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5 ways to embed videos on a SharePoint page

Visuals, like photos, images, and videos, can help spice up your SharePoint sites. As the saying goes, “A picture is worth a thousand words.” I would also put videos in the same category – no wonder, videos are a dominating type of content across social media platforms these days. So in case you want to improve the adoption of your Intranet, the… keep reading >

Managed Metadata vs. Managed Properties

This post will not be an instructional post like many of my other articles on my blog. Instead, it will try to clarify some SharePoint terminology that sounds similar yet very different. I am talking about Managed Metadata and Managed Properties. So in this post, I will explain what each piece of the terminology means and how it is used in SharePoint.… keep reading >

How to check in documents on behalf of others in SharePoint Online

If you are using the check-in/check-out feature in SharePoint for document control, then I am sure you encountered a scenario where a user checked out some documents and forgot to check them in. Perhaps a user went on vacation, and someone else needs to change the documents now. In this post, I would like to explain how you can override the check-in… keep reading >

4 ways to access file Version History in SharePoint

Document Version History happens to be one of my favorite features in SharePoint/OneDrive. After all, this is what allows you to save your butt in case you need to restore a previously saved version. When I blogged previously about the feature, I mostly referenced it from the SharePoint document library perspective. However, there are other places where you can access the Version… keep reading >

5 Phases of SharePoint implementation

Just like with everything in life, there are multiple ways to implement SharePoint within the organization. I documented previously different ways to approach implementation and different schools of thought on the topic. However, with the recent changes in SharePoint information architecture and new applications we now have in Microsoft 365, there has been a new trend in terms of implementation, or phases… keep reading >

5 tricks that will make you a SharePoint Page Rockstar

Modern SharePoint pages provide a very natural and intuitive way to adjust the look and feel of your SharePoint sites. All you need to do is click the Edit button and get to work. The most important capabilities are right there on a surface available for you. However, there are a few cool tricks available that exist that some of you might… keep reading >