Administration, SharePoint

SharePoint Online- Create a new Home Site in an existing tenant. Spoiler- its not available yet.

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.

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SharePoint Online max attachment and upload sizes for lists and libraries

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

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SharePoint Online – Change the Look- Classic vs. Modern

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

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SharePoint Online Communication site – How to share with external users

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

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SharePoint Online blog site- How to edit the homepage

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