Despite your regional settings being correct, all-day events for some reason are using UTC time when they’re stored and are likely showing as the wrong day in content search web parts and similar web parts. Though they look correct as an individual item or on a calendar, the way they’re stored doesn’t acknowledge your regional […]
There are three possible causes I’m aware of that you should check if you receive this message: Central admin settings not configured properly Site collection settings not configured properly You’re using a Project Web App (PWA) site template and can only fix this on SharePoint Server I’ll cover the solutions for each in the same […]
On one of my recent projects, a client asked if it would be possible for the link to a task within a workflow notification email to open the task in “edit” mode instead of “display”. If you’re unfamiliar with SharePoint 2013 task processes built in SharePoint Designer, here’s what their process looked like prior to […]
I recently developed the above solution for a project requiring attachments at multiple points throughout the form. Originally I considered just placing a static “attachment button” in multiple places, but I came up with this and liked it better. So if you also have long forms for your SharePoint lists, and you would like an […]
When you create a custom new item form in SharePoint Designer, you get a bonus set of “Save” and “Cancel” buttons automatically generated. One set at the top, and one set at the bottom (as generally seen on default forms). Chances are if you’ve created a custom new item form, you had other intentions for the space […]
I frequently reference two resources linked at the bottom of this post that speak to the features unique to 2010 and 2013 workflows. Unfortunately, once you pick which workflow platform you’ll be building upon you can’t switch. So it’s important to use these lists in your evaluation phase to make sure you’ll be picking the […]
Perhaps one of the most useful automated processes out there is the ability to do approval processes. We fortunately have two tools on-prem or online that allows us to perform this action. Microsoft Flow offers some incredible connectivity between services (like approve a Tweet and post it, approve something from Google Docs and have it […]
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 called “Today’s Events”) or showing gray space where there are no events. Soak that in […]
Explore using the BCC property of email actions in SPD workflows.
Workaround for a Microsoft Flow error involving lookup columns.