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News and Announcements web parts in SharePoint

I have always been a huge fan of Announcements web part of in SharePoint. It allowed for a quick and easy way for users to add announcements to the site, whether they were company-wide, department or project related. With the arrival of modern pages in SharePoint Online, there is a new web part called News allowing to achieve the same requirement differently. With… keep reading >

A review of all the calendar options in SharePoint and Office 365

From my personal experience and observations, a group calendar is a most frequently requested feature in SharePoint Intranets (after document libraries of course). From tracking company holidays to the company-wide calendar to vacations, we all need a place for tracking events of our busy office lives. When I used to work in the corporate world, I, for example, used group calendars to… keep reading >

How to hide SharePoint Announcements past the expiration date

One of the out of the box web parts that is a great addition to any Intranet homepage is the Announcements Web Part. It allows to easily create short notices and company announcements and makes the content of Intranet Homepage more dynamic and fresh. Each of the announcements contains a brief headline, as well as short description of the announcement. In this blog… keep reading >

2 ways to add a Border around Web Parts

Sometimes there might be a need to add a border around SharePoint Web Part on a page. This could be due to specific visual or aesthetics requirements. I recently had a client who had some accessibility requirements. As such, one of their requests was a light border around each of the web parts on the page, so it is easier to identify… keep reading >

How to create Help Desk Solution in SharePoint out of the box

Though primarily SharePoint is famous for its document management capabilities, it also does an amazing job streamlining and automating various internal processes. One such process that is common to many organizations is the Help Desk. If you are currently not using a 3rd party tool to manage help desk requests – you can create a Help Desk solution in SharePoint in no… keep reading >

SharePoint Web Part ideas for your SharePoint Team Site

If you love creating team sites in SharePoint (just like I do), you might be wondering which web parts would be a great addition to your site. Whether you are building a small workspace for your team or a project site for the next large project in your PMO, this post will talk about the web parts that might increase your team… keep reading >

Why you should care about SharePoint Site Assets Library

As you create new sites and add web parts to manage the content you probably are getting used to seeing the Site Assets Library on every single SharePoint site. It appears along the other web parts when you click on Site Contents. While you will not use it to store documents and other team site artifacts, it is necessary for you as… keep reading >

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