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Posts Tagged "Folders"

How to apply modern retention labels to libraries and folders in SharePoint Online

I recently blogged about modern retention labels and how you can create labels, publish them to sites, and then have them available for users to apply to files. This though, assumes that end users apply the label manually to every file. However, in reality, this is not sometimes practical, especially if you are dealing with hundreds or thousands of files. Luckily, we… keep reading >

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 >