Administration, Branding, SharePoint

SharePoint Online- Enable New Modern experience on root site collection

I really enjoy the new Modern experience of SharePoint Online communication sites; however, this requires creating a new SharePoint Online site collection at /sites/new site for the path. The client requested to have the root site branded with the Modern experience. However, while I was able to get the page to appear as the modern… Continue reading SharePoint Online- Enable New Modern experience on root site collection

Administration, Branding, SharePoint

SharePoint Online global navigation across site collections, with highlighting and security trimming

One common request when working with SharePoint sites is having a consistent navigation across multiple site collections. If you are using a Publishing Portal site template, you can use the Managed Navigation for your Global Navigation (or top navigation). This also supports drop downs. I did a quick test and it appears to support highlighting… Continue reading SharePoint Online global navigation across site collections, with highlighting and security trimming

Branding, Cloud Solutions, SharePoint

Search Result preview images in SharePoint Online

SharePoint search results OOTB do not display image previews until you hover. We wanted to have a baseball card type approach to display certain items. Here is an unfinished example of the results displayed as cards with image previews and the OOTB hover panel: Make sure the site is a publishing portal and publishing features… Continue reading Search Result preview images in SharePoint Online

Branding, SharePoint

SharePoint 2010 – Themes and CoreV4.css comparison technique for Developers

Ever wonder how SharePoint 2010 uses CoreV4.css and Themes together to style your site? In this blog post, I hope to grab this bull by the horns and make empower you to decode this large file and create your own themes. Basically, I took CoreV4.css located in C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Web Server Extensions\14\TEMPLATE\LAYOUTS\1033\STYLES\Themable and copied… Continue reading SharePoint 2010 – Themes and CoreV4.css comparison technique for Developers