Thursday, September 16th, 2021
Are you an IT professional and if your answer is yes then you should know about SharePoint’s 5 important things. To support big data, internet websites, and mobile users in better manner the 2013 version of Microsoft SharePoint was built upon 2007 and 2010. Several SharePoint development companies are using these things to gain benefits. Many SharePoint development companies are based in India. In this piece of content, I will be mentioning those things.
- Improved way to host websites that interfaces with the public: Earlier, public website hosting on SharePoint 2007 was a hectic task. Later to that came SharePoint 2010, which made hosting easy but did not have full features compared to other platforms of the same league. Now, SharePoint 2013 has matured a lot. This new version of SharePoint platform is capable of serving pages on different devices like mobile, tablets, laptops etc. It also has numerous features for SEO, XML sitemaps, friendly URLs depending on the characteristics of devices. Different site collections rather than sites can alter SEO settings. Defining out of bound areas for search engine crawlers is supported by robots.txt.
- Business intelligence is enhanced: In the SharePoint’s version of 2010, the platform provided business intelligence and big data reports, which later in the 2013 version was enhanced. This latest SharePoint version offers the capability to dig deeper into business insights and analytics. Now, integrating SharePoint and Excel is possible. PowerPivot has gotten stronger in 2013 SharePoint allowing working with billions of rows and columns directly in memory. Other features and programs like Dashboard designer, PerformancePoint Services and Visio services can work together to paint the picture of any business’s health and metrics.
- End-User training: A new feature known as “deferred site collection upgrade” allows a specific site collection having SharePoint 2010 code to run within SharePoint 2013 Product. This makes it easy to test and maintain compatibility between applications built on SharePoint with any custom code.
- More features making it better: With high usage of tablets and smartphones in current era, now an HTML5 coded view known as contemporary view is optimized. This feature supports speedy access on iOS, Blackberry, windows and android devices.
Conclusion: This blog focuses on important aspects Of SharePoint 2013 new features that make it a strong platform to develop a public facing website.