In this “Create app catalog site in SharePoint” tutorial, we will learn about how to create an app catalog site in SharePoint Online step by step. Before that, we should know what is an app catalog site.
Key-Highlights: App catalog in SharePoint
- What is app Catalog in SharePoint Online?
- Learn how to create app catalog site in SharePoint online step by step
What is App Catalog in SharePoint?
- App Catalog is used to store the apps for SharePoint and office for our organization’s internal use.
- We can configure and manage an App Catalog for the SharePoint environment to control access to the available apps.
App catalog in SharePoint: Steps to create an app catalog site in SharePoint Online
Step 1: Create an app catalog in SharePoint
Log in to SharePoint Admin Center log in to SharePoint Admin center using the below URL:
Syntax: https://yourtenantsite-admin.sharepoint.com/_layouts/15/online/AdminHome.aspx#/home Example: https://globalsharepoint2020-admin.sharepoint.com/_layouts/15/online/AdminHome.aspx#/home
SharePoint Online admin center home page.
Click on “More features” from the left panel.
Click on the “Open” link from the “Apps” section, then the “Apps” page will be opened.
Then click on the “App Catalog” from the “Apps” page – then we will get the “App Catalog Site” creation page.
Select the default – Create a new app catalog site and click on the OK button. Note:
- We can select the second radio button – Enter a URL for an existing app catalog site and enter the site URL in the text box.
From the “Create App Catalog Site Collection” creation screen, enter the below data:
- Title – Enter any meaningful title.
- Web Site Address – Enter any meaningful easily rememberable text.
- Verify your country’s time zone.
- Select the site collection Administrator.
Create App Catalog Site Collection in SharePoint Online Admin Center Click on the “OK” button. Wait for 2 to 3 minutes – this will take time to get provisioned, then we can see our app catalog site collection on the classic site collections dashboard page.
Now, let’s navigate to the above app catalog site collection which looks like the below and has the below default library/list:
- Apps for SharePoint (document library)
- Apps for Office (document library)
- App Request (list)
Summary: Create app catalog site in SharePoint online step by step (app catalog in SharePoint)
Thus, in this article – we have learned how to create an app catalog site collection from the SharePoint Online admin center step by step.
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