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
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 articles.
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
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 formats.
Enable SharePoint Server Publishing for a site
First you must activate SharePoint Server Publishing Infrastructure for the site collection.
- Click on the settings gear and select Site settings.
- In the Site Actions group, click on the link 'Manage site features'.
- 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