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Map your Office 365 SharePoint Masterpage library from Windows Explorer

Map your Office 365 SharePoint Masterpage library from Windows Explorer

Here’s a great tip I got from Randy Drisgill at SPTech Con Austin 2015. You can map your masterpage gallery from Windows Explorer to make it very easy to work with SharePoint Branding projects. Here are the steps: Right click on your computer in Windows Explorer and select Map Networked Drive. Paste in the URL to your SharePoint Online Site Collection you’d like to brand. Note: your site collection must be in the Intranet Zone in your Internet Settings from

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CKS:EBE RSS Autodiscovery

Does the RSS Link light up on your SharePoint Blog? If it doesn’t, a few quick changes in SharePoint Designer could make it happen. RSS Autodiscovery RSS Autodiscovery depends on a tag like this in your <head></head> section of your HTML: <link rel="alternate" type="application/rss+xml" title="Posts" href="{$rssLink}" /> I have the link tag in my Head.xsl for my current theme. You can find the Head.xsl in the Themes folder in the folder with the same name as your currently selected theme.

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CKS:EBE Title in Title Bar

I’ve been working with the Community Kit for SharePoint Enhanced Blog Edition, or CKS:EBE, for two reasons. For one, I want to improve the blog I’m posting to. But also, blogging is a powerful way of publishing on the web and I want to understand all of the options available to our SharePoint customers with this great extension of the blogging functionality built in to SharePoint.     Along those lines, I’ve been making a number of edits to the default

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