site settings in SharePoint 2013. Today we will cover the most important part of Site Administration. As you the see from the screen shot below, let us discuss them one by one.

Site Settings in SharePoint

Regional Settings

As we are aware of from the previous versions of SharePoint Regional settings we can change the Time Zone, Region and Calendar Configurations.

Regional Settings in Share Point

Language Settings

We don’t need to translate our site as we can configure it to our own needs as we can see in the following screen.

Language Settings in Share Point

Site Libraries and Lists

Here we can see all the libraries and lists in the site where when we click on a specific list to customize and it will take you to the list or Document Library settings page.

Site Libraries and Lists

User Alerts

As per the following screen shot we don’t see any alerts but if you add an alert in any of the lists then it will be shown here so you can globally see them here and delete if you want.

Site Libraries and Lists


As we can see from the screen shot we can Enable RSS Feeds, providing the copyright, Managing Editor, Webmasters and Time to Live values.

RSS in Site Settings

Sites and Workspaces

Here we will be able to see all the sites and workspaces attached to the Site along with their Description, Date of Creation and an option to delete them.

Site & Workspaces

Workflow Settings

Below we can see Workflows. All the workflows along with their current status will be present in the Site settings under the Workflow Settings. We can also track the current status of the Workflows that are in Progress.

Workflow Settings

Site Closure and Deletion

Below we can see an option for closing the site now as an App, just a click and the site will close. Then we have an option to delete the site and finally we can set the Site Policy that will delete or close the site automatically.

Site Closure and Delete

Site Output Cache

Here you can specify a cache profile for the caching page output for users and it will also receive the cache output of the authenticated users. As per the screen shot we can see a configuration output for cache profiles.

Site Output Cache

Term Store Management

Term Store Management is a very good feature.
It helps the developer set up a search module, making navigation tabs on the site and that too in a hierarchical manner then we have dictionaries enabling and so on and so on.
In short it has many things and soon my one article will be based on Term Store Management.

Term Store Management

Popularity Trends

As we can see in the screen below Popularity trends is nothing but an Excel report generation with the documents most modified or downloaded in the site.

Popularity Trends

Content and Structure

When you come in here in Site settings you will see the all contents of your site including your sub sites. I have colored them up so that you don’t see some peculiar test names.

Content and Structure

Manage Catalog Connections

When you come up here you will be able to connect your site to a catalog, Once you click on it you will see the following icon to connect to a catalog.

Manage Catalog Connections

All the catalogs you will add will be shown here in the following view.

Catalog Info

Content and Structure Logs

As in here we can see it maintains the logs of all the updates as we will make any changes to the application, to any list, to any document.

Content and Structure Logs

Site Variation Settings

This feature is used to create and manage local specific sites in this site collection by synchronizing the content to one or more sites.

Site Variation Settings

Here you can create a Label and Hierarchies. You can also set up Variation Settings and receive Variation Logs.

Label and Hierarchies

Translation Status

This is a new feature in 2013 where you can create a new item as per the following form.

Translation Status
Here you can export the time schedule for job completion and export by providing the following details.

Translation Status Details

Here it is Site settings Part 3 of SharePoint 2013.

Keep Learning. Cheers.

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