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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)

Modifying the left navigation

When you create a new Team site, SharePoint also creates a navigation menu toward the left of the page. This menu is called theQuick Launchmenu. The purpose of the Quick Launch menu is to help the users of your Team site quickly get to the different areas within your site.

In this recipe, we will learn how to modify the Quick Launch menu in your site and how to add a link to an existing list within the site.

Getting ready

You will need to have the Edit, Design,or Full Controlpermission levels in your site to be able to modify the Quick Launch menu. The site you are modifying should be a Team site or a Team site registered as a hub.

How to do it...

To modify the Quick Launch menu of your site, follow these steps:

  1. Browse to any page on your Team site:

  1. Click the Edit link below the Quick Launch on the left-hand side.
  2. Click the...