In this post we will discuss how to enable promoted links app in SharePoint 2013 publishing site. By default if you will open a SharePoint 2013 publishing site, you will not be able to see Discussion Board, Issue Tracking List, promoted links App etc. You can check out this article
to know more about Promoted Links App.
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To bring promoted links app in SharePoint 2013, we need to activate Team collaboration lists feature. Team collaboration lists is a feature that Provides team collaboration capabilities for a site. Once you activate this feature you will able to see: Form Library, Picture Library, Document Library, Announcements, and lists like Calendar, Contacts, Custom List, Custom List with DataSheet View, Promoted Links, Discussion Board, External List, Issue Tracking List, Links, Project List, Survey, Tasks etc.
Activate Team collaboration lists feature:
Click on the Settings Icon from the right top and click on Site Settings as shown in the fig below:
The click on Manage site features from the Site Actions section as shown in the fig below:
This will open the list of features, search for Team Collaboration Lists and click on Activate as shown in the fig below:
Once the feature activated, you will able to see the above apps in the publishing site.