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Creating quality, beautiful web content has never been easier. Simply create your content in Microsoft Word and publish to your CMS with the click of a button.

Archiving InfoPath forms – consider Modern pages

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. [...]

By | 2020-06-10T10:32:17+08:00 June 5th, 2020|Categories: Live Publish, Modern Pages, SharePoint|Tags: , , |0 Comments

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 involved in the product teams, which is where most of the TechNet content was generated. TechNet was the main knowledge [...]

By | 2020-05-11T11:11:42+08:00 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, websites, and applications.Dark mode is available almost everywhere we look on our devices: Windows, Facebook, Twitter, and Apple iOS, just [...]

By | 2020-04-24T14:07:53+08:00 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 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 [...]

By | 2020-06-10T09:43:25+08:00 April 21st, 2020|Categories: Live Publish, Modern Pages, 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 and-the-like) could be better.  Plus, there’s so many options to choose from when it comes to SharePoint lists/options - it [...]

By | 2020-04-24T12:23:57+08:00 April 14th, 2020|Categories: Live Publish|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 is globally known as the most widely used content management system for hosting web sites.  Most people that have their [...]

By | 2020-04-03T11:11:48+08:00 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 in Microsoft Word, I will show how easy it is to use Word and Live Publish together to transform your [...]

By | 2020-03-31T16:18:19+08:00 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), long-lived and highly valued by the organisation.   If the content you curate, managed and archive is seen as important to [...]

By | 2020-03-26T07:25:53+08:00 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 takes the pain out of publishing content online by enabling you to use Microsoft Word as your editing canvas. Word [...]

By | 2020-03-23T14:57:55+08:00 March 19th, 2020|Categories: Live Publish|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Live Publish is to Modern SharePoint what Transform is to Sway

Did you know that you could publish to Sway using Word in the same way we publish to SharePoint using Live Publish? Live Publish has supported this for SharePoint for 3+ years. I am thrilled that the Sway team has taken the same approach and has a Word add-in. This supports our view that [...]

By | 2020-03-18T17:59:30+08:00 October 15th, 2018|Categories: General, Live Publish, Modern Pages, SharePoint|0 Comments