Author Archives: Kate Silver

SharePoint Workflow Examples

The most common case of SharePoint workflow examples is an approval workflow, when some items or documents in SharePoint 2013 or 2010 require approval from a user or from a list of users. (more…)

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SharePoint 2013 Workflow Updated with 19 New Actions

We have recently added new SharePoint 2013 workflows to our Virto SharePoint Workflow Activities kit, which contains now over 250 custom actions. (more…)

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SharePoint Password Reset Tool Allows to Reset Passwords in an OU

SharePoint Password Reset and Recovery web part is used for quick and simple resolving of situations when a user forgets his password or the password is expired according to password security policy. (more…)

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How to Publish Office 365 Calendar to Internet. Office 365 Calendar Publishing. Office 365 Publish Calendar.

Your Office 365 calendar can be accessible in a public area but it is required administrator support to configure the corresponding settings. (more…)

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How to Upload Multiple Files to SharePoint

Multiple file upload to SharePoint is a common issue that puzzles either SharePoint version users. We come across lots of claims about SharePoint upload multiple documents is not working. (more…)

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SharePoint Task Management Overview

SharePoint project management may be eating away your working time if not utilizing the OOTB SharePoint options, like task management templates, or specially designed third-party tools. (more…)

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How to Create Office 365 Shared Calendar. Sharing Calendars in Office 365. Office 365 Group Calendar Sharing.

Sharing calendars in Office 365 with co-workers and external users is an everyday thing in business and corporate communications. Microsoft Office 365 provides a number of solutions for calendar sharing and creating Office 365 group calendar. (more…)

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Virto Released Calendar App for SharePoint Online

Our impressive, feature-rich Virto SharePoint Calendar web part is available now for SharePoint Online too. Meet the brand new Calendar add-in for SharePoint Online! (more…)

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VirtoSoftware Releases SharePoint Online Alerts App

VirtoSoftware released Office 365 Alerts App, which allows SharePoint users to send out group and personal email notifications about certain changes of SharePoint lists. (more…)

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VirtoSoftware Introduced the Gantt Web Part New Awesome Features

Now you can schedule tasks in Virto SharePoint Gantt Chart web part automatically in dependence on relations between tasks. (more…)

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SharePoint Glossary

Getting lost in SharePoint terminology? Check out the complete SharePoint Glossary. (more…)

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Convert Infopath to PDF with Virto SharePoint Workflow Action

We just released a new SharePoint 2013 workflow activity for our Virto SharePoint Workflow Activities Extensions Kit. Now you can Convert InfoPath to PDF using SharePoint Workflow.  (more…)

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SharePoint Bulk Upload Web Part Update

Html5 SharePoint Bulk File Upload web part is intended to easy uploading multiple files and documents to SharePoint document library and multiple editing taxonomy fields before uploading process. (more…)

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Sending Email Attachments with Virto SharePoint Workflow 2013

Great news for you! We've added a new free activity for SharePoint 2013 to our Virto SharePoint Workflows. (more…)

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Virto Kanban Board Updates 09/2015

We are happy to announce a major updates of SharePoint Kanban web part and SharePoint Kanban app! (more…)

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Go To Definition for Visual Studio 2015

This is short, but extemly useful post for developers who is using Visual Studio 2015 in their work. Here you can download Go To Definition plugin for Visual Studio 2015. (more…)

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New Virto Web License Manager Update Launched

VirtoSoftware just released the brand new license manager. In this article, I will describe how the licenses for VirtoSoftware components can be activated. (more…)

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Share Point Calendar. Calendar in SharePoint. SharePoint Calendar Views

A Share Point calendar may contain multiple items and be shared among multiple users with edit permissions. Adjusting a calendar according to specific usage purposes is a much-wanted possibility among SharePoint users. (more…)

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How to Add SharePoint Calendar to Outlook? SharePoint Calendar in Outlook. How to sync SharePoint Calendar with Outlook?

Why do users want to sync SharePoint calendar with Outlook? The ability of viewing a SharePoint calendar in Outlook prevents users from excessive navigation between calendars located at different sites. (more…)

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How to Overlay SharePoint Calendars

SharePoint Calendar overlay feature allows users to merge multiple calendars sourced from different SharePoint lists in order to display all the events in a single view. (more…)

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SharePoint Workflows 2013: What’s New?

SharePoint 2013 workflows help to organize and automate a wide variety of consistent business processes. (more…)

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Virto Workflow Activities Kit Simplifies SharePoint Workflow Creation

VirtoSoftware completed a major update to SharePoint Workflow tool – an impressive set of 230+ actions and conditions for easy SharePoint workflow building. (more…)

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SharePoint Project Management Basics with Gantt Chart and Kanban Board Apps.

We just released our new Gantt Chart, the SharePoint project management app for SharePoint 2013 and SharePoint Online. The Virto Gantt Chart App is a handy, highly customizable project planning tool designed for displaying and managing SharePoint tasks in a Gantt Chart view. (more…)

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How to Search Across SharePoint Contact Lists

Search is a one of the most important topics in SharePoint usage. However, it is often overlooked, especially in small projects or at initial project planning stages. (more…)

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How to Send an Email to Multiple Recipients from within SPD Workflow

How to send an e-mail to multiple recipients in a list field (People/ Groups with multiple recipients) from SPD workflow? Answer #1: You will not be able to do this specific task with standard SharePoint Designer workflows. (more…)

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How to Add Remote Event Receivers to the Host Web List

In the previous post, we looked at the process of adding and debugging of Remote Event Receiver. The receiver was added to the list, which is set in our Web application. (more…)

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Remote Event Receivers Creating and Debugging in SharePoint Online

In this post we will describe how to create and debug Remote Event Receivers for SharePoint Online (Office 365). As an example, we will create a project, which will have an event receiver that is triggered on item creation in Report list. (more…)

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Free SharePoint Online Image Slider

We are happy to announce our newest app Virto SharePoint Image Slider for SharePoint Online. (more…)

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Virto Sharepoint Event Viewer for Setting Up Visible and Handy Calendar Views

Virto Sharepoint Event Calendar Viewer web part allows you to display events of various types defined according to your business needs. Modern look, high usability and easy to adjust solution are just a few highlights of its capabilities. (more…)

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How to Drag & Drop Files Across SharePoint Document Library

This article describes how to adjust cross-browser Drag&Drop of files from your computer to SharePoint Document Library with help of Virto Bulk Upload. (more…)

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SharePoint PivotView Web Part

In order to add toolbar button, select checkbox Show toolbar action button. Enter button text or define image Url. (more…)

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Virto Social Aggregator for Viewing All SharePoint Site Announcements

This article describes how Virto Social Aggregator can be used to publish SharePoint’s Announcements from different sites in a single location. (more…)

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Credit Card Custom Field for SharePoint

This article explains how to create a new field to input credit card numbers without the necessity to write a code. For this task, you need to download and install Virto Custom Mask and Unique Field Validation. (more…)

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PivotView Cache Settings

Caching is set separately for every added Virto SharePoint Pivot View web part. (more…)

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SharePoint Taxonomy Field Internal

This post describes SharePoint Taxonomy field. (more…)

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How to Configure a Specific Workflow Schedule for Multiple Items

The method described below can be used to start a workflow for SharePoint 2007 or SharePoint 2010 at a specific time and then repeat periodically (every day). (more…)

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SharePoint 2007 Custom Document Identifier

With this example you can create unique identifiers of any complexity in any SharePoint objects. You don’t need any special programming skills or code writing. (more…)

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Text Columns with Regular Expression Validation

SharePoint does not support validating values, and it is not required in some cases. However, if you try to build complex business processes based on entered data, (more…)

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