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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 >

How to Create Hub Sites in SharePoint Online

Ever since Microsoft announced Hub Site functionality last year, SharePoint community literally has gone meshugana over it. Hub Sites became the new coolest thing and the new buzzword. So, with this post, I would like to explain what the fuss is all about, what the hub sites are, how to create them, what are the use cases for them and whether or… keep reading >

How to inherit navigation in SharePoint

One of the biggest issues that exist in company Intranets is the lack of consistent navigation. I am sure you encountered this scenario yourself. You click on some subsite and the only way to navigate back to where you came from is to desperately hit the browser “Back button”. One of the best practices and user adoption techniques is to assure your companyIntranet has… keep reading >

8 ways to manage links in SharePoint

Links to websites. Links to company applications and software. Links to network drives. Links to sites and documents. Every single organization has some important links you need to bookmark and share with others. So how do you organize, file and store them? Believe it or not, there are 8 distinct ways to manage links in SharePoint. Let me show you. Option 1: Links… keep reading >

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