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SharePoint is not about templates!

Every once in a while, I get an email from users asking me to sell them a SharePoint site template I developed for one of my previous clients. I politely decline the request. It is not because I do not want to help. I am Jewish, so trust me, I won’t pass an opportunity to make an extra buck if I could.… keep reading >

How to replicate Office 365 Group Sites based on a template

Replicating SharePoint sites has been a no-brainer for many years now. You would build a site, save it as a template, then create a new subsite or site collection based on the template. A pretty painless and straightforward process that I document in this post. But now that we have Office 365 Group sites, how do you replicate Office 365 Group Sites based… keep reading >

What is a Communication Site in SharePoint and why you might need one

My loyal blog followers are an inspiration for my blogs. I mentioned this previously that every single blog post on my site originates from a question by my loyal blog followers and clients. This post is no exception. I even decided to turn the actual verbiage of the question from my client into the blog title as well. Word for word, my… keep reading >

How to create sites and site collections from a SharePoint Site Template

I have blogged numerous times previously about the benefits of the site templates in SharePoint. Templates allow users to “lock” a particular look and feel and structure of a site and quickly replicate it in their environment. This is quite handy when you want to quickly replicate and roll out a few project sites or department sites based on the same look… keep reading >

Best practices for SharePoint Site Templates

The ability to create site templates in SharePoint is one of its core strengths. This capability allows organizations to build unique look and feel and functionality into the template and then quickly replicate the site as required. A typical use case for the site template could be a department or project team site. There are certain best practices involved with the SharePoint… keep reading >

2 reasons why you cannot Save Site as template in SharePoint

So you created your beautiful team site and are now ready to save it as a template and replicate on few other department or project sites. You go to Gear Icon > Site Settings and “Oh no,” Save Site as Template feature is missing. What the @#$%? In this post, I want to explain most common symptoms on why this is the case and… keep reading >

How to create a blog site in SharePoint

SharePoint is of course known for its wonderful and superb document management and collaboration features, but did you know that you could also use it to publish a company blog? So this blog post is all about blog posts in SharePoint 🙂  Follow these step by step instructions to create a blog site in SharePoint in just a few minutes. How to create… keep reading >

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