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How to prevent team site members from editing SharePoint pages

In this post, I am going to describe how to get around a pretty damaging issue in SharePoint Sites. It is the ability of regular members of the site to edit pages, including the homepage of the site. In SharePoint, pages are treated just like any other content (documents, events, etc.). This means that if the users have Edit or Contribute permission level (those… keep reading >

How to access someone else’s OneDrive account

Here is a scenario. Your employee left or is about to leave the organization, but has left lots of valuable intellectual property in his or her OneDrive repository. Or, maybe someone just left on vacation and forgot to publish a very important Sales Proposal to SharePoint. The bottom line is – you need to access someone else’s OneDrive. With this post, I… keep reading >

2 ways to disable modern page comments

With the roll-out of modern pages in SharePoint, team members got the ability to comment on the page contents via the Comments box at the bottom of each page. This is another attempt to make SharePoint more social and less static. The Comments might be handy in some specific use cases. For example, maybe you built a page for some announcement or… keep reading >

Getting started with Office 365 – SharePoint Administrator Checklist

If you are reading this post, you probably have the lucky job of being an Office 365/SharePoint Administrator. Mazel Tov – welcome to the club! As a SharePoint Admin, there are a few things you might want to do before you create the first site in SharePoint or allow users to upload documents and other content. Hence, I would like to share… keep reading >

3 ways to import Excel to SharePoint

A while back I published a post where I explained how to export SharePoint lists from SharePoint to Excel. Today, I am going to cover the opposite of this – how to import Excel to SharePoint. Say, you have an Excel list/table and want to bring it to SharePoint (because SharePoint custom list kicks ass!). How do you achieve this? Well, let… keep reading >

How to create a custom list in SharePoint

We have lots of out of the box web parts at our disposal in SharePoint. We have Tasks for task management, issues for issues management, a calendar for events, and so on. But what if you want to create a custom list in SharePoint with your own custom columns and replicate, say an Excel spreadsheet? It is not that hard at all… keep reading >

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