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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Building a SharePoint intranet with ChatGPT and Bing – Personalized content

When I asked ChatGPT and Bind about what to add to a SharePoint intranet landing page, both mentioned news and personalized content.

This post is about showing relevant information to keep users engaged and willing to come back,  to know more about what is happening in the company.

Building a SharePoint intranet with personalized content

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Building a SharePoint intranet with ChatGPT and Bing – Branding modern sites

SharePoint branding has a soft spot in my heart, changing the way SharePoint looks like was how I started my career creating custom themes for SharePoint 2007 and SharePoint 2010. This is the reason why I’m starting this project by creating the intranet branding with the help of Chat GPT and Bing.

In the modern days of SharePoint branding means a completely different thing than it meant in the past, the available options are limited but this doesn’t mean we can’t apply a solid corporate brand to a SharePoint site with a bit of creativity.

Branding modern SharePoint sites

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Building a SharePoint intranet with ChatGPT and Bing

The hype around ChatGPT and Bing is huge these days and to test their power I decided to ask them what should be in an intranet landing page.

Based on their responses and with their help I’ll build the perfect intranet landing page using modern SharePoint. Are you interested to know what they said and learn how this intranet will be implemented? Follow the blog and stay tuned, on the next articles I’ll show the build process step by step.

Building a SharePoint intranet with to ChatGPT and Bing

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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.