SharePoint Trends and Techniques

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How to manage Custom Views in SharePoint?

Ready to learn new SharePoint tips and tricks? This week’s SharePoint Tips let users customize the appearance of the modern website, and to star rate documents and items based on user feedback. Also, learn about the search options, and permissions required to perform the customizations.

How to Manage SharePoint Library, SharePoint Blog, Office 365 Groups?

Learn how to manage documents and files more efficiently using Office 365 and SharePoint. This week’s SharePoint tips gives details about how to upload files to a Document Library, create SharePoint Blog, and steps to Add/Remove members from an Office 365 Group. Get access now!

How to manage pages in your SharePoint Site?

Knowledge about finding and managing pages in your SharePoint Sites gives you total control. The tips here let you find pages in a SharePoint Site effortlessly and enlighten you on how to restore a SharePoint Page to a previous version. Further, you can also learn how to unpublish a page and steps to turn external sharing On or Off for a site.
Pages library is where all pages are stored in your SharePoint Site.

How to check out a file from a document library?

Check Out, Check In and Versions are important features that let users manage files and documents in a library effectively. Learn how to check out and check in files to a SharePoint Document Library. You can also discover how to discard a check out from a document library, and steps to make it mandatory to check out a file before editing.

How to Share Files & Folders in SharePoint

How to share SharePoint files/folders

  • Click on the file/folder you want to share and select Share.
  • Choose the appropriate option from the dropdown list to define the kind of permission you wish to provide.
  • Click on Apply after making the changes and enter the usernames along with a message.
  • Click on Send when you are ready to send the link.

Steps to see with whom a SharePoint file/folder is shared

  • Select the file and click on the Information icon in the upper right.
  • From the Details pane, select Manage access and click on the Links Giving Access section in the Manage Access panel.
  • Click on the ellipsis to view the users who have access to the link.
  • The Direct Access section displays users with direct access to the file.

Tips to stop sharing or change permissions of SharePoint files.

  • Choose the file or folder you wish to change permissions and select Information.
  • Select Manage Access option from the Details pane.
  • Choose Stop Sharing to stop sharing the file entirely.
  • Delete the sharing link by choosing x after clicking on the ellipsis near the link.
  • Go to Direct Access section to change permissions or stop sharing with anyone on that list.

How to get a link to a file or folder

  • Select Copy link to copy the link automatically to the clipboard.
  • Click on the dropdown and choose appropriate options.
  • You can select the users for whom you want this link to work.
  • Click Apply when finished making the changes.
  • You can now paste the link anywhere applicable.

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Manage Projects on A SharePoint Team Site

SharePoint Team Sites can be utilized for project management by preparing them for specific tasks and processes. Learn how to manage projects on a SharePoint Team site by knowing tips to plan and manage a project.

Manage Tasks From SharePoint Timeline

Here are some tips on how to add tasks to a timeline in SharePoint, and steps to change the appearance of the timeline to a preferred manner. Learn how to indent or outdent tasks, and how to move tasks in the timeline.

Uploading Files and Folders to A Document Library

Learn some useful tips and information about uploading files and folders to a Document Library in SharePoint. Know how to upload files to a SharePoint Document Library using the drag and drop method.

Check Out and Check In Actions In SharePoint

When you want to update a file with new information, it is important to check out the file first and then make the changes. You can check in the file back to make it available for others to view and edit.