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Gold is gold, no matter how old – convert old to Evergreen!

I worked at Microsoft some years ago and I wrote an article that was published in TechNet.   This was a big deal at the time as I was new to MS and not directly [...]

By | May 11th, 2020|Categories: Live Publish, SharePoint|Tags: , |0 Comments

4 reasons to use dark mode – now available in Live Publish!

If you own a smartphone, tablet, or computer, then you have most likely heard of the feature dark mode. It is the light on dark colour-scheme option that is available in many popular operating systems, [...]

By | April 24th, 2020|Categories: Live Publish|Tags: , |0 Comments

Our Source Code web part – why we built it?

Believe it or not, we started writing this web part before the Microsoft Code Snippet modern web part came out.  Other priorities at the time meant the development was temporarily shelved. Last week we [...]

By | April 21st, 2020|Categories: Live Publish, SharePoint|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Developer tacit knowledge is so hard to capture

If you haven’t guessed it by now, you should know that I love SharePoint.  However, not everything is “Microsoft Easy” in SharePoint and the tools used to capture tacit knowledge (like discussion lists, wikis [...]

By | April 14th, 2020|Categories: Live Publish|Tags: |0 Comments

The Three and a Half Year Wait for a “Modern” SharePoint API

For as long as I can remember, the number one suggestion on the SharePoint Dev Platform UserVoice has been to create a version of the Client Side Object Model (CSOM) that supports .NET Core. [...]

By | April 6th, 2020|Categories: SharePoint|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Announcing Live Publish for WordPress Availability in AppSource

A couple of weeks ago we unveiled the ability to add WordPress sites in Live Publish, and today we are pleased to announce the availability of Live Publish for WordPress in Microsoft AppSource. WordPress [...]

By | April 3rd, 2020|Categories: Live Publish|Tags: , |0 Comments

Exploring Live Publish for WordPress: The featured image

With the announcement of Live Publish for WordPress last week, I wanted to take a moment to highlight a couple of the features around how we handle images in WordPress. By creating a Featured Image [...]

By | March 31st, 2020|Categories: Live Publish|Tags: , , |0 Comments

The Knowledge Author – transitioning your DOCX/PDFs to HTML

To call yourself a knowledge author, is to participate in knowledge management.   The key term here is participate. In the context of corporate knowledge, I am defining knowledge as content that is unstructured (document-based), [...]

By | March 20th, 2020|Categories: General, Live Publish|0 Comments

Introducing Live Publish for WordPress

Over the past few months, we’ve been working hard on integrating WordPress.com and self-hosted WordPress[i] with Live Publish – and now I’m glad to say… it’s finally here!!! For those that don’t know, Live Publish [...]

By | March 19th, 2020|Categories: Live Publish|Tags: , , |0 Comments