Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Create SharePoint Online Lists and Fields using PnP PowerShell

Introduction

In this blog post we will be looking how to create Lists and Fields using PnP PowerShell. You can download and install PnP PowerShell here.

Solution

First you have to connect to SharePoint Online using PnP PowerShell.

Connect-PnPOnline –Url “site collection name” –Credentials (Get-Credential)

Creating List

Generic List

$ListName = "Cohort"

$ListUrl = "Lists/Cohort"

New-PnPList -Title "ListName" -Url "ListUrl" -Template GenericList 

Fields

Number

  

$NumberFieldString =''
Add-PnPFieldFromXml -List ListName -FieldXml $NumberFieldString 

Text

  

$TextFieldString =''
Add-PnPFieldFromXml -List ListName -FieldXml $TextFieldString 

Date

  

$DateFieldString = ''
Add-PnPFieldFromXml -List $ListName -FieldXml $EndDateFieldString 

Multi Lines

  

$MultiLines =''
Add-PnPFieldFromXml -List $InstructorCohortListName -FieldXml $MultiLines

Yes/No

  

$Boolean =''
Add-PnPFieldFromXml -List $InstructorCohortListName -FieldXml $Boolean 

Lookup

  
#Please not that you have to give the Look up list guid for List Field
$Lookup =''
Add-PnPFieldFromXml -List $CohortListName -FieldXml $Lookup 

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Sri Lanka SharePoint Forum monthly gathering – February 2018

Title: Office 365 CLI: Managing Office 365 tenant and SharePoint Online

Description: Office 365 CLI is an open-source project driven by the SharePoint Patterns and Practices initiative. Using the Office 365 CLI, developers can manage the different settings of SharePoint and Office 365 no matter if they use Windows, macOS or Linux. In this session we are going to look at some cool features of Office 365 CLI.

Event Url: https://www.facebook.com/events/1880475591994592/

Office 365 CLI - Managing Office 365 tenant and SharePoint Online - Suhail Jamaldeen - Suhail Cloud - SharePoint Forum Sri Lanka

Slides which used for the event.

Clicks during the event

Office 365 CLI Managing Office 365 tenant and SharePoint Online - Suhail Jamaldeeen - Suhail Cloud (6)Office 365 CLI Managing Office 365 tenant and SharePoint Online - Suhail Jamaldeeen - Suhail Cloud (2)

Monday, February 5, 2018

Awarded Microsoft MVP for Office Servers and Services

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All the praises belong to Almighty

Today I'm honored to be a new member of the Microsoft MVP community for Office Servers and Services.

I would like to thank our mentor Prabath Fonseka for guiding me throughout my professional career, Dinusha Kumarasiri for nominating me and guiding me.

In addition, I would like to thank Wellington Perera, Upul Weerasinghe, Sachira Chinthana Jayasanka and Fiqri Ismail for the support and encouragement which they have given me.

Also I would like to thank Hibathul Careem sir, my family, friends who are with me always.