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How to stop sync of a SharePoint Document Library

“Help! We just had all our files and folders mysteriously disappear from our SharePoint site. They were there yesterday, and today they are all gone. We lost like 10,000+ files and folders.” This is the email I got from one of my clients the other day. If this sounds familiar, you might want to read this article. Usually, when something like this… keep reading >

Best practices on linking to sites, document libraries and lists in SharePoint

When you build your navigation links in SharePoint, you often have to create links to other SharePoint sites, lists or document libraries. This post is about some quick but very important tips on how to properly link to those entities in SharePoint. Before we proceed, I recommend that you read this article, that explains what the SharePoint URL is all about. This will… keep reading >

How to Rate and Like items and documents in SharePoint

The Like button has become universal these days. We “Like” posts on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn and use the feature to show our appreciation for something. Well, did you know that you can also rate and like items and documents in SharePoint as well? In case you did not, the feature has been out there for quite some time but is hidden,… keep reading >

Go back to Dropbox!

I know what you are might be saying to yourself. Greg, are you having a bad day, or did you have too much coffee this morning? It is “No” to question # 1 and “No” to question # 2 – just another typical day in the life of SharePoint consultant.  🙂 Thanks for asking, though. The reason for this post is that… keep reading >

How to create file duplicate in SharePoint Online

Quite often we need to create a copy of the file. Say we are working on a client proposal and signed a new client. So you might want to use an existing proposal and just make a few changes. In Windows Explorer, we just copy and paste the file. But how do we do the same in SharePoint Online? Very easy, let… keep reading >

4 types of document libraries in SharePoint

Did you know that there are different types of document libraries in SharePoint? I know what you are thinking. Greg, you must be kidding me, no @#$% way! With this post, I would like to explain what they are. Document Library The first one I will talk about is a regular document library. It is the same library you get by default… keep reading >

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