Yearly Archives: 2017

Modern SharePoint Web Parts – Part 2

This is the second of a two-part article about web parts for the Modern SharePoint page. In the first part of the article, we showed how to add web parts to a Modern SharePoint page, and listed the web parts (as of  the time of writing) which display static content. In this post, we’ll look at dynamic content web parts. Dynamic Content Web Parts These are web parts which display information based on a filter or search, so the resulting content

SharePoint Development Models and the SharePoint Framework (SPFx)

In this article we will go through history of SharePoint development, getting a brief concept of popular approaches/development models followed by SharePoint developers, their benefits and cons, and the features of the trending SharePoint Framework (SPFx). Microsoft SharePoint was introduced in the year 2001 as an on premise product. Since the beginning, a lot of developers gave their part in shaping the future of SharePoint by extending its features such as web parts and Feature XML and many other solutions through

Microsoft Ending Team Foundation Server Extension for SharePoint

Microsoft Ending Team Foundation Server Extension for SharePoint Team Foundation Server (TFS) is a Microsoft product that covers the entire application lifecycle and project management capabilities including storing documents such as Requirement documents, reporting, maintaining source code, project management including agile and waterfall structure, automated builds, lab management, testing and release management capabilities.  TFS also provides integration with Visual Studio and Eclipse.   TFS provided SharePoint integration since its launch in 2005. This includes dashboards, site templates creation and document management in SharePoint. On August 21st 2017, Gregg Boer on MSDN on

Creating a Site Collection with Power Shell

Building a SharePoint Farm involves several steps to make sure the site will be utilized by the business users. Governance takes a big part on the design of the Sites(s) Depending of the size of your farm is conceivable that you will need more than one site colleciton to allocate your business data and to keep security permissions isolated among all the business units. here is where creating programatically all your site collections becomes handy, specially when you don’t have to

Pocketful of SharePoint – The mobile app

As we all know that the SharePoint mobile app is here. Now stay connected by the content discovery on sites, portals and people which are always on the go. SharePoint has found the way to save you. To test it  I have downloaded and tested it and it reminded me of Natasha Bedingfield’s song “I have got a pocketful of sunshine I got love, and I know it is all mine.” that is what this app is about when I had a firsthand

Custom Permission Levels to maximize security in SP2013.

Basically we need to create the Custom Permision Levels to maximize security in SP2013. Custom Viewers,Custom Members,Custom Owners By default SharePoint has some default site permissions…   We can identify some specific Permission levels to be used within the site: Edit, Full Control, Read.   Form the Ribbon is possible to look at this Permission Levels.   If you like to see in detail for example the “Edit” permission level can click on it and see what specific options are checked: As you

SharePoint Navigation Deep Dive

SharePoint has been widely being used in organizations for enterprise content management but with growing user base sometimes leads to common bad practices that causes a lot of frustration among SharePoint users. One of the best practices of SharePoint is to setup navigation correctly. SharePoint navigation is the first things users rely on besides searching to navigate to other site. If navigation is not correctly setup you will see in many places not only it decreases user’s adoption of SharePoint

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