Archive for the ‘Microsoft SharePoint’ Category

How to Optimize SharePoint Online performance

Monday, October 15th, 2018

The popularity of SharePoint Online with Cloud Service Providers has made it the fastest growing Microsoft product in recent years. The key to its success is better application performance which makes it fruitful for deployments and adoptions. Let’s have a look at a few techniques that Cloud Service Providers can follow to improve the overall performance of SharePoint server.

Tips to Fine-Tune performance of SharePoint Online

  1. Image Optimization:

Images make the overall design appealing but their size can greatly affect page loading speed that can have a huge impact SharePoint Onlineon site performance. The ideal way to use images on a SharePoint Site is to use sprites approach (an image Sprite is a technique of showing multiple images on your site that are actually a portion of one larger image, as it reduces HTTP traffic since you are downloading more images in one request). Further, it is necessary to use image compression and image optimization techniques before using them on your site.

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Migrate to SharePoint Online or upgrade to SharePoint Server: Which is Better?

Wednesday, September 19th, 2018

When it comes to the decision about migrating or up gradation, organizations need to go slow but sure. The most important factor that needs to be considered by organizations of any size before opting for Microsoft SharePointmigration is Cost. This is a huge factor that cannot be understated. It is important to analyze how much migration will cost the business.

In order to get a legitimate answer, it is important to analyze different aspects like Scalability, Licensing etc. Microsoft SharePoint 2016 has significant benefits for businesses. In case of Scalability, it is important to analyze how Microsoft SharePoint 2016 is scalable without lowering performance of the system. There is even quite a good integration with Microsoft Office 365 which gives you quite a control over license costs per member of staff. This feature is most beneficial for small businesses and growing teams.

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Benefits of collaboration with Microsoft SharePoint and Teams

Wednesday, July 11th, 2018

Despite the numerous benefits of Microsoft SharePoint On-premise and Online, there is a huge trend in using SharePoint with Microsoft Teams. Microsoft Teams is yet another product of Microsoft that makes interaction and communication of teams and groups productive.  Interactions through chats, meetings and calls are made easier within teammates especially with its business calls experience on multiple devices. With Microsoft Teams, Office 365 apps are integrated hence collaboration is made easier within documents.

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Major announcements on SharePoint Server 2019 on-premises

Monday, May 28th, 2018

With the official preview of SharePoint 2019 just around the corner, here is a look at the much-anticipated upgrade of SharePoint Server, for the on-premises users.

Companies still tend to keep their data inbound and hence prefer to go for SharePoint on-premises. Microsoft has known it for a long time and now it has finally announced many benefits for on-premises users in the upcoming SharePoint version which were initially available for SharePoint Online or Hybrid users only. Yet again, migration has been made easy in SharePoint Server 2019 and so users from SharePoint 2010, 2013 or 2016 will be looking forward to upgrade to get the new feel on the UI improvements, the modern sites, integrated support for libraries and most importantly they are eager to get their hands on the improved support for their business processes with Microsoft Flow and Microsoft Power Apps. With Microsoft SharePoint 2019, customers will be able to handle mission-critical workloads in a much reliable manner. With enhanced support collaboration the feature for better automation of business processes is also introduced, making SharePoint 2019 tentatively the most compelling and collaborative experience for users.

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SharePoint Hybrid – The Solution to your Cloud computing problems

Wednesday, April 25th, 2018

“Cloud or on-premises?” this is one question IT companies often find themselves asking at one point. Most of the time, they end up taking the smart solution – Going Hybrid.

Content management is the core of every business. There is a dire need to have a content management system through which the creation, sharing, collaboration and storage of content can be centralized. A full fledge content management system is required to manage the above mentioned functionalities. However, there is no point having a cloud service if it can’t be handled smartly. Most of the times Hybrid is a more feasible solution for business today because of the innumerable benefits like:

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Recover Deleted Site Collections In Microsoft SharePoint Online

Wednesday, April 4th, 2018

How to restore/recover SharePoint Online Site Collections?

In SharePoint Online, If any of your Site Collections deleted accidentally Or intentionally and later on for some reasons you need to recover your deleted site even list or list items from SharePoint. Don’t worry, it is still possible to recover all your data. Removed sites moved to SharePoint Tenant Admin recycle bin and from where it can be recovered or can be deleted permanently.

The default retention period for any item is 93 days.

Sites deleted will remain in the SharePoint Tenant Admin Center’s recycle bin for 30 days. And from here you can recover your removed site collection.

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SharePoint Site Collections granular backups

Thursday, April 13th, 2017

How to Backup SharePoint Site Collection automatically using PowerShell. !

Site Collections backup can be initiated using the Central Admin Site but in order to have something automated with periodic bases along with notifications need a scripted flow to cover all the requirements.

SharePoint offers a way to perform backups at site collection level using “Backup-SPSite” command. This procedure is designed to take an exact copy of a SharePoint Site and in that case no data will be lost, changed and transformed., the backup file generated more or less as a SQL dump (per-site-bases) of  SharePoint content database. It maintains the GUID of every object, except the GUID of the root site. when backup is restored, SharePoint generates a new GUID for the site collection.

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Recover Deleted lists and Site Collections in SharePoint

Monday, March 6th, 2017

How to Recover deleted SharePoint lists, list items, libraries and even deleted Site Collections?

If  you accidentally deleted something (list or list items) from SharePoint. Don’t worry, it is still possible to recover them!

SharePoint content recovery process is much like restoring something from the recycle bin on your PC.  data removed from SharePoint site directly goes to SharePoint recycle bin from where it can be recovered or can be deleted permanently.

SharePoint Recycle Bin

SharePoint recycle bin is a powerful and very important tool that can be used to recover content that has unintentionally been deleted.

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SharePoint Unified Logging System (ULS)

Monday, February 20th, 2017

SharePoint ULS,  Explained.

Logging is the key element of any application. A strong logging system helps administrators to troubleshoot the problems and fix them accordingly. Like other Microsoft Applications, SharePoint also has a strong logging system called ULS (Unified Logging system) logging. In SharePoint space, every event / outcome written into the Logs has an associated unique ID which is known as Correlation ID.  Normally this id is displayed in the error which makes administrator’s life easy to trace the error details in the logs.

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SharePoint 2016 and Office 365 Management Made Easy with MachPanel

Thursday, April 28th, 2016

SharePoint 2016 and Office 365 Management Tool

MachPanel Office 365 Admin Center with Support of SharePoint 2016

MachPanel Office 365 Admin Center is the only management software that completely wipes out the complexities in Office 365 management by its unified approach. It allows you to significantly reduce your time to manage users, groups, contacts and manipulate plenty of settings via single interface. It is simple, fast and consolidate admin center that allows you to perform numerous action at a time without waiting for any previous one to be completed. There is no need to memorize PowerShell commands or to install 3rd party utilities because MachPanel provides a comprehensive GUI which saves valuable time.

Manage Office 365 Tenants With MachPanel Office 365 Admin Center

Benefits

  • – Decreased management time
  • – No need to memorize PS commands
  • – Ability to perform multiple operations at a time
  • – Simplified and Comprehensive Management Interface

Features

  • – Manage Users and all types of Mailboxes
  • – Manage Contacts and Groups
  • – Set Permissions on Mailboxes and Groups
  • – Enhanced License and Role Management
  • – Detailed Usage Reports

Other than Office 365, MachPanel completely supports Microsoft SharePoint 2016 and legacy version. You can sell, provision, manage and bill your customers for Hosted SharePoint with MachPanel SharePoint cloud delivery solution.

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