The Ultimate Guide to Templates in Microsoft 365: A Powerful Feature to Boost Your Productivity

Templates are one of the most useful features of Microsoft 365 that can help you create amazing content in less time and with less effort. Templates are pre-designed sites, documents, lists, libraries, or teams that you can customize to suit your needs.

In this series of articles, I will explain what each one of these types of templates is and how to create them to take advantage of the same structures over and over again. I will also share some tips and best practices to help you train your users to be more productive. Keep reading!

Microsoft 365 Templates


Create SharePoint news links using PnP PowerShell

As explained in the previous article there are a variety of scenarios that can be implemented using SharePoint news links, by simply reposting something that is already available in your intranet or publicly in the web.

In this article I’ showing how SharePoint news links can be created using PnP PowerShell and this way used in automation processes to post information to SharePoint that is available elsewhere.

Create SharePoint news links using PowerShell


How to save and deploy SharePoint page templates

SharePoint page templates are pre-designed pages that can be used as a starting point for creating new content. They often include pre-defined layouts, text, web parts, and can save time and effort in the content creation process.

Page templates can be customized and modified to fit the specific needs of a site collection, however is not possible to share them across different sites. In this article I’m sharing a solution to save your page templates and deploy them in different site collections.

Save and deploy SharePoint pages as templates


How to create an organization assets library using SharePoint

Organization assets libraries are an effective way to distribute official company images and document templates across the organization that will help users to easily find content and be more productive.

With SharePoint it is possible to create up to 30 organization assets libraries to easily distribute this content, however this feature is not enabled by default and needs to be configured by one of the administrators using PowerShell as explained below.

SharePoint Organization Assets Library


Stop wasting time duplicating Power Automate flows for SharePoint using Trigr from Encodian

With SharePoint Online you can easily create automations for lists and libraries using Power Automate, however this simple process can easily become out of control as more lists and libraries get created across SharePoint and Microsoft Teams.

For each new list or library where you want to get an automation applied, you need to copy or configure a new flow. This tedious and repetitive task is a waste of time and prone to human error.

Trigr for SharePoint from Encodian


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.