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Spoiler: they do in part, but very very slowly.


SharePoint Online Targeted Release tenants are starting to get the new Hub Sites that were promised last September.

Hub sites are a way to organize different sites together, without a site hierarchy.  Hub sites are just ordinary sites, typ...
28.03.18 01:03 AM - Comment(s)

Nearly 3 years ago, we put together a roadmap for what we wanted to see in a SharePoint Online version of PointFire.  Today, we deliver the last of the features on that original roadmap.


At the time of the original roadmap, several of the features were technically impossible.  Today, some o...
08.11.17 11:11 AM - Comment(s)

SharePoint Add-ins can be developed in one of two ways: Provider-hosted and SharePoint-hosted.  In general, Provider-hosted is easier to develop, easier to test, and easier to distribute, and has a more powerful API.  Provider-hosted can use any programming language and has easier access t...

24.05.17 07:05 AM - Comment(s)

One of the components of PointFire 365 v2.0 is being released as a standalone product, available from the Office Store.


Add PointFire Translator, and in your document menu and in your ribbon you can choose a document and have it machine translated in all of your site's languages.  But it doesn't...
19.05.17 04:05 AM - Comment(s)
Translating global navigation is not a feature of PointFire 1.1, the current version, but it will be a feature of PointFire 2.0 coming out soon.

In the meantime, the PointFire User Guide explains, in the section entitled "Translations of UI Elements", an alternate method for how t...
20.01.17 07:01 AM - Comment(s)