SharePoint News


PowerApps Gallery of Attachments

If you'd like to add a bunch of photo attachments to an item in SharePoint, and then have the ability to view them all as a gallery of images on the item, here's how to do it. This is using a SharePoint list, and the attachments control in the... read more

Adding the SharePoint Stubs to Your VS Code PowerShell Profile

One of the more esoteric problems with SnapIns is a total lack of portability. In many situations you want to author scripts without being on a virtual machine that has SharePoint installed. Thanks to the nice chaps who made the SharePoint DSC resources, we can do this easily by... read more

SharePoint Hub Sites Updates, Plus New Page and Web Part Improvements

What is the one thing that we can guarantee is going to happen in every business? Change. And when it happens, you want to be in control of how it happens, and how efficiently you can make it happen – in style – while maintaining a level of automation... read more

Microsoft Enhancing SharePoint Online Capabilities Next Month

Microsoft will preview SharePoint Online improvements next month, including an expanded limit on Hub Site creation plus scripting additions for automating site provisioning. Hub Sites are Microsoft's new "flat design" approach for SharePoint Online intranets. read more

Where SharePoint Spaces Can Fit in Your Organization

Microsoft unveiled SharePoint Spaces during the SharePoint Virtual Summit in May, bringing the exciting world of mixed reality into the familiar collaboration platform. The new functionality will come to Office 365 and Microsoft 365 tenants first, so as has become the norm, SharePoint on-premises owners won’t be able to... read more

Deprecating Features in SharePoint – Are you Prepared?

We sat down with three of our MVPs Tobias Zimmergren, Erwin van Hunen and Waldek Mastykarz to chew the fat – among many other things, there was an interesting segment about deprecating features within SharePoint read more

6 locations where you can set security for files in SharePoint and Office 365

One of the most frequent concerns/questions users have about security in SharePoint, is whether or not the files you store in Office 365 ecosystem are safe and secure and can’t accidentally be accessed by curious colleagues or discovered by accident by those who do not need to see them.... read more
SharePoint Phishing Attack On Office 365 Users

SharePoint Phishing Attack On Office 365 Users

The attack dubbed "PhishPoint" by Cloud Security vendor Avanan demonstrates the craftiness and extent cybercriminals will go to in order to harvest Office 365 credentials. What makes this attack so evil is that even Microsoft didn’t see this one coming. While they scan emails for suspicious links and attachments,... read more

SharePoint Online To Get ‘Modern’ Site Creation Improvements

Microsoft announced it will be changing how Team Sites and Communication Sites get created by end users in a coming update to SharePoint Online for Office 365 users. End users will be getting the ability to create so-called "modern" sites, even if they don't have the permissions to create... read more

SharePoint 2019 Says Hello to 6 Features and Goodbye to 6 Others

Earlier this year, Microsoft shared a sneak peek of some of the new features it intended to bring to SharePoint 2019. The launch of the new preview version last week contained many of those features, as well as a promise of more to come. According to a blog post... read more

How to Persuade Outlook Users to Adopt SharePoint

Event and meeting coordinators who use Outlook have one thing in common: they dislike being the bottleneck for everyday tasks relating to calendar management. When looking to convert users from Outlook to SharePoint, people like this are prime candidates to start with. Showing them how any team-member with the... read more

Microsoft Releases Previews of SharePoint Server 2019

The SharePoint Server 2019 preview, is modeled on the current SharePoint Server 2016 product, though it also adopts some SharePoint Online features. Microsoft plans to release SharePoint Server 2019 sometime this fall. For end users, Microsoft has ported a number of its SharePoint Online "modern" experiences over to SharePoint... read more