office365

A 3-post collection

Office 365 SharePoint Hub Sites - What's Old is New

Microsoft recently began rolling out the new SharePoint hub sites to Targeted Office 365 tenants. I took some time to look at hub sites, and wanted to capture some notes and thoughts about what I think is an exciting new feature. This is not meant to be an exhaustive review, there are many articles that offer deeper reviews. After poking around into the configuration and integration points of hub sites, I wanted to capture the following: Hub sites will help organize "modern content" in Office 365 What's old is new in SharePoint, and that's a good thing! It's a great start... Managing Hub Sites Let's start at the beginning. First, you need to register an existing site as...


How To Enable External Sharing for Office 365 Group Site Collections

;tl;dr A recent attempt to share a site collection provisioned by the new "Create Site" link in SharePoint Online revealed that in order to share the site collection with external users you must change the sites "SharingPolicy" property from the default ExistingExternalUserSharingOnly to ExternalUserSharingOnly to enable new external user invitations. This must be done with the Set-SPOSite PowerShell Cmdlet The Back Story I recently had a project that required providing External User access to a newly provisioned Office 365 Group's site collection in SharePoint Online. Simple, right... Just click the Share icon on the home page, and invite the external user. Wrong! In the past, when working with clients we (ThreeWill) have provisioned a SharePoint...


Thoughts From Microsoft Ignite 2016

Thoughts After Microsoft Ignite 2016 Last week I attended Microsoft Ignite in Atlanta (Sept. 26-30, 2016). Aside from making my normal commute even worse (I am from Atlanta), this conference was incredible. It's been a while since I attended a Microsoft conference and I forgot just how much there is to absorb and attend at a conference this size. Since the conference covers more than just development topics (taking the place of TechEd, the SharePoint conference and others, this conference packed more than 138 pages of keynotes, sessions and breakouts. It was impossible to attend them all and try to network, but I wanted to capture some of my thoughts about the conference in general. SharePoint is Back! SharePoint is...