How to create a Viva Connections dashboard

Viva connections aims to be your entry point for your SharePoint intranet directly from Microsoft Teams, giving you access to your personal information and internal communications.

Despite being available in Microsoft Teams, Viva Connections uses SharePoint as the main source for the content displayed and is not available as fully built application. As an administrator or content manager you will need to assembly it by yourself.

Viva Connections Dashboard

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How to install SharePoint Subscription Edition step by step on Hyper-V | Part 5 of 5

The new version of SharePoint sever is already available and despite the new features and the new product life cycle, the installation is not a straightforward task and there are a lot of requirements and dependencies involved in the process.

In this article you will find visual instructions to install it on a Hyper-V virtual machine, keep in mind that an installation like this should be used just for testing or development purposes.

Install SharePoint Subscription Edition

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How to install SharePoint Subscription Edition step by step on Hyper-V | Part 4 of 5

The new version of SharePoint sever is already available and despite the new features and the new product life cycle, the installation is not a straightforward task and there are a lot of requirements and dependencies involved in the process.

In this article you will find visual instructions to install it on a Hyper-V virtual machine, keep in mind that an installation like this should be used just for testing or development purposes.

Install SharePoint Subscription Edition

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How to install SharePoint Subscription Edition step by step on Hyper-V | Part 3 of 5

The new version of SharePoint sever is already available and despite the new features and the new product life cycle, the installation is not a straightforward task and there are a lot of requirements and dependencies involved in the process.

In this article you will find visual instructions to install it on a Hyper-V virtual machine, keep in mind that an installation like this should be used just for testing or development purposes.

Install SharePoint Subscription Edition

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How to install SharePoint Subscription Edition step by step on Hyper-V | Part 2 of 5

The new version of SharePoint sever is already available and despite the new features and the new product life cycle, the installation is not a straightforward task and there are a lot of requirements and dependencies involved in the process.

In this article you will find visual instructions to install it on a Hyper-V virtual machine, keep in mind that an installation like this should be used just for testing or development purposes.

Install SharePoint Subscription Edition

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How to install SharePoint Subscription Edition step by step on Hyper-V | Part 1 of 5

The new version of SharePoint sever is already available and despite the new features and the new product life cycle, the installation is not a straightforward task and there are a lot of requirements and dependencies involved in the process.

In this article you will find visual instructions to install it on a Hyper-V virtual machine, keep in mind that an installation like this should be used just for testing or development purposes.

Install SharePoint Subscription Edition

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How to enable/disable the automatic SharePoint news digest

The new SharePoint news digest uses a built-in intelligent ranking so that the users see the most relevant content to them if they have missed something published in SharePoint.

The email is sent on a weekly basis and if your organization is already branded the email will pick the colors and the logo automatically from it. Despite the weekly cadence the users will not receive an email if there is nothing relevant/published to show in a particular week.

SharePoint automatic news digest

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How to create and Install the Viva Connections application from macOS

Viva Connections desktop for Microsoft Teams became available recently, but the application package needs to be manually generated and uploaded by an Administrator to then be available to all the users.

In my previous articles I covered how Windows users can get the app generated and installed using PowerShell and today I am bringing a solution to do the same thing from macOS using the CLI for Microsoft 365.

Viva Connections macOS M365CLI

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How to create the Viva Connections desktop application using PnP PowerShell

The Viva Connections desktop application for Microsoft Teams allows you to bring your intranet home site to Microsoft Teams creating this way a unified experience between the content in the web and the communication platform.

Despite being an app for Microsoft Teams you will not find it in the Teams store and it needs to be manually generated and installed; Microsoft has its own process as I already explained in this article but a simplified method is available using PnP PowerShell.

Viva Connections PnP PowerShell

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How to setup the SharePoint global navigation

Having a global navigation shared between sites was one of the major challenges in SharePoint over the last years. It was not an impossible thing to do as I explain in this article, but was not an easy and intuitive process to do.

With the new SharePoint app bar available for modern sites the global navigation problem is gone and we all can take advantage of a streamlined navigation with a beautiful interface that can be configured in just a few clicks.

SharePoint global navigation

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