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Tips on using SharePoint in a multilingual environment

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The promised Multilingual SharePoint Pages was finally revealed in public a few hours ago.  Compared to a fully-featured product like PointFire it's a bit, let's say rudimentary, in that the list of what it will not...
07.10.19 08:20 PM - Comment(s)

In most versions of SharePoint on premise, and in classic SharePoint sites, you have to declare the language of the site when you create it.  You c...
16.05.19 11:05 PM - Comment(s)

This post was prompted by a conversation with Bob German, a Partner Technology Architect for Microsoft.

In his talk at the Collaboration Summit in Branson MO, he touted the localization features of developing custom tabs for Teams using SPFx.


We chatted a bit after that, ...
19.03.19 08:03 PM - Comment(s)

This is the first of a series of posts based on my talk "Using Communication, Team, and Hub Sites in a Multilingual Organisation".


Once upon a time, large transnational organizations had many separate SharePoint farms in different countries or regions.  This made sense.  A SharePo...
08.01.19 09:01 PM - Comment(s)
Modern Sites Will Let You Choose Site Language: Why It's Not A Big Deal

For the past two years, when you were creating a new modern Team or Communication site, SharePoint would not let you specify the language of the site. This was unlike classic sites, when the language could always be chosen.  But soon in Targeted Release, the modern site creation dialog wil...

30.07.18 08:07 PM - Comment(s)