Category Archives: Web Parts

New Modern Web Parts – Full List

In Office 365, you may notice that there are more new things rolling out right now.  This post is all about the new page editing experience and new web parts.  Here’s what I’ll cover: How to use the new page editing interface How to use each of the new web parts How to set your new page as the homepage

Read more

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

Read more

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

Read more

Content Search Web Part with Query String

In many SharePoint solutions, Query String URLs are very useful in being able to create something like a page or dashboard that displays different content depending on a value used in the URL of the page.  I decided that I wanted to create a web part on each customer site on our internal SharePoint site, to show all documents related

Read more

Dynamic Excel Web Part

In all versions of SharePoint and Office 365, the Excel Web Access web part has been around for years.  It is part of the enterprise version of these products.  Web part connections can be created on pages in SharePoint, to send information between web parts. The requirement in this scenario is that a department has a bunch of spreadsheets in

Read more

Working with Video Content in SharePoint 2013

I wrote this article back in 2012, for SD Times, and thought I’d go ahead and post it here also.  This also applies to Office 365, and Office 365 has a video portal feature as well. In the SharePoint 2013 Preview and in the Office 365 Preview, there are some great hidden gems when it comes to working with video

Read more

SharePoint Conditional Formatting

In SharePoint 2013 and Office 365, there is no more design view in SharePoint Designer, and of course InfoPath is slowly being depreciated between now and 2023.  Without these tools, how do we go about creating business solutions easily like we have been doing for years?  I’m not a programmer, and I know that most of my audience here… you’re

Read more
« Older Entries Recent Entries »