• Schedule News in SharePoint

    Schedule News in SharePoint

    Publishing news is great, but without scheduling the news, it gets complicated fast. In the past, we did some things with a column called “PromotedState” and made it somewhat work. It was always a workaround and not a solution. And yeah, to me those two terms are different. Anyway… we got an official solution to schedule news now, from Microsoft! Activate the schedule feature For this article, we are using my old Hogwarts Training Center Site. We’re logged in as Albus Dumbledore who is Site Owner of and has Full Control on this site. In case you don’t have a quick link to your Pages library

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  • News solution over multiple sites (en)

    News solution over multiple sites (en)

    Don’t waste time. Go! (Pictures are in German, if you want them in english as well, let us know)! Requirement: Each team / teamsite (http://sp13/teams/it) should have the option to create a news element. This element has the option where it should be shown. The user has to select this via a dropdown with the values: Workspace (sp13/teams/information-technology-workspace) Teamübergreifend (sp13/teams/information-technology-workspace) + (sp13/teams) Shout (sp13/teams/information-technology-workspace) + (sp13/teams) + (sp13/) Also each element has to have it’s own pictureURL + pictureURLFavicon field value depending on the department. This should be filled out automatically. Futhermore I need the shout items in one list

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