SharePoint 2013

Create A Microsoft Flow for Mobile App

Microsoft Flow App – Introduction Microsoft has its own mobile app called ‘ Microsoft Flow ’ which gives you the power to manage, track, and explore your automated workflows anytime and anywhere. It’s available in Apple, Android and Windows stores. In this article, I am going to explain the possibilities where you can use ‘Microsoft Flow’ mobile app with SharePoint Online in your business automation processes. Scenario There are many repetitive tasks that we all wish we could run with just a tap of

SharePoint out-of-the-box Workflows

Introduction to Workflows SharePoint is often used by enterprises as their intranet (websites, portals used by employees within the organization). And of these applications/sites, one of the most important functionality is, to be able to set up some approval process, tracking system or automation of office process. Such as expense approval, leave approvals, document approval etc. These applications require predefined steps to be performed every time and notify concerned people. This is where workflows come in handy. What is a workflow? It is

Integrating SharePoint Online and Power BI (Part 1)

Integrating SharePoint Online and Power BI As a SharePoint User, you probably have interacted with data stored in a SharePoint list.  We use SharePoint Lists to collect and organize onboarding tasks, vacation requests, expense reports, sales numbers and so much more. In the past, we have been using views to group and filter SharePoint data. How amazing would it be, if we could visualize that vast amount of data in a more meaningful and interactive way? In this blog post, I will show

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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