A tag is a keyword or label that categorizes your question with other, similar questions. Using the right tags makes it easier for others to find and answer your question.
for questions completely specific to the MS-provided SharePoint Cloud Service (Office 365's SharePoint Online/BPOS)
For questions completely specific to all editions of SharePoint 2013 and **not past or future versions**
All commercial releases of SharePoint. Excludes free license versions of SharePoint.
For questions completely specific to SharePoint 2010 and **not past or future versions**
SharePoint Server is the Microsoft product "SharePoint Server". Use this tag to ask questions related to SharePoint server product only and not SQL server, Front end server, windows server, etc.
SharePoint Designer is a specialized HTML editor and web design freeware for creating or modifying Microsoft SharePoint sites and web pages.
Rows of items containing columns of information.
SharePoint workflow refers to the automation of a business process by step by step execution of steps. In many cases the workflow instances have indeterminate delays and overall duration due to the…
The process of developing software, including requirements gathering, solution design and analysis, implementation, testing, deployment, support and maintenance.
SharePoint Foundation is the platform for all on-premises products in the SharePoint family. Questions having this tag should be specific to SharePoint Foundation and not SharePoint Online or other l…
Windows PowerShell is Microsoft's task automation framework, consisting of a command-line shell and associated scripting language built on top of, and integrated with the .NET Framework. PowerShell pr…
Web parts are ASP.NET controls that can be added to web part zones. They are generally distributed through the deployment of .WSP files. Pre-2013, they could be developed off the hosting server. Wi…
Use a document library to store, organize, sync, and share documents with people. You can use co-authoring, versioning, and check out to work on documents together. With your documents in one place.
The search platform that operates within SharePoint.
Assignment of security to content.
Office 365 primarily denotes a set of subscription based software services that require monthly or periodic payment of fees to Microsoft Corporation.
Microsoft InfoPath is an XML-based toolset of electronic forms software that integrates with SharePoint 2007 and later and Office applications. In 2014 it has been announced that InfoPath will no long…
for questions completely specific to SharePoint 2007 and **not past or future versions**
used for SharePoint apps (also known as SharePoint Add-ins) development.
The REST (Representational State Transfer) interface in provides access to lists and libraries as a relational data service. A core concept of any RESTful interface is the resource, and in SharePoint …
This workflow is/ should be done by using SharePoint Designer. There are only a few ootb statements, new one have to be designed, with and without use of Visual Studio.
The client-side object model (CSOM) provides access to a subset of the SharePoint Foundation server object model, including core objects such as site collections, sites, lists, and list items and allo…
General technical questions about the SharePoint Framework client-side development model.
Using the Representational State Transfer (REST) interface provided by SharePoint
For questions completely specific to SharePoint 2016 and **not past or future versions**
A content type is a reusable collection of columns and settings that can be applied to a certain category of SharePoint content
a configurable view of data in a list
A custom list in SharePoint is a blank list in which you can add your own columns and views. Use this if none of the built-in list types are similar to the list you want to make.
is the listing of results returned by a search engine in response to a keyword query
Visual Studio is an integrated development environment (IDE) from Microsoft.
CSS is the abbreviation for Cascading Style Sheets. CSS is a language used to control the presentation (including colors, layout, and fonts) of HTML and XHTML documents.
Calculated columns are the SharePoint equivalent of Excel formulas. They allow you to display values that are calculated from the values of one or more other columns. These calculations can be made us…
A lookup column is a SharePoint list column that retrieves its available values from another column within another list in the SharePoint site.