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Best practices on Hub Navigation in SharePoint Online

I blogged extensively about the best practices on the Quick Launch (local) navigation in the past. However, Hub Navigation, the one that links all the sites in the HUB, is equally important. I recently got a few requests from my loyal blog followers to share my opinion and best practices on Hub navigation, so I would like to do this right here,… keep reading >

Why every SharePoint Site needs two Owners

When I work with clients, I often observe situations where there are tens or hundreds of SharePoint sites that have been created, and no one knows what the hell they are for and why they were created in the first place. This, unfortunately, can lead to some severe consequences, including loss of intellectual property. With this short post, I would like to… keep reading >

4 security roles of a SharePoint site

Fact: Understanding how security works in SharePoint continues to be the leading cause of high blood pressure among SharePoint users. OK, I just made it up, but judging by the number of questions and urgent emails I get from my clients and blog followers, this got to be the biggest matzo ball out there among those using SharePoint Online for collaboration. I… keep reading >

How to apply modern retention labels to libraries and folders in SharePoint Online

I recently blogged about modern retention labels and how you can create labels, publish them to sites, and then have them available for users to apply to files. This though, assumes that end users apply the label manually to every file. However, in reality, this is not sometimes practical, especially if you are dealing with hundreds or thousands of files. Luckily, we… keep reading >

How to change the URL address of a SharePoint site

This happens way too often. You created a Communication site or a Team Site, gave it a name, hit the Create button, and started collaborating. Nice and easy. Only to find out later that you misspelled the name. Or maybe the team or project name has changed, and now you ended up with an old URL. Well, we now have the option… keep reading >