How to embed a Microsoft Teams Live Event in a SharePoint page

In today’s fast-paced and interconnected digital world, effective communication and collaboration are crucial for the success of any organization. Microsoft Teams has emerged as a powerful platform, empowering teams to connect, communicate, and collaborate seamlessly. One of its most valuable features is the ability to host live events, enabling organizations to reach a wider audience, facilitate virtual meetings, and deliver engaging presentations.

However, what if you want to combine the power of Microsoft Teams Live Events with the flexibility and familiarity of SharePoint? Luckily, Microsoft has made it possible to embed Teams Live Events, giving users a unified experience and streamlining their workflow without the need for using the Microsoft Teams client.

Microsoft Teams live event embeded in SharePoint


How to easily embed Strava Club activities in a SharePoint page

Keeping up with fitness routines can be challenging, but fitness tracking apps like Strava that provide virtual competitions can help us stay motivated and engaged with physical activity. These tools provide an incentive by allowing us to set goals, track our progress, and compete against others.

Embedding Strava activities in a SharePoint intranet page is a great way to promote exercise and encourage healthy habits among employees. By integrating this fitness tracking platform with the company’s intranet, employees can easily share their fitness activities with each other, creating a sense of community and accountability that can help motivate them to stay active.

Embed Strava Club activities in a SharePoint page


Unleash your brand’s potential with the new SharePoint brand center

In today’s digital age, branding has become more important than ever before. With the rise of social media and online marketing, businesses must create a strong and recognizable brand to stand out from the competition. But branding isn’t just important for external marketing efforts – it’s also critical for internal communication and collaboration within an organization.

SharePoint brand center


Revolutionizing content creation: The game-changing capabilities of Copilot in SharePoint

SharePoint is a powerful platform for creating and sharing content within an organization. However, for content authors, the process of setting up a SharePoint site and creating engaging pages can be time-consuming and complicated. The good news is that the future of SharePoint is bringing powerful, intuitive, and expressive experiences with fewer manual steps and the help of AI.

Copilot in SharePoint is one of the new capabilities that will enable content authors to spend less time setting up SharePoint sites and give them confidence that their site is using the best that SharePoint has to offer.

Copilot in SharePoint


Revolutionize your video sharing experience with SharePoint video collections pages

Sharing videos is becoming increasingly important in many organizations, particularly schools, universities, and other institutions that rely on video content for teaching, training, and communication purposes. However, managing and organizing these videos can be challenging, especially when they are scattered across different channels and sites. That’s where SharePoint Video Collections Pages come in to make things easier and more organized.

SharePoint video collections pages


Building a SharePoint intranet with ChatGPT and Bing – Navigation

SharePoint intranets are a great way to keep your team connected and informed. However, having a good menu in your SharePoint intranet is crucial to ensure that users can navigate through the site more easily.

Menu items should link to the most needed and used resources around your intranet, even if they’re very deep within your architecture.

SharePoint navigation


Building a SharePoint intranet with ChatGPT and Bing – Announcements and Alerts

Announcements and alerts are all important features in a SharePoint intranet and are used to disseminate information to employees or members of an organization.

All these features are important for keeping employees informed and engaged with the organization and can help to improve communication and collaboration within the workplace.

Building a SharePoint intranet with ChatGPT and Bing – Announcements and Alerts


How to use video as a background in SharePoint pages header

Using video backgrounds instead of images can be beneficial for several reasons. Video backgrounds can create a more immersive and interactive experience for the user, can provide a context to the content on the page or increase brand awareness by making a lasting impression on the viewer.

Overall, video backgrounds can be a powerful tool for enhancing user experience, however, with SharePoint pages you can not use videos as backgrounds in the title area… Unless you customize the page as I’m explaining in this article.

SharePoint pages video background


Building a SharePoint intranet with ChatGPT and Bing – Quick Links

Quick links are typically a collection of clickable links that are displayed in a prominent location in the SharePoint intranet landing page.

They are designed to provide easy and quick access to important or frequently accessed content or features, such as popular pages, key resources, or frequently used tools.

Building a SharePoint intranet with ChatGPT and Bing - Quick Links


Building a SharePoint intranet with ChatGPT and Bing – Events calendar

One of the features mentioned by both Chat GPT and Bing when I asked about what features to add to a SharePoint intranet landing page, was the events calendar.

This one seems obvious but having a classic monthly or weekly calendar view in an intranet landing page wastes a lot of valuable space and does not add much value. Instead of using the traditional calendar I’m using instead the modern and good-looking events web part.

SharePoint Events Web Part


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.