Study Guide – MS-301 Deploying SharePoint Server Hybrid

Update 13 May 2019: In case I find other good study guides online, I’ll link to them from here,Here’s another study guide by fellow MVP Becky Bertram. While a good number of links are the same for both our guides, she also linked to a few other resources, so check it out:http://www.savvytechnicalsolutions.com/educational-resources/exam-study-guides/exam-ms-301-study-guide/ Back in February, I took the new MS-301 Deploying SharePoint Server Hybrid exam (besides the MS-300, for which Details

Dynamic Country Maps in PowerApps

Today I stumbled upon an older, but wonderful article about how you can use SVGs (Scalable Vector Graphics) within PowerApps, and how you can modify them dynamically for custom visualizations: Advanced PowerApps visualizations with dynamic SVG’s. This made me think about other potential use cases, and I decided to check if I can build a reusable component that displays a World Map and allows to highlight countries with different colours. Details

Updating SharePoint Online List Icons with PowerShell

During a recent migration from on-premises SharePoint 2013 to SharePoint Online, we noticed that some of the migrated lists did not use the most recent icons, but rather older ones (from SharePoint 2007 or 2010, I can’t remember whether there was a difference between these two). For example, the following screenshot shows that all lists except for Tasks use the current icon set: The question was, can something be done Details

Scheduling Twitter Content with Microsoft Flow

Two years ago, I wrote a blog post about how you can schedule Twitter content with Azure Functions. I used Azure Table Storage to store relevant content that I want to get published, and Azure Functions to query it periodically to check if anything needs to get posted to Twitter. Today, I thought I should finally check if the same functionality is also available with Microsoft Flow. So basically, I Details

Advanced Flow – Daily Service Request Emails with Status Groups and Counts

After my Advanced Flow session at the Microsoft Ignite Hong Kong, an attendee asked me about a specific update that could be done to the demo. What she wanted to do is add some additional information to an auto-generated email, namely not just showing data grouped together, but also showing the count of the items within a group. If you’re curious about the overall demo in general, you can review Details

Study Guide – MS-300 Deploying Microsoft 365 Teamwork

Update 13 May 2019: In case I find other good study guides online, I’ll link to them from here,Here’s another study guide by fellow MVP Vlad Catrinescu. While a good number of links are the same for both our guides, she also linked to a few other resources, so check it out:https://absolute-sharepoint.com/ms-300-study-guide-deploying-microsoft-365-teamwork This week I took the MS-300 Deploying Microsoft 365 Teamwork beta exam. This exam addressed the areas Configure Details

PnP PowerShell script samples for SharePoint & Office 365

Over the past few years, I have been using the PnP PowerShell cmdlets quite regularly. They’re a constant companion in all my projects, and very often they’ve helped me to solve issues, automate tasks, and generally simplify my life. Examples include: Setting SharePoint Online Site Collection Search Settings with PowerShell Exporting SharePoint Online List/Library Detail Get Versioning Details for all Lists in a SharePoint Online Site Getting all Permissions Levels Details

Increased Path Length for Files in SharePoint Online and OneDrive

Update: I added a small script below to create a folder structure in a tenant so that you can test the new limit Yesterday, Microsoft announced another small but great change to SharePoint Online and OneDrive: in previous versions of SharePoint you were limited to a maximum path length of 256 characters. This meant that if you had a very deep folder structure, potentially also with long file or folder names, Details

Setting SharePoint Online Site Collection Search Settings with PowerShell

Today, we’re going to have another quick look at the wonderful world of PowerShell and how the PnP PowerShell cmdlets make our life a lot easier when administrating SharePoint Online. I had a couple of site collections that needed to have their Site Collection Search Settings updated to use a dedicated Search Center. While it would be possible to manually go into each site collection and update the settings, this Details

Office 365 Advent Calendar – 24 Office 365: Overview of Services and Applications

I’ll finish this year’s Office 365 Advent Calendar with a small overview of the Office 365 Services and Applications. Basically, the following document contains all current services and applications with a short description. You can use this document as a starting point for your organization, your customer, or anyone else with whom you want to discuss the Office 365 suite. Office 365 – Overview of Services and Applications (pdf)