Omar El-Anis – 365 Developer

My experiences with SharePoint, Flows, PowerApps, JavaScript and all of the other lovely web technologies out there!


Setting up app access from SharePoint to Azure Active Directory via Microsoft’s Graph

If you’ve ever come across the problem of not being able to access certain information outside of sharePoint then you’ll probably need to take a look at Microsoft Graph, the multi-platform API repository for connecting all of Microsoft tenancy services…


Welcome to my forum

Welcome to my blog site, created with the intention of sharing as much as I can about SharePoint Development. Over the next few weeks, months and hopefully years more content will be continuously added on to the site to get…

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Create custom list search in SharePoint Online

There are many different occasions when you may be required to setup some custom search features on a list or library, this could be searching for any type of field on any number of fields. However in this scenario we…


Use PowerShell to create an item in a SharePoint List

In this post we’ll look at use PowerShell to create an item in a SharePoint List pulling the information from a CSV file One scenario for this could be for example having an on-premise system with no external cloud access…


Force open documents in Word or Excel desktop application

There will always be occasions where you will have the need to open a Word or Excel document in the desktop application instead of opening it within the web browser. This could be for example due to the document not…


Force delete site form recycle bin in SharePoint Online Admin Tenancy

If you find yourself in the situation where you have deleted a site from the admin centre but need to create a site with the same name you won’t be able to until the site is removed from the admin…

Creating vote by e-mail functionality in SharePoint

In this article we’ll look at a very handy way of creating a custom solution to allow us to collect votes on practically any list within SharePoint online.

In this scenario we have a nomination system that allows staff to vote for other staff members to be awarded a prize for their hard work (we will not be running through setting that part up here). At the end of the month a report is generated showing alvl of the nominations for that particular month, an e-mail is then sent out with the details of each nomination to allow certain people to vote on who the winner should be.


Search Users (People Picker) in a site collection using REST API

The REST API’s on offer in SharePoint are truly staggering and open the doors to endless possibilities. You can query pretty much anything from a document library or list using the endless API’s. In this article you can find some…