Working with document libraries is one of the most common things you will do in SharePoint Online. Document libraries function similarly to one drive or other file systems, where you can upload files and documents. You can manage the structure of a document library using folders. The video below will walk through the steps to add files to a document library on SharePoint.
Adding a file to your library
There are several ways to share files and content from SharePoint Online to other people. This can be the sharing of a link to someone that already has permissions to the site you are sharing from, or you can share specific content to a user that does not already have access to the site. The video below provides information on how to share content with others.
Sometimes you may work somewhere where you do not have a good or reliable internet connection. In these instances, it may be necessary to download a document from SharePoint Online to your local computer. The video below details the steps to download documents from SharePoint Online to your local computer for when you need to work offline.
Downloading documents to your computer
Lists are a powerful tool within SharePoint Online to arrange and collect data. While libraries are used to store documents, the main purpose of a list is to store and collect information in the form of "metadata". This could be an intake form, training log, task list, user directory, and much much more! The video below will walk you through how to create a custom list and add additional fields to the list.
Creating a custom list
When building pages on SharePoint Online, it is often necessary to add images to make a page more visually appealing or direct users to specific graphs and content. The video below outlines how to add an image to a page on SharePoint Online. Please be sure to also review the @web pages on accessible images and using images as they are both applicable to SharePoint Online.
Inserting an image
When editing a page it is sometimes important to share a video such as one that has been uploaded to YouTube or Vimeo. This lesson walks through the process of embedding a video on a SharePoint Online page.
Sharing an online video
The following video details the process of adding a hyperlink to a page on SharePoint Online. Hyperlinks can reference pages or documents that are on the same SharePoint site, or external information.
Adding a hyperlink