Adding a Column to list Index using PowerShell and UI

Adding a column to a SharePoint list is pretty simple job, you need Edit permission on the list to update the list column index and also item count in list must be less than 20000 as you can not add a field to list index if item count is over 20K. You can add upto …

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SharePoint online: list of Modern UI web parts

SharePoint online modern ui came with a rich set of web parts which can only be used on modern UI pages. The modern ui web parts are very flexible and easy to use and configure. We are used to develop custom web parts using server side and client-side scripting languages for years which can support …

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SharePoint Important URLs

Being working on SharePoint for last one decade, I always use shortcut to reach out to different content. Shortcut means typing URLs directly in address bar instead of going through site navigation. My most favorite URLs which I used most are /_layouts/15/viewlsts.aspx and /_layouts/15/settings.aspx. There are couple of important URLs or pages which you need …

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SharePoint online: Guideline to restore deleted content

The purpose for writing this blog is to share the details for restoring deleted content from a SharePoint online site. In SharePoint whenever you delete any content which can be a site, list, library, page, document or list item, it will go to the site recycle bin where they retain for 93 days. If a …

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How to create a multiline text field as searchable

This is one of the challenges to SharePoint search content on a list from multiline field. Multi line text field cannot be indexed as it’s an Unsupported Column Type. Indexing the field is separate from search crawling which is needed for search result. Make sure the column has a managed property which allows a column …

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SharePoint online: understanding usage reports

Usage reports are important to identify no. of users accessing site content which content is access most. These are helpful for managing content getting reports on available content. We can also call them site analytics or site audit details for a sharepoint site. These reports are helpful to understand the usage of content and actions …

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SharePoint List Index Column

SharePoint list column added to list index to improve the column performance when filter content as it improves the performance of query operations which can include filters, sorting and joins on index columns. You can add single column index or two column indices for a list. Index column are similar to index column in database, …

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Append changes to track comments in a SharePoint list

You might have seen comments on blogs/wiki page, or you can have seen comments when you checked in or publish a document in SharePoint. These comments are used to track the changes or communication for that change. Similar functionality can be achieved on a SharePoint list, I have seen many companies saving their procurement details …

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SharePoint Online limitations and boundaries

When you are going to work on information architecture for a SharePoint site, you must need to understand the limits and boundaries for the SharePoint version you are using and design site information architecture accordingly. In this blog post I am going to share the limits and boundaries for SharePoint online. Some of the boundaries …

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SharePoint Online: Format list columns in modern UI

Customizing a list view was never easily and we used different ways in past which including working on custom xslt templates, add css and .js scripts on the list view page and working with JSlink to override the rendering of list view web parts.┬áThere was always a challenge that if you have multiple list views …

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