CSS – Interesting Techniques of the Previous Year

CSS (Cascading Style Sheets) is a simple styling language used to format websites. Because of ever increasing design demands, it is constantly changing and upgrading. Some interesting new functionalities, that were added in the previous year were an increased first letter, variable fonts, logical properties and values, scroll snapping, test for browser support and improvements to the media query. Read the rest

SharePoint Online Site Designs – Part 2

In the previous article I wrote an introduction about how to start using templates for custom sites in SharePoint Online. I wrote that to prepare a template, we need to prepare a JSON schema and import it to SharePoint Online, after which we can select the template from the drop-down menu when creating new site collections. Read the rest

Microsoft Teams Private Channels

In November, Teams got a new functionality, which received the most upvotes (more than 25.000) on Microsoft Teams UserVoice (the website on which people can suggest new features) out of all the listed feature suggestions – the option to create private channels inside of teams. Read the rest

SharePoint Online Site Designs in Site Scripts – Part 1

Introduction

Site templates can be one of the key elements of a successfull implementation of a SharePoint portal in an organization. With site templates we achieve the same team site structure that is defined in the template. Here I am mostly thinking about lists and document libraries and of course also web parts that are shown on specific pages. Read the rest

SharePoint Migration Tool – Part 2

Migration with PowerShell

Introduction

In the previous article I made a brief description of this Microsoft tool that can be used to migrate on-premises data to SharePoint Online. Since the last article, there have been a couple of updates. For example, migration from SharePoint Server 2010 is now also supported. Read the rest

PowerShell Tips – NULL

This time we will take a look at how PowerShell can handle a nonexistent variable, the so called NULL value. Developers know this concept well, so here we will look at PowerShell’s approach to it. In a best case scenario, not handling or wrongly handling NULL values will cause the script to stop unexpectedly. Read the rest

Sender Policy Framework (SPF) and Office 365

SPF in Office 365 is checked using default policies, but messages are not blocked by default. If we want to block delivery of messages, that do not meet the SPF criteria, we can do this by changing the default settings.

When we change the SPF monitoring settings, Office 365 will deliver all e-mail, that does not meet the criteria, to quarantene. Read the rest

Office UI Fabric Persona with Skype for Business Status Integration

Today I want to show you a simple SPFx Web Part solution to connect the new Office UI Fabric React component named Persona with the status from Skype for Business (Lync).

Persona is used for rendering an individual’s avatar, user information and presence. Read the rest