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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 >

Hub Navigation Best Practices

I blogged extensively about the best practices on the Quick Launch (local) navigation in the past. However, Hub Navigation, the one that links all the sites in the HUB, is equally important. I recently got a few requests from my loyal blog followers to share my opinion and best practices on Hub navigation, so I would like to do this right here,… keep reading >

How to set security on links in the Hub Navigation using Audience Targeting

In this article, I would like to explain how you can use the newly released Audience Targeting feature to personalize your Hub Navigation. Up until recently, this was not possible. Historically, we could set security on sites, folders, documents, pages, and hide them accordingly. We never had to worry about links, though, since they were always permission-driven. However, with the release of… keep reading >

Quick Launch Navigation Menu Best Practices

Quick Launch Menu has been around since older versions of SharePoint and allows users to access other site-specific links no matter where the users are on a site. What I am going to be discussing in this article is nothing that is a breakthrough or cutting edge. I just wanted to capture what I think are the best practices around the use… keep reading >

3 ways to promote links in SharePoint Modern Pages

Quite often, when building sites and pages for corporate Intranet portals, we need to link to other sources like external websites or some important internal documents, sites or libraries. The idea is, of course, to focus the user’s attention and highlight or promote a certain link. In classic SharePoint sites, there is a special web part for this called Promoted links. I… keep reading >

3 types of Navigation in SharePoint Online

Building proper navigation in SharePoint Online has always been somewhat of a matzo ball for organizations. While the tools existed, there were limitations that prevented users from creating something consistent. I blogged about 4 different ways to create drop-down menu in SharePoint, but if you had sites spread over multiple sites collections – good luck with that! You could not build common… keep reading >