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Extract and customize a single web part from the SharePoint Starter Kit

Extract and customize a single web part from the SharePoint Starter Kit

Few months ago a starter kit for modern SharePoint development has been released. The whole kit is a sort of intranet portal demo which covers all the capabilities given by the SharePoint Framework (SPFx). Beside the demo aspect of it, it comes also as a great help for developers... read more
How to hide SharePoint Announcements past the expiration date

How to hide SharePoint Announcements past the expiration date

One of the out of the box web parts that is a great addition to any Intranet homepage is the Announcements Web Part. It allows to easily create short notices and company announcements and makes the content of Intranet Homepage more dynamic and fresh. Each of the announcements contains... read more

SharePoint is the Answer to Content Collaboration in the Modern Workspace

In the afternoon on day one of Microsoft Ignite 2018, Microsoft Corporate Vice President Jeff Teper took to the stage, and with help of a few on his team, he presented his update on SharePoint, OneDrive, and more. He clearly stated that SharePoint is the answer to content collaboration... read more

Sharing and Permissions in the SharePoint Modern Experience

The SharePoint Online security model includes the ability to control granular access to most aspects of SharePoint Online from the site level down to the item level. Access to the different items of SharePoint can be granted to specific users as well as to groups of users. read more

Cloud storage 101: OneDrive vs SharePoint

Office 365 comes with different storage and sharing options to make business owners more productive. Two of these are OneDrive and SharePoint, both of which have a long list of features and benefits. Which option is best for you? Keep reading for the answer. Looking for a secure platform... read more

GDPR for SharePoint Server

As part of safeguarding personal information, we recommend the following: Classify your data, using Azure Information Protection. Run SharePoint Server in a least-privileged configuration. See Plan for least-privileged administration in SharePoint Server and Security for SharePoint Server for more information. Enable BitLocker encryption on your servers. read more

Managed Path in SharePoint Online

How to create managed path in SharePoint Online? Do you want to add managed path to SharePoint Online? Unfortunately SharePoint Online does not provide a mechanism for creating new managed paths, either via SharePoint admin center or through PowerShell cmdlets (As of today!). In SharePoint Online, /sites and... read more

How to Secure SharePoint 2016 Central Administration Site from HTTP to HTTPS using SSL Certificate?

Central Administration site is a web application where administration activities are performed for the farm. By default, Central Administration runs on non-secure HTTP. Enabling encryption ensures that the communications between users and the central admin website remain secure. read more
Microsoft Explains SharePoint Branding and Rolls Out New Framework

Microsoft Explains SharePoint Branding and Rolls Out New Framework

Microsoft announced some news earlier this month of concern to IT pros that maintain SharePoint Online intranets, including the nuances of adding "branding" to sites. The branding issue was addressed in a helpful Microsoft Tech Community post by Bob German, a partner technical architect at Microsoft. read more

Inconvenient logging exceptions in SharePoint Framework production bundles

So you optimized your SharePoint Framework bundle for production. Your variable names are shortened and white-spaces are removed. Like a good developer, you instrumented your code with logging, in case something doesn't work as expected. One day you get an exception. The stack trace leaves you clueless. You look... read more

Add Site Column to List using PowerShell

How to Add a Site Column to SharePoint Online List? Site columns in SharePoint provides great re-usability without having to recreate same columns multiple times! Once created at top level site, we can utilize them to store metadata in any number of lists and libraries under the hierarchy. read more

Site Collection Permissions Report using PowerShell

SharePoint Online: Site Collection Permissions Report using PowerShell. This PowerShell script generates permission report on all objects which has unique permissions on the given site collection. It scans through the following: Site collection administrators group, Given site collection and sub-sites with unique permissions, All lists and libraries with unique... read more