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Posts Tagged "Folders"

Think in terms of Sites instead of Folders when migrating to SharePoint

The most common question I get from prospective clients and blog followers migrating from file shares to SharePoint is whether or not they should be creating SharePoint sites for their department/projects/client folders or maintain them all in folders in a single document library, just like on the network drive. With this post, I would like to provide an answer to this question… keep reading >

How to spot empty folders in SharePoint document libraries

Well, this is unusual. I am writing a post about folders. Those who follow my blog know that I am a staunch supporter of metadata and don’t like to use the F-word (a.k.a. – Folders) in SharePoint. However, if you do happen to use folders, I have a trick I want to show you. One of the deficiencies of folders is that… 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 >

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 >

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