Plan for cross-site publishing in SharePoint Server
APPLIES TO: 2013 2016 2019 Subscription Edition SharePoint in Microsoft 365
Cross-Site Collection Publishing is a SharePoint Server feature that enables you to use one or more site collections to author content, and one or more site collections to control the design of the site and the display of the content. The functionality provided by this feature is referred to as cross-site publishing. You can use cross-site publishing to create branded Internet, intranet, and extranet publishing sites. Cross-site publishing is available only in SharePoint Server 2016.
There are many planning steps that you must follow to build a solution that uses cross-site publishing. The first articles in this section explain key concepts about cross-site publishing in SharePoint Server, and describe how to plan the architecture to support it. Additional articles in this section divide the remaining planning steps into three tasks, which are based on the three major components of cross-site publishing: planning the authoring site collection, planning the publishing site collection, and planning for search.
In this section:
Overview of cross-site publishing in SharePoint Server describes cross-site publishing, its use and benefits, common cross-site publishing scenarios, and the major components for the authoring and publishing site collections and search. This article also lists limitations of cross-site publishing.
Plan the logical architecture for cross-site publishing in SharePoint Server describes the major components of a cross-site publishing architecture, and illustrates example architectures.
Plan authoring sites for cross-site publishing in SharePoint Server describes how to plan the authoring site structure, security, design and branding, tagging term sets, and catalog content.
Plan publishing sites for cross-site publishing in SharePoint Server describes how to plan the publishing site structure, security, design and branding, navigation term sets, catalog connections, and displaying catalog content.
Plan search for cross-site publishing sites in SharePoint Server 2016 describes how to plan for search-driven pages, including content sources and crawling, managed properties in the search index, refiners and faceted navigation, result sources and query rules, usage analytics and events, and recommendations.
Plan variations for multilingual cross-site publishing site in SharePoint Server describes how to plan your site architecture when you want to use variations on your multilingual cross-site publishing site.