This year Microsoft introduced General Availability for Office 365 CDNs. After spending some time working with them and figuring out how they work, I wanted to give my first impressions on the pros and cons of using them.
The SharePoint landscape is changing at a very rapid pace. 2017 is going to bring lots of new changes for Office365 and SharePoint 2016 alike.
UPDATE: This functionality has been discontinued by Microsoft.
If you've read my blogs before you'll know that I am a firm believer in the power of search in SharePoint2013+. Search opens up many capabilities that previously we did not have access to.
The introduction of Office365 groups has been mostly positive. Office365 groups provide a new way for teams to collaborate together using the integration of various Office365 tools.
For any of you who are familiar with Visual Studio workflows... you love the added flexibility but you also hate the Workflow Designer and sometimes the activities aren't very clear... Recently I had been working on a workflow for a ticketing system to send emails to members of a SharePoint group.
Exciting news this week as Office Dev center has released the first release candidate version for SharePoint Framework.
Forms have always been a sore subject when it comes to SharePoint. For years many SharePoint environments adopted InfoPath to fulfill their custom form needs. However, this required an Enterprise License, not to mention constant issues with performance, updating content types and and poor branding support.
Even this year Microsoft has decided to end support for InfoPath in 2026 without a replacement.
Sometimes administrators need to access the SharePoint Access Request list outside of the SharePoint Page.
For those who don't know, whenever a user asks for permission to view your SharePoint site, whether it be access to a file, a team site or folders, that request gets stored in your environment at this location.