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Topic: "Permissions"

Direct Access vs. Sharing Link in SharePoint Online

As you set up unique permissions for the files and folders in SharePoint and OneDrive, I am sure you have encountered one of the mysteries that confuses the hell out of people. What is the difference between Direct access and Sharing link options for a file or folder?  In today’s article, I would like to explain both and clarify how the two… keep reading >

Edit vs. Contribute Permission Levels in SharePoint Online

I am not being original in publishing a post about this topic. If you google “Edit vs. Contribute Permission Levels in SharePoint Online,” you will get many posts covering this very important and one of the most infamous subjects in SharePoint. Since I receive lots of questions from my clients and loyal followers still on the matter, I decided to drop a… keep reading >

2 ways to control page editing on a SharePoint site

By default, any regular member of the site can add/edit/delete pages on a SharePoint site in SharePoint Online. This is good news if you are building some sort of Wiki/Knowledge Base and want your users to edit/add content easily. However, if you have a Communication Site of some sort that is meant to be managed by select few people, you probably do… keep reading >

2 ways to manage row-level security in a SharePoint list

I had an interesting request from one of my clients the other day. They created a custom list in SharePoint that served as a dashboard of projects with various columns (metadata) carrying information on a project (location, project type, project manager, status, etc.) and one column (hyperlink type) linking to the project site. Since the list (dashboard) was accessible by a large… keep reading >

How to prevent users from adding and deleting channels and tabs in Teams

Teams proved to be a great collaboration application and somewhat of a lifesaver, especially with the remote aspect we have to endure due to pandemic. With that being said, the default settings in Teams are pretty liberal – team members have lots of power, from creating and deleting channels to adding and removing apps and tabs. This, however, might be a big… 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 >