How to upload files from Public URLs to SharePoint using PowerAutomate

Sometimes you have the need to store information that is publicly available on the internet on your SharePoint site. This might be a tedious task which involves downloading and uploading the files one by one to the desired document library. But it doesn’t need to be like that. With Power Automate, you can make your life a lot easier.

In this article, I’ll explain you how to upload a file to SharePoint from the internet using Power Automate. To do that, I’ll use the Image of the Day from Bing. Each day, Microsoft publishes a new image in Bing and I want to save a copy of it in a document library. The process described here is specific for the Bing scenario, but it can be easily adapted to other scenarios.

Upload Files to SharePoint using Power Automate


How to Create a Custom Document Library Template for SharePoint

In this blog post, I’m showing you how to create a custom document library template for SharePoint using the existing PowerShell-based tooling for creating custom list templates. This feature is rolling out to Microsoft 365 customers in February and March 2024, and it will allow you to provide your users with more options and flexibility when creating document libraries in SharePoint.

SharePoint custom document library templates


How to Set Up a Publishing Workflow for Your SharePoint Pages

SharePoint is a powerful platform for creating and managing web pages for your organization. However, sometimes you may want to review and approve the content of your pages before they go live. This is where a publishing workflow comes in handy.

In this blog post, I will show you how to enable a publishing workflow for SharePoint pages, and why it is good for your organization.

SharePoint pages publishing workflow


How to copy pages between SharePoint sites using Microsoft Lists and Power Automate

Sometimes, you may need to copy a SharePoint page from one site to another. For example, you may want to reuse a page as a template, update a page with new information, or migrate a page to a different site collection. However, there is no out-of-the-box solution to achieve this between sites. You may have to manually recreate the page on the destination site or use a third-party tool or script to copy the page.

Fortunately, you can use the tools you already have in your Microsoft 365 license to create a copy/migration solution for pages using Microsoft Lists and Power Automate. In this blog post, I will show you how to use Microsoft Lists and Power Automate to copy pages between SharePoint sites.

Copy SharePoint pages between sites


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.