Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Promoted Links App in SharePoint 2013

In this post we will discuss about Promoted Links App in SharePoint 2013. Also you can check out my previous posts on:

- App Life Cycle Management in SharePoint 2013

- Remote event receivers in SharePoint 2013

- New actions in SharePoint designer 2013 workflow: Call Web Service Action and Start workflow action
Promoted links store the links that will show as tiles on the pages. SharePoint 2013 provides a new apps know as "Promoted Links" for this.

To create Promoted Links, Navigate to SharePoint site, then click on the Site Contents in the quick launch. Then click on Add an App. Then click on "Promoted Links" app from the available apps. Then give a name  as shown in the fig below:

This will create the Promoted Links app successfully.

Then click on the new item to add links to the App. Then enter the details like Title, Background Image Location, Description, Link Location. Launch Behavior (In page navigation, Dialog, New tab), Order etc as shown in the fig below:

Then click on Save.

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