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7 reasons you cannot find the documents in a SharePoint document library

You know that feeling when you cannot find your car keys or wallet in your house? You know they are there, somewhere, but, yet, you spend the whole day searching for them. The same phenomenon applies to SharePoint document libraries. You have seen the document before, and now it is …gone. This post will try to shed some light on the mystery… keep reading >

Site Collections, Sites, Pages, Document Libraries, and Folders – putting it all together

Over the course of the last few years, I published a number of posts explaining the difference between sites and site collections, sites and pages, document libraries and folders. I realize though that without having a big picture, it might be hard to visualize how all these pieces relate to each other. As such, I decided to publish this post, where I… keep reading >

6 ways to save files to SharePoint

I had an interesting and trivial question being asked the other day by one of my clients. “How do I save files to SharePoint?” I almost responded, “You must be kidding.” I thought, just like breathing and eating – this was intuitive and common knowledge. But then, as I was explaining the options, I realized that there are way too many techniques… keep reading >

7 ways to attach SharePoint documents to an email

SharePoint is all about sharing and collaboration (hey, the word “Share” is right in its name), so naturally, you will want to email and share documents stored in SharePoint and OneDrive with your colleagues and external parties. There are quite a few ways to do this, so here are your options, as well as pros and cons of each method. Option 1: Download… keep reading >

Folder vs. Library in SharePoint

I have written a number of posts in previous years explaining the difference between common SharePoint entities like sites and site collections, sites and pages. Understanding those concepts above takes time, but it makes sense. The concept I will explain today takes more time to “sink in”. It is a concept of Folders vs. Document Library. What’s the difference between a folder… keep reading >

Solve all your SharePoint sync issues by using the new OneDrive Sync Client

I have been waiting for quite some time to write this post. And finally happy I can do that. Let me explain. For some time, those relying heavily on the sync capability of SharePoint were somewhat out of luck. While OneDrive sync client for SharePoint existed, it was not reliable, caused various sync conflicts, missing documents, and frustrated users. I even published… keep reading >

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