Sharepoint online – Sharepoint client browser

Published on Author peter.stilgoe

A great free tool that gives you a good insight into you SharePoint online environment

Why use this tool? Get insight in your site collection structure
Find hidden lists, items or documents
Discover artifact properties
Easily start PowerShell, via context menu, and run (scripted) queries against your remote site collection
Support for both SharePoint 2010 and SharePoint 2013
Connect to on-premise or SharePoint Online (Office 365) site collections
No installer
Remote access from your desktop to site collection via Client Side Object Model (CSOM) Can run remote, no need to run on the SharePoint server itself

Supported features
Support for SharePoint Online Tenants (Office 365), including the following items Add tenant (File » Add Tenant)
Recent tenants are stored locally (File » Recent Tenants)
Treeview containing tenants and related components, like: Office 365 Tenant
External Users
Site Properties
Deleted Site Properties
Apps in the App Catalog
Web Templates available in the Tenant
Log Entries (always empty due to missing implementation from Microsoft)

Support for Site Collections, including the following items Add site collections (File » Add Site)
Recent site collections are stored locally (File » Recent Sites)
Support for both SharePoint 2010 and SharePoint 2013 based on CSOM
Support for classic and claims authentication
Support for anonymous and forms based authentication
Support for Office 365 / SharePoint Online
Treeview containing site collection and related components, like: Subwebs (including App Webs)
List and libraries
Site Columns
Content Types
Items and Field Values
Features (activated)
Site Users
Site Groups
Associated Visitor, Member and Owner groups
Taxonomy (Term Store)
User Profiles
Workflows Templates
Workflow Associations
Event Receivers (SharePoint 2013 only)
List Templates
Push Notifications (SharePoint 2013 only)
Web Templates
Role Assigments
Role Definitions
Recycle Bin (first and second stage)
Root Folder including subfolders and files
User Custom Actions
Project Policies (Site Closure and Deletion)

The treeview includes the hidden objects (shown in gray) next to the default objects
Treenode context menu support for “Open in browser…”
“Open PowerShell with CSOM”, more info
“Browse Settings…”
“Browse MSDN Help”

“Properties”-tab shows all selected class properties
“Raw Data”-tab shows the list items based on the columns of a list or library
“Change Log”-tab shows the Change Log for different types of items
“MSDN Help”-tab shows the MSDN Help article for the selected node / object class
“Schema XML”-tab shows the schema XML for List, Content Type, Field and View
Status bar showing selected node / object class (including a link to MSDN Help article)
On startup checks if new version is available