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How to enable Item Level Permissions in SharePoint

Here is a real-life scenario. You have built a list in SharePoint so that users can submit entries, but you only want users to be able to read or modify own entries. An example of such list could be a submission form to Human Resources (Vacation Request) or a HelpDesk ticketing system. Unlike other types of lists, you might not necessarily want… keep reading >

2 ways to view Site hierarchy of a site collection

As SharePoint Intranet matures in your organization, you will find your users creating an ever-increasing number of SharePoint sites. In one of the previous blog posts, I have outlined some of the best practices on site hierarchy design. But what if you want to review your hierarchy every once in a while, and make sure your site owners follow the best practices… keep reading >

Site vs. Subsite in SharePoint

What’s the difference between a site and a subsite in SharePoint? I hear this question quite a lot from my clients and blog followers. In the past, I have written blog posts explaining the difference between sites and site collections, sites and pages. Today, I want to clarify the last SharePoint terminology misperception: Site vs. Subsite. The short answer is that there… keep reading >

Should I activate Publishing Features in SharePoint?

This seems to be one of the most frequently asked questions about SharePoint. In fact, half of my clients ask me the same exact question all the time. The other half, have already activated them and are looking to switch back 😛 . With this blog post, I would like to clarify what the publishing features are all about, whether or not you… keep reading >

How to structure sites in your SharePoint Intranet

If you are building an Intranet in SharePoint, then one of the first things you need to decide is the proper site hierarchy for your Intranet. With this post, I will explain the best practices and most common options, as well as pros and cons of each. There is really no standard one-size-fits-all hierarchy, so your particular site hierarchy model will depend… keep reading >

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