Create beautiful SharePoint pages using the new section templates

Authors of SharePoint pages and news articles will be able to access to the new pre-built section templates when creating content, these sections were designed to simplify the use of image and text combinations.

Users will be able to choose and add templates at the section level instead of just at the page level, to get started there are six templates to make section design easier.

Create SharePoint pages using section templates

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Remove the modern SharePoint app bar

The modern SharePoint app bar is a great new feature Microsoft introduced in modern SharePoint that finally brings a global navigation across all sites among other features like news, recent files or the creation of new documents or lists.

Despite the benefits of the new interface, you may find it confusing if your intranet is still running in a mix of classic and modern SharePoint sites as this feature is only available for modern.

Hide SharePoint App Bar

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How to create a SharePoint organization news site

SharePoint organization news sites are the official source of information for news in your intranet. News posted in this type of sites are marked with a color tag so users can distinguish between an official news post and a news published in communication and team sites.

By default, when an administrator creates a home site out of communication site this gets defined automatically as an organization site, however each tenant can have up to 250 organization news sites.

SharePoint Organization news site

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How to create a SharePoint home site using the browser

A SharePoint home site is the principal entry point to your intranet and despite being important it is not created by default when a new tenant is provisioned.

Up until recently PowerShell was required to create this type of site and in this article you will learn how to create it just using the browser.

Create a SharePoint home site

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How to edit images using SharePoint and OneDrive

SharePoint document libraries and OneDrive now allow you edit images directly in the browser without the need to download them.

This feature is great to make simple modifications like crop images, adjust color and light, apply filters and write markup on top of the image.

Edit images using SharePoint

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How to modify the SharePoint search default text

The modern SharePoint search experience is available at the top of all SharePoint sites and allow users to easily find content stored in the organization intranet.

If you would like to modify the default Search in SharePoint or Search this site texts, you will have to use PowerShell as this setting is not available through the interface.

Modify SharePoint search text

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How to embed a Microsoft List form in a SharePoint page

If you are looking for a solution to increase the adoption of a new list in SharePoint or Microsoft Lists, getting it embedded in a new page might be a good approach.

By embedding the new item form in a SharePoint page, users will be able to add data to list without leaving the page context, making the process faster and less disruptive.

Embed Microsoft Lists form

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How to host static HTML sites on modern SharePoint site collections

SharePoint can be used as a web server to host sites in your organization that are not connected to SharePoint directly, however with the modern experience this is blocked by default.

In this article I’ll explain you how to bring back this awesome functionality to modern Communication and Team sites.

Host static sites modern SharePoint

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Manage SharePoint site collections connected to Microsoft Teams

Microsoft Teams uses SharePoint as the repository for all the files shared in the platform and this means that for each team and for each private channel you will end up with a new SharePoint site collection in your tenant.

If you are a SharePoint administrator this may drive you crazy, but with a recent update of the SharePoint admin center you will be able to easily identify site collections that belong to Microsoft Teams teams and channels.

Microsoft Teams site collections

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How to change a Team Site navigation from vertical to horizontal

Modern SharePoint Team sites always had a vertical navigation, and this was one of the major disadvantages when compared with Communication sites.

With a new navigation feature now released you will able to easily change the navigation from vertical to horizontal, making Team sites look like Communication sites.

Change navigation orientation in modern Team Sites

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I've been working with Microsoft Technologies over the last ten years, mainly focused on creating collaboration and productivity solutions that drive the adoption of Microsoft Modern Workplace.