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SharePoint Home Site Plan https://github.com/MicrosoftDocs/OfficeDocs-SharePoint/commits/live/SharePoint/SharePointOnline/home-site-plan.md
By default, a home site is set as the organizational news source. News posts tha
The SharePoint app bar features a global navigation option that displays intranet navigational nodes and resources no matter where users are in SharePoint. To take full advantage of this feature, you must have a home site. Learn more about how to [enable and customize global navigation in the SharePoint app bar](/SharePoint/sharepoint-app-bar). ##### Use Viva Connections to integrate your intranet into Microsoft Teams
-Viva Connections is designed to drive engagement, build community, and enable your organization to stay connected. To take advantage if this solution, youΓÇÖll need a home site. Then, you can integrate the home site into Microsoft Teams. [Learn more about Viva Connections](/SharePoint/viva-connections).
+Viva Connections is designed to drive engagement, build community, and enable your organization to stay connected. To take advantage of this solution, youΓÇÖll need a home site. Then, you can integrate the home site into Microsoft Teams. [Learn more about Viva Connections](/SharePoint/viva-connections).
After you've created your home site, itΓÇÖs time to plan the launch and make sur
| ![image of a magnify glass](media/icon-launch-search.png) | **Improve discoverability**| Next, make sure people in your organization can easily find the home site through a few different entry points in the Microsoft 365 experience. Add a link to the home site in the Microsoft app launcher (sometimes called the waffle) and on the SharePoint start page. Learn more about how to [add a custom tile to the app launcher](/microsoft-365/admin/manage/customize-the-app-launcher) and how to [add a featured link to the SharePoint start page](/sharepoint/change-links-list-on-sharepoint-home-page).| | ![image of a mega phone](media/icon-launch-engage.png) | **Engage your audience** | Then, let your organization know about the new home site resource, and other new elements like global navigation. Consider multiple communication options like a SharePoint news post that can also be shared in email and in Microsoft Teams. Learn more about how to [create and post SharePoint news](https://support.microsoft.com/office/create-and-share-news-on-your-sharepoint-sites-495f8f1a-3bef-4045-b33a-55e5abe7aed7) and [share it in an email](https://support.microsoft.com/office/use-the-news-web-part-on-a-sharepoint-page-c2dcee50-f5d7-434b-8cb9-a7feefd9f165#bkmk_send).| | ![image of a usage report](media/icon-launch-manage.png) | **Manage and maintain your home site** | Finally, when the site is healthy, launched, and being used by the organization, monitor site usage and maintain the site. Site maintenance should include making sure site content is relevant, there arenΓÇÖt any broken links, and that the site stays healthy and performant. Learn how to [view usage data and analytics](https://support.microsoft.com/office/view-usage-data-for-your-sharepoint-site-2fa8ddc2-c4b3-4268-8d26-a772dc55779e) for your site and how to [maintain your site over time](https://support.microsoft.com/office/manage-your-sharepoint-communication-site-21761aac-f7f7-4499-b0ca-cf283477c32f).|
-| ![image of a globe and monitor](media/icon-launch-viva.png) | **Integrate the home site into Microsoft Teams using Viva Connections** | Expand the reach of the home site and help meet users where they're already working by making it easy to access sand share content all in one place. After you have a home site and the global navigation enabled and customized in the SharePoint app bar, youΓÇÖve met the requirements to [integrate the home site into Microsoft Teams](/SharePoint/viva-connections) using Viva Connections.Learn more about the [Viva Connections end-user experience](https://support.microsoft.com/office/your-intranet-is-now-in-microsoft-teams-8b4e7f76-f305-49a9-b6d2-09378476f95b).|
+| ![image of a globe and monitor](media/icon-launch-viva.png) | **Integrate the home site into Microsoft Teams using Viva Connections** | Expand the reach of the home site and help meet users where they're already working by making it easy to access and share content all in one place. After you have a home site and the global navigation enabled and customized in the SharePoint app bar, youΓÇÖve met the requirements to [integrate the home site into Microsoft Teams](/SharePoint/viva-connections) using Viva Connections. Learn more about the [Viva Connections end-user experience](https://support.microsoft.com/office/your-intranet-is-now-in-microsoft-teams-8b4e7f76-f305-49a9-b6d2-09378476f95b).|
### Home site FAQs
SharePoint Information Architecture Principles https://github.com/MicrosoftDocs/OfficeDocs-SharePoint/commits/live/SharePoint/SharePointOnline/information-architecture-principles.md
Even when search is available, most viewers start their web experiences by brows
**In this article:** -- [Understand basic information architecture principals](#get-organized)
+- [Understand basic information architecture principles](#get-organized)
- [Learn more about how to write effective labels and links](#write-clear-and-intuitive-labels) - [See how to ensure frequently used tools and content are findable](#test-usability-and-findability-with-real-users)
SharePoint Manage Site Creation https://github.com/MicrosoftDocs/OfficeDocs-SharePoint/commits/live/SharePoint/SharePointOnline/manage-site-creation.md
As a global or SharePoint admin in Microsoft 365, you can let your users create
## Manage detailed site and subsite creation settings in the classic SharePoint admin center
+ > [!NOTE]
+ > Subsite creation settings are being updated to improve clarity and also prohibit new subsite creation by way of URL or API when the ΓÇ£Hide the Subsite commandΓÇ¥ is selected. This article will be updated with more information by September 2021.
+ 1. In the left pane of the new SharePoint admin center, select **Settings**. At the bottom of the page, select **classic settings page**. 2. Under **Site Creation**, select to show or hide the **Create site** command.
As a global or SharePoint admin in Microsoft 365, you can let your users create
4. Under **Subsite creation**, on the **Site contents** page, to create a new subsite, specify whether users can select **New** > **Subsite**.
-5. Select **OK**.
+5. Select **OK**.
SharePoint Plan Navigation Modern Experience https://github.com/MicrosoftDocs/OfficeDocs-SharePoint/commits/live/SharePoint/SharePointOnline/plan-navigation-modern-experience.md
Planning site and page navigation involves thinking about:
Navigation should always be planned from the perspective of the user of information ΓÇô the viewers to your site. Planning effective navigation involves considering not just the information you want to *present*, but also thinking about the information your viewers want or need to *consume*.
-Therefore, organizing and labeling your navigation links is critical for the purposes of usability and findability. If 70% of viewers come to your sites expecting to browse for information, the usability of your site depends on creating a great browsing experience. To learn more, see [Information architecture principals in SharePoint](information-architecture-principles.md)
+Therefore, organizing and labeling your navigation links is critical for the purposes of usability and findability. If 70% of viewers come to your sites expecting to browse for information, the usability of your site depends on creating a great browsing experience. To learn more, see [Information architecture principles in SharePoint](information-architecture-principles.md)
### Organizing
SharePoint Planning Hub Sites https://github.com/MicrosoftDocs/OfficeDocs-SharePoint/commits/live/SharePoint/SharePointOnline/planning-hub-sites.md
Your audience might consume SharePoint hub sites via the SharePoint start page i
- **On each hub site**. Consider adding a link to your organizational portal home page on each hub site. Add the link to the organization portal ("home home") to the far right in your hub navigation to keep the primary focus of your hub site on the hub site context. -- **Reaching the right audience for news**. Hub sites help you bring news to the right people at the right time and in the right context. News doesn't flow down to associated sites, only up from the associated site to the hub. If you want the broadest reach for your news, publish it to the hub site. To make hub news more visible, you may want to have two news web parts on your home page: one for new published on the hub home and another that includes news rolled up from associated sites (all or only selected sites).
+- **Reaching the right audience for news**. Hub sites help you bring news to the right people at the right time and in the right context. News doesn't flow down to associated sites, only up from the associated site to the hub. If you want the broadest reach for your news, publish it to the hub site. To make hub news more visible, you may want to have two news web parts on your home page: one for news published on the hub home and another that includes news rolled up from associated sites (all or only selected sites).
- **Hub naming conventions**. Think about naming conventions for hub sites to make them more discoverable. Some options include names such as HR Central, HR Hub, HR Portal. Try to choose a consistent naming convention for all hub sites.
SharePoint Provision Neo Hub https://github.com/MicrosoftDocs/OfficeDocs-SharePoint/commits/live/SharePoint/SharePointOnline/provision-neo-hub.md
The New Employee Onboarding (NEO) sites can be provisioned from the [SharePoint
### Prerequisites
-To successfully provision the NEO sites via the SharePoint look book, the person doing the provisioning must be a site collection admin of the tenant where ta NEO site(s) will be provisioned. If you have never provisioned a template from the Look book, [review overview guidance](./add-sample-site.md).
+To successfully provision the NEO sites via the SharePoint look book, the person doing the provisioning must be a site collection admin of the tenant where the NEO site(s) will be provisioned. If you have never provisioned a template from the Look book, [review overview guidance](./add-sample-site.md).
### Provision the NEO sites
ItΓÇÖs important to make sure the right content is available to users at the rig
> There are three NEO site templates that can be used alone or all together. Check with your site collection administrator to confirm which NEO sites were provisioned and are available for customizations.
-1. **New employee pre-Onboarding site:** A site for new hires, who have yet to officially join the company, to learn more about the company they have joined and to get ready for their official start date. External guest access can be used for pre-start hires who don't already have corporate credentials to give them access to the Pre-onboarding site only.
+1. **New employee pre-onboarding site:** A site for new hires, who have yet to officially join the company, to learn more about the company they have joined and to get ready for their official start date. External guest access can be used for pre-start hires who don't already have corporate credentials to give them access to the Pre-onboarding site only.
> [!IMPORTANT] > Enable external sharing for the Pre-onboarding site. The Pre-onboarding site is intended to be shared with new hires as soon as they sign their offer letter, but before they start their first day at work. Therefore, this site needs to be shared with external users. External sharing is off by default for SharePoint communication sites. In order for site owners to share externally, [turn on external sharing](./change-external-sharing-site.md?branch=hokavian-neo-sites) for the Pre-onboarding site.
ItΓÇÖs important to make sure the right content is available to users at the rig
To deliver a flexible and consistent new hire onboarding experience the NEO sites consists of three different SharePoint site templates, that are designed to work alone or as one cohesive and familiar experience for new hires. Check with your site collection administrator to confirm which NEO sites were provisioned and are available for customizations. -- Review content in the [Pre-onboarding site](https://review.docs.microsoft.com/SharePoint/provision-neo-hub?branch=neo-overview#pre-onboarding-site)-- Review content in the [Corporate onboarding site](https://review.docs.microsoft.com/SharePoint/provision-neo-hub?branch=neo-overview#corporate-new-hire-site)-- Review content in the [Department onboarding site](https://review.docs.microsoft.com/SharePoint/provision-neo-hub?branch=neo-overview#departmental-onboarding)
+- Review content in the [Pre-onboarding site](/SharePoint/provision-neo-hub?branch=neo-overview#pre-onboarding-site)
+- Review content in the [Corporate onboarding site](/SharePoint/provision-neo-hub?branch=neo-overview#corporate-new-hire-site)
+- Review content in the [Department onboarding site](/SharePoint/provision-neo-hub?branch=neo-overview#departmental-onboarding)
> [!NOTE] > The NEO sites come with many pre-built pages that can be identified in the site navigation with this symbol ">>." Determine which pages and content to keep, edit, or delete based on the needs of your organization.
SharePoint Hardware And Topology Requirements For Sharepoint Server Subscription Editon https://github.com/MicrosoftDocs/OfficeDocs-SharePoint/commits/live/SharePoint/SharePointServer/install/hardware-and-topology-requirements-for-sharepoint-server-subscription-editon.md
Ensure the following before you proceed with deployment of SharePoint environmen
|:--|:--|:--|:--|:--| |Single server role that uses SQL Server <br/> |Development or evaluation installation with the minimum recommended services for development environments. <br/> |64-bit, 4 cores <br/> |16 GB <br/> |80 GB for system drive <br/> 100 GB for second drive <br/> | |Single server role that uses SQL Server <br/> |Pilot or user acceptance test installation running all available services. <br/> |64-bit, 4 cores <br/> |24 GB <br/> |80 GB for system drive <br/> 100 GB for second drive and additional drives <br/> |
-|SharePoint server in amulti-tier farm <br/> |Development or evaluation installation with a minimum number of services. <br/> |64-bit, 4 cores <br/> |12 GB <br/> |80 GB for system drive <br/> 80 GB for second drive <br/> |
+|SharePoint server in a multi-tier farm <br/> |Development or evaluation installation with a minimum number of services. <br/> |64-bit, 4 cores <br/> |12 GB <br/> |80 GB for system drive <br/> 80 GB for second drive <br/> |
|SharePoint server in a multi-tier farm <br/> |Pilot or user acceptance test installation running all available services. <br/> |64-bit, 4 cores <br/> |16 GB <br/> |80 GB for system drive <br/> 80 GB for second drive and additional drives <br/> > [!NOTE]
Some enterprises have datacenters that are in close proximity to one another and
For a stretched farm architecture to work as a supported high-availability solution, the following prerequisites must be met: -- There is a highly consistent intra-farm latency of <1 ms one way, 99.9% of the time over a period of 10 minutes. (Intra-farm latency is commonly defined as the latency between the front-end web servers and the database servers.
+- There is a highly consistent intra-farm latency of <1 ms one way, 99.9% of the time over a period of 10 minutes. Intra-farm latency is commonly defined as the latency between the front-end web servers and the database servers.
- The bandwidth speed must be at least 1 gigabit per second. To provide fault tolerance in a stretched farm, use the standard best practice guidance to configure redundant service applications and databases.
SharePoint Software Requirements For Sharepoint Servers For Sharepoint Server Subscription Edition https://github.com/MicrosoftDocs/OfficeDocs-SharePoint/commits/live/SharePoint/SharePointServer/install/software-requirements-for-sharepoint-servers-for-sharepoint-server-subscription-edition.md
To configure by using Server Manager, see [Install or Uninstall Roles, Role Serv
To configure by using PowerShell, from a PowerShell command prompt window, type: ```PowerShell
-`Install-WindowsFeature NET-WCF-Pipe-Activation45,NET-WCF-HTTP-Activation45,NET-WCF-TCP-Activation45,Web-Server,Web-WebServer,Web-Common-Http,Web-Static-Content,Web-Default-Doc,Web-Dir-Browsing,Web-Http-Errors,Web-App-Dev,Web-Asp-Net45,Web-Net-Ext45,Web-ISAPI-Ext,Web-ISAPI-Filter,Web-Health,Web-Http-Logging,Web-Log-Libraries,Web-Request-Monitor,Web-Http-Tracing,Web-Security,Web-Basic-Auth,Web-Windows-Auth,Web-Filtering,Web-Performance,Web-Stat-Compression,Web-Dyn-Compression,WAS,WAS-Process-Model,WAS-Config-APIs -IncludeManagementTools`
+Install-WindowsFeature NET-WCF-Pipe-Activation45,NET-WCF-HTTP-Activation45,NET-WCF-TCP-Activation45,Web-Server,Web-WebServer,Web-Common-Http,Web-Static-Content,Web-Default-Doc,Web-Dir-Browsing,Web-Http-Errors,Web-App-Dev,Web-Asp-Net45,Web-Net-Ext45,Web-ISAPI-Ext,Web-ISAPI-Filter,Web-Health,Web-Http-Logging,Web-Log-Libraries,Web-Request-Monitor,Web-Http-Tracing,Web-Security,Web-Basic-Auth,Web-Windows-Auth,Web-Filtering,Web-Performance,Web-Stat-Compression,Web-Dyn-Compression,WAS,WAS-Process-Model,WAS-Config-APIs -IncludeManagementTools
``` > [!NOTE]