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. This was originally suggested back in 2016 – nearly 3 and a half years ago. Last week Microsoft posted an [...]

By | 2020-04-06T11:53:55+08:00 April 6th, 2020|Categories: SharePoint|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Migrating InfoPath form content to SharePoint Online Modern Pages

If you are reading this hoping to find a silver bullet to transitioning or migrate your InfoPath forms to modern SharePoint, apologies but there is no silver bullet.  However, the question of how to address legacy forms and their associated data is one that is covered in this article.   If you are moving or have [...]

By | 2020-03-16T13:49:58+08:00 March 16th, 2020|Categories: Modern Pages, SharePoint|0 Comments

Broken Quick Parts (metadata) after SharePoint migration

Have you ever migrated your documents to find the quick parts are actually broken? When you store documents in SharePoint, the document parser promotes and demotes the metadata column values to and from SharePoint and the Word document.  These values are then able to be used within the document header, footer and body of the [...]

By | 2019-10-22T14:26:30+08:00 October 22nd, 2019|Categories: General, SharePoint|0 Comments

Classic to Modern SharePoint Pages – Qualitem Modernizer

Migrating your classic SharePoint Online sites to modern sites has been termed “Site Modernization”, and is now occurring at a rapid pace. If you enable the modern experience for a classic site, Microsoft enables these components for you: List and library pages (most, not all) Site contents page Site usage page Recycle Bin pages [...]

By | 2019-04-10T13:45:46+08:00 March 27th, 2019|Categories: Modern Pages, SharePoint|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

Modern pages – creating anchor links using Live Publish (with a major caveat)

Modern pages are a much simpler way to create pages in SharePoint. However, there’s a limitation at the moment that is being discussed over many forums that relates to the fact that anchor references and bookmarks cannot be added to headings within a modern page. Here is one such discussion with a couple of [...]

By | 2020-03-19T08:43:48+08:00 October 10th, 2018|Categories: General, Live Publish, Modern Pages, SharePoint|0 Comments

Modern Pages – now even easier!

SharePoint communication sites share news, reports, files, links, and other information in a modern dashboard approach to rolling up content. Communication sites are responsive and can be viewed from any device and are used to broadcast communication-based information out to organisational teams. For users that are constantly creating corporate communication for their teams in [...]

By | 2020-03-19T09:52:49+08:00 September 7th, 2018|Categories: General, Live Publish, SharePoint|0 Comments