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Microsoft 365 and SharePoint Online Cookbook

By : Gaurav Mahajan, Sudeep Ghatak
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Microsoft 365 and SharePoint Online Cookbook

By: Gaurav Mahajan, Sudeep Ghatak

Overview of this book

Microsoft Office 365 provides tools for managing organizational tasks like content management, communication, report creation, and business automation processes. With this book, you'll get to grips with popular apps from Microsoft, enabling workspace collaboration and productivity using Microsoft SharePoint Online, Teams, and the Power Platform. In addition to guiding you through the implementation of Microsoft 365 apps, this practical guide helps you to learn from a Microsoft consultant's extensive experience of working with the Microsoft business suite. This cookbook covers recipes for implementing SharePoint Online for various content management tasks. You'll learn how to create sites for your organization and enhance collaboration across the business and then see how you can boost productivity with apps such as Microsoft Teams, Power Platform, Planner, Delve, and M365 Groups. You'll find out how to use the Power Platform to make the most of Power Apps, Power Automate, Power BI, and Power Virtual Agents. Finally, the book focuses on the SharePoint framework, which helps you to build custom Teams and SharePoint solutions. By the end of the book, you will be ready to use Microsoft 365 and SharePoint Online to enhance business productivity using a broad set of tools.
Table of Contents (22 chapters)

Creating channels and tabs

Channels are dedicated spaces that keep conversations and files around a topic together. Every team comes with a default channel named General but additional channels can be added. Every team supports up to 200 channels. All team conversations happen within a specific channel. The following section explains how you can create new channels and tabs.

Getting ready

Team owner can create new channels. The owner decides if members can create channels and tabs.

How to do it...

To add a channel:

  1. Select Teams from the left-hand side pane.
  2. Click on ... next to the name of the team you want to add a channel to.
  3. Select the Add channel option from the context menu, as shown:

  1. Provide a channel name and set the Privacy option:

Adding a channel adds two tabs to the channel—one for conversations...