In continuation with the earlier post on Community sites and My Sites in this post we will see how to follow sites, documents and people. In SharePoint 2013 you can follow sites, documents, people that shows up on your My site under I’m following.You can manage the notification settings for your followed documents using NewsFeed settings as described in the earlier post. In this post however we will explore how you can Follow\Unfollow documents, People and sites and how to access them.
Please note that Follow in SharePoint 2013 does not replace the conventional alerts functionality. Both exists in the new SharePoint version.
Following a site means not getting updates about site rather it’s just for an easy access a shortcut kind of from your My Site.
click on star next to the site to unfollow it.
Follow Documents - To follow documents click on “…” and under preview click on “FOLLOW”
Once followed you can access them under “I’m following” in My sites. See earlier post Community sites and My Sites