A couple of months ago I wrote an article about the new look of SharePoint 2013, focusing on the new Site Collection themes for SharePoint. I gave a couple of examples for the new built-in themes included in SharePoint 2013.
I restarted my SharePoint server, opened Central Administration and encountered the following error:
Server Error in ‘/’ Application
Description: An application error occurred on the server.
Once in a while I encounter an error that doesn’t provide any helpful information. This is exactly what happened the other day I opened my SharePoint site and found out that the website cannot display the page due to HTTP 500 Internal Server Error.
First thing I tried to do is open SharePoint Central Administration, to see if I get the same error message. Strangely, I was able to open Central Administration without any errors.
SharePoint 2013 offers a vast variety of out-of-the-box site templates. One of the success factors of your SharePoint deployment is choosing the most suitable site template that meets your business needs.
I’ve been asked many times which site template can serve particular required needs and what differs one template from another, so I decided to write a quick overview of all the available SharePoint 2013 site templates and their common uses. I’ve also prepared a SharePoint 2013 environment configured with all site types for some hands-on experience.
We don’t have to wait any longer! SharePoint 2013 was released yesterday and I couldn’t wait to install it!
So what’s new?
Actually, there are a lot of new cool features and improvements in SharePoint 2013. SQL, Mobile, and BI has been improved. Sharing functionality has been enhanced, making it easier to follow people, sites, and conversations. SharePoint 2013 offers Shredded Storage, Themes, Request Management, New Search architecture, personalized search results based on search history, and more. Read the rest of this entry »