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PowerShell for O365, SharePoint Online

Associate multiple sites to a Hubsite using PowerShell PnP

Hubsites have been announced at Microsoft Ignite in 2017, and provide a way to display content from multiple sites (once they’re connected) with same branding, and also a search functionality across all connected sites. In today’s post, we’ll see how to use PowerShell PnP (Patterns & Practices) to associate teams and/or communication sites to a hubsite. You can have a…

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PowerShell for O365, SharePoint 2013, SharePoint 2016, SharePoint Online

Retrieve Site Policies in SharePoint Online using PowerShell PnP

Site Policies in SharePoint can be used to have a better governance as the platform is growing. Storage is expensive, so if you let your (unused) sites just “sitting there“, then it’s not a good use of money is it? If you need more information about Site Policies, start with an Overview of site policies in SharePoint Server. In this…

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PowerShell for SharePoint (on-prem), SharePoint 2013, SharePoint 2016

Create Site Collections in SharePoint Server using PowerShell and an XML file

We have so many different ways to achieve something using PowerShell. In this blog post, we’ll have a look at how we can create Site Collections in SharePoint Server using an XML file and PowerShell (of course!) Open your favourite editors (I’m using Notepad++ and Visual Studio Code) and let’s get started!   Create the XML file XML (eXtensible Markup…

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Become a TechSnips Contributor!

My name is Adam Bertram and Veronique has so graciously allowed me to guest post on her blog about a new service I’ve started that offers free, how-to content for tech professionals. OK, here’s the pitch: We’re geeks, right? We love tinkering with tech and figuring out better ways to solve problems. How cool would it be if lots of…

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SharePoint 2016

Create Sites using Fast Site Collection feature in SharePoint Server 2016

Fast Site Collection Creation is a new feature in SharePoint 2016, that enables Site Collections to be created in a much faster way that in previous versions. This feature actually uses a copy of a site template which is stored in the content database, with all the site’s features already enabled. If a SharePoint administrator has a requirement for creating…

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PowerShell for O365, PowerShell for SharePoint (on-prem), SharePoint 2013, SharePoint 2016, SharePoint Online

Create a SharePoint Taxonomy using PowerShell PnP and XML file

Today is all about SharePoint taxonomy with PowerShell PnP! In a nutshell, taxonomy is a hierarchical group of term sets & terms, that is provided by SharePoint when configuring the Managed Metadata Service Application (MMS). Creation of terms is done via the Term Store in SharePoint Server (when MMS is configured), and is also available in SharePoint Online. For more…

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NewWordAutomation
PowerShell for SharePoint (on-prem), SharePoint 2013, SharePoint 2016

Create the Word Automation Service Application in SharePoint Server (GUI & PowerShell)

The Word Automation service application in SharePoint Server performs the conversion of documents supported by Microsoft Word. Not a very popular nor configured service application from my work experience, but it can be useful. In this post, we’ll learn how to create this Word Automation service application using Central Admin (GUI) as well as PowerShell.   Create the Word Automation…

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PowerShell for SharePoint (on-prem), SharePoint 2013, SharePoint 2016

Create the Content Type Hub in SharePoint Server (GUI & PowerShell)

Today’s post will be a bit long. But at the end, you’ll understand what is the Content Type Hub, its purpose, and how to create it in 2 different ways! Content what? In order to understand the purpose of the Content Type Hub, we first need to understand Content Types. This is a rather confusing topic for many of us,…

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PowerShell for SharePoint (on-prem), SharePoint 2013, SharePoint 2016

Create the Search Service Application in SharePoint Server using PowerShell

One of the most important service application (in my opinion), and maybe one of the most complex as well, is the Search Service Application. We can be flexible, and put some of the components of multiple servers, or host everything in a single server. For information about the different Search components in SharePoint Server, have a look at the Overview…

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PowerShell for O365, SharePoint Online

Retrieve all subsites and sub-subsites in SharePoint Online using PowerShell PnP

Short blog post for today is about getting all your subsites & sub-subsites for a specific Site Collection within your SharePoint Online environment. As an admin for your Office 365 tenant, you may want to retrieve this information to pass on to an Executive in your company, or maybe simply create a report? And if so, you should already be…

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