My personal Delve Blog on my test tenant.

How do you migrate your Delve Blogs content to Modern SharePoint?

You might’ve heard the news – Delve Blogs are on the way out, leaving your users without a blogging platform on Office 365, and their data homeless. And by homeless, I mean deleted pretty soon. And by pretty soon I mean really soon. Might be a good time to start thinking about storing it somewhere else instead! While we’re all still waiting to see whether Microsoft sticks to their ambitious…Continue reading How do you migrate your Delve Blogs content to Modern SharePoint?

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How to export your Delve blogs content?

The news is out – Delve Blogs will be axed, leaving your users without a blogging platform on Office 365, and their data homeless. And by homeless, I mean deleted. Might be a good time to start thinking about storing it somewhere else instead! This post is the second post in my impromptu, Delve Blogs -themed blog series: Part 1: Delve Blogs getting deprecated – what do? Part 2: How…Continue reading How to export your Delve blogs content?

Microsoft Teams context in SharePoint Framework client-side code.

How to solve the error “Property ‘microsoftTeams’ does not exist on type ‘WebPartContext’.”

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 I think it’s worthwhile to document the solution somewhere. Problem Most likely, the line causing you issues looks something like…Continue reading How to solve the error “Property ‘microsoftTeams’ does not exist on type ‘WebPartContext’.”

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How to resolve “Error initializing application. Error: ***Manifest not found for component id [guid].” when adding an SPFx webpart to Teams?

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 You’ve got a SPFx webpart, that you’ve packaged as a Teams extension. You can even find it from Teams extensions,…Continue reading How to resolve “Error initializing application. Error: ***Manifest not found for component id [guid].” when adding an SPFx webpart to Teams?

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Solving Microsoft Teams Licensing Error “errorCodeTeamsDisabledForTenantForbidden”

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 a switch, but might also include some waiting. Symptoms You get an error screen like this when trying to join…Continue reading Solving Microsoft Teams Licensing Error “errorCodeTeamsDisabledForTenantForbidden”

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SharePoint-Teams -integration using a tab

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, and Skype for Business quite nicely, although to be fair, it’s not always 100% clear which channel would be optimal…Continue reading SharePoint-Teams -integration using a tab

"For security reasons DTD is prohibited in this XML document. To enable DTD processing set the ProhibitDtd property on XmlReaderSettings to false and pass the settings into XmlReader.Create method."

Fixing the “For security reasons DTD is prohibited in this XML document.” issue

This post describes a couple of ways to fix the issue “For security reasons DTD is prohibited in this XML document”. At least for me, it appeared when trying to access SharePoint Online using Powershell or a console program using OfficeDev.PnP (which in turn uses CSOM). Error When running any piece of code, whether in PowerShell, .exe console, or anything else than the code behind relies on .NET Framework, you get…Continue reading Fixing the “For security reasons DTD is prohibited in this XML document.” issue