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How to restore a Document Library in SharePoint Online

“Oops, I did it again”. This song from Britney Spears comes to my mind every time someone messes up a SharePoint document library. Unfortunately, this happens way too often. Someone deletes a bunch of files or moves them somewhere, or the files get encrypted with some sort of virus. Whatever the reason is – you might need to clean up the mess… keep reading >

How to properly delete a channel in Microsoft Teams

I know what you are thinking. Greg, we know how to delete stuff, it is easy. Yes, I know it is. But you should also be aware of what happens behind the scenes in Teams when you do that as the SharePoint side of things behaves differently depending on the channel type. In this article, I want to explain how to properly… keep reading >

How to delete old documents from a site using retention policies

If you are a hoarder, you might want to skip this article. In this post, I explain how you can delete old documents from a site using retention policies. That is correct, retention policies are not just for data retention. We can utilize the same functionality also to delete the content based on its age. This is an excellent technique to use… keep reading >

Top 5 limitations of SharePoint Online

I usually try to stay away from writing blog posts about the limitations of SharePoint Online. First, they kind of carry a negative connotation, and I usually like to keep my posts focused on the positive sides, features, and advantages of SharePoint (I generally try to maintain a positive attitude, except when I talk to my mother-in-law). Second, limitations usually tend to… keep reading >

How to create a custom list in SharePoint by copying an existing custom list

We always had various ways to create custom lists in SharePoint: we could create one manually, import from Excel, and we could also create one a custom list by copying an existing list. That last option was there but required a bit of manipulation and luck. Fortunately, with the introduction of modern SharePoint lists, we now have a much easier way to… keep reading >