Site Design for Easy Site Page Management

Does your site pages library look totally unmanageable? Have you had instances where you can see a news post that you created but someone else doesn’t? Is your content not showing up in search or highlighted content web parts? This happens all the time and it is generally an easy fix. I had the good…

Access Denied Error on Styles Library

I am going to file this one under the “if you need to do something more than twice you should probably write it down”. This gets me frequently enough that I remember I’ve dealt with it before but not frequently enough that I can commit the solution to memory. I find myself using the SPFX…

Local Time Zones for PnP Modern Search Web Part

I was working with the PnP Modern Search Web Part which is a great tool. If you have not seen it take a look. It provides a lot of robust features that allow you to aggregate content and display results in many different ways. I recently had an issue where I had created a custom…

Deploying Application Customizers with a Site Design

Sometimes things are harder than they need to be. I have been working on Site Designs recently to automate the creation and deployment of different element in a site. For the most part things were pretty straight forward for what I needed to do, add a theme to a site, add site columns, and add…

Home is where the laptop is

This is a departure from your regularly scheduled programming of technical/SharePoint content. We originally published this on the Sympraxis newsletter. Last summer I went on an impromptu vacation with my husband to Iceland. Despite having a whirlwind tour we left the weekend more invigorated and relaxed than we had been in a long time. On…

Using Custom Color for Section Backgrounds and Page Headers

Have you ever wondered where the background colors in SharePoint modern pages comes from? You know, the ones for section background colors and site headers? Have you ever wondered how to change them to your own custom colors? I had a client that wanted to be able to set the background for the site headers…

To New Beginnings

This is the beginning of a new year. It’s also the beginning of a lot of change for me.

Using Widget Wrangler with PnP for IE

I am creating client-side webparts using the Widget Wrangler for SharePoint. The webparts all use PnP JS. This site needs to work in IE 10+. The webparts work great in Chrome and most other browsers. However, when i run it in IE I get an error about Undefined Headers. This is because PnP uses Promises…

Managing Office 365 Identities Made Easy

A friend of a friend of a friend told about this thing that totally changed their life. It wasn’t exactly that convoluted but I was complaining to a friend the other day about constantly having to switch credentials for my office 365 tenants. He suggested a nifty trick that a friend of ours Beatrice Baciu…