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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)

Using the activity feed

The activity feed is the section where all the posts that are relevant to you will appear. This includes posts from your colleagues, any announcements, and content that is trending. Your activity feed is tailored to you depending on the groups and people you follow, as well as the posts you have shown interest in. The following section describes how you can use the activity feed.

Getting ready

All Microsoft 365 users that have joined Yammer network can access the Yammer home page.

How to do it...

To access the activity feed, do the following:

  1. Go to and click on Yammer:

  1. Click on the waffle icon and select Yammer:

  1. The activity feed appears on the center of the page. As the following screenshot shows, it is comprised of the following:
    • DISCOVERY: This tab displays...