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Posts Tagged "Site Collection"

How to connect a SharePoint Site to an Office 365 Group

Office 365 Groups are extremely popular these days. Besides just a SharePoint site, you also get all these cool tools and apps, like Planner, Teams, shared Outlook calendar, and an email distribution list. But what if you already have an existing SharePoint site, that you created like three years ago and now wanted all those cool features too? Well, you might be… 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 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 >

The Anatomy of a SharePoint URL

Just like doctors must know the anatomy of a human body well, it helps if we, SharePoint guys and girls, understand the anatomy of SharePoint. SharePoint URL to be precise. Just like the compass, it can tell you a lot about where you are in your SharePoint environment and in case you are lost, it is a sure way to show where… keep reading >

No, SharePoint subsites are not evil!

Ever since Microsoft has announced the release of hub sites, SharePoint community has revived the century-old debate about the best ways to organize SharePoint subsites and site collections. I even read posts and tweets calling subsites evil. I could not disagree more with such statements. Just because the new functionality has come out, does not automatically make the existing process bad. Let… keep reading >

Site Collections, Sites, Pages, Document Libraries, and Folders – putting it all together

Over the course of the last few years, I published a number of posts explaining the difference between sites and site collections, sites and pages, document libraries and folders. I realize though that without having a big picture, it might be hard to visualize how all these pieces relate to each other. As such, I decided to publish this post, where I… keep reading >

How many sites do I have in the Site Collection?

I bet you wanna know. As your SharePoint Intranet grows by leaps and bounds, you want to be in control and know how many sites/subsites you have in your environment. For those of us who are in SharePoint Online (Office 365) – you are in luck, as there is an easy out of the box way to obtain this information. By the… keep reading >

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