Writing this in a country under lockdown, it feels like every single conference in the world has either been canceled or switched to being online-only. And right now, that’s definitely for the best! But it does pose quite a dilemma for those in charge of these events – how do…Continue reading Tips on organizing an online conference using Microsoft Teams
As Teams adoption grows (partially driven by the megatrend of digitalization, partially by the massive surge in working from home due to Covid-19), different problems managing Teams also become more obvious. The growth seems to have been largely organic. Teams and organizations are adopting the tools that best help them…Continue reading How to fix a Teams team with no Owners?
This article will describe a surprising issue with Microsoft Teams, and a simple workaround. 😊 Essentially, using the out-of-the-box “Attach” > “Recent” messaging extension in Teams has a couple of caveats or edge cases, that make it problematic to use. Instead, either move the file to the proper location using…Continue reading Why you shouldn’t attach files from other channels in Microsoft Teams?
This article explains how to fix an issue where you’re just minding your own business, trying to access the Microsoft Teams context in your SPFx webpart’s WebPartContext via the built-in property microsoftTeams, but you run into an issue. Simple stuff, but it’s still easy to run into this one, so…Continue reading How to solve the error “Property ‘microsoftTeams’ does not exist on type ‘WebPartContext’.”
This article is something of a combination of a technology overview and an opinion piece, detailing my thoughts about extending Microsoft Teams. To me, extending Microsoft Teams has pretty much only now become relevant. Before, the palette was still quite unfinished, but now we’re definitely getting to a point where…Continue reading Extending Microsoft Teams is now officially awesome
This article describes one way to fix the issue, where uploading and sideloading an SPFx webpart in Microsoft Teams just brickwalls you with a fairly non-descriptive error, and no way to proceed. Luckily, this is usually simple to fix – I’ll describe 2 different solutions I’ve found so far! Problem…Continue reading How to resolve “Error initializing application. Error: ***Manifest not found for component id [guid].” when adding an SPFx webpart to Teams?
This post describes the typical reasons why one might encounter the following error, and the ways I’ve found to fix them: “Failed to load component. Original error: ***Failed to load path dependency ContosoSPFxWebPartLocalization from component [guid] (ContosoSPFxWebPart)“. The error typically looks something like this in the screenshot below: Problem This…Continue reading SPFx | Failed to load component.
This post explains how to fix the “errorCodeTeamsDisabledForTenantForbidden” error when trying to add guest users to the Microsoft Teams channel. This issue might arise when a user is invited to a channel in your organization’s Microsoft Teams for the first time. Fixing it usually just requires just a flip of…Continue reading Solving Microsoft Teams Licensing Error “errorCodeTeamsDisabledForTenantForbidden”
This post describes one possible scenario for SharePoint-Teams -integration, how to achieve that, and what kind of issues there might be. Teams? What’s that? At Blue Meteorite, we at the Valo team have been leveraging Teams since early 2017 as our main communications channel. For us, it complements Yammer, email,…Continue reading SharePoint-Teams -integration using a tab