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SharePoint: Enable Publishing features

To use the Web content management features, you need to turn on the Publishing feature on a site or site collection. You can then brand the site so that it has your corporate look and feel, and enable users to edit the corporate site within the context of the Web. Once the Publishing functionality has been turned on, you can also create a multilingual site by creating a source site and then translating the site into other languages, which can be publish as separate sites.​

Enable the SharePoint Server Publishing Infrastructure feature for a site collection

Use the following procedure to enable the SharePoint Server

Publishing Infrastructure feature at the site collection level.

  1. To enable the SharePoint Server Publishing Infrastructure feature for a site collection:
  2. On the Site Actions menu, point to Site Settings, and then click Modify All Site Settings.
  3. Note: If you do not see additional items when you point to Site Settings, click Site Settings.
  4. If you are not at the root of your site, under Site Collection Administration, click Go to top level site settings.
  5. On the Site Settings page, under Site Collection Administration, click Site collection features.
  6. On the Site Collection Features page, next to Office SharePoint Server Publishing Infrastructure, click Activate.

Enable the SharePoint Server Publishing feature for a site

Use the following procedure to enable the SharePoint Server Publishing feature for a site.

To enable the SharePoint Server Publishing feature for a site

  1. On the Site Actions menu, point to Site Settings, and then click Modify All Site Settings.
    Note:  If you do not see additional items when you point to Site Settings, click Site Settings.
  2. On the Site Settings page, in the Site Administration section, click Site features.
  3. Next to Office SharePoint Server Publishing, click Activate.

The source of this information is located here: http://office.microsoft.com/en-gb/sharepoint-server-help/enable-publishing-features-HA010157772.aspx

 

Definition of a SharePoint Feature

Represents a modular server-side, file system-level customization that contains items that can be installed and activated in a SharePoint environment within one of the following scopes:

  • Farm                       (Exclusing SharePoint Online)
  • WebApplication   (Exclusing SharePoint Online)
  • Site
  • Web