Category Archives: SharePoint 2013

SharePoint Power Hour: Workflows and Web Services

Tomorrow on my FREE SharePoint Power Hour, come learn all about how to work with web service actions and looping in SharePoint Designer 2013 workflows! You’ll learn: How to use the “call web service” action, with SharePoint web services and other types of web services How to loop through multiple items that you’ve retrieved with that web service How to

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Custom Hyperlink Icon Column

Have you ever wanted to have a nice pretty button, right on the row of one of your list or library items in SharePoint, and that button does something custom? Out of box, there’s a column called “Edit”, and you can add that to your view, and it gives you a quick way to get to the edit page with

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Organizing and Managing Promoted Links (Tiles)

Promoted Links list in SharePoint are very popular, and I see a lot of customers creating them in many places in their sites, giving each page a nice, modern appearance with pretty clickable tiles.  In this post, I’ll show you a way I’ve devised to keep them organized and managed in one list for a site, so that they can

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New Solution: Implementing a Standard Approval Workflow

This week, I’m doing a new presentation that teaches a new way to implement a standard approval workflow in your organization, with the ability to use it for many different approval processes very easily, with little re-work each time there is a new type of request form to create. Here’s the abstract: Creating an Approval Workflow & Interface Approvals are

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Laura’s New Company!

Yes, the Rackspace adventure has ended, and my next life adventure has begun! I’ve started my own company! Yes, here’s the story.. A couple of months ago, about 15 of us were basically told that our whole department, SharePoint Professional Services at Rackspace, was being eliminated.  So the team of SharePoint project managers, myself, and my team of seven SharePoint

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