How to set a page as Home Page in SharePoint 2013 site

In this post we will look at options to set a Custom Page as Home Page in SharePoint 2013 site.


Create a SharePoint 2013 Theme using Color Palette Tool

Since SharePoint 2007, we have been introduced to different “Theme” engines within SharePoint. The idea behind the theming engine is great but is often underused. In other words, whether you are using the out-of-the-box Master Pages or created your own, Power Users can apply “Themes” to the core HTML that is the Master Page and change the look of their sites. In SharePoint 2013, the Theming Engine has been reworked once again, but this time making it much more accessible to everyone. You may find the option under “Change the Look” from the Site Settings. Continue reading “Create a SharePoint 2013 Theme using Color Palette Tool”

What can I export from SharePoint to Excel?

Any information contained in any list can be exported to Excel. This includes the following Out of the Box web parts:

  • Contacts
  • Calendar
  • Tasks
  • Issues
  • Custom List
  • Discussion Board
  • Document Library

Yes, you can also export document libraries (metadata, not the actual files) to Excel, since they are also lists.

Continue reading “What can I export from SharePoint to Excel?”

SharePoint Online software boundaries and limits

Knowing about limits such as number of supported users, storage quotas, and file sizes will help you to get the most from SharePoint.

Limits in SharePoint Online in Office 365 plans

The tables presented here include current SharePoint Online plans, as well as SharePoint Online for Office 365 Midsize Business, Office 365 Small Business, and Office 365 Small Business Premium that are no longer available for purchase. Limits are included here for customers who are still using those plans. Continue reading “SharePoint Online software boundaries and limits”

SharePoint 2016 Standalone Installation (Single Server Farm)

Below Video helps you installing SharePoint 2016 Standalone (Single Server Farm).

The video goes through the following on Windows Server 2012 R2:

– Renaming your server (00:0004:08)

– Create a new primary partition (04:0810:05)

– Installing SQL Server (10:0531:44)

– Creating a domain controller (31:4439:36)

– Installing SharePoint Prerequisites (39:3642:11)

– Installing SharePoint 2016 (42:1147:42)

Click Here to view the video.