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*TIPS & TRICKS* Accessing "Hidden" SharePoint Settings Pages

Microsoft recently released their new "Communication" sites, which are available for selection when using the self-service site creation option via SharePoint Home (clicking "Create Site" on the page where you view sites you're following, recently accessed, etc.)

Unlike most other site templates, you're NOT able to activate the site collection-level 'SharePoint Server Publishing Infrastructure' feature within a Communication site, which provide useful additions such as dynamic navigation and the Content & Structure page.

*NEW COURSE* Office 365 Groups & Teams

Over many years, we have come to understand and love a suite of Microsoft products including products like Outlook and Excel; most of these products have been with us for nearly 20 years and often make the work we do possible.

Office 365 has recently introduced a range of new products, causing much excitement and more than a little confusion. This class will help you to understand two of these newer products - Office 365 Groups and Teams.

*VIDEO* Converting a Team Site into a Publishing Site

There are often situations in SharePoint when a site is simply based on the incorrect template for your requirements, such as the pre-created team site in the root site of your SharePoint Online root site collection in Office 365 - most organisation want to use the root site collection as their Intranet, in which case a Publishing site is required.

*VIDEO* Setting a new ‘Site Page’ as an existing Team Site’s home page in SharePoint Online

Microsoft recently rolled-out modern Site Pages for SharePoint Online team sites, however any collaborative site collections created through the SharePoint Admin Centre in Office 365 still come with the old Wiki home page.

This video explains how to create modern Site Pages within existing Team Sites, and set the new page as the site's home page.


Slide Deck: Teams | Team Sites | Groups | Yammer - Untangling the Collaboration Web

So this year, at each of the Australian Office 365 Saturday events, I will be presenting a session designed to untangle the web of collaborative tools which are now available to us in Office 365.

Perth (6th May) and Sydney (3rd June) have already been and gone I'm afraid, but the rest are still to come... 

Brisbane - 15th July

Use it or lose it... don't let your training budget go to waste

As we approach the final quarter of the financial year, make sure you make the most of your 2016/2017 training budget by using it before 30th June!

And you could even earn yourself up to 30% of added value in the process. Read on to find out more...

If you have a little something left in the coffers which needs to be allocated before the end of the financial year, 3grow are offering you the opportunity to purchase training "credits".

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