Author: <span class="vcard">David Ramalho</span>

Sometimes when building some internal processes to organizations, it’s possible that it is required to create a SharePoint list. However, sometimes it can create confusion for the end-user that sees the list there. So we can hide that list from the SharePoint site to avoid this. Everything will work as normal on the list and it’ll be accessible via URL. This scenario can be used as well when you’re building a new list using List Formatting and you don’t want the list to be available just yet. This is possible to be done in a SharePoint with a few steps. We’ll use the PNP Powershell and Office 365 CLI to demonstrate.

When we’re collaborating inside our organizations we often send links with access to the document. This task is done in a dairy and sometimes it is difficult to understand which files as been shared. So a couple of weeks ago, I cross with this feature that is recent on SharePoint/OneDrive that allows you to get a report, on CSV, to verify which files are being shared.

A few weeks ago, I’ve submitted my first contribution to the community repository of SharePoint Framework solutions, in this case for the extension. This was built with the purpose to send a message to your external users that access your SharePoint site. You can present this message to all your SharePoint sites using the Tenant wide extension list on your Tenant App Catalog.

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If you have SharePoint custom solutions, you can have then installed globally, on your Tenant App Catalog or on the site collection – Site App Catalog. Each time that you create the Site App Catalog, you will see that on the site collection but if you do this process for multiple sites, you may forget each one has that feature active. So today, we’ll use a PowerShell Command to extract this information and also provide the URL that you can access to verify the information on this hidden list.

Sometimes, we need to quickly create an HTML page to share some content. In this case, it was a GIT presentation that was built and I had the idea to create an Azure web app to store this information since it’s an HTML page. This will help in the case we need to share this information with anyone. I’ll explain step-by-step the process that I’ve done. This could be one of the fastest ways to publish something with a public URL.

Often during our daily work, we’ve notification pop-up here and there on our screens, this disturbs our concentration on certain tasks. When that happen you can miss the logic that you’re developing to complete a task. To overcome these situations, modern communication tools allow you to set your availability to “Do-not-Disturb(DND)”. But, I’ll say that it depends. There are some persons that you may want to be disturbed by.

When creating a new page a header with the title of the page will be shown to the user. In the current days, it’s not possible to remove that header from the page using the SharePoint interface. Today, we will share a PowerShell that allows you to remove that area from the page and some article that you can use with different options.

Recently I have seen on the community that when you add a column with the internal name of Thumbnail, SharePoint automatically generates a preview of the document. In the post below, we’ll add this column to multiple SharePoint sites that have the list or library that you intend to have the preview of the document. This feature has been requested on the SharePoint User Voice.