Andrew Connell

Before you start populating that portal... remember the area buckets...

I posted about this in the past, but I can’t find the post (how embarrasing). No need… Heather explains it very well: When designing a portal, keep the major areas in mind in relation to your URLs. SharePoint allows 20 areas (one being the Home) to be formatted nicely in the URL. For example, http://ThePortal.com/HR or http://ThePortal.com/Training. Once you hit the end of your 20 allotted areas, the URL will start organizing the areas into buckets. » Naming Areas on a Portal...

I posted about this in the past, but I can’t find the post (how embarrasing). No need… Heather explains it very well:

When designing a portal, keep the major areas in mind in relation to your URLs. SharePoint allows 20 areas (one being the Home) to be formatted nicely in the URL. For example, http://ThePortal.com/HR or http://ThePortal.com/Training. Once you hit the end of your 20 allotted areas, the URL will start organizing the areas into buckets.

» Naming Areas on a Portal

Andrew Connell
Founder & Chief Course Artisan, Voitanos LLC. | Microsoft MVP
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Andrew Connell is a web developer with a focus on Microsoft Azure & Microsoft 365. He’s received Microsoft’s MVP award every year since 2005 and has helped thousands of developers through the various courses he’s authored & taught. Andrew’s the founder of Voitanos and is dedicated to delivering industry-leading on-demand video training to professional developers. He lives with his wife & two kids in Florida.