Previously I’ve discussed some of the technical observations I made while working with Office 365. I’ve also noticed some ‘higher-level’ features of the project, and some discussions we’ve had about other opportunities. Here are some the the things that might well need addressed… Continue reading
Recently I’ve been working on an Office 365 based SharePoint solution. It’s a system to allow a company to create sites to collaborate with their customers, and I learnt some interesting things on the way. In part 1 I’ll deal with the technical side of things, and in part 2 I’ll look at more ‘project’ level observations. Continue reading
This is just a quick note – that annoyingly, there isn’t an RSS feed web part (that functions) in Office 365. Even more frustratingly, the RSS Viewer Web Part is available, it just doesn’t work. When you add it to a page, you get the warning:
Web Part or Web Form Control on this Page cannot be displayed or imported. The type is not registered as safe
This is discussed in KB2535012, the main thrust of it being:
This issue occurs because the RSS Viewer Web Part is not available in Office 365. This issue is scheduled to be resolved in a future version of Office 365.
In fairness, this restriction is mentioned in the SharePoint Online Release notes.
Alternatives? Continue reading