SharePoint Server Publishing
A SharePoint Online tutorial by Peter Kalmström
Once the SharePoint Server Publishing Infrastructure feature
has been activated for the site collection you can activate
the SharePoint Server Publishing feature for the site.
Enable the SharePoint Server Publishing feature for sites
where you want to use pages with more layout options than
the standard wiki pages we have shown how to customize earlier
in this SharePoint Online from Scratch series. The
wiki pages are stored in the Site Pages library, while the
publishing pages are stored in a separate Pages library.
In the demo below Peter Kalmström, CEO and Systems Designer
of kalmstrom.com Business Solutions, shows how to enable
the SharePoint Server Publishing feature for a site. He
also points to some of the changes that take place at activation
and that we will have a closer look at in the following
When SharePoint Server Publishing is enabled and you add
a page to the site, it will be of the publishing type and
have have the check in/check out feature enabled by default.
The publishing page has more layout possibilities than the
wiki page and you can also create your own layouts.
The SharePoint Server Publishing also gives you access to
the Master page feature. here you can specify a master page
for the site and use an alternate CSS URL for the entire
site and its subsites.
Another SharePoint Server Publishing feature is the
Image Renditions, that lets you define different image
Enable SharePoint Server Publishing for a site
First you must
SharePoint Server Publishing Infrastructure for the
- Click on the settings gear and select Site settings.
- In the Site Actions group, click on the link 'Manage
- Scroll down to SharePoint Server Publishing and
click on the Activate button.
The activation only takes a few seconds, and after that
you will have a new Pages library in the Site Content and
links to the Master page and Image Renditions settings under
Look and Feel in the Site Settings.