SharePoint Online: Enable / Disable Sync for all Sites

Sync options enables a site content to be available offline, users can sync documents using from a SharePoint Document Library using OneDrive sync client on their local drives to use them offline and can also add content and changes to it which will be uploaded when connected online. There are requirements for some specific content …

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Enable / Disable sync for a SharePoint document library

You can see the Sync option on SharePoint document libraries by default, there are requirements to enable or disable sync option on a document library. There are multiple ways to perform this task by enabling it through the SharePoint site for all document libraries, from a document library or using PowerShell. Today, I will be …

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SharePoint folder deletion error: Cannot delete/checked out issue

Recently I have seen an issue where user was unable to delete a folder in a SharePoint online document library because a file was checked out for editing by a user. An in folder there was not file with pending checkout. And mandatory checkout was disabled on the document library. Solution: There were mandatory fields …

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SharePoint Modern UI: Using Sites web part page

The new Site’s web part allows users to show the logged in user’s current sites or you can also customize it to show specific sites. On my opinion it’s a very useful web party introduced with SharePoint Modern UI which an end user can easily configure. It minimized the effort to create custom web part …

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SharePoint Modern UI: Activity web part

Activity web part is a modern UI web part which is available in SharePoint modern UI pages, you can add a modern ui page in classic team site. The modern activity web part shows the activities on the site from different users which include add/edit documents, creation of new list and libraries etc. You do not …

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SharePoint Post Migration Comparison Report to Verify Migrated content using PowerShell

Being involved in migrations for past couple of years, one of the pain area is to verify the migrated content. There are some amazing migration tools like Sharegate, Metalogix, AvePoint and they provide some very useful reports to verify the content but still I haven’t seen a report which can compare the migrated content in …

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Major differences between SharePoint Server 2016 and SharePoint Server 2019

Microsoft is working on cloud first approach which means that the SharePoint Server 2019 will have all the SharePoint online features. SharePoint online supports both Modern and Classic UI, where modern experience is shared on SharePoint server 2019 and classic ui experience is shared on SharePoint Server 2016. Below is a list of difference between …

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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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Required Administrative and Service Accounts for SharePoint 2019 Installation

SharePoint Server 2019 installation has dependencies on Microsoft SQL Server and Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS). Active Driectory stores the user accounts and authenticate user accounts whereas SQL Server stores almost all of the configuration and content of a SharePoint farm. Microsoft recommends using a minimal number of service accounts in the farm. This …

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