We have built a light-weight Intranet using Communication Sites for a client that they needed the ability to categorise and display different types of pages and news. This article describes how to insert in more advanced queries (KQL) into a modern “Highlighted Content” web part (which is a little hacky) to extract specific categories and … Continue reading News Page Categorisation and using KQL in a Highlighted content web part
At the European SharePoint Conference 2017 in the Hackathon results session, Waldek Mastykarz from the PnP team announced the Office365 CLI which gives you the ability to manage an Office 365 on any platform. We had the idea to run this inside the Azure Shell, giving you the ability to manage the Office 365 platform … Continue reading Using PnP Office 365 CLI in Azure Shell
On the usual train travels to my current client, I had planned to build a Azure Function App for a upcoming project on my Surface Pro but the train that turned up was so busy it was standing room only. So, in a huge moment of geekiness, I thought let's give the new Azure Cloud … Continue reading Build function app with cloud shell on your iPhone
The awesome new modern experience for the classic Publishing Sites, called "Communication Sites" has been recently announced in the SharePoint Virtual Summit 2017.
Have you ever wondered how Microsoft manage SharePoint Online? Recently the Microsoft Ignite Conferences have released presentations showing how they have implemented such a large scale SharePoint/OneDrive platform across the world. It truly is amazing to watch and marvel over the architecture: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_ztyLFeSd0Q I'd love to get hold of the machine learning software that auto-fixes … Continue reading Ignite: Building and running SharePoint Online
One of the challenging aspects of working with Office 365, isn't the technology itself but keeping up with the pace of change, new features, API's, changes to existing features and with Office 365 hosted in Azure, having to know what services and changes are being made on the core platform is also necessary to … Continue reading Keeping up to date with Office 365