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Quick Launch Navigation Menu Best Practices

Quick Launch Menu has been around since older versions of SharePoint and allows users to access other site-specific links no matter where the users are on a site. What I am going to be discussing in this article is nothing that is a breakthrough or cutting edge. I just wanted to capture what I think are the best practices around the use… keep reading >

10 Office 365 mobile apps you must have on your phone

Remember when Apple® released iPods, the most popular question for celebrities and politicians was – “What kind of music do you have stored on your iPod?” Now, I am not a celebrity or politician (I am too politically incorrect), I am just a SharePoint guy who craves for everything that has to do with SharePoint and Office 365. So I will admit,… keep reading >

7 ways to preview a document in SharePoint

As you maintain thousands of documents in SharePoint document libraries, it is inadvertent that you might open documents just for the sake of knowing what the document is all about. Would not it be nice to save some time and see the contents of a document without clicking on each one? With this post, I would like to list a few options… keep reading >

2 ways to create and display Unique ID fields in SharePoint

Often, when you work with lists and libraries, you may need to track the items by some Unique ID or identifier. Luckily, there are few options available out of the box that you can take advantage of to display Unique ID fields in SharePoint. Option 1: ID Field (Column) The easiest option available for you to display Unique ID fields in SharePoint… keep reading >

Why you need to be careful with the default document library on a SharePoint site

The default document library on a SharePoint site is like a Mother-in-Law. You cannot easily get rid of it, and if you do – you will be in big trouble! 🙂  Some time ago, I published a post on why you should avoid using the default document library for document management on a SharePoint site. This post is somewhat of a continuation… keep reading >

Public vs. Private Office 365 Groups

Introduction of Office 365 Groups has significantly reduced the anxiety for Site Owners to be familiar with ins out outs of SharePoint Information Architecture. Specifically, the security management of a site. With this post, I would like to explain how security works for Office 365 Groups, in particular, explain the concept of Public vs. Private Office 365 Groups privacy settings. How Security… keep reading >

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