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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 >

3 ways to prevent documents from appearing in search results in SharePoint

Not everything you store in SharePoint is meant to be seen by others. Say, you uploaded a pretty confidential document, like a company business plan. How do you assure it is not picked up by mighty SharePoint search engine? Here are a few ways to prevent documents from appearing in search results in SharePoint Intranet. Option 1: Create unique Permissions for a… keep reading >

4 ways for law firms to manage and organize case documents in SharePoint

One category of clients I help configure SharePoint for are law firms. SharePoint makes perfect sense for the legal industry, as it allows to easily store documents in the cloud and be able to access them from outside of the office (i.e., courtroom). Additional SharePoint features, like versioning and metadata, allow for a very robust management of legal documents, court or client… keep reading >

Stop mapping SharePoint Document Libraries as a network drive!

I see this happening over and over again. Companies purchase Office 365 subscription, create a single site in SharePoint with a single document library, migrate their whole file share into that single library, map it as a network drive and call the project complete. What usually follows is a dismal user experience from a performance standpoint and badmouthing of SharePoint and anyone… keep reading >

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