Category: Collaboration

Content Search Web Part Doesn’t Open Documents in Office Web Apps

I recently came upon a situation where I had designed a beautiful new intranet page for one of our support functions. You know – typical stuff…a nice clean display presenting documents on a page instead of directly in a document library. Everything was going great until testing when I found that the SharePoint 2013  Content

My Microsoft Ignite Takeaways

Over the past few weeks – after settling back in from Ignite – I have been compiling all of my OneNote notebooks, transcribing all of my chicken scratch notes (that only I can read), and putting together decks and watchlists from the conference to share with my team who are scattered across North America, Germany,

Revisiting the SharePoint Announcements Web Part

I have recently been working to undo some of the over-governance in how my organization deals with SharePoint and one of the ways I am doing so is in further customizing teamsites. As part of this, I needed to revisit the SharePoint Announcements Web Part. At some point, a decision was made to apply some sort

Cannot Open SharePoint 2013 On-Prem Files with Office 2016?

Some users might experience problems opening or editing files from SharePoint 2013 on-prem from outside the domain/network when using Office 2016. Specifically, the user might have receive messages stating that the file is corrupt even though other users can open and edit the file. Users external to the SharePoint domain or network would generally be the reporters of

Learning SharePoint Again

I started this blog to post about things that I was using and learning at work, and at the time it was really focused on things in the Microsoft stack – SharePoint, Dynamics CRM, SQL, etc. However, I took a little detour a while back and left the Microsoft world for a little bit. I