What resources are available to IT professionals for SharePoint Online training?

This FAQ was last modified on: Tuesday, January 16, 2018 10:06pm


This FAQ article is a summary of training resources and links for IT Professionals to get started with SharePoint Online.

Getting Started for IT Professionals: 

Office 365 for IT pros - Portal for all things Office 365
Training courses for SharePoint 2013:  Here you can find some resources to get you started with step by step quick reference guides relevant to SharePoint on-premises and SharePoint Online.
Videos for SharePoint 2013:  Short videos to learn how to use SharePoint on premises but also relevant to most of SharePoint Online as well.
SharePoint Online for IT pros:  A comprehensive portal for online training available for SharePoint Online.






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Post something to a small group of people - http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/HA102886562.aspx
Follow people to keep track of their activities - http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/HA102785944.aspx
Add features to a newsfeed post - http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/HA102785751.aspx
Configuring in place records management -http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/HA101729118.aspx
Create or customize a site content type - http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/HA010378138.aspx
Introduction to the SharePoint Online Management Shell - http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/HA102915057.aspx
For step by step instructions on Managing Online Audiences please go to -  http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/HA102772738.aspx  
Manage external sharing for your SharePoint online environment -  http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/HA102849864.aspx 
TechNet Video Administering Office 365 Jump Start (05): SharePoint Online - This is for a previous version of SharePoint Online; however it is a great resource, and most of it still applies to the newest version.

App Development

The new App model works very similar on-premises to Online. The general idea is that the app for SharePoint is hosted/saved in a location and SharePoint is the platform that presents it. Below you can find the concepts about the new model and how that can be implemented in SharePoint Online.
Sign up for an Office 365 Developer Site - http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/office/fp179924.aspx 
Plan customizations, solutions, and apps for SharePoint Online - http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/HA102772716.aspx
Use the App Catalog to make custom business apps available for your SharePoint Online environment -http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/HA102772362.aspx