Ryan Clark

As the Principal Solutions Architect at Mr. SharePoint, I help companies of all sizes better leverage Modern Workplace and Digital Process Automation investments. I am also a Microsoft Most Valued Professional (MVP) for Office Apps & Services.

Microsoft SharePoint Development Specialists: Considerations When Hiring

Microsoft SharePoint Development Specialists: Considerations When Hiring

Looking for a Microsoft SharePoint development specialist? A Microsoft SharePoint development specialist is a person who has the necessary skills to develop and customize Microsoft SharePoint applications. Before you go on a hiring spree, take a little break first and learn about the things you need to consider when hiring one. Why is it important to vet your SharePoint development specialist? Microsoft SharePoint is a complex system — though it’s not impossible for someone to learn it on the fly. However, to make the most use of your investment, it’s essential that you find someone who is knowledgeable about the ins and …

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What Is Microsoft Entra: Secured Access in a Digital World

What Is Microsoft Entra: Secured Access in a Digital World

Microsoft has now again introduced another suite of products targeting identity and access. The company announced Microsoft Entra to the world as a way to show the company’s “expanded vision” for identity and access. But what is it? What products does Microsoft Entra include? What are the likely benefits of using this new suite? What is Microsoft Entra? Microsoft Entra is a new product family from Microsoft that touches on identity and access capabilities — which also includes Azure Active Directory. The main problem that the company wants to tackle is how digital access seems to be hard to plan ahead with …

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How to Create a Sharepoint Site From Template: Full Tutorial

How to Create a Sharepoint Site From Template: Full Tutorial

Do you want to create a site from a site template? It makes sense for those who don’t want to waste time restructuring a site from scratch to achieve a certain look and feel. In this article, I’ll explain how to create a site template first and then proceed on how to use that site template to create a SharePoint site. Let’s get started. What are SharePoint site templates? Since the dawn of SharePoint, there were already site templates — which gave rise to the different types of sites. Currently, here are the basic site templates in SharePoint: Team site (modern) Communication …

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How to Create a Multilingual SharePoint Site: 2022 Guide

How to Create a Multilingual SharePoint Site: 2022 Guide

Do you want to create a multilingual SharePoint site? Fortunately, it’s quite easy to add another site language to the site. The button is actually hidden on the site settings page. In this article, I’ll show you how to create a multilingual SharePoint site, create a non-English site from the start, and more. Let’s get started. How to create a non-English site (default language) Most start creating a multilingual site by adding another language on top of the default language — which is usually English. But what if you want another language as the set language? Well, it’s actually quite easy. The …

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How to Make a New Plan in Microsoft Planner (+No New Group)

How to Make a New Plan in Microsoft Planner (+No New Group)

Do you feel a little frustrated with Microsoft Planner? There are clients who message me asking why every time they make a new plan, they also get a new Microsoft 365 Group. In this article, I’ll explain what happens when you create a new plan in Microsoft Planner and if it’s possible to not create a new Group at all. Let’s get started. How to create a new plan in Microsoft Planner Microsoft Planner is an app designed for basic task management that’s tied with a Microsoft 365 Group. Since it’s tied with a Microsoft 365 Group, you can’t have …

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Office 365 Group or SharePoint Team Site: Which to Create

Microsoft 365 Group or SharePoint Team Site: Which to Create

Are you confused between a Microsoft 365 Group and SharePoint team site? Some of my clients have the same question as well, especially those who aren’t that familiar or well-versed with the Microsoft 365 ecosystem. In this article, I’ll share my two cents on Microsoft 365 Group vs SharePoint team site and which one to create in certain situations. Let’s get started. What is a SharePoint team site? Team sites are one type of site that you can create in SharePoint Online. They are named as such since it’s a place where teams can collaborate with each other and even …

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SharePoint Newsfeed vs Discussion Board: The Winner?

SharePoint Newsfeed vs Discussion Board: The Winner?

Do you know anything about a newsfeed and a discussion board in SharePoint? Well, both of them are popular in the classic experience. On the other hand, you may find better replacements in the modern experience. In this article, I’ll share with you what I know about the newsfeed and discussion board feature in SharePoint. Let’s get started. What’s a newsfeed or site feed in SharePoint? In classic team sites, you will find a site feed on the homepage by default that looks a little similar to an old Facebook newsfeed. Some functionality in the newsfeed include: Text box where …

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How to Archive Microsoft Teams: Quick Step-By-Step Tutorial

How to Archive Microsoft Teams: Quick Step-By-Step Tutorial

Do you want to archive a team in Microsoft Teams? It’s not that common to archive a team, especially when it has outlived its purpose. Fortunately, it’s actually quite easy to do so. In this article, I’ll show you how you can archive a team in Microsoft Teams, what happens when you do so, and how to unarchive it. Let’s get started. How to archive Microsoft Teams? There are actually two ways to do this: Through the “Manage teams” page in the Microsoft Teams app Through the “Manage teams” page in the Microsoft Teams admin center Note: If you need …

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How to Request Files With Onedrive: Quick Feature Tutorial

How to Request Files With OneDrive: Quick Feature Tutorial

Do you know that you can request files from others through OneDrive? Well, that’s basically the gist of this new feature. You can basically send them a file request so they can upload it straight to a folder. In this article, I want to talk about this request files feature, show you how to do it yourself, and answer common questions regarding this feature. Let’s get started. What is the request files feature in OneDrive? This new feature was announced at SharePoint Conference 2019. Funny enough, this only works within OneDrive. You can’t request files from any SharePoint library or …

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How to Create an Office 365 Group: The Ultimate List

How to Create a Microsoft 365 Group: The Ultimate List

Do you need to create a new Microsoft 365 Group? There are so many places across the Microsoft 365 ecosystem for you to create a new Microsoft 365 Group. In this ultimate list, I’ll share with you the various ways to create an Microsoft 365 Group including in the admin centers, SharePoint, Outlook, and many more. Let’s get started. What is an Microsoft 365 Group? Think of an Microsoft 365 Group as an email-enabled security Group with features that will allow you to collaborate with each member. Through it: Members can share content with members through SharePoint and OneDrive Members …

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