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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

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

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
New SharePoint CSOM version released for SharePoint Online

New SharePoint CSOM version released for SharePoint Online

New SharePoint Client-Side Object Model (CSOM) version targeted for the Office 365 or more specifically for SharePoint and Project Online is now available. This release again contains updates on the existing SharePoint and Project CSOM assemblies and some maintenance changes. Key update is the support for accessing list item... read more

Discussion Board for SharePoint 2016

In every organization, team members need to share information and discuss topics. SharePoint 2016 makes this task easy and simple. All you need is to set up a discussion board and everyone will be able to start new discussions and participate in existing ones. You can add multiple Discussion... read more

Optimize SPFx Files Delivery for Performance

Using the standard toolchain you can easily deploy your SharePoint Framework files to Microsoft Azure. Here is what you should do next to ensure that users will load these files as quickly as possible. In the past, when building SharePoint customizations, Microsoft recommended us to integrate with SharePoint as... read more

Anonymous Registration Auto Approval Using a Domain Policy

There are a limited number of times in the SharePoint world, especially the extranet world, where an IT Administrator can set up a segment of their external facing environment and basically just walk away… knowing it is working as needed without any further need of tweaking or modifications. However,... read more