SharePoint launched in 2001 with a primary focus allowing businesses to communicate, store and manage documents in one central location.

SharePoint Q&A

We’ve done our research and selected a handful of frequently asked questions and answered them below.

  • What’s new in SharePoint?

Like any application SharePoint is forever updating and enhancing features. Look out for the following features,

  • Page version history
  • Custom search results
  • Image resizing within the image web part
  • Team Sites next steps panel
  • Email notifications for comments and @mentions in Word


  • What is a Document Library?

SharePoint’s Document Library refers to a secure, online environment where individuals can store files and easily access them at a later date from any device, location and time. A SharePoint Document Library has many functions including the ability to edit, delete, link and control who has access within the document library.


  • What is a List?

A SharePoint List refers to a collection of data that gives you and your co-workers a flexible way to organise information. The benefits of a SharePoint List includes but is not limited to,

  • The ability to create multiple views and opt for multiple filters
  • Allows you to set unique permissions as well as integrate flows
  • PowerApps and export information to excel
  • What is a Web part?


Web parts are essentially the building blocks within a SharePoint page and/ or site. SharePoint web parts range from text, images, files, video and dynamic content.


  • What is a Hub Site?


A Hub Site refers to a newly created intranet building block joining related sites together to roll up news and activities, simplify search and share navigation. A major benefit of a SharePoint Hub Site brings team communication sites together, increasing overall collaboration.


  • What SharePoint groups am I in?


There are multiple ways of checking what SharePoint groups you and your colleagues are in. One common way of checking is by navigating towards Site Permissions > Check Permissions. Here you will be able to see what level of permissions individual users and groups have and change if required.


  • What can SharePoint DO for ME?!


SharePoint is a global industry leading secure, online document management and communication system. Top Three Benefits of a SharePoint Solution include,

  1. Simplify and increase everyday business tasks and activities.
  2. Provides a single integrated communication platform that can be accessed from any device, location and time.
  3. Manage and store information in one secure environment.

As a leading SharePoint Solutions provider, we work closely with you to understand the unique aspects of your business processes to deliver solutions that are tailored to your business requirements.

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