As the name indicates, SharePoint 2013 promoted sites provides a way to list important sites to the user community. These promoted sites appear under “Sites” section of user’s My site.
How to manage promoted sites in SharePoint 2013?
Farm Administrators can manage these “Promoted Sites” via user profile service application. Here is how to manage promoted sites in SharePoint 2013: Say, we promote a training site.
- Navigate to Central Administration >> Go to your User profile service application via the service application link
- Click on the “Manage Promoted Sites” link under “My Sites Settings”
- Click on “New Link”
- Fill in the details of your new promoted site
That’s all. Now, when users click on “Sites” link from suite bar, they’ll get the promoted site listed.