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

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

Your Company Needs a Reliable and Robust Web Presentation

An efficient website is a crucial part of a company’s sales activities. And when sales are going well, the company as a whole grows and develops.

These are more or less well known facts. But there are many ways to present your content on the web. Read the rest

Custom CreatePublishingPageDialog in SharePoint? No problem!

Let’s imagine that we have multiple types of articles with multiple page layouts and we want to call Add a page dialog for each of them.

The problem is in SharePoint OOTB CreatePublishingPageDialog.aspx page which is called when you choose Add a page from Site Actions menu. Read the rest

Automatic Installation of a SPFx Web Part to a Classic Site in SharePoint On-Prem

In this article, I would like to share with you a complete solution to install a SPFx Web Part to a Classic Site inside a SharePoint On-Prem WSP solution package in 4 steps:

  • Turn on the SPFx Assets & Package files in WSP.
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WebPart Custom Settings

A WebPart is a component we can add to a SharePoint Site to perform a specific task and can be used multiple times. Each WebPart has settings that can be divided into three categories – Appearance, Layout and Advanced. Sometimes, these settings are enough, but we usually need to add our own categories of settings, that are specific to the WebPart we are developing. Read the rest