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Microsoft Power Platform Functional Consultant: PL-200 Exam Guide

By : Julian Sharp
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Microsoft Power Platform Functional Consultant: PL-200 Exam Guide

By: Julian Sharp

Overview of this book

The Power Platform Functional Consultant Associate (PL-200) exam tests and validates the practical skills of Power Platform users who are proficient in developing solutions by combining the tools in Power Platform and the Microsoft 365 ecosystem based on business needs. This certification guide offers complete, up-to-date coverage of the PL-200 exam so you can prepare effectively for the exam. Written in a clear, succinct way with self-assessment questions, exam tips, and mock exams with detailed explanations of solutions, this book covers common day-to-day activities involved in configuring Power Platform, such as managing entities, creating apps, implementing security, and managing system change. You'll also explore the role of a functional consultant in creating a data model in the Microsoft Dataverse (formerly Common Data Service). Moving ahead, you'll learn how to design the user experience and even build model-driven and canvas apps. As you progress, the book will show you how to manage automation and create chatbots. Finally, you'll understand how to display your data with Power BI and integrate Power Platform with Microsoft 365 and Microsoft Teams. By the end of this book, you'll be well-versed with the essential concepts and techniques required to prepare for the PL-200 certification exam.
Table of Contents (34 chapters)
Section 1: Introduction
Section 2: Microsoft Dataverse
Section 3: Power Apps
Section 4: Automation
Section 5: Power Virtual Agents
Section 6: Integrations

Adding web pages and entity forms

The website for a portal app is generated from the configuration data held in entities in the CDS. You can add a page to the website by simply creating a record in the Web Pages entity in Portal Management app. However, it is easier to use the Power Apps portals Studio to add pages and change the website navigation.

You open Power Apps portals Studio by clicking on the ellipses () next to the portal app and selecting EditPower Apps portals Studio will open, as shown in the following screenshot:

Figure 11.5 – Power Apps portals Studio

Power Apps portals Studio is a WYSIWYG visual editor for customizing the portal website by adding and configuring components on the web pages. To add a web page, click on + New page, as shown in the preceding screenshot. You then select a web page template that controls the basic layout of the page.

Web page templates can be customized. You can also add Liquid tags...