Creating a Subsite within a Site in SharePoint 2013

You can create a subsite within existing sites structures or you can proceed by creating a new site. However, after creation of a subsite, it will inherit the properties (permissions/navigation) of the existing site. The following is the procedure for the creation of subsites.

  • Sign in with site administrator.

    Sign in with site administrator

  • Open the site to create a subsite in.

    new site

  • Click on the “Settings” menu (gear icon) in the top-right corner of the page and then select the “Site contents” option.


  • This will open a “Site Contents” page.

    Site Content

  • In this page scroll down, you will find the “new Subsite” link under “Subsites”.

    find new Subsite link

  • Click on the “new Subsite” link, a new SharePoint site page will appear.

    new Subsite

  • Enter Title and Description, Web Site Address (URL), select a template, select permissions and select navigation inheritance. Now click on the “Create” button



  • All the changes are saved automatically and the Subsite is created.


    my new subsite

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