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Who should you make a SharePoint Site Owner?

OK, this post is not “technical” like most of the other ones on my site. Instead, it is philosophical. I get this question a lot. You set up your SharePoint Site or Office 365 Group, add members to the members group, but who should be in the Site Owners one? An important part of SharePoint Governance is to assure that all SharePoint sites are… keep reading >

Why you should never delete some SharePoint elements

Yeah, for the minimalist guy like me – the topic of this post is kind of odd. If you have been following my posts, you know that I like to keep things simple. However, it is very important that you do not go overboard here with “tiding things up” and deleting everything in your path. No, I am not asking you to… keep reading >

6 locations where you can set security for files in SharePoint and Office 365

One of the most frequent concerns/questions users have about security in SharePoint, is whether or not the files you store in Office 365 ecosystem are safe and secure and can’t accidentally be accessed by curious colleagues or discovered by accident by those who do not need to see them. Security, in my opinion, is one of the core strengths of SharePoint (if… keep reading >

No, SharePoint subsites are not evil!

Ever since Microsoft has announced the release of hub sites, SharePoint community has revived the century-old debate about the best ways to organize SharePoint subsites and site collections. I even read posts and tweets calling subsites evil. I could not disagree more with such statements. Just because the new functionality has come out, does not automatically make the existing process bad. Let… keep reading >

Site Collections, Sites, Pages, Document Libraries, and Folders – putting it all together

Over the course of the last few years, I published a number of posts explaining the difference between sites and site collections, sites and pages, document libraries and folders. I realize though that without having a big picture, it might be hard to visualize how all these pieces relate to each other. As such, I decided to publish this post, where I… keep reading >

SharePoint Search Options

We live in the world where information is king. Searching and most importantly, finding the relevant information, is crucial (think Google). When it comes to SharePoint, finding relevant content can make or break the success of the platform for the organization. As SharePoint keeps growing exponentially with content being thrown at it, SharePoint Search becomes one of its most important features. With… keep reading >

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