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Topic: "Hub Sites"

How to associate a Hub to another Hub in SharePoint Online

It has been more than three years since Hub functionality made its debut in SharePoint Online. One of my first posts on the topic provides detailed instructions on doing just that. However, ever since we got Hub Sites, there have been many requests from SharePoint administrators (especially those who are part of the large organizations) to associate a hub to another hub.… keep reading >

5 PowerShell commands you need to know with SharePoint Online

Yes, I know what you are thinking. Greg, what the @#$% are you talking about? For years, and via hundreds of blog posts, you have been telling us, the business users, to use SharePoint out of the box, to never utilize a single line of code, and now you are writing an article about PowerShell – the scripting language for IT geeks?… keep reading >

2 ways to manage Hub Site associations

In today’s blog post, I will explain how to keep unwanted guests from your house. No, I am not talking about ways to prevent your mother-in-law from entering your home. If you have created a Hub in your SharePoint environment, I am sure you would like to control which sites can be connected to the Hub. You probably would not want to… keep reading >

How to create an approval workflow to join the Hub using Power Automate

By default, when you create a Hub Site in SharePoint Online, anyone can join it. It does not really matter whether they can access the Hub Site or not and whether they have any permissions to it at all. As long as the Hub Site exists, any Site Owner can associate their site to your hub. That’s just how it is. This… keep reading >

How to sync Hub permissions to the associated sites

As you build your SharePoint Online Intranet portal and associate all the different sites to the Hub, you want to assure a smooth user experience for your Hub Visitors. While associated sites inherit Hub Menu and branding, security is not inherited when you associate a site with the Hub. What that means that if the user visits your Hub Site, he/she might… keep reading >

4 places where you can enable Audience Targeting feature in SharePoint

If you are building an Intranet or some sort of communication hub within your organization, I am sure you would want to personalize the experience for your visitors and feed certain content depending on the role of the users logged in. Luckily, we can now do that, thanks to the recent improvements in SharePoint Online. In this article, I would like to… keep reading >

How to prevent users from associating a site to your Hub

So you created your Hub Site, associated a few sites to it, create Hub navigation. But, how do you make sure others do not add their site to your beautiful Hub? In this article, I would like to explain how you can prevent users from associating a site to your Hub while designating certain “approved” users as well. Who can associate a… keep reading >