SharePoint Folder shows Empty in the Windows Explorer!

Problem: SharePoint Online folder appears empty in the File Explorer view! We confirmed the specific folder has files and subfolders in it by browsing through the web browser. However, in the Explorer view, the SharePoint folder appears empty! Here is the Folder in Browser View: The same SharePoint folder shows empty in…

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SharePoint Online: How to Hide Folders in Document Library and Show All Files?

When you have a complicated deep File-Folder structure, You may want to hide folders from the view and show all files without folders in the SharePoint document library view. Probably, you may want to use Metadata instead of Folders! How to hide folder in SharePoint Online document library? Here is how to…

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SharePoint Online: Bulk Delete Folders from a CSV using PowerShell

Requirement: Bulk Delete Folders in SharePoint Online. How to Bulk Delete Multiple Folders in SharePoint Online? To bulk delete folders with its sub-folders and files, we can use a CSV file with PowerShell script. Here is my CSV file with a list of folder names and the site relative URL of its…

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OneDrive for Business: Create Folder using PowerShell

Requirement: Create a folder in OneDrive for Business site. How to create a Folder in OneDrive for Business? To create a new folder in OneDrive for Business site, do the following: Login to your OneDrive site (https://<tenant>-my.sharepoint.com) From the Toolbar, click on “New”, choose “Folder” Provide a name to your folder and…

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SharePoint Online: Find All Folders Exceeding List View Threshold Limit of 5000

Problem: Any SharePoint List, Library, or Folder contains more than 5000 items at the same level results list view threshold exceeded error messages in SharePoint Online. While the maximum number of items or files that can be stored in the SharePoint Online list or library is 30 million, more than 5000 items…

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SharePoint Online: Check If a Folder has Unique Permissions

Requirement: Check If a Folder has Unique Permissions in SharePoint Online using PowerShell Check if Folder has Broken Permission Inheritance using PowerShell CSOM PowerShell to Check If Folder has Unique Permissions: Get Permissions of All Folders in SharePoint Online Library:

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SharePoint Online: PowerShell to Break Folder Permission Inheritance

Requirement: Break Permission Inheritance of a Folder in SharePoint Online using PowerShell. How to Break the inheritance of a folder in SharePoint Online? By default, folders in SharePoint Online inherit permission from their parent objects such as document library or list. When you have to provide unique permissions to folders, you have…

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SharePoint Online: Get Files and Sub-Folders Count on Each Folder in a Document Library using PowerShell

Requirement:  Get the count of files and sub-folders at each folder in a SharePoint Online document library. How to Get the Number of Files and Sub-Folders at Each Folder of a Document Library? When a document library has multiple folders, sub-folder, and files, you can get the number of files and sub-folders…

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SharePoint Online: PowerShell to Bulk Create Folders in a Document Library from a CSV File

Requirement: Create Multiple Folders in a Document Library from a CSV File in SharePoint Online. PowerShell to Bulk Create Folders from a CSV File in SharePoint Online: I got to create a bunch of folders in a SharePoint Online document library! This PowerShell script takes folder names from a CSV file and…

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SharePoint Online: Migrate a Folder with Sub-Folders and Files to SharePoint Online using PowerShell

Requirement: Migrate a folder with its sub-folders and files to SharePoint Online using PowerShell. PowerShell to copy a Folder with Its Sub-Folders and Files to SharePoint Online: Here is the PnP PowerShell to copy all files and sub-folders from a given folder from a local drive (or network drive) to SharePoint Online….

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