What is SharePoint?
- SharePoint is a browser-based collaboration and document management platform
- SharePoint Online is a cloud-based service that helps organizations share and manage content, knowledge, and applications to:
- Empower teamwork
- Quickly find information
- Seamlessly collaborate across the organization
- SharePoint provides a rich set of tools to help you create and maintain your organization’s intranet
- Typically deployed on a company’s network as a series of intranet sites (SharePoint lets various departments control their own security, workgroups, documents, and data)
- SharePoint is most often used for the storing of version-controlled documents, such as Word documents and Excel worksheets
- SharePoint is Microsoft’s collaboration platform, similar to Google Drive, yet much more
More about SharePoint
SharePoint is a Web Content Platform, but not precisely the WordPress or Squarespace you probably associate with this term. You could use SharePoint to create pages and publish them as a website, but you could also create a site for a department team, then drop Web Parts into it that might include a blog with announcements, a list of team members from Exchange, a library of documents, and a grid of data-driven by an Excel workbook
SharePoint is a platform that organizations use to build solutions to solve a wide variety of business challenges. SharePoint enhances our user experience and allows us to collaborate and do more together, using the applications we’ve always used, than we could possibly do alone.
SharePoint Framework (SPFx) is a client-side development model that allows us to create modern SharePoint experiences using modern web parts and UI extensions.
Details: /sharepoint/SharePoint Framework