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

Close SharePoint Dialog Box with the Esc Key

When we want to check or edit a SharePoint list element without navigating around different pages, we can use a dialog box. The dialog box has been available since SharePoint 2010 and is very useful as the user can quickly return to the list from which he started by closing the dialog box, eliminating the need to navigate different pages. Read the rest

SharePoint Migration Tool

Lately there has been more and more demand for migrations from SharePoint on-premises to Microsoft cloud solutions, specifically SharePoint Online. In the past we relied primarily on third-party products but now I think the time has come to describe how to use Microsoft’s content migration tool. Read the rest

Web/Site Templates in SharePoint Online Modern Pages? No problem.

Let’s imagine that we want to have a site template with a predefined design, sections, web parts on it, lists with additional fields, custom page settings etc. etc.

If you are familiar with SharePoint On-Prem versions, you probably know that we have Site Definitions and Web Templates for stuff like this. Read the rest

@PnP/Generator-SPFx

The SharePoint Framework (SPFx) has become and extremely important part of Web Part development and Modern Site (Team Site, Communication Site) design. It eases development of Web Parts and extensions and our work with SharePoint data. It features user-friendly tools and extensions. Read the rest

SharePoint 2019 – Part 1

On the 22nd of October a new version of SharePoint Server was released, called SharePoint 2019. Since this version has roots in SharePoint Online, it’s new features are similar to the ones we already know from the cloud.

What’s New in SharePoint 2019

As we already mentioned, SharePoint 2019 is a section of the code used in SharePoint Online. Read the rest

Connecting SharePoint 2016/2019 and ADFS Server (Part 4)

In the previous articles about connecting SharePoint 2016/2019 and ADFS Server (part 1, part 2 and part 3) we mostly discussed the procedure for configuring the servers in order to successfully authenticate with them. In this article, I would like to highlight 2 problems that can arise when turning on the trusted identity provider authentication. Read the rest

Connecting SharePoint 2016/2019 and ADFS Server (Part 3)

Previously, I described what needs to be done on the ADFS Server to successfully authenticate SharePoint Server. In this article, I will describe the process of configuring SharePoint Server.

Establishing Trust

To successfully establish a trust between our ADFS Server and SharePoint Server, we must import the certificate that ADFS uses to sign authentication tokens to our SharePoint Server. Read the rest

Connecting SharePoint 2016/2019 and ADFS Server (Part 2)

In my previous article, I described an authentication method, where an ADFS Server is responsible for authenticating users. I also described which certificates are needed and how to properly export a certificate, so you can import it to you SharePoint Server. Read the rest