Anything that you don't know is a secret to you. Secret SharePoint is about sharing the secrets that unleash productivity with everyone. The secrets shared here aren't new - they're just unknown. Robert distills the questions that he receives most frequently from customers, students, and session attendees into some of his favorite solutions that solved real-world problems.
SharePoint is an incredibly powerful tool, particularly combined with some of the new features coming out in Office 365, but most simple problems, like managing navigation, permissions, or integration with other solutions, have remained difficult. However, like anything else, once you know the solutions, it's easy.
Whether you're working in a small office with a few people or a huge multi-national company, these secrets, once revealed, will make you better able to use SharePoint to get your job done.
Table of Contents
About the Author
About Thor Projects LLC
Permissions and Inheritance
Why You Won’t See What You Shouldn’t - Security Trimming
Hiding and Showing Navigation
Step-by-Step: Setting Unique Permissions on a Links List
Step-by-Step: Creating a Personalized Links List
The Case of the Authentication Prompts
Step-by-Step: Set Browsers to Submit Credentials
Links and Looks
Step-by-Step: Using the Copy Link Feature
Tricking Users into Entering Metadata
Step-by-Step: Adding Quick Parts to Your Form Template
Step-by-Step: Using Word Quick Parts with a Custom Content Type
Step-by-Step: Setting Default Column Values
Explaining OneDrive: Will the Real OneDrive Stand Up?
Consuming RSS Feeds
Step-by Step: Consuming RSS Feeds in SharePoint
Step-by Step: Consuming RSS Feeds in Outlook
Generating RSS Feeds
Step-by-Step: Generating a SharePoint List RSS Feed
Step-by-Step: Generating a SharePoint Search RSS Feed
Getting to SharePoint via Outlook
Replacing Excel with a SharePoint List
Implementing Column-Level Security
Step-by-Step: Using Column-Level Security
Step-by-Step: Creating an Employee Birthday Calendar