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PowerShell for O365, SharePoint Online

Create and assign Content Types to Libraries using PowerShell PnP

The way you use PowerShell for SharePoint Online (SPO) is a bit different than with SharePoint Server. You don’t have access to the SPO servers, and you have way less cmdlets available compared to SharePoint Server. But thanks to very nice people out there, we can now use SharePoint PnP (Patterns & Practices) to create or retrieve things easily. For…

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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 Online

Create a Site Collection in SharePoint Online (SPO)

The creation of Site Collections in SharePoint Online (SPO) are a little bit different than SharePoint Server. There’s no access to SharePoint Central Admin (CA), nor to the Web Applications. However, the SPO interface is pretty straight forward for creating Site Collections (at the time of writing: Dec. 2017). Minimum requirements: SharePoint Online Admin credentials Site Collection Admin credentials (for…

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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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