A better way to display “today’s events” from multiple calendars in SharePoint on your intranet home page

Below on the left are two traditional, out-of-the-box solutions for showing Today's events in SharePoint. Notice how both take up a lot of extra space repeating today's date (which we don't need to see at all in a web part…

Embed quizzes and/or results in SharePoint using Microsoft Forms

This morning I looked around for either pure javascript or custom service solutions for trivia or quiz embeds for SharePoint. The out-of-the-box survey web part wouldn't allow the kind of features I needed such as showing a message upon submission…

How to create a dynamic “this week’s menu” button for your intranet

People jokingly (or not) sometimes tell me the only reason for which they use the intranet is the cafeteria menu. So on a recent draft of a redesigned homepage, I introduced a prominent "Menu" button that would always be linked…

Embedding Power BI Report Server (PBIRS) reports in SharePoint

If you're on-premises and looking to embed a Power BI Report Server report in SharePoint, you'll find it's not as easy as O365 embeds. But it's certainly possible; here's how: Create a full-screen URL for the report you wish to…