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SharePoint 2013, SharePoint 2016, SharePoint Online

Remove “Sync” button from SharePoint Sites

Sometimes companies do not want users to be able to sync libraries from a site down to their computer, or even their own documents from OneDrive. In this short blog post, we are going to remove the “sync” button from being visible to users. This is applicable to SharePoint Server 2013/2016, as well as SharePoint Online.   Remove the “Sync”…

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SharePoint 2013, SharePoint 2016, SharePoint Online

Create Calculated Columns for a List in SharePoint

In this blog post, we will put ourselves in the Power User’s shoes, and learn how to create calculated columns for a list in SharePoint. This is also applicable to SharePoint Online, only a different interface (at the time of writing: Dec. 2017) If you prefer to watch videos, you can browse my YouTube channel or specifically how to create…

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SharePoint 2013, SharePoint 2016

Create a Site Collection in SharePoint Server

Site Collections are “containers” in the middle of a Web Application & subsites. As an example, they are usually created to represent a Business Unit (bigger), and you create subsites for the departments (smaller). From a SharePoint perspective, it’s important to note that: a Site Collection can only reside in one content database. You cannot split the Site Collection into…

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SharePoint 2013, SharePoint 2016, SharePoint Online

Break Permissions Inheritance in SharePoint

There are multiple ways to break permissions inheritance in SharePoint. You can do it while creating the subsite, or after the site has been created. But you want to be careful when assigning different permissions for different sites. This can become very messy! In this blog, we will focus on breaking inheritance after the site has been created. For those…

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SharePoint 2013, SharePoint 2016

Create SharePoint Content Types (and associate templates)

In this blog post, we are going to talk about Content Types, and how they can help your users, as well as keeping things organised and visual. Whenever users are uploading their documents into SharePoint, sometimes you wish they were all the same format so you know at a glance what you’re looking at. Creating Content Types with associated templates…

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