This week at #MSIgnite, there has been a lot of talk about Home Sites. This was released a few months back as a PowerShell command to transform any modern communication site collection into the O365 SharePoint Online landing page for your organization. More can be read here: https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/Microsoft-SharePoint-Blog/SharePoint-home-sites-a-landing-for-your-organization-on-the/ba-p/621933 SharePoint home sites are the landing sites … Continue reading SharePoint Online- Create a new Home Site in an existing tenant. Spoiler- its not available yet.
Overview I tried finding a few good articles about upload sizes for SharePoint. I was a bit confused with old articles, new ones, One Drive for Business sync tools, classic vs modern and was unsure exactly what sizes to recommend to a client. So, I decided to do a POC with various large dummy file … Continue reading SharePoint Online max attachment and upload sizes for lists and libraries
I recently created a Microsoft Office 365 development environment via https://aka.ms/offdp I was creating an environment to do some SharePoint Modern theming (I created a new Communication Site via the modern Admin interface on my new tenant), but noticed the classic (rather the older) Change the Look interface: However, on existing client's tenants, I noticed … Continue reading SharePoint Online – Change the Look- Classic vs. Modern
I had an issue where when I tried to share my SharePoint Online Communication Site with an external user, I received an error: Your organization's policies don't allow you to share with these users. Go to External Sharing in the Office 365 admin center to enable it. But when I went to my O365 tenant, … Continue reading SharePoint Online Communication site – How to share with external users
Problem After about a week of troubleshooting the classic SharePoint Online blog subsite template (BLOG#0), I was FINALLY able to figure out why I could not edit the homepage. Solution: There is a site feature called "Site Pages" that needs to be activated. Once activated, you can edit the blog homepage (assuming you have permissions). … Continue reading SharePoint Online blog site- How to edit the homepage
UPDATE 9/27/2019- Microsoft this month is releasing a way to "Swap" sites. So create a new modern site collection, then swap it with the root. Invoke-SPOSiteSwap https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/powershell/module/sharepoint-online/invoke-spositeswap?view=sharepoint-ps#description If the target is the root site at https://tenant-name.sharepoint.com, then the following preparation activities should be performed prior to performing the swap: Any Featured links defined in SharePoint Start … Continue reading SharePoint Online- Enable New Modern experience on root site collection
Big changes have been happening with External User sharing for SharePoint Online over the past few months now that Azure Active Directory Business to Business (Azure AD B2B) is now generally available. Azure AD B2B allows you to share Office 365 content and line of business applications to users outside your organization. If you are … Continue reading SharePoint Online Azure AD B2B – Custom email invites for users using PowerShell