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Top 5 Considerations for Your File Share to SharePoint Online Migration

Microsoft SharePoint Online has been continuing to revolutionize the way organizations operate since it was first released back in 2013. Not only does SharePoint Online help make your employees more engaged, organized, and productive, but it also provides a secure, cloud-based platform that reduces IT spend and improves overall uptime and availability. As a result, more and more organizations are choosing to migrate to SharePoint Online from their file shares, on-premise SharePoint environments, and/or other…

Top 5 Microsoft Ignite Announcements for SharePoint Online

In case you missed the Microsoft Ignite 2018 conference and wanted to catch up on some of the latest features and functionality in development at Microsoft, we have summarized 5 notable items.  These are estimated to be available to  Microsoft Office 365 targeted release customers in 2019.  More details will follow from Microsoft in the near future as their development continues (on which we will keep you updated). #1: Hub Sites – Mega Menus One…

Quick Cheat Sheets: Great Tips for Working with SharePoint

Ready to make your SharePoint life even easier? Microsoft has just released two new SharePoint Cheat Sheets with some great tips on how to quickly customize your SharePoint Online website and how to work with SharePoint News. Download your FREE SharePoint Cheat Sheets below. Need help customizing your SharePoint website or SharePoint News and don’t want to do it yourself? Just remember that the Imaginet SharePoint experts are always here to help with any of…

End of Life Support for Microsoft SharePoint 2013

Have you heard? Microsoft has announced the upcoming end of life support for Microsoft SharePoint 2013 – and it’s coming up fast! But what does this mean for the rest of us who are not in the cloud and still have SharePoint environments running on SharePoint 2013? It means you need to start planning now for your upgrade to the next version, SharePoint 2016 or for your migration to SharePoint Online. For many of us,…

Microsoft Announces Retirement and Shutdown of Office 365 Access Web Apps and Web Databases

Microsoft Announces Retirement and Shutdown of Access Web Apps and Web Databases in Office 365 and SharePoint Online   Did you hear? Microsoft has announced that Access web apps and Access web databases in Office 365 and SharePoint Online are being retired. More importantly, Microsoft will shut down any remaining Access-based web apps and Access web databases by April 2018. Read Microsoft official announcement here. What Should I Do? There are several things you should…

Is this the rebirth of the SharePoint Intranet?

Is this the rebirth of the SharePoint Intranet? With the cloud gaining momentum, the future of the intranet is never far from our minds, or more specifically, the future of the traditional intranet portal. Modern business users want tools that make them more productive and engaged, and they want them in a single, easily accessible location. Microsoft’s SharePoint Server was once billed as an all-round company intranet portal, but it simply doesn’t have the capacity…

Step-by-Step Tutorial: IIS Redirect/Rewrites for SharePoint

Step-by-Step Tutorial: IIS Redirect/Rewrites for SharePoint NOTE: THIS IS NOT SUPPORTED BY MICROSOFT, PROCEED WITH CAUTION AND AT YOUR OWN RISK. Perform the following steps on the Web Front End servers only. When working with websites it is imperative to the users, customers and possibly potential customers to be able to locate information when accessing them. Change is inevitable within life just as much as it is in the companies and organizations that employ us….

MinRole Creates Simpler Deployments for SharePoint 2016 Administrators

MinRole Creates Simpler Deployments for SharePoint 2016 Administrators! In previous versions of SharePoint, there weren’t any roles.  It was up to Administrators to configure which services would run where, and this would sometimes lead to small misconfigurations. Check out this video to learn all about MinRole and how Administrators can now define each server’s role in the farm topology. 0:52 – What is MinRole? 1:25 – SharePoint Server Roles 2:54 – How Does it Work…

The Future of SharePoint – Live Event Recap

Yesterday, Microsoft hosted a landmark event: THE FUTURE OF SHAREPOINT. Not only did Microsoft announce their GA (General Availability) release of SharePoint Server 2016, but Microsoft also unveiled their new vision and roadmap for SharePoint and OneDrive for Business, both on-premises and in the cloud with Office 365. It was an exciting event! If you missed yesterday’s historic live event, Imaginet has consolidated the most important information for you below. The Future of SharePoint: Microsoft Blog Recap…

How to Create Lists in SharePoint Using Visual Studio 2015 (Step-by-Step Tutorial)

How to Create Lists in SharePoint Using Visual Studio 2015 (Step-by-Step Tutorial) At Imaginet, we’re always looking for better and faster ways to accomplish technology goals.  In this article, we’ll explore how to create lists in SharePoint using Visual Studio 2015 in a few simple steps, making your list creation more efficient than ever. Before we being, be sure your development environment meets the requirements for developing SharePoint solutions. You can check those requirements for…