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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)

Adding an app

You can extend the functionality of your SharePoint site by adding apps to it. Just like the apps on a mobile device, SharePoint apps are ready-to-use standalone widgets or applications that help address specific business needs.

In this recipe, we will learn how to add an app from the SharePoint Store.

Getting ready

You need to have Full Control access to the site you would like to add the app to.

How to do it...

To add an app from the SharePoint Store, follow these steps:

  1. Browse to the home page of your site.
  2. Click New from the page editing menu and then click App, as shown in the following screenshot:

  1. Doing so will take you to the Apps You Can Add screen of theYour Apps section. Here, you can view a list of the intrinsic SharePoint Apps (usually various kinds of lists and libraries) that you can add to your site. You will also see any apps...