How to Hide “Notebook” from SharePoint Online Quick Launch?

Requirement: Remove Notebook link from SharePoint Online quick launch navigation How to disable Notebook in SharePoint Online? When you create a site collection in SharePoint Online, the Notebook feature is enabled by default, and the left navigation has a link to it. Here is how to hide the notebook link: Go to…

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SharePoint Online: Check if a Feature is Activated using PowerShell

Requirement: PowerShell to check if a feature is activated in SharePoint Online. How to check if a specific Feature is Enabled in SharePoint? If you are a SharePoint administrator, you may find yourself needing to know whether a specific feature is activated in your environment. This blog post will show you how…

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SharePoint Online: Deactivate Feature using PowerShell

Requirement: Deactivate a feature in SharePoint Online using PowerShell. How to Deactivate a Feature in SharePoint Online? In SharePoint Online, there are times when you may need to deactivate a feature. For example, if you no longer use a feature or if it’s causing problems on your site. In this blog post,…

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How to Activate Publishing Feature using PowerShell in SharePoint?

Requirement: SharePoint Publishing sites used to create Public websites, intranet portals, etc. We had to activate the publishing feature in SharePoint using PowerShell in scenarios, such as: Activating Publishing feature through web user interface resulted in error! Bulk activating publishing feature for all site collections and sites in a web application. The…

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Deactivate Feature on All Sites in SharePoint using PowerShell

Requirement: Disable a Feature on All SharePoint Sites. After deploying Office web apps with edit licenses in SharePoint, we wanted to disable the open in client feature on all site collections in SharePoint. Deactivating a feature is straightforward from SharePoint web UI by getting into: Site Settings >> Site Collection Features Locate the…

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Activate Feature on All Sites in SharePoint using PowerShell

In some scenarios, you may have to activate a feature for all sites or site collections in SharePoint. In my case, I had to activate the “Open In Client” feature of SharePoint to disable browser-based editing for all site collection in a SharePoint web application. This blog post will show you how…

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SharePoint Online: Activate a Feature using PowerShell

Requirement: Activate a feature in SharePoint Online site collection using PowerShell. Solution: In SharePoint On-Premises, We use the Enable-SPFeature cmdlet to activate/enable features. In SharePoint Online, there is no such cmdlet available through PowerShell to activate the feature. But we can utilize the Client-Side Object Model (CSOM) to activate features in SharePoint…

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How to find a Feature ID in SharePoint using IE Developer Tools/Firebug/DevTools?

Requirement: Get the Feature ID of a particular feature to activate it programmatically. Solution: We can find any feature’s ID using Internet Explorer Developer Tools, Google Chrome Dev tools, or Firebug in Firefox. Here is how: Go to your Site collection Manage Features page (either “Manage Site Features” or “Site Collection Features”…

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Activate-Deactivate Feature on All Site Collections in SharePoint using PowerShell

We use “Enable-SPFeature” and ” Disable-SPFeature” PowerShell cmdlets in SharePoint 2013 / SharePoint 2016 sites to activate or deactivate features as in my another article: How to Activate-Deactivate Features in SharePoint. At times, we may have to activate feature for all site collections or deactivate feature on all sites. Here is my…

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Find All Inactive Features in SharePoint with PowerShell

What is inactive Feature in SharePoint? Well, Features which are installed but not activated anywhere! Here is the PowerShell script to find inactive features for SharePoint: Please note: There could be many OOTB features that stay Inactive based on the site template we use. So, use this script to get an insight…

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