Stakeholders keep asking me how they can get people or users directory in SharePoint where they can search for users by skills, certificates, job deliverables and more. Usually they ask for Delve and how they or we can extend it, but due to lack of any updates, clear roadmap and good extensibility options for Delve, I just cannot recommend it. Here are the basics of what is needed to bring LinkedIn like experience to employees in SharePoint using the SPFx, User Profiles and Search Service.
The thumbnails Microsoft Graph API can be utilized for resizing images hosted in SharePoint in case we need one rendered in different resolution for our custom application, SharePoint Framework web part or even Microsoft Teams app. The thumbnails api can be used to get thumbnail for SharePoint site page or file stored in document library as well.
Recently me and my team deployed SharePoint site in Office 365 that is for business in Argentina. When we attempted to update list item taxonomy field using the REST API ValidateUpdateListItem we got error in return "The SPListItem being updated was not retrieved with all taxonomy fields" .
Recently, SharePoint page transitioning has changed from server-side page load to offline first, client-side page transitioning. There is page router component working on the client that handles the page transitioning and, in many cases, modern SharePoint site works as a single page application. This changed the state of the app customizers where onInit event of the customizer does not fire with page transition anymore. So, how we record page hit then?
This is overview on how the Office 365 CreateCopyJobs API (/_api/site/CreateCopyJobs) works from my observations. For the past months we are seeing new Copy and Move buttons on the SharePoint modern document library actions bar. The APIs behind can copy or move files or folders across different SharePoint site collections or to OneDrive for Business. Here is what I discovered about the APIs.
Create and deploy custom Display Template in classic SharePoint Search site that tracks URL clicks using application insights. We can take the advantage of having our own custom display templates in classic SharePoint search results page to enrich the user experience.
Automate devops pipeline using PowerShell cmdlet built with PowerShell instead of C#
Configure classic SharePoint search results page navigation programmatically
Use App Insights to track pages, monitor page load times or send custom data events in SharePoint classic site
This is a small PowerShell retry logic code snipet so I do not have to search for one ever again