Our web part that supports a ToC style list on the right-hand side of the page. The Table of Contents Web part offers an easy way to manage the headings on a SharePoint modern page with simple styling options available.
Have you ever wanted to build an FAQ-style page in SharePoint Online where the heading section supports collapse/expand?
Accordions are typically used on longer pages where readers benefit by shortening the pages with sections that are expandable / collapsible at the heading. This reduces the scrolling and condenses the content by topic or heading, allowing the reader to quickly scan for the content of interest and expand the section to reveal the content.
SharePoint sites around the world are filled with libraries of old InfoPath forms, their related tasks and workflow history. How should organisations archive these forms to ensure the others can access and render these forms once InfoPath is finally gone? This problem is not being addressed and records (archive) managers need to assess their options. […]
Metadata is an integral part of any SharePoint document management system and classifying content correctly is key to being able to find it. Microsoft’s next wave in the collaboration stakes is Project Cortex. At the heart of this, is value added data. Completing the metadata classification in SharePoint can be a cumbersome process, especially if […]
Metadata is at the heart of SharePoint and for those knowledge authors that heavily classify their content or those who have built a quality system in SharePoint, the reliance on good metadata and taxonomies is critical to driving value on a platform like SharePoint. What is Live Metadata? Live Metadata is a substitute for the […]
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 involved in the product teams, which is where most of the TechNet content was generated. TechNet was the main knowledge repository […]
Believe it or not, we started writing this web parts before the Microsoft Code Snippet modern web part came out. Other priorities at the time meant the development was temporarily shelved. Last week we decided to finish our web part; we used it as a training tool to assist some of our junior staff to […]
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 and-the-like) could be better. Plus, there’s so many options to choose from when it comes to SharePoint lists/options – it can […]
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. This was originally suggested back in 2016 – nearly 3 and a half years ago. Last week Microsoft posted an update […]
During testing of our latest product – Live Metadata, I ran into some unexpected behaviour in Excel. When a previously opened spreadsheet had its metadata modified from within SharePoint, I found that upon re-opening the spreadsheet from SharePoint the values mysteriously changed back!?!? Needless to say, this was puzzling. It appeared as if Excel was […]