What are the different versions of SharePoint?

What are the different versions of SharePoint?

If we have to list down the major versions of SharePoint, they are SharePoint 2007, 2010, 2013, 2016, 2019, and SharePoint Online (also known as Office 365 and Microsoft 365), the current version of SharePoint.

What is the difference between SharePoint 2016 and SharePoint 2019?

Microsoft is working on cloud first approach which means that the SharePoint Server 2019 will have all the SharePoint online features. SharePoint online supports both Modern and Classic UI, where modern experience is shared on SharePoint server 2019 and classic ui experience is shared on SharePoint Server 2016.

Is SharePoint 2016 the same as SharePoint Online?

When installed correctly with proper warm up scripts SharePoint 2016 is very fast with faster page loads than SharePoint Online. On premise is better if the most of the users are close to the servers. There are a number of different plans that includes features in this comparison.

How do I see different versions of SharePoint?

View version history in SharePoint in Microsoft 365 or SharePoint Server 2019

  1. Open the list or library from the Quick Launch bar.
  2. Right click on the space between the item or document name and date, and then click Version History from the menu.

Does SharePoint 2016 have the modern experience?

In 2016, Microsoft introduced the New (a.k.a. Modern) experience for SharePoint document libraries and lists, offering new capabilities and an interface that is faster, more intuitive, and responsive. The older, Classic experience continues to be available, but new capabilities are added only to the New experience.

Is Microsoft SharePoint going away?

On October 2, 2017, when Microsoft deletes the public site collection in SharePoint Online, customers will no longer have access to the content, images, pages or any other files that reside on their public website. Customers can, however, recover their content through the Recycle Bin.

What is the latest version of SharePoint?

SharePoint Server 2019
SharePoint Server 2019 contains the modern experiences for lists and libraries in Team sites. This brings the experience up to date with that found in SharePoint in Microsoft 365.

How does versioning work in lists and libraries?

When versioning is enabled in a list or library, you can store, track, and restore items in a list and files in a library whenever they change. Versioning, combined with other settings, such as checkout, gives you control of the content posted on your site.

Why would you want to use Version history?

Understanding revisions With the full version history and all associated metadata, you can much more easily manage and understand how your document has evolved. This not only makes your life as an author easier, but it also provides an invaluable tool for auditing.