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Business vs social SharePoint intranet

Business vs. Social SharePoint Intranet

Enterprises all over the world choose a SharePoint intranet as the core of their collaboration and communication. And since every organization has a unique corporate environment, you won't find two identical corporate portals. However, there are some trends. read more
Modern SharePoint Web Parts Updates

Modern SharePoint Web Parts Updates

The power of Office 365 Groups lies in the integration of multiple Office 365 tools, such as SharePoint, Exchange, and Planner. One of the major downsides is switching between the tools. One moment you are on a SharePoint Team Site and the next moment you are on an Exchange... read more
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Who will approve my Provider-Hosted SharePoint Add-in request?

We had an interesting situation at one of our projects. The build team had created their first Provider-Hosted SharePoint Add-in and were ready to upload in the pre-production environment’s add-in catalog. As the build team did not have access to manage the add-in catalog, the operations team deployed the... read more
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4 ways to link to Intranet Homepage in SharePoint

Do you feel homesick when you collaborate with your colleagues in SharePoint? Let’s be honest, no matter which department or team site you work on, you want to click on that home button that will lead you back to the company homepage. Well, guess, what, there are few ways... read more
New Idle Session Timeout in SharePoint Online

New Idle Session Timeout in SharePoint Online

Idle session timeout provides an Office 365 administrator to configure a threshold at which a user is warned and subsequently signed out of SharePoint or OneDrive after a period of inactivity. The new idle session timeout policies rolling out as preview on November 6, 2017 and changes to the... read more
SharePoint 2016 Architectural Models Posters

SharePoint 2016 Architectural Models Posters

These newly updated Architectural Models Posters for SharePoint 2016 provide a way to compare the various deployment methods in an easy-to-print format. Each poster provides a list of all the configurations or platform options available and gives you a brief summary of the platform, including a conceptual diagram, common... read more
SharePoint Online Administration Center: New and improved

SharePoint Online Administration Center: New and Improved

The last few years, our SharePoint experiences have all been modernized. Starting with the document libraries, pages, lists, web parts and team sites. The SharePoint Online Administration Center hasn’t really changed since the release of Office 365 in 2010. The major downside of the classic administration center is the... read more
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Result Type Rules and Display Templates with SharePoint Hybrid Search

I have a client who is transitioning from SharePoint on-premises search to hybrid search with Office 365 and SharePoint Online. They are looking forward to removing several servers from their farm that are currently dedicated to the Indexing and Content Processing roles. read more
New look for OneDrive and SharePoint

New Look for OneDrive & SharePoint

Microsoft announce a new experience across web and mobile that makes finding what’s important to you easier, while keeping you better up to date with what is going on with your files. You will see all these changes hit your device and browser before the end of the year. read more
New SharePoint features

New SharePoint Features

Microsoft announced few new features to help organize and manage information in SharePoint lists and libraries, and connect related sites using the new Hub site. Listen to questions and answers in a post-Ignite "fireside chat" with two Microsoft MVPs focused on business user experiences and value. read more
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Setting Up Office 365 Extranet

While trying to configure a 2016 hybrid SharePoint environment, I wanted to explore the features of a O365 Extranet. Having never set one up before, I turned to Microsoft for articles on how to simply set it up. read more
Feature Pack 2 for SharePoint Server 2016

Feature Pack 2 for SharePoint Server 2016

Microsoft announced the latest major update to SharePoint Server 2016, Feature Pack 2, and it is now available to download for free. SharePoint 2016 Feature Pack 2 supports SharePoint Framework client-side web parts hosted in classic SharePoint pages built using the SharePoint Framework v1.0. read more