Posts Tagged ‘SharePoint’

Understanding and Creating Multi-Click Images and Map Links in SharePoint Online

This tutorial walks you through how to add multiple hyperlinks inside an image and embed it into a SharePoint page. To add a hyperlink to an image, we want to map the link in the image with its coordinates. You can easily accomplish this through an image map.  Image Maps  An image map allows a user to click on different clickable areas of the image and be linked to different destinations, making it easy to navigate to a different page. By using image mapping, you can […]

The Difference between a SharePoint Modern Team Site and a Communication Site and How to Create Both

Both modern team and communication sites are different since they are based on different site templates. In this blog, I will demonstrate how to create a new communication site and team site in SharePoint Online and explain their differences. There are a couple of ways to create a team and communication site in SharePoint: SharePoint […]

An Overview and Comparison of Classic and Modern SharePoint User Interfaces

The purpose of SharePoint is to store and share content so that multiple users can simultaneously manage, access, and collaborate on documents, tasks, and related resources in one place. SharePoint supports two user interface (UI) designs — the “classic” experience and the “modern” experience. Understanding the Key Differences Between These Experiences The Classic The classic […]

How to deploy Viva Connections for Microsoft Teams

Microsoft announced a new employee experience platform called “Microsoft Viva” in early February 2021. According to Microsoft, this platform brings the following tools in a single place, Microsoft Teams. Employee engagement (Viva Connections) Wellbeing (Viva Insights) Learning (Viva Learning) Knowledge discovery (Viva Topics) What is Viva Connections? The “Viva Connections app” is the central landing […]

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How to set up a home site for your organization

A home site is a SharePoint communication site which can be the top landing page for your organization’s intranet. It helps to bring together company news, events, and resources for engaging end user experience.   Facts about home site You can set only one site in your organization as a home site The site can […]

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Automate Everything: Generate an Agreement in Adobe Sign from a Word Template (.DOCX) – Part 1/3

The Automate Everything series was written by Rebekah Williamson and Taylon Hammons In a work from home world, companies are moving toward paperless operations. The process of printing forms, delivering them to clients, and scanning them back in is a thing of the past. Save paper, time, and money by shifting to an all-digital approach. […]

Future Of SharePoint

Insights from Microsoft Ignite 2020 on the Future of Microsoft SharePoint #MSIgnite

I think a lot of folks have been wondering about the future of SharePoint.  Is it going away?  No.  That’s clear to me.  I participated in a couple of different research groups focused on understanding News and “Modern” Intranet Portals.  It seemed that Jeff Teper doubled down on SPFx and Fluid for Teams and SharePoint.  […]

New File Sharing Experience Coming to Teams

Starting in August Microsoft will begin pushing out a new file sharing experience for Microsoft Teams. In this blog, I’ll quickly highlight what this new update will entail and how you can prepare for this change at your organization. End-user experience From an end-user perspective when they are typing in a chat, they will attach […]

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New Add to OneDrive feature coming to a tenant near you!

With the latest announcement of the Add to OneDrive feature rolling out for public preview, this will carry over into SharePoint and Teams to give you the same look and feel as within OneDrive. Today we’ll quickly highlight what the “Add to OneDrive” feature is and how you can start using it! What is the […]

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SharePoint Workflow End of Life in 2020: Migrate Your Workflows to Power Automate

If you’re reading this you’ve likely heard the news that both SharePoint 2010 and SharePoint 2013 workflows days are limited.  In fact, just next month you’ll no longer be able to create your SharePoint Designer based workflows in a new tenant.  Chris McNulty, Sr Technical Product Manager from Microsoft provided the detail in an article […]

Talking Teams Integration at the Microsoft 365 Virtual Marathon

I am excited to announce that on Thursday May 28th at 10AM PST, I will be speaking at the Microsoft 365 Virtual Marathon alongside countless other Microsoft employees and MVPs. It’s a great honor to be able to present at this conference, which has had to pivot because of COVID-19. Traditionally, this conference would be […]

Microsoft 365 Virtual Marathon is Community Togetherness, Big-Tent Diversity, and Inclusion

In March, I was meeting with a group working on a conference that was designed to be a Microsoft MTC led event for Modern Workplace. We had a great team and some awesome speakers. Michael Gannotti and I kicked off the keynote with special callouts to Microsoft Teams usage on the front lines with virtual […]

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