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How to track viewers of files and pages in SharePoint Online

You know how on LinkedIn, the minute someone looks at your profile, you are immediately notified who that secret admirer is? Sometimes you want to know who exactly viewed your file or a page in SharePoint, though. Maybe you shared a file with someone or created a nice page and have the sudden urge to know who looked at what. Unfortunately, this… keep reading >

Multiple Content Types or multiple document libraries?

For those of you who are fans of metadata and content types (which I assume you are since you are reading this post on my blog) 😊, one question/decision point we have to make is whether we create a single library with multiple content types in it or assign a single content type to each library. That is a pretty valid question,… keep reading >

Is SharePoint the replacement for network drives?

This is probably the first question you might ask when you migrate from file shares/network drives to SharePoint Online and Teams. Whether your organization is new to Microsoft 365 or has been using SharePoint and Teams for a while, you probably wonder if you should make the leap and migrate the entire network drives to SharePoint Online. In this article, I would… keep reading >

How to display the last check-in comment in a document library

If you and your team are using the Check-out feature in SharePoint, then you will definitely benefit from this tip I am about to share in this article. In this post, I would like to explain how you can display the last check-in comment in a document library. Check In/Check Out feature While I am all for real-time collaboration and co-authoring, Check… keep reading >

How to color code and format lists and libraries in SharePoint Online

Most of us rely on visualizations to make sense of data. That’s why we, humans, are attracted to colorful graphs and charts, like cats are to laser pointers. Ever since we got SharePoint lists and libraries, we had a need to make them a little more fun and visually appealing. Unfortunately, up until recently, this was only possible to those with a… keep reading >

How to notify team members about the uploaded file using the Notify your team feature

Did you upload a file to a SharePoint Document Library and want your team members to know about it? In this quick post, I will show you how to do so quickly and efficiently. How to notify a team member about the uploaded file Upload the file using the Upload button or drag and drop it into a document library. Once you… keep reading >