SharePoint Online: Disable SharePoint Designer Workflow Creation

Requirement: Disable new SharePoint Designer workflows creation in SharePoint Online to promote Microsoft Power Automate adoption. How to Disable SharePoint Designer Workflows Creation in SharePoint Online? Although SharePoint 2010 workflow and SharePoint 2013 workflows are supported until 2026 in on-premises versions SharePoint 2016 and SharePoint 2019, it’s a good idea to move…

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How to Disable the App Bar in SharePoint Online?

The App Bar is a new navigation menu on the left-hand side of your SharePoint Online modern sites that brings a consistent navigation experience to every SharePoint Online site, featuring quick access to global navigation to easily access sites, news, and files globally. Yeah, App Bar is a handy and great new…

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Enable-Disable Automatic News Digest in SharePoint Online

Requirement: Disable the automatic news digest in SharePoint Online. How to Disable the SharePoint Online Automatic News Digest? The Auto News Digest Feature in SharePoint Online sends automated emails to users on the latest relevant News posts from SharePoint sites where they have access but have not viewed them yet, on a…

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How to Remove a Redirect Site in SharePoint Online?

Problem: When you edit the URL of an existing SharePoint Online site, it automatically creates a new redirect from the old site to the new site. Meaning, You can’t use the old site URL for new sites as there is an existing redirect site with the old URL is already in place!…

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Replace Site Collection Administrator for All Sites in SharePoint Online

Requirement: Replace a SharePoint Online site collection administrator for all sites in the tenant. How to change the site collection administrators in SharePoint Online? Replacing site collection administrators in SharePoint Online is straightforward: Navigate to the site >> Click on Settings gear >> Site Settings >>In the site settings page, click on…

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How to Remove “Add shortcut to OneDrive” in SharePoint Online?

The “Add Shortcut to OneDrive” is a handy new feature in SharePoint Online to add any Library, Folder, or File shortcuts to a user’s OneDrive, so that you can visit them later. How the “Add Shortcut to OneDrive” Feature works? The “Add shortcut to OneDrive” feature is a great new way to…

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SharePoint Online: PowerShell to Iterate through All Site Collections

Requirement: PowerShell to iterate through all site collections in SharePoint Online Tenant How to loop through all sites in SharePoint Online? Have you ever wanted to loop through all the sites in your SharePoint Online environment? Maybe you want to get a list of all site owners, or simply just enumerate all…

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Fix “No connection available. Use Connect-SPOService before running this CmdLet.” Error in SharePoint Online PowerShell

Problem: Getting this error, “No connection available. Use Connect-SPOService before running this CmdLet.” while trying to connect SharePoint Online via PowerShell through SharePoint Online Management Shell. Solution: Apparently, You must connect to SharePoint Online Service using Connect-SPOService PowerShell cmdlet first, prior to executing any other cmdlets for SharePoint Online. On running Connect-SPOService…

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Fix “Connect-SPOService : Could not connect to SharePoint Online.” Error

Problem: When trying to connect o SharePoint Online using the Connect-SPOService cmdlet, got this error message, “Connect-SPOService : Could not connect to SharePoint Online.” Solutions: 1. Make sure the given tenant admin URL is correct, and your system is able to connect to the Tenant admin site! Just try to open the…

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Fix “Get-SPOSite : The managed path Sites/URL is not a managed path in this tenant.” Error in SharePoint Online

Problem: Getting “Get-SPOSite: The managed path sites/URL is not a managed path in this tenant.” error in PowerShell. Solution:  A simple PowerShell script to get a site collection in SharePoint Online gave this error message. After a while, I noticed the error is because of the “/” character at the end of…

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