Clear Multi User field in SharePoint using REST API

Clear a multi user field in SharePoint Online using Microsoft Flow with the REST API

A while back I wrote a post about clearing fields in Microsoft Flow. I covered most types of fields but didn't cover the multi user field in SharePoint Online. For details on how to update fields pleas look at the previous post. I tried all sorts of ways but I kept hit all sorts of … Continue reading Clear a multi user field in SharePoint Online using Microsoft Flow with the REST API

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deployment taking a long time

Microsoft Flow – Deploying flows to all your project sites, or maybe not!

In the past a common challenge has been to deploy SharePoint Designer or Nintex workflows to document libraries in all of your project sites. The deployment can take a long time. When you want to make a small update to all projects sites as you discovered an issue with your workflow you migth have to … Continue reading Microsoft Flow – Deploying flows to all your project sites, or maybe not!

Shadow

Microsoft Flow – Trigger flows on specific fields only using a shadow list in SharePoint

One of the long outstanding improvements needed in Microsoft Flow has been discussed for a long time solutions provided have always been either too complicated or just impossible to work with. Related to this issue is also the difficulty to find out previous values of the list items in SharePoint. Last week I responded to … Continue reading Microsoft Flow – Trigger flows on specific fields only using a shadow list in SharePoint

Multiple Choices

Microsoft Flow – Update a multi select choice field in a SharePoint list

Some simple tasks in Microsoft Flow can look really hard. Although once you've found the solution you might find that it is simple to implement your solutions. Yesterday I was contacted about how to update multiple choice fields in SharePoint. In the past I even used HTTP requests to sort this out, but actually the … Continue reading Microsoft Flow – Update a multi select choice field in a SharePoint list

Global Navigation

SharePoint Online – Hub sites and global navigation placeholders

Global navigation Recently I created a hub site for a new intranet. Initially the idea was to create a global navigation that would match the navigation needed by my client, however only a limited number of navigation options would have real links. As my client was happy with the general structure we decided to add … Continue reading SharePoint Online – Hub sites and global navigation placeholders

SharePoint Online – Custom branding for modern sites

The custom branding options in SharePoint Online change quite frequently. I found a few different options of doing things but not all options work when you are using Hub Sites.   Attempt 1 - Uploading a new spcolor file In the past I would upload my spcolor file to a folder in SharePoint /_catalogs/15/theme within … Continue reading SharePoint Online – Custom branding for modern sites

SharePoint Online – Failed to instantiate file “CustomStrings.js” from module

Yesterday,one of my colleagues mentioned that they received the following error when provisioning sites collections Now the following error is thrown: Failed to instantiate file "CustomStrings.js" from module "_catalogsmasterpageDisplay TemplatesLanguage Filessr-latn-cs_Features\SearchWebParts\sr-latn-cs": Source path "Features\SearchWebParts\sr-latn-cs\CustomStrings.js" not found. A similar method to the one described on the U2U site was used. Although I don't like to provision … Continue reading SharePoint Online – Failed to instantiate file “CustomStrings.js” from module