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How to use a Hyperlink column on a Custom List to organize links to SharePoint sites

Today I want to share a cool trick with you, which you can use to organize your SharePoint sites. For most of the operational types of sites, I am sure you will build some sort of Hub Navigation. However, let’s say you also have sites that are temporary in nature that you only use for a period of time. I am talking… keep reading >

How to share a Custom List

A welcome addition to the Custom List lately was the ability to share it and give others easy access to view, edit, or manage it. Ironically, this is really not a new functionality – we could do this in the past. However, that required a Site owner to go behind the scenes, which most users did not even know about or shied… keep reading >

3 ways to create custom lists in SharePoint

I love custom lists! They are a great way to organize non-document information. Whether it is a list of issues, a list of projects, or a list of vacation requests – lists allow for a great web-based alternative to Excel. By the way, I compared the two in the past. Over the years, lists evolved, and we now have several ways 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 >

How to import an Excel spreadsheet to a SharePoint custom list

Importing Excel to SharePoint has always been somewhat of a matzo ball. We had a few options available, but each one came with a long list of quirks that made the whole process and result less than desirable. Recently, Microsoft has added a new capability to SharePoint Lists, where users can import Excel spreadsheets to a SharePoint Custom list, and the whole… keep reading >