O365 – Some big changes coming to Teams announced at MS Ignite 2017

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“WOW Microsoft Teams! I am truly impressed with the capabilities coming to Microsoft Teams now and in the future. This is a game changing all-encompassing communications and collaboration product. The vision for “Intelligent Communications” from Microsoft is what I have personally been waiting for a long time; a single place to manage all your communications … Continue reading O365 – Some big changes coming to Teams announced at MS Ignite 2017

O365: Identity Management in Retail Industry with AzureAD

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Retail Industry Challenges Large retailers face unique challenges due to the massive scale of their store workforces, relatively high levels of staff turnover and the huge volume of devices that these store workers use and share. In addition these organizations tend to have relatively young employees and those millennial employees are among the most tech … Continue reading O365: Identity Management in Retail Industry with AzureAD

O365: Troubleshooting MS Teams

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Teams is the new fast collaboration app in Office 365: “MS Teams the new chat-based workspace in Office 365. Microsoft Teams is an entirely new experience that brings together people, conversations and content—along with the tools that teams need—so they can easily collaborate to achieve more. It’s naturally integrated with the familiar Office applications and is … Continue reading O365: Troubleshooting MS Teams

O365 Export user profile data to a CSV file

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If you need to export all your o365 user profile data to a CSV file you can use the following command: Get-MsolUser | Select-Object DisplayName,UserPrincipalName,Title,Department,StreetAddress,City,Country,Office,PhoneNumber,MobilePhone,PreferredLanguage | Export-Csv c:\userinfo.csv

SPFx Fantastic 40 Web Parts

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This package is a sample kit of 40 great Client Side Web Parts built on the SharePoint Framework SPFx. You can find here different kind of high visual web parts as carousel, images galleries, custom editors, polls, charts, map, animations, etc. These WebParts are mainly based on best-class jQuery, React or Angular plugins and use … Continue reading SPFx Fantastic 40 Web Parts

SharePoint online: View user profile properties for users via URL

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  View your own user profile properties: https://abccorp.sharepoint.com/sites/dev/_api/SP.UserProfiles.PeopleManager/GetMyProperties   View someone elses user profile properties: https://abccorp.sharepoint.com/sites/dev/_api/SP.UserProfiles.PeopleManager/GetPropertiesFor(accountName=@v)?@v=’i:0%23.f|membership|bsmith@abccorp.onmicrosoft.com’

SharePoint online 2013: CSS resize promoted links

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<style> .ms-tileview-tile-content img { width:100px!important; height:100px!important; } div.ms-promlink-body { height: 100px; } div.ms-tileview-tile-root { height: 110px !important; width: 110px !important; } div.ms-tileview-tile-content, div.ms-tileview-tile-detailsBox,  div.ms-tileview-tile-content > a > div > span { height: 100px !important; width: 100px !important; } div.ms-tileview-tile-content > a > div > img { max-width: 100%; width: 100% !important; } ul.ms-tileview-tile-detailsListMedium { height: … Continue reading SharePoint online 2013: CSS resize promoted links

SharePoint: Some CSS to make SharePoint surveys look a bit better

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SharePoint surveys when used with rating scales do not look very good at all. Below is some CSS to make them look a bit better, basically adds some spacing & changes the font weights to help the user clearly see the different questions .ms-gridT1 { padding-top: 10px; padding-bottom: 10px; width: 300px; font-weight: normal; } .ms-formlabel … Continue reading SharePoint: Some CSS to make SharePoint surveys look a bit better

O365 – MS Bookings – Bring in business 24/7 with Microsoft Bookings

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As a business owner, you know that scheduling appointments with customers can take a lot of your time. Sending emails back and forth, playing phone tag and reminding people to show up can clutter your day and keep you from the more important work of growing your business. To help make appointment scheduling simpler and … Continue reading O365 – MS Bookings – Bring in business 24/7 with Microsoft Bookings

O365: Restore ODfB from recycle bin

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To restore a ODfB from the recycle bin use the following powershell command:   Restore-SPODeletedSite [-Identity] <SpoSitePipeBind> [-NoWait <SwitchParameter>]   Eg.   Get-SPODeletedSite -IncludePersonalSite or Get-SPODeletedSite – IncludeOnlyPersonalSite to return all the ODfB sites in the recycle bin.   Then to restore:   Restore-SPODeletedSite -Identity https://ABC-Corp-my.sharepoint.com/personal/fred_bloggs/          

SharePoint: Hide page title using javascript

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Add a CEWP or SEWP and add the following code: <script language=”javascript” type=”text/javascript”> ExecuteOrDelayUntilScriptLoaded(retrieveListItemsInclude,’sp.js’); function retrieveListItemsInclude() { document.getElementById(“pageTitle”).style.display=’none’; } </script>

Office 365 for IT Pros, 3rd Edition, is Now Available

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Now expanded to 24 chapters, and over 800 pages, you’ll find coverage of Exchange Online, identity management, migration, Hybrid, eDiscovery, SharePoint Online, OneDrive for Business, Office 365 Groups, Video, Planner, advanced security management, and much, much more.   http://exchangeserverpro.com/ebooks/office-365-for-it-pros/

O365 SharePoint Online / 2013 chrome extensions for speedy development

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Chrome SP Editor Create and update SharePoint Online css/js files, inject files to web and manage web properties from Chrome Developer Tools A Google Chrome Extension for creating and updating files (js, css), injecting files to sites and modifying web propertybag values (add, edit, remove) in SharePoint Online from Chrome Developer Tools. This tool will … Continue reading O365 SharePoint Online / 2013 chrome extensions for speedy development

O365 – Provider hosted apps client secrets expiring

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  Haven’t used this yet but looks like a good tool to provide visibility on your provider hosted apps & which client secrets are going to expire, currently information which is not made available as standard:   Tenant Information Portal Summary This solution is used to display information regarding your Azure Active Directory Tenant specifically related … Continue reading O365 – Provider hosted apps client secrets expiring

SharePoint 2013 O365: Display top navigation on search results page

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  Elio Struyf has created a handy piece of JavaScript that will display the global navigation on your search results page as by default its hidden. <script> var refElm = document.getElementsByClassName(‘ms-searchCenter-refinement’); if (refElm.length > 0) {   // Unhide the title row   document.getElementById(‘s4-titlerow’).setAttribute(‘style’, ‘display:block !important’);   // Set the Site Title   document.getElementById(‘DeltaPlaceHolderPageTitleInTitleArea’).innerHTML = … Continue reading SharePoint 2013 O365: Display top navigation on search results page

ODfB & SharePoint online: “There is a problem with your account, please try again later” error when you try to open Office documents

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When you try to open Office documents that are stored on OneDrive for Business or SharePoint Online by using the Office client application or when you sign in to the OneDrive for Business client (Groove.exe), you receive the following error message: There is a problem with your account, please try again later https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/3136373

O365 – New feature: Mandatory Anonymous Link Expiration is now available

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Details: Mandatory Anonymous Link Expiration is a new feature for SharePoint Online and OneDrive for Business. This feature will start rolling out today (12/01/2016) and is scheduled to complete in the coming weeks.   What does this feature do? With this feature, administrators can now set a mandatory expiration length for all anonymous links created in … Continue reading O365 – New feature: Mandatory Anonymous Link Expiration is now available

Get started with the OneDrive for Business Next Generation Sync Client in Windows

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The OneDrive for Business Next Generation Sync Client lets you connect and sync files from your OneDrive for Business. You can add a work or school account to the new OneDrive for Business sync client and sync all your files to your computer. This release of the OneDrive for Business Next Generation Sync Client has … Continue reading Get started with the OneDrive for Business Next Generation Sync Client in Windows

Sharepoint 2013: Cleanest way to remove Recent from the quick launch menu in O365

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In SharePoint 2013 / SharePoint online when you create a new list or library it automatically appears under a ‘Recent’ section. There are multiple ways to hide this from sandboxed solutions to Jquery etc, however the cleanest way for me to remove / hide this is by using OOTB features & in this case audience … Continue reading Sharepoint 2013: Cleanest way to remove Recent from the quick launch menu in O365