SharePoint Online Management PowerShell module

Summary: This blog post describes why you do not need the SharePoint Online Management Shell anymore! If you worked with PowerShell for SharePoint Online in the last year, you had to download a new PowerShell console from: On the 31st of August 2018 Microsoft released a new* PowerShell module to the PowerShell gallery: Microsoft.Online.SharePoint.PowerShell. This Read more about SharePoint Online Management PowerShell module[…]

Hybrid taxonomy considerations

Summary: This post will describe all things to keep in mind when configuring Hybrid Taxonomy. Microsoft released Hybrid Taxonomy in preview for SharePoint 2013 and SharePoint 2016 on-premises. This makes it possible to replicate terms between your on-premises SharePoint farm and SharePoint Online. For more information on hybrid taxonomy, see 1. Term limit In SharePoint on-premises (2010, Read more about Hybrid taxonomy considerations[…]

Hybrid features

Hybrid features in SharePoint 2013 and 2016

Summary: This post provides an overview of all hybrid SharePoint features that were released by Microsoft for SharePoint 2013 and SharePoint 2016. During Ignite 2016 in Atlanta, Microsoft released some really cool hybrid features, that I would like to share some information about. The really cool thing about this is that they are not only Read more about Hybrid features in SharePoint 2013 and 2016[…]


Cloud hybrid search considerations

Summary: This blog post describes some limitations that you need to consider before implementing cloud hybrid search in your organization. Do not hesitate to contact me on twitter or LinkedIn to see if there are any changes that are not reflected in this blog post. For a full overview of how Cloud Hybrid Search works, read my Read more about Cloud hybrid search considerations[…]

SharePoint Related

Change site collection URL in SharePoint 2013

Summary: This post describes the different ways to change the site collection URL in SharePoint 2013. So, your manager/the business asks you to create a few site collections for some departments in your organization. You quickly spin up some site collections for them to use. After a few weeks, the business decides (of course) SharePoint is Read more about Change site collection URL in SharePoint 2013[…]

Download content from a site collection

I’ve been working on a script that will allow you to download all files that are stored in SharePoint in a given site collection. If the path does not exist, the script will prompt you to create it for you. Before the script runs, it also checks if the site collection exists. Run the script Read more about Download content from a site collection[…]

Add-PSSnapIn Microsoft.SharePoint.PowerShell shortcut

Are you tired of typing Add-PSSnapIn Microsoft.SharePoint.PowerShell every time you open your PowerShell console? You can do this by Adding/Editing profile.ps1 (I don’t do this because I have too many machines where I should change this) If you find you do not want to change the profile.ps1 on every server you are working on, you can Read more about Add-PSSnapIn Microsoft.SharePoint.PowerShell shortcut[…]

Restore deleted site collections SharePoint 2013

In SharePoint 2013 it is possible to restore a deleted site collection. For more information, read this article: You can use the Restore-SPDeletedSite cmdlet to restore a site collection. However, if you removed the site collection using the Remove-SPSite cmdlet using PowerShell, the site collection will not be stored in a SPDeletedSite object. This Read more about Restore deleted site collections SharePoint 2013[…]