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How to properly delete a site in SharePoint

There are times when you just need to delete the whole SharePoint site. Maybe your project ended, and you no longer need its contents. Or maybe you were just fooling around with SharePoint and testing its features. Whatever the case is, the below instructions provide you with best practices and guidance as to how to delete a SharePoint site. Instructions on how… 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 >

How to replace a classic root site in SharePoint Online with a modern site

If your organization enrolled in the Office 365 subscription prior to April 2019, your root SharePoint site was created with what we now call “classic team site template.” While all new sites you create now are going to be modern, the root site (which was provisioned at the time of the subscription) still bears the classic look and feel. However, the classic… keep reading >

Office 365 Group or Communication Site?

Paper or plastic – this was the phrase I uttered to shoppers when I used to pack bags in a supermarket. When I immigrated to the US in 1993, packing bags was my first, real job. And I loved it! Being an introvert, I did not have to talk much, other than ask them this one question and then pack their groceries.… keep reading >

Why you should never disable Team Site creation in Office 365

It happens quite often when I deliver group training to my clients. I demonstrate how users can create SharePoint Communication and Team sites themselves without the IT involvement, and then I hear someone mutter in the background, “Oh, we do not have this button in our SharePoint.” 😥 So, with this post, I would like to share my opinion on this somewhat… keep reading >

4 types of sites in SharePoint Online

It was Mark Twain who once said: “If you don’t like the weather in New England, just wait a few minutes.” I am from Boston, Massachusetts, so that I can confirm, he was correct! And I feel like the same can be said about SharePoint Online and Office 365. Things change with lighting speed in there. What that means is that the… keep reading >

SharePoint site examples built with out of the box features

Quite often, I get emails from my loyal blog followers and clients, asking me to see SharePoint site examples. So I want to use this opportunity and share with you a few examples of sites I built for my clients using out-of-the-box functionality. You probably know me by now, I am strictly an out-of-the-box kind of guy. My philosophy and business model… keep reading >