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Document Library in SharePoint 2010

By Vijay Prativadi on May 19, 2012
Today, in this article let’s play around with one of the interesting and most useful concepts in SharePoint 2010.
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Introduction

Today, in this article let's play around with one of the interesting and most useful concepts in SharePoint 2010.

Question: What is a Document Library?

In simple terms "It allows the sharing and managing of documents across the site with a group of people". I think we are now good to go and implement this wonderful concept.

Step 1: Open SharePoint 2010 Central Administration and navigate to a specific site:

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Step 2: Navigate to "Site Actions" -> "More Options...":


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Step 3: Select "Document Library" from the listed categories. Give a name to the document library:

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Step 4: The document library is now created. The site now looks like this:

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Step 5: The file upload dialogue box looks like this:

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Step 6: The document library with a document looks like this:

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Step 7: The document library, upon quick launch of the site, looks like this:

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I hope this article is useful for you. I look forward to your comments and feedback.

Vijay Prativadi

Hey Everyone, It's Vijay. I am SDE mostly up on Microsoft Technologies. If you are thinking to know what I do mostly when at work. I get a chance to work upon few Microsoft technologies. All the way along my core tech... Read more

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