Digital Workspace Scoop, Scandal, & Enlightenment

Stay current on the latest updates, news, and event announcements from the Microsoft 365 world. Get expert tips, tricks, and insights from our research, design, and development teams to help improve your digital workspace and online collaboration using Microsoft 365, SharePoint, Microsoft Teams, and Azure.  

Webinar Recap | Deep dive into the code of the PnP Modern Search v4 Project

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Webinar | Developer’s Lab | Deep dive into the code of the PnP Modern Search v4 Project

Register for the webinar! When we started this webinar series in 2017, we focused on the latest and […]

Hybrid Work is the future | Use M365 to prepare for it

Hybrid work is more than just a buzzword to latch onto; it’s the future for many organizations for […]

Webinar Recap | What does Microsoft Viva Mean for my SharePoint Intranet?

Thank you for your interest in, “What does Microsoft Viva Mean for my SharePoint Intranet?“. If you were […]

9 Steps to Prepare Your SharePoint Intranet for Microsoft Viva

If you’re excited about Microsoft’s new Employee Experience Platform (EXP), Microsoft Viva, but aren’t sure what it means […]

Use M365 to Bring ROP (Return on Participation) to Your Virtual Meetings

We spend a lot of time talking about the ROI of our digital workspace initiatives, and rightfully so. […]

Webinar | What does Microsoft Viva Mean for my SharePoint Intranet?

Register for the webinar! I’ll admit, change can be difficult for me, which is probably explains my deep […]

Webinar Recap | Microsoft Search 101

Thank you for your interest in, “Microsoft Search 101 – Smarter, Better, Faster, Stronger.” If you were able […]

Microsoft Ignite 2021 Keynote Takeaways

Microsoft Ignite 2021 (Spring event) kicked off with what has become the usual tradition of a keynote hosted by […]

Simmer down—SharePoint’s not going anywhere.

Microsoft Viva’s debut was met with equal excitement and scandal in the SharePoint world. Much like the release […]

How to decide between OOTB, Custom, or 3rd-Party Solutions in Microsoft 365

Microsoft 365 offers an impressive stack of tools, and here at PixelMill, we have an out-of-the-box (OOTB) first […]

Heads up! The App Bar and Global Nav are on the horizon

We first heard about the SharePoint app bar at Ignite, but thanks to the latest SharePoint Community Monthly […]

What Does Microsoft Viva Mean for the Future of the SharePoint Intranet?

Given the announcement of Viva, what is the future of the SharePoint intranet?  Microsoft Viva is fresh, innovative, and […]

Viva | Microsoft offers new ways to humanize the digital

Unless you’ve been living under a rock—or without a smartphone, it’s no secret that digital work is on […]

Webinar | Microsoft Search 101 – Smarter, Better, Faster, Stronger

Register for the webinar!   Being an adult is tough. We can simultaneously feel in control and under-prepared […]

Webinar Recap | The State of the Microsoft Empowered Digital Workspace

Thank you for your interest in, “The State of the Microsoft Empowered Digital Workspace.” In this session, four […]

7 Resolutions to Improve Digital Teamwork with Microsoft 365

Teamwork is essential to success, and while there’s no I in Team, there is most certainly a ‘me.’  […]

Customizing Your Modern SharePoint Site’s Header

First impressions matter, and they certainly do for your SharePoint sites. One of the first elements that anyone […]

Webinar | The State of the Microsoft Empowered Digital Workspace

Register for the webinar!   Happy 2021, PixelFriends! We here at PixelMill Webinars HQ welcome you to what […]

5 Goals to Get Your Digital Workspace Off to a Great Start in the New Year

Ready or not, 2021 is here! Resolutions can seem daunting, and they’re often abandoned—much like that fresh bag […]

12 Days of Microsoft Teams Recap

  Happy New Year everyone! We’re kicking off 2021 with a recap of one of our most popular […]

Give the Gift of Well-being Via MS Teams | Maybe well-being, perhaps, means a little bit more…

It came without buttons; it came without clicks. It came without flashing lights, pop-outs, or tricks … Maybe […]

The Hope of Features Yet-to-Come | PixelMill’s Microsoft Teams Wish List

As our series nears its end, we present a few ways Teams can transcend. Teams fans we most certainly are, but […]

How to Stay Off the Naughty List | Governance Tools for Microsoft Teams

There are many things to consider when implementing Microsoft Teams. One of the easiest ways to stay off […]

Joy and Prosperity Abound When We Gather ‘Round | Together Mode

Working from home is definitely not a new concept but the pandemic forced a lot of companies to […]

The Best Way to Spread Meeting Cheer is Bringing in Apps from Far to Near | Teams Optimized Apps

I argue that the virtual meeting is an art, not a science, but a little science certainly helps […]

Create Lasting Memories | Teams Meeting Recordings

If you’re like most, note-taking during a meeting—especially a virtual one—is probably not high on your list of […]

Cut Through the Results Fog | Teams Won’t You Guide My Search Tonight? 

Microsoft 365 has a robust and, at times, a bit confusing way to search for information. So how do you cut […]

Microsoft Makes Spirits Bright with New Beta Endpoints in Graph API

Microsoft is not shy about the fact that Microsoft Teams is quickly becoming the single pane view into […]

The More the Merrier | Microsoft increases max members, meetings, & more!

It’s no secret that Microsoft Teams is enterprise software, but limitations have certainly created a barrier to adoption […]

There’s no place home for the holidays | Teams Home Site App

  The intelligent intranet is the heart of the digital workspace, providing connections to people and content across […]

Trim Teams for Productivity | Pin tools in the left rail

According to research put out by RingCentral, “2/3 of workers lose over 32 days of work every year just toggling between apps!.” There […]

Teams Etiquette | Avoid being a Cottenheaded Ninnymuggins

2020 has brought us many surprises, to say the least. While remote work is far from a new […]

How Microsoft Search Could Get Your Team 22% More Time

Microsoft Search Delivers Faster, Smarter, & More Relevant Results Let’s face it, as humans, we spend a lot […]

Too Many Tools in the Toolbox | Why governance matters for productivity

One of the best things about Microsoft 365 is its impressive stack of tools. With more than 30 […]

Join Our Team – Project Manager

PixelMill is excited to announce that we are expanding and actively searching for a Project Manager to join […]

Given recent Microsoft outages, isn’t there some risk in putting all your eggs in that basket?

One of my favorite things about hosting webinars is the live Q&A. Sometimes we get some real gems, […]

Search Like a Pro using the M365 Search Bar in SharePoint

Is there a right and wrong way to search? Long story short, yes, and it all starts with […]

Webinar | Practical Approaches Integrating & Extending Microsoft 365 Digital Workspaces

Register for the webinar!   Happy October PixelFriends! In honor of the spookiest month of the year, here […]

Webinar Recap | Getting Started With the SharePoint Starter Kit

Thank you for your interest in, “How to Get Started with the SharePoint Starter Kit“. If you were […]

Webinar Recap | Reviewing Microsoft Ignite 2020

Thank you for your interest in, “Through the Looking Glass: A Review of Microsoft Ignite 2020“. If you […]

Microsoft Ignite 2020 | Microsoft 365 Takeaways

That’s a Wrap! But wait… the after party might be more fun!   Microsoft Ignite 2020 the virtual version is […]

Ignite 2020 Keynotes | Wellbeing & Mindfulness Take the Forefront

It is undeniable that 2020 has brought some of the most significant globally-universal challenges we’ve seen in our […]

Microsoft Ignite 2020 | Our session picks for Microsoft Developers

Microsoft Ignite begins September 22nd and runs through the 24th.  This year’s conference will take place online and […]

Microsoft Ignite 2020 | Curated Agenda for Microsoft 365 Admins/IT Pros

We’re pumped for Microsoft Ignite coming your way—no matter where you are—September 22nd – 24th.  The conference will […]

Microsoft Ignite 2020 | PixelMill’s Session Picks for Power Users

Registration is now open for Ignite! Microsoft’s annual developer and IT conference will take place virtually from September […]

5 Microsoft 365 Integrations You Should Be Using Now

One of the biggest perks of choosing Microsoft 365 as the core platform for your digital workspace is […]

Webinar | Through the Looking Glass: A Review of Microsoft Ignite 2020

Register for the webinar! It’s that time again…Microsoft Ignite time! The biggest Microsoft, SharePoint, and Microsoft 365 event […]

Webinar Recap | Creating an Effective User Feedback Loop for Your Digital Workspace

Thank you for your interest in, “Stop, collaborate, and LISTEN – Create an Effective User Feedback Loop for […]

Webinar | How to Get Started with the SharePoint Starter Kit

Register for the webinar! The hardest part of doing something is often just getting started. Even with—for better […]

Building a Case for Your Digital Workspace Transformation

Problem(s): We need to digitize! There’s a lack of effective communication… team members are feeling out of the […]

Webinar Recap | 10 Steps to Designing a SP Portal

Thank you for your interest in, “No User Adoption Without Representation: 10 Steps to Design a SP Portal […]

Office 365 is now Microsoft 365 but what is Microsoft 365?

Microsoft recently began “retiring” the product name “Office 365” and replacing it with “Microsoft 365.” While Microsoft 365 […]

Deploying a Modern Page Template with a Banner Image

The use case A client wasn’t super-enthused about the grey abstract banner images provided by default on all […]

Webinar | Stop, collaborate & LISTEN

Create an Effective User Feedback Loop for Your Digital Workspace Register for the webinar!   If you’ve been […]

Microsoft Gives Us Yet Another Reason to Choose Teams for Remote Work

We blinked, and we’re halfway through the calendar year. With nearly six months behind us, we’ve been reflecting […]

Why Your Organization Needs Microsoft Teams & SharePoint

I have a SharePoint intranet, do I really need Microsoft Teams? Do I need an Intranet if I […]

Webinar | No User Adoption Without Representation: 10 Steps to Design a SP Portal Your Users Will Use

Register for the webinar! A team’s success or failure is determined by their ability to work together. Take […]

1-Year Countdown to SharePoint 2016’s EOL | Where do I go from here?

Yes, the 1-year countdown to SharePoint 2016’s end-of-life has begun, but there’s good news! Microsoft will provide 5-year extended […]

Webinar Recap | Creating Effective & Accessible SharePoint Pages & News

Thank you for your interest in, “Content That Delivers: Create Effective & Accessible SharePoint Pages & News“. If […]

Microsoft Lists | What do they mean for my organization?

Microsoft recently announced that Microsoft Lists will be rolling out this summer. Introduced publicly for the first time at Build 2020, Microsoft Lists […]

SharePoint Starter Kit

Recently I had the great privilege of unveiling a new major release of the PnP community’s SharePoint Starter Kit, […]

Webinar Recap | The Microsoft 365 Digital Workspace + Virtual Marathon Recap

Thank you for your interest in, “The Future of Your Microsoft 365 Digital Workspace: Virtual Marathon Recap“. If […]

SharePoint Spaces in Preview & Home Sites Go Live

Microsoft recently announced a couple of exciting new features to SharePoint Online. What do they mean for you […]

Webinar | Content That Delivers: Create Effective & Accessible SharePoint Pages & News

Register for the webinar! Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve likely heard the phrase, ‘content is […]

What’s in a Name? | Microsoft Teams Naming Convention Tips

Here at PixelMill, we collaborate with clients and partners every day in Microsoft Teams (Teams). All communication previously took […]

Tech News | PixelMill President Unveils New Version of SharePoint Starter Kit

Join our President and Microsoft MVP, RD, and PnP Team member, Eric Overfield this Thursday, May 21st, at […]

Webinar | The Future of Your Microsoft 365 Digital Workspace: Virtual Marathon Recap

Register for the webinar! It’s May, and that means announcement time! This time of year, many of us […]

Webinar Recap | Effective SharePoint & MS Teams Provisioning Solutions

Thank you for your interest in, “7 Keys to Planning Effective SharePoint & MS Teams Provisioning Solutions For […]

Prevent Microsoft Teams Sprawl—How to Control Teams Creation

Microsoft Teams is an intuitive, user-friendly chat-based app that makes digital collaboration a breeze. In fact, it’s so […]

0365 External Sharing Tips to Keep Your Content Secure

At some point, most organizations run into scenarios that require sharing content with users outside the organization. Perhaps […]

Target Content to the Right Audiences in Modern SharePoint

It’s undeniable that an intranet’s success weighs heavily on the quality of its content. SharePoint at its core […]

Is your remote work platform secure? Why Microsoft 365 is the right choice.

TLDR: Microsoft is investing  $1 billion each year in cybersecurity and will do so for the foreseeable future. The DoD […]

Why Conferences Should Embrace VR & Gamification Now

As COVID-19 changes the position of many, if not all, industries, it’s undeniable that conferences have been greatly […]

Webinar | 7 Keys to Planning Effective SharePoint & MS Teams Provisioning Solutions For Repeatable Success

Register for the webinar! “It does not do to leave a live dragon out of your calculations, if […]

Webinar Recap | Teams + Power Apps

Thank you for your interest in, “Microsoft Teams & Power Apps – Better Together“. If you were able […]

Why Should I Choose SharePoint Modern Experiences for My SharePoint Intranet?

One of the first forks in the road when planning a SharePoint intranet project is deciding whether to […]

Staying Close While Keeping Your Social Distance at Work

It’s official, another 30 days of practicing social distancing are our future. Another 30 days of working from […]

Working From Home—Tips from a seasoned remote employee & her cohorts

In times like these, it’s important to find gratitude. Personally, I’m extremely grateful that I can continue working […]

Webinar Recap | Activating Remote Work with Office 365

Thank you for your interest in, “Activate Remote Work Immediately with Office 365“. If you were able to […]

Use Office 365 To Replicate Your In-Office Environment

As many of us find ourselves working from home due to COVID-19, we’re all trying to find ways […]

Activate Remote Work Today with MS Teams for Free

As we all do our part and practice social distancing, finding ways to stay connected and keep things […]

MS Teams Etiquette – 10 Rules to Avoid Remote #Fails

As many of us are forced to work remotely due to COVID-19, we’re turning to digital workspaces like […]

Webinar | Activate Remote Work Immediately with Office 365

How to do it now while preparing for long-term success Register for the webinar!   It’s time for […]

Working Remote—is this the new norm?

It’s undeniable that our current climate is chaotic. In fact, I venture to say that’s an understatement of […]

Mover Makes Migration to the Cloud Easy & Free

Spring is rapidly approaching and with it comes great change. Trees are blossoming, flowers are blooming, and birds […]

Modern SharePoint Goodie Box

Going from our classic SharePoint development approaches to Modern SharePoint development was quite a steep learning curve for […]

Webinar | Microsoft Teams & Power Apps – Better Together

Register for the webinar! Chocolate and Peanut Butter. An amazing combination whose origins are unknown. Much like fire, […]

How SharePoint Online is Improving Content Management

If you’re in the corporate communications world, I’m sure the phrase “content is king” has been exhausted on […]

Why Microsoft Teams Governance Matters

Microsoft Teams is arguably one of Microsoft’s greatest UI/UX wins as of late. It’s intuitive, easy-to-use interface makes […]

Join Our Team | Senior SharePoint & Microsoft 365 Developer

PixelMill is excited to announce that we are expanding and actively searching for a Senior SharePoint & Microsoft […]

SPFx/React Dropdown and Click Outside

As we build custom components such as header extensions for Sharepoint using SPFx, we often include dropdowns — […]

Webinar Recap | Raising Workplace IQ With Microsoft 365

Thank you for your interest in, “Raise the IQ of Your Intelligent Workplace with Microsoft 365“. If you […]

7 Resolutions for SharePoint Power Users & Content Owners

Resolve to curate rich content  A picture’s worth a thousand words. Fresh content drives adoption, and rich content […]

Webinar | Raise the IQ of Your Intelligent Workplace with Microsoft 365

Register for the webinar! New years bring new seasons! And we’re not just talking about the weather. After […]

12 Days of Microsoft Teams Recap!

Happy New Year everyone! We thought we’d start off 2020 with a recap of one of our popular blog […]

9 Work Resolutions & How Office 365 Will Help You Keep Them

2020 is here and as we all begin a new year with resolutions to help us fill our […]

12 Days of Microsoft Teams | Day 12

The Future of Teams Welcome to Day 12 of PixelMill’s ’12 Days of Microsoft Teams’ series! Thanks for spending your […]

12 Days of Microsoft Teams | Day 11

How to Host a Webinar in Teams Welcome to Day 11 of PixelMill’s ’12 Days of Microsoft Teams’ series! If […]

12 Days of Microsoft Teams | Day 10

Why Multi-window is Crucial to MS Teams Adoption Welcome to Day 10 of PixelMill’s ’12 Days of Microsoft Teams’ series! […]

12 Days of Microsoft Teams | Day 9

How Teams and SharePoint Work Together Welcome to Day 9 of PixelMill’s ’12 Days of Microsoft Teams‘ series! Let’s just […]

12 Days of Microsoft Teams | Day 8

How to Build a Teams Template for Consistent Creation Welcome to Day 8 of PixelMill’s ’12 Days of Microsoft […]

12 Days of Microsoft Teams | Day 7

7 Things Every Teams User Should Know How to Do Welcome to Day 7 of PixelMill’s ’12 Days of Microsoft […]

12 Days of Microsoft Teams | Day 6

Universal MS Teams Etiquette | 10 Rules to Avoid a Teams #Fail  Welcome to Day 6 of PixelMill’s ’12 […]

12 Days of Microsoft Teams | Day 5

Is MS Teams the New Productivity OS? Welcome to Day 5 of PixelMill’s ’12 Days of Microsoft Teams’ series! Faster […]

12 Days of Microsoft Teams | Day 4

What to consider before enabling Private Channels in MS Teams Welcome to Day 4 of PixelMill’s ’12 Days of […]

12 Days of Microsoft Teams | Day 3

Be Heard | How You Can Make Teams Better For Your Organization Welcome to Day 3 of PixelMill’s ’12 Days […]

12 Days of Microsoft Teams | Day 2

How Microsoft Teams is the Best of Office 365 in One Place Welcome to Day 2 of PixelMill’s […]

12 Days of Microsoft Teams | Day 1

Why Teams Governance Matters Welcome to Day 1 of PixelMill’s ’12 Days of Microsoft Teams’ series! Hang on to […]

Webinar Recap | Microsoft Ignite 2019

Thank you for your interest in, “Welcome to Orlando: A Review of Microsoft Ignite 2019“. If you were […]

Microsoft Ignite Teams Announcements

Microsoft Ignite Teams Announcements to Write Home About  As promised, Microsoft Ignite brought with it many exciting announcements; none […]

Microsoft Ignite 2019 – Project Cortex

Project Cortex | Who, what, when, why, how?  At Microsoft Ignite 2019, Microsoft announced an exciting new premium service in […]

Microsoft Ignite SharePoint Announcements

What Microsoft Ignite 2019 SharePoint Announcements Mean for the IQ of Your Intranet  Microsoft Ignite did not disappoint […]

Webinar | Welcome to Orlando: A Review of Microsoft Ignite 2019

Register for the webinar! It’s that time again…Microsoft Ignite time! The biggest Microsoft, SharePoint, and Office 365 event […]

Webinar Recap | Top 10 Microsoft Teams Collaboration Features

Thank you for your interest in, “10 Ways Microsoft Teams Makes Your Organization Better Collaborators“. If you were […]

4 Ways Modern SharePoint Experiences Increase User Adoption

Modern vs. Classic experiences in SharePoint have been quite the buzz. Let’s start by explaining what we mean […]

Microsoft Ignite | Technology IRL

Microsoft’s biggest conference is on the horizon and we’re waiting with bated breath for all the exciting announcements […]

9 Things to Consider When Building Your SP 2010 Migration Plan

The 12-month countdown has officially begun; Microsoft announced the official date for the end-of-life for SharePoint 2010. Rest assured that […]

Tech News | PixelMill President Takes 1st Place at Microsoft’s Developer Kitchen

This week, Microsoft 365 developers from around the world gathered at Microsoft Headquarters in Redmond for the Fluid+SPFx […]

Microsoft Teams Private Channels Are Coming & Why You Need to Turn Them Off

The day a vast number of Microsoft Teams users and administrators have been waiting for is nearly upon […]

What the SharePoint 2010 End-of-Life Campaign Means For You

Change is inevitable, and while no-one was necessarily surprised by Microsoft announcing the End-of-Life (EOL) for SharePoint 2010, it’s still […]

Webinar | Top 10 Ways Microsoft Teams Makes Your Organization Better Collaborators

Register for the webinar! As a freshman in college, our Partnerships + Community Manager starred in a Christmas […]

Why Your Team Needs Microsoft Teams Right Now

Microsoft Teams is the hub for digital teamwork in Office 365. Here at PixelMill, we spend most of our […]

5 Ways Site Designs Drive Value to Your Business

As SharePoint administrators, it’s our responsibility to provide our team with the tools they need to get their […]

Are You Cloud Ready?

Is Your Organization Cloud Ready? Why and How to Prepare for the Cloud  One of the hottest topics […]

Webinar Recap | Microsoft Stream

Thank you for your interest in, “Microsoft Stream, Streaming for the Masses”. If you were able to join […]

Microsoft is Dropping Skype for Business | Who's the New Apple of Their Eye?

Microsoft and Skype for Business have been going steady since 2015, and unless you’ve been living under a […]

UAT – The Secret to Stress-Free Deployment

You may have heard the acronym UAT tossed around, but what does it mean, and why is it […]

Webinar | Microsoft Stream, Streaming for the Masses

Register for the webinar! In a world where a community of people fear a lack of content nearly […]

Webinar Recap | SharePoint Framework Development Tips

Thank you for your interest in, “Tips from the SharePoint Framework Development Trenches“. If you were able to […]

Forms For All and All For Forms | Microsoft Forms Primer

Microsoft does it again! Microsoft Forms empowers all users, no matter their code savvy, with tools they need to gather […]

Webinar | Tips from the SharePoint Framework Development Trenches

Register for the webinar! The sudden emergence of Summer has got us really feeling the heat in more […]

Webinar Recap | SPCNA 2019

Thank you for your interest in, “Hitting the Jackpot – A Review of SharePoint Conference North America 2019“. […]

Webinar | Hitting the Jackpot – A Review of SharePoint Conference North America 2019

SharePoint Conference North America is back again! The biggest SharePoint & Office 365 event of the year lands […]

Unleash Productivity with PowerApps Today!

What is PowerApps?: PowerApps brings power to the people! Building business applications is a breeze with Microsoft PowerApps, […]

Webinar Recap | Fundamentals of Business Applications

Thank you for your interest in, “Understanding the Fundamentals of Business Applications“. If you were able to join […]

Go With the Flow

What is Flow?  Using automated workflows, Microsoft’s Flow enables you to focus on your work instead of getting […]

Webinar | Understanding the Fundamentals of Business Applications

Since the beginning of time, humans have been seeking ways to make every day a little easier. Tired […]

Webinar Recap | Maximizing Microsoft Teams for Mid-Large Organizations

Thank you for your interest in, “Maximize Collaboration with Microsoft Teams Mid size – Large Orgs”. If you […]

Tech News: SPFx v1.8 is Live | Sharing is Caring

Microsoft’s SharePoint team just announced the general availability of the SharePoint Framework 1.8, bringing more unified extensibility options […]

Join Our Team – SharePoint, Office 365 Business Analyst

PixelMill is excited to announce that we are expanding and actively searching for a Business Analyst to join […]

Webinar | Maximize Collaboration with Microsoft Teams (Mid-size – Large Orgs)

We’re feeling all kinds of lucky to be in our third year of sessions here at the #PixelMillWebinars […]

Webinar Recap | SharePoint Solutions for Microsoft Teams

Thank you for your interest in, “Developing SharePoint Solutions For Microsoft Teams“. If you were able to join […]

Tech News | Open Source SharePoint Framework RSS Reader Webpart Now Available 

Tech News  Our Founder’s Latest Creation | Open Source SharePoint Framework RSS Reader Webpart Now Available Innovation is a […]

Webinar | Developing SharePoint Solutions for Microsoft Teams

February is, so we’re told, the “love”-liest month of the year (*chuckle*), and why wouldn’t it be? The […]

Top 10 Features of a SharePoint Intranet

Every organization is unique, and our digital tools should reflect our company culture. However, there are quite a […]

Webinar Recap | Modern vs Classic

Thank you for your interest in, “Modern vs Classic: A SharePoint Battle Royale“. If you were able to […]

5 Office 365 Resolutions to Make Right Now

Here at PixelMill, we’re all about setting goals, and what better time to do so than at the New […]

Webinar | Modern vs Classic: A SharePoint Battle Royale

Happiest of New Years to all of our PixelFriends near and far! We sincerely hope you had an […]

12 Days of Microsoft Teams Recap!

  Happy New Year everyone! We thought we’d start off 2019 with a recap of one of our most […]

12 Days of Microsoft Teams | Day 12

External Sharing Do’s and Don’ts  Welcome to Day 12 of PixelMill’s ‘12 Days of Microsoft Teams’ series! Sharing is caring, […]

12 Days of Microsoft Teams | Day 11

Microsoft Teams Meeting Best Practices for Organizers & Attendees Welcome to Day 11 of PixelMill’s ‘12 Days of Microsoft […]

12 Days of Microsoft Teams | Day 10

Increase Efficiency with Tabs Welcome to Day 10 of PixelMill’s ‘12 Days of Microsoft Teams’ series! If you find yourself […]

12 Days of Microsoft Teams | Day 9

Bots, Bots, and More Bots! Welcome to Day 9 of PixelMill’s ‘12 Days of Microsoft Teams’ series! If you ever […]

12 Days of Microsoft Teams | Day 8

5 Predictions for Microsoft Teams in 2019 Welcome to Day 8 of PixelMill’s ‘12 Days of Microsoft Teams’ series! Today […]

12 Days of Microsoft Teams | Day 7

Team vs. Channel | Understanding the Basics & Planning for Success Welcome to Day 7 of PixelMill’s ‘12 Days […]

12 Days of Microsoft Teams | Day 6

To Like or Not to Like | What does “like” mean in your company culture and is it […]

12 Days of Microsoft Teams | Day 5

Microsoft Teams No Nos – Avoid a Teams #fail with these fools proof avoids Welcome to Day 5 […]

12 Days of Microsoft Teams | Day 4

Notifications Best Practices | What you need to know to stay in the know Welcome to Day 4 […]

12 Days of Microsoft Teams | Day 3

How MS Teams Replaced Outlook at PixelMill Welcome to Day 3 of PixelMill’s ’12 Days of Microsoft Teams’ series! Today we […]

12 Days of Microsoft Teams | Day 2

5 Ways to Increase User Adoption of MS Teams Welcome to Day 2 of PixelMill’s ’12 Days of Microsoft […]

12 Days of Microsoft Teams | Day 1

Haven’t Tried Teams? Use it without an O365 License for Free Welcome to Day 1 of PixelMill’s ’12 […]

How to Choose the Right Microsoft SharePoint Environment | Advice from a Microsoft RD

What decision points should an organization focus on when considering which platform is right for them?  Step 1: Determine if you’ll be on-prem, in […]

Webinar Recap | Kicking Fear & Toxicity Out of the Workplace

Thank you for your interest in, “How to Kick Fear and Toxicity Out of The Workplace, a Practical […]

Webinar | How to Kick Fear and Toxicity Out of The Workplace, a Practical Guide

“Fear is the path to the Dark Side. Fear leads to anger. Anger leads to hate. Hate leads […]

Webinar Recap | SharePoint Site Designs

Thank you for your interest in, “Deliver Amazing Results with SharePoint Site Designs“. If you were able to […]

5 Ways To Tell If Your SharePoint Solution Is A Success

You’ve invested hundreds if not thousands of hours into delivering the perfect SharePoint based solution. You think you’ve […]

Running multiple versions of PnP-PowerShell

This is by no means new news, as Chris Kent and Erwin van Hunen have already covered how […]

Become a Microsoft Teams Hall of Famer

Microsoft Teams provides the toolset necessary to enable more seamless organizational communication and collaboration, our cockpit of the digital […]

Webinar | Deliver Amazing Results with SharePoint Site Designs

We often hear of artists ‘going back to their roots’ for inspiration. Justin Timberlake, the former *NSYNC member and […]

Webinar Recap | Microsoft Ignite 2018

Thank you for your interest in, “One Week In Orlando: A Review of Microsoft Ignite 2018“. If you […]

Modern Teamwork with Microsoft Teams – Ignite 2018 Update

Lori Wright, General Manager of Microsoft Teams and Skype Product Marketing at Microsoft, provided us with an update […]

Ignite 2018 Keynote – Tech Intensity

Ignite 2018 officially kicked off with a visionary keynote by Microsoft CEO, Satya Nadella. You can watch the […]

PixelTalk Ep 6: What is a Digital Workspace and how can you improve yours?

Welcome to PixelTalk, where the PixelMill team discusses hot topics around communication, collaboration, and all things SharePoint, Office […]

Build a Winning Microsoft Ignite Schedule

Microsoft will be hosting the fourth Ignite, Microsoft Ignite 2018, next week in Orlando Florida. Every year this is the must-attend […]

Digital Workspace Transformed

Is it time to transform your digital workspace? Are you ready to empower your employees with effective digital tools? […]

Webinar | One Week in Orlando: A Review of Microsoft Ignite

It’s that time again…Microsoft Ignite time! The biggest Microsoft, SharePoint, and Office 365 event of the year is […]

What Millennials and Gen Z Actually Want

Your organization is acquiring more Millennials and Gen Z employees every day. In fact, according to a study […]

Webinar Recap | Office 365 Compliance and Records Management

Thank you for your interest in, “Understanding Compliance and Records Management in Office 365“. If you were able […]

User Adoption | Create a Culture of Change

PixelMill uses a set of metrics to help our clients define the success of any project we engage. […]

6 Things Every Office365 Power User Should Be Doing Today

Power users commonly manage day to day Office 365 usage, administration, training, and more. There are powerful no-code, browser-based, or […]

Webinar | Understanding Compliance & Records Management in Office 365

We’d like to tell you a little story. A story of redemption, honor, and finishing what you start. […]

Webinar Recap | Leveraging Teams & Planner

Thank you for your interest in, “One Card at a Time – Leveraging Teams & Planner to Manage […]

Microsoft Teams + SharePoint—Destined to be Lifelong Partners

Microsoft Teams, or as I like to call it, the Slack Slayer :-), has only been publicly available for one and […]

PixelTalk Ep.5: Let's Get Visonary

Welcome to PixelTalk, where the PixelMill team discusses hot topics around communication, collaboration, and all things SharePoint, Office […]

Webinar | One Card at a Time – Leveraging Teams & Planner to Manage End User Adoption

A team’s success or failure is determined by their ability to work together. Take the happenings in the NBA […]

What Is A Digital Workspace?

Let’s face it, the term ‘digital workspace’ isn’t novel and makes some of us cringe, but I’m going […]

PixelTalk Ep4: Which Platform Is Right For Your Organization?

Welcome to PixelTalk, where the PixelMill team discusses hot topics around communication, collaboration, and all things SharePoint, Office […]

SharePoint Today | Prepare For Tomorrow

During SharePoint Conference North America 2018, held in late May 2018, the Microsoft Office, SharePoint, OneDrive, Teams, and Yammer […]

PixelTalk Ep3: SPCNA 2018 Wrap-Up

Welcome to PixelTalk, where the PixelMill team discusses hot topics around communication, collaboration, and all things SharePoint, Office […]

Webinar | Top 10 Blockchain Questions Answered

Here at PixelMill, we like to stay on top of current trends and happenings not only in the […]

PixelTalk Ep2: Why Business Analysis Matters

Welcome to PixelTalk, where the PixelMill team discusses hot topics around communication, collaboration, and all things SharePoint, Office […]

Who Runs the Mill? Girls!

Women earn only 28 percent of computer science degrees. Women hold only 25 percent of computing jobs. Women hold only 11 percent of executive positions […]

Webinar | Vegas Rules: A Review of SharePoint Conference North America

SharePoint Conference North America is back! The biggest SharePoint & Office 365 event of the year has made […]

SharePoint Conference NA 2018

Watch out Vegas, SharePoint is coming to town! The PixelMill team is thrilled to be sponsoring SPCNA in […]

PixelTalk Ep1: Modern vs Classic SharePoint Experiences

Welcome to our new series, PixelTalk, where the PixelMill team discusses hot topics around communication, collaboration, and all […]

Webinar | High Value Scenarios for Microsoft Teams

April has risen. Spring disappeared for a while but she’s returned to bring us warmer weather, flowers, baseball, […]

UX and Your Intranet Portal

In our recent blog post, “The Difference between UX and UI”, we explained the difference between User Experience (UX) […]

Webinar | Site Designs and Site Scripts, Templating for Modern Super Heroes

According to my 23andMe report, I’m 36.9% Irish. It also says I’m 1.1% unassigned so if anyone needs […]

Webinar Recap | Current Dev Tools for SharePoint & Office 365

We hope you enjoyed, “Evolving SharePoint and Office 365 Development, a New World of Opportunities” and our first foray […]

Changing Colors on a Modern Site

A few months ago, Microsoft pushed out some new theming options for Modern sites. Now, if you use one […]

SharePoint Classic or Modern Experiences | Should I Stay, or Should I Go Now?

The Clash’s song stands the test of time for many reasons. This age-old question follows us in all walks of […]

Add a Header Image to a Modern Page

We’re always trying to experiment with what’s possible with branding SharePoint. As one of the developers on the […]

Webinar | Evolving SharePoint and Office 365 Development, a New World of Opportunities

Oooooh how I love January. A time for new beginnings. A chance to rebuild. An opportunity to commit […]

UX ≠ UI—The Difference Between UX & UI

When we talk about Web and Application Design, the terms “UX” and “UI” are thrown around constantly. Both […]

Webinar Recap | A Look into the Future of Communication

We hope you enjoyed, “The Future of Intelligent Communications”, also known as “Christian & Eric’s Nerdiest Adventure”. Our […]

Webinar | The Future of Intelligent Communications

Happy New Year Year everyone! We had a lot of fun in 2017 with our webinar series. We […]

12 Days of SharePoint Recap!

Happy New Year everyone! We thought we’d start off 2018 with a recap of one of our most popular […]

12 Days of SharePoint | Day 12

Welcome to Day 12 of PixelMill’s ’12 Days of SharePoint’ series! Our final tip is one we can assure will help […]

12 Days of SharePoint | Day 11

Welcome to Day 11 of PixelMill’s ’12 Days of SharePoint’ series! While it’s usually the other way around, we hope […]

12 Days of SharePoint | Day 10

Welcome to Day 10 of PixelMill’s ’12 Days of SharePoint’ series! Today’s tip is sure to ‘develop’ everything from your network […]

12 Days of SharePoint | Day 9

Welcome to Day 9 of PixelMill’s ’12 Days of SharePoint’ series! Today’s tip help you move your stuff without bribing your friends with […]

12 Days of SharePoint | Day 8

Welcome to Day 8 of PixelMill’s ’12 Days of SharePoint’ series! We hope you had a great weekend, but we […]

12 Days of SharePoint | Day 7

Welcome to Day 7 of PixelMill’s ’12 Days of SharePoint’ series! Today’s tip is a good reminder to those your ducks […]

12 Days of SharePoint | Day 6

Welcome to Day 6 of PixelMill’s ’12 Days of SharePoint’ series! Throw out your Tux & Aston Martin and use today’s tip […]

12 Days of SharePoint | Day 5

Welcome to Day 5 of PixelMill’s ’12 Days of SharePoint’ series! We hope you like gifts because today’s tip is […]

12 Days of SharePoint | Day 4

Welcome to Day 4 of PixelMill’s ’12 Days of SharePoint’ series! Today’s tip reminds us to not drown ourselves with the […]

12 Days of SharePoint | Day 3

Welcome to Day 3 of PixelMill’s ’12 Days of SharePoint’ series! If life is moving a little too fast for you, […]

12 Days of SharePoint | Day 2

Welcome to Day 2 of PixelMill’s ’12 Days of SharePoint’ series! Today’s tip will help you discover amazing things on a daily basis. Enjoy! SharePoint […]

12 Days of SharePoint | Day 1

Welcome to Day 1 of PixelMill’s ’12 Days of SharePoint’ series! Hang on to your keyboards because we […]

SharePoint Fest Chicago 2017

December is filled with Fests of all sorts…art fests, wine & beer fests, holiday cheer fests, but as […]

Happy Thanksgiving!

  Happy Thanksgiving from the PixelMill team! Here in our little corner of the universe, we have as lot […]

Webinar | The Adventures of Azure Functions & Microsoft Graph

Here at PixelMill, we like adventures. If we had our way, AC/DC’s ‘Thunderdome’ would be underscoring our day. Going […]

Webinar Recap | Microsoft Teams in a SharePoint World

Another amazing webinar in the books! Thank you to all who joined us. In typical PixelMill Webinar Series […]

Webinar | Leveraging Microsoft Teams in a SharePoint-Centric Organization

The Golden Girls. The Justice League. The 1996 Chicago Bulls. These are arguably some of the greatest teams of […]

Microsoft Ignite 2017 | An Insider Look

Microsoft Ignite 2017 | An insider look at the PixelMill team’s session notes If you attended Microsoft Ignite, […]

SharePoint Saturday Sacramento 2017

Sacramento’s SharePoint Saturday Registration is now open!   Are you a SharePoint administrator, end user, architect, developer, or […]

Webinar | A Pixel For Your Thoughts: LIVE From Ignite 2017!

It’s that time again…Microsoft Ignite time! The biggest SharePoint & Office 365 event of the year is upon […]

Countdown to Microsoft Ignite 2017

Countdown to Ignit(e)ion 0d:0h:0m:0s   Join our webinar on Thursday, 9/28! Our September webinar is this Thursday, 9/28 […]

Webinar | TypeScript and the SharePoint Framework, Better Together

There are somewhere around 7,099 languages spoken in the world today (Thanks Google). However, that number is constantly […]

Guest Blog | More Than Just a Pretty Interface

We’re baaack with another exciting topic for our guest blog series! In this exciting sequel to our popular […]

Adding images with PnP/Powershell

Oh, hello! Welcome back to our guest blogger series. This is your chance to learn a little something […]

Webinar Recap | Supercharging SPFx Web Parts w/ React

We hope you enjoyed, “Supercharge Your SharePoint Framework Web Part With React”. Talk about one for the ages! […]

Webinar | Supercharge Your SharePoint Framework Webpart with React

**DATE CHANGE! This Webinar will now be taking place on July 20th.   Throughout the history of the […]

Webinar Recap | Latest & Greatest in SharePoint Development

We hope you enjoyed “Uncovering the Latest in SharePoint Development”, the new universal record holder for “Most Questions […]

Microsoft Forms is Here to Pump *clap* You Up

It’s here! It’s here! Microsoft Forms preview for commercial licenses is here! Join us in welcoming back Chloe Fox, […]

Get started with PnP-Powershell!

Welcome back to our guest blogger series. This is your chance to learn a little something about the […]

Webinar | Uncovering the Latest in SharePoint Development

There’s a good portion of the population waiting for winter to come. Why? Because there’s dragons and magic […]

Guest Blog | Why a Business Analyst is the Ace Up Your Sleeve

In the spirit of collaboration, we’re featuring our amazing team in our new guest blog series. This is […]

Webinar Recap | Office UI Fabric

We hope you enjoyed “Use Office UI Fabric to Beautify SharePoint” last week! Eric Overfield stayed up late […]

Playing Well With Others, or What I Learned at the Microsoft Virtual Summit

“This has truly been the biggest year for SharePoint”. Jeff Teper, Microsoft Corporate Vice President Office, SharePoint and OneDrive […]

Webinar | Use Office UI Fabric to Beautify SharePoint

Ah, May. A glorious time of the year. Baseball’s in full swing (Go Giants!), allergies are kicking 1/3 […]

Webinar Recap | Build SPFx Webparts

We hope you enjoyed “Build Your First SharePoint Framework Webpart” last week! We apologize if anyone was having […]

New Study! | The State of the Hybrid SharePoint Ecosystem

Considering a migration to the cloud? Unsure of what that means for your company and what risks are […]

Webinar | Build Your First SharePoint Framework Webpart

Happy April everyone! It’s that time again for the PixelMill Webinar Series next webinar! In this month’s webinar […]

Webinar Recap on SharePoint Branding

We hope you enjoyed, “Broaden Your Dev Skillset with Inspired SharePoint Branding,” last week! The level of engagement, […]

Microsoft Teams Release to General Availability

Just yesterday Microsoft announced the general availability of Teams, an Office 365 application that takes collaboration to a […]

Catch Our Team at SPTechCon Austin Next Month!

Join Our Team For SPTechCon Austin 2017 The first SharePoint Technology Conference (SPTechCon) of the year is happening […]

Broaden Your Dev Skillset w/ Inspired SharePoint Branding

Happy March everyone! We want to kick off this month with another webinar announcement! This month’s webinar, “Broaden […]

Webinar Recap on SharePoint Provisioning

Today’s webinar, “Who Needs a Developer for SharePoint Provisioning,” had a great turnout and we can’t wait to […]

The Future is Here: SPFx is Generally Available

Back in November, first release tenants began to see the first heart beats of the SharePoint Framework (SPFx). […]

PixelMill Team Talk: Why We Love SharePoint

Happy Valentine’s day from all of us at PixelMill! In the spirit of love, we decided to go […]

What Makes Your User Group Successful

On January 31st, Christian Buckley (@buckleyplanet) held a Tweet Jam on the Evolution of the User Group. The […]

Who Needs A Developer for SharePoint Provisioning

This year, the PixelMill team will be hosting several free webinars on a variety of topics, ranging from […]

Are You Ready to Get Hooked on SharePoint Webhooks?

Calling all SharePoint Developers! It’s time to improve your organization’s processes and end-user notifications within SharePoint. In September, […]

2017 Microsoft MVP Renewal

We are proud to announce that our President and Co-founder, Eric Overfield, was once again awarded as a […]

Enter to Win a Free SharePoint Template

Bring in the new year with a SharePoint site revamp! During the first month of 2017, PixelMill will […]

What Does Successful Collaboration Look Like?

Within a success-driven organization, often effective collaborative efforts fall short. However, that is not to say that collaboration […]

SPFx Now Available to First Release Tenants

The SharePoint Framework (SPFx) just made it out of Developer Preview and is now being rolled out to […]

Public Preview of Microsoft Teams Now Available

This week, Microsoft announced the worldwide public preview of Microsoft Teams, a new “chat-based workspace” for Office 365 […]

New Calendar Experience in Outlook Mobile

On October 31st, Microsoft announced the release of the new calendar experience in Mobile Outlook that will open up […]

The Release of General Availability of Microsoft Flow

Today, Microsoft officially announced the General Availability of Microsoft Flow, an application that can improve workplace productivity among […]

Join us for SharePoint Saturday Sacramento!

We are proud sponsors of this year’s SharePoint Saturday Sacramento (@spsatsac), held on November 5th at the Patrick […]

Learn About SharePoint Team Sites at Ignite

Are you planning your Ignite schedule already? Don’t forget to join Eric Overfield for his session with Microsoft […]

The Countdown to Microsoft Ignite 2016

In just over two weeks the PixelMill team will be joining some of the top Office 365 and […]

Office 365: Utilize Delve for Your Business

This last weekend marked the fourth annual SharePoint Saturday Silicon Valley. I was most excited to learn about […]

SharePoint Saturday Silicon Valley 2016

Can you believe that SharePoint Saturday Silicon Valley is only a few days away? Our team is excited […]

UI Card-Based Homepage on SharePoint

At PixelMill, we brand SharePoint in a way that offers a new level consistency, both in message and […]

The Future of the Mobile-Friendly SharePoint App

Recently Jeff Teper, Microsoft Corporate Vice President of One Drive and SharePoint kicked off “The Future of SharePoint” […]

SharePoint Saturday Vancouver on March 12th

Are you interested in learning about practical strategies for SharePoint and Responsive Web Design? Join Eric Overfield at […]

Tech Expert Interview with Eric Overfield

Eric Overfield, Microsoft MVP and President and Co-Founder of PixelMill, was a recent guest on the TechnologyAdvice Expert […]

Join us for SPTechCon Austin 2016, Feb 21st-24th

With the new year in full swing, we are gearing up for our first conference of the year, […]

SharePoint Fest Denver, March 1st-3rd

Pack your bags, we are heading to Denver, Colorado March 1st through the 3rd! Here at PixelMill we […]

A Toast to a New Microsoft MVP!

Last week, all across the world, everyone raised their glass and toasted to the new year. Well, here […]

2015 – A Look Back at SharePoint and PixelMill

It is no understatement that 2016 will be a year of growth and innovation for SharePoint, the SharePoint […]

Looking For Easy SharePoint Icons? Check out FontAwesome

There has been a lot of talk recently surrounding FontAwesome. Now is a great time to share our […]

Microsoft’s Matter Center: Harness the Technologies of Office 365

The power of Office 365 is that it gives you the ability to bring together SharePoint Online, OneDrive […]

SharePoint Insights: Mega Menus & Intranets

When navigating websites in your daily lives you probably frequently interact with mega menus. I intend on covering […]

Share, Learn, and Explore at Microsoft Ignite 2015

[bctt tweet=”With over 600 sessions announced so far and almost a third of those being dedicated to SharePoint, […]

Chicago- Views, Culture, Pizza, & SP Fest!

  Share Point Fest Chicago is rapidly approaching, the event itself should be dynamite and a warm place […]

SharePoint Insights: Ribbon & Suite Bar Customizations

When I look at our finished projects for clients, the changes are abundantly clear. It’s important to keep […]

SPTechCon Austin: Register Today

During February 8-11, 2015, one of the largest (“Texas” sized) SharePoint conferences of the year will take place […]

SharePoint Insights Introduction

Hi SharePoint community! My name is Chloe and I’m the newest addition this fall to the PixelMill team […]

European SharePoint Conference 2014

In case you missed it, the European SharePoint Conference 2014 programme is now available and I’m delighted to […]

SharePoint Wish List for 2014

Four Areas to Take Your SharePoint Branding and Design Projects to the Next Level The fireworks have come […]

The 8 Step Guide to your SharePoint Branding Journey

Every journey must begin with the first step, but many times we have an idea of the “big […]

The Evolution of SharePoint Branding

The goal of branding is to provide a consistent look and feel throughout all of your environments while […]

Great Reasons to Attend SPFest Chicago

SharePoint Fest Chicago 2013 is right around the corner, running October 7th through Oct 9th. This is a […]

SharePoint 2013: Inline Styles in Design Manager Page Layout

When you begin working with Page Layouts in SharePoint 2013 Design Manager available in Publishing site, you may […]

Branding SharePoint 2013 Tricks & Discoveries

Much has changed in branding SharePoint 2013 when compared to SharePoint 2010. The Design Manager opens many doors […]

Responsive Web Design for SharePoint 2013 & SharePoint 2010

Recently I was interviewed by David Rubinstein of BZ Media regarding Responsive Web Design and SharePoint. If you […]

SharePoint Saturday Honolulu 2012

I just got back from SharePoint Saturday Friday #SPSHNL and must say it was an excellent SPS event. […]

Off to SharePoint Conference 2012 in Las Vegas

The bags are packed and I am ready to go. My team and I have been feverishly working […]

SharePoint Saturday Sacramento 2012 Recap

A shout out to everyone that attended SharePoint Saturday Sacramento 2012. I have quite a few people that […]

Eric's Session at SharePoint Saturday Sacramento 2012

Thank you to everyone who attended my session, Reshaping SharePoint for Evolving Internet Devices at SharePoint Saturday Sacramento […]

SharePoint Saturday Bend

Thank you to those who organized, sponsored and most importantly those who attended SharePoint Saturday Bend #SPSBend for […]

September Redmond Visit

I want to thank the members of the Puget Sound SPUG #PSSPUG (and Greg Frick) for the opportunity […]

Speaking Engagements Galore

I am excited to announce a series of upcoming events along the west coast that I have been […]

Drag & Drop Web Parts in SharePoint 2010

When I was recently creating a custom Master Page, I wanted to use CSS3 styles. Since IE 8 […]

Link to JavaScript Files in a SharePoint 2010 Sandbox Solution

This post is one post in a series of posts I penned in hopes it would help those […]

Why CSSRegistration Will Not Work in a SharePoint 2010 Sandbox Solution

This post is one post in a series of posts I penned in hopes it would help those […]

The Proper Web Part Control Class for a SharePoint 2010 Sandbox Solution

This post is one post in a series of posts I penned in hopes it would help those […]

SharePoint 2010 Sandbox Feature Deactivation – Removing Module Assets

This post is one post in a series of posts I penned in hopes it would help those […]

Automatically Check In Files in a SharePoint 2010 Sandbox Feature Event Receiver

This post is one post in a series of posts I penned in hopes it would help those […]

From the Farm to the Sandbox Launched

I recently built a farm based Branding Solution for SharePoint 2010 in Visual Studio 2010. The solution included […]

Two SharePoint branding solutions to jumpstart your project

Pixelmill shares a complete SharePoint branding solution including detailed documentation, install files, and design resources at no cost

SharePoint Saturday Silicon Valley 2012 Recap

I want to thank everyone that attended SharePoint Saturday Silicon Valley 2012 (#SPSSV) in particular the organizers (Christian […]

SharePoint Saturday Silicon Valley 2012

I already mentioned in a previous post that I will be speaking at Sharepoint Saturday Silicon Valley #SPSSV. […]

SharePoint 2010: Automatically Reset to the Default Theme in Code

When you want to reset your current theme that has been applied to your SharePoint site in code, […]

Adding a Fixed Footer to your SharePoint 2010 Minimal Master Page

In a previous post I explained how to add a fixed footer to SharePoint 2010 sites. The idea […]

PixelMill Will be at SPTechCon Boston 2012

I am proud to say that PixelMill will be an Exhibitor at BZ Media’s upcoming SPTechCon (#SPTechCon) in […]

SharePoint 2010: Allow Server Side Code – Inline Code Blocks

One of the great features of SharePoint is that it is built on-top of .Net, thus allowing nearly […]

Branding My Sites & Person.aspx in SharePoint 2010

While at SharePoint Conference 2011 last week in Anaheim, California, I was asked to participate as the SharePoint […]

Adding a Fixed Footer to your SharePoint 2010 Master Page

While at SharePoint Conference 2011 last week in Anaheim, California, I was asked to participate as the SharePoint […]

Ask the Experts at SharePoint Conference 2011

What a great experience. Last night during the SharePoint Conference 2011 “Ask the Experts” night, it looks like […]

Office 365 Migration Tool

One of our customers recently turned me on to a new tool that may help you migrate to […]

PixelMill Attending Microsoft SharePoint Conference 2011

Microsoft’s SharePoint Conference is the world’s premier event dedicated to the SharePoint platform and its related technologies. This […]

Reflections on 2011 Internet Retailer Conference & Exhibition

Last week a colleague and I attended the Internet Retail Conference and Exhibition held in sunny San Diego. […]

The Difference Between Default & Custom Master Pages

If you have ever right clicked a master page in SharePoint Designer, you probably noticed that you can […]

Part Three: Updating your Web Presence Series

Transitioning From Old Websites Built Using Tables to Tableless CSS In my last article A Website Review – […]

Part Two: Updating your Web Presence Series

A Website Review – How Does Your Site Compare? In my last article (Congratulations, Web Pioneers) I covered […]

Differences Between Publishing Layout Page & Web Part Page Classes

Ever wonder what the difference between the PublishingLayoutPage ( 1Microsoft.SharePoint.Publishing.PublishingLayoutPage ) class and the WebPartPage ( 1Microsoft.SharePoint.WebPartPages.WebPartPage ) […]

Assign a Unique Master Page to a Page Layout in a Publishing Portal

The scenario goes, you have a SharePoint 2010 Publishing site and you have created a custom master page […]

ProStores Version 10.3 Features Announced

ProStores has released the details of the features that will be added in the next version of ProStores. […]

Mobile Templates for ProStores!

You asked for them, we listened. Finally there are mobile templates for the ProStores platform and only we […]

Part One: Updating your Web Presence Series

Congratulations, Web Pioneers… You took the initiative to learn how to build innovative and successful websites and for […]

SharePoint 2010 Template for Sale: Center Rounded

PixelMill just released a brand new SharePoint 2010 template for sale called “Center Rounded”. The “Center Rounded” SharePoint […]

Z-Index Issues with IE 7 and jQuery

Recently i was working on a site design that included a top, horizontal navigation, with jQuery based effects […]

SharePoint 2010: Hide the Status Bar for Anonymous Users

Back in January I wrote an article on how to hide the Status bar for all users using […]

Prostores Source Editor is coming back!

Many of us have asked for it and Prostores has responded. Prostores is bringing back the source editor for the following page templates: StoreFront, CatalogList and CatalogDetails.

SharePoint 2010: Create a Custom Search Box

The SharePoint 2010 OOB basic seach box control can be slightly modified using CSS, but what if you […]

SharePoint 2010: Add a WebPartZone to a Team Site

Have you tried to add a webpartzone to a SharPoint 2010 Team Site page in SPD? You can, but […]

Prostores: How to Add the NexTag ROI Optimizer

Are you submitting your Prostores catalog to NexTag? If you are not, you should be! To get that […]

SharePoint 2010 Notification Window Disappearing?

If you start heavily modifying the layout of your SharePoint masterpage, you might end up changing the z-index […]

Prostores: Create a Static Page or Static Homepage

Prostores is a great e-commerce platform with many built in SEO tools. One problem though is that when […]

Hiding the Ribbon for Anonymous Users in SharePoint 2010

Have you wanted to hide the ribbon on your SharePoint 2010 site from Anonymous users, or at least […]

SharePoint 2010: Create a Custom Page Layout for a Publishing Site using SharePoint Designer

Creating a custom layout for a Publishing site in SharePoint 2010 is not very difficult to accomplish, but […]

PixelMill Launches SharePointTemplates.com

In an effort to bring together SharePoint templates, design and branding components in one place, PixelMill launches www.sharepointtemplates.com, […]

PixelMill Publishes First SharePoint 2010 Template for Sale

PixelMill has received many requests for SharePoint 2010 templates over the past year. Though we have done custom […]

SharePoint 2010 Base Master Page / Minimal Master Page- Foundation Sites

One of the great joys of working with SharePoint is taking the SharePoint out of SharePoint. Don’t believe […]

SharePoint Logging: A Simple, Custom Logger for SharePoint Webparts and SharePoint Projects

Download Project Files Now A while ago I was building my first webpart for SharePoint and I wanted […]

ProStores Version 10.2 Upgrade Highlights

ProStores just released their latest upgrade, version 10.2, and what is most interesting is the number of enhancements […]

Remove / Hide the Status Bar in SharePoint 2010

Have you ever wanted to remove or hide the Status Bar and/or Status Messages in your SharePoint 2010 […]

PixelMill Develops Custom SharePoint Templates for University of Illinois Medical Center

DAVIS, CALIFORNIA – December 22, 2010 – Web design firm PixelMill has developed custom templates for the University […]

PixelMill Delivers Custom SharePoint Design for Integrated Device Technology

DAVIS, CALIFORNIA. – December 17, 2010 – Established website design firm PixelMill implemented a SharePoint 2007 intranet site […]

Adding Google Translate to a Prostores Web Store

I recently ran across a great little snippet of code that you can quickly add to any Prostores […]

ProStores Invoice Adjustments Video

In this video we walk you through the new features for adjusting ProStores invoices to help you manage […]

ProStores General Settings Video

The following is a video providing an overview of the General Settings area of your store, including how […]

Adding ProStores Product Images

The following is a video providing an overview on how to add product images to your ecommerce storfront […]

ProStores Bulk Product Editing: CSV File basics

The following video provides an overview of how to work with the Product CSV file to make basic […]

ProStores Product List Management Video

The following is a short video on the Product List Manager. We’ll provide an overview of the list, […]

ProStores Product Management Video

The following is a short video that will walk you through Product Management in ProStores. We will show […]

ProStores Page Text Video

The following ProStores video will walk you through the steps of how to find and edit the page […]

SharePoint Designer 2010 Differences

You have probably noticed quite  few differences between SharePoint Design 2007 and SharePoint Designer 2010, I know I […]

PixelMill Completes Intranet Branding Overhaul for Merck Using SharePoint 2007

DAVIS, CALIFORNIA – September 14 2009 – Leading SharePoint design firm PixelMill completed a multi-month project for pharmaceutical […]

PixelMill Delivers Intranet Branding for Northern Power as a SharePoint 2007 Feature

DAVIS, CALIFORNIA. – July 10, 2009 – Established web design firm PixelMill implemented a SharePoint 2007 intranet site […]

Vivid Office Emerges as Creative Design Force of Rare ‘Skins’ Solutions for Microsoft’s SharePoint Services

(DAVIS, CALIF.) – March 16, 2009 – With few Web designers worldwide capable of delivering template or custom […]

PixelMill Launches New Community

At PixelMill we’re always looking for ways to better serve our customers and the web building community. One […]

Quick, Clean and Simple…Web Templates for Under $50

It’s Friday night and you have committed to cranking out a finished Web site by Monday. You are […]

Test Google Analytics Code Placement

Not sure if you placed the Google Analytics code into your site properly? SiteScan provides you an audit […]

An issue that causes SharePoint Designer to Crash

While finishing a WSS site for a client, I had to make some final changes to a page […]

New ProStores-Enabled Templates Provide Entrepreneurs with Rapid-fire eCommerce Storefront Deployment Options

(DAVIS, CALIF.) – June 17, 2008 – Web template designer PixelMill today announced it has released new and […]

Innovative SharePoint Driven Web Templates Radically Simplify Site Building and Content Management

(DAVIS, CALIF.) – May 9, 2008 – PixelMill.com, a provider of design solutions for Web site builders and […]

PixelMill Delivers Advanced Branding and SharePoint User Interface Design for Shell Oil Company

DAVIS, CALIFORNIA. – April 23, 2008 – PixelMill completed a comprehensive SharePoint design project for Shell after two […]

Microsoft SharePoint Conference

I recently returned from the Microsoft SharePoint Conference in Redmond. Over the years Microsoft conferences have been somewhat […]

Free Webinar! – SharePoint for Web Site Builders

A live one-hour session where you will receive valuable insights for using Windows SharePoint Services as a differentiator […]

PixelMill Introduces PixelMill SkinsTM for Windows SharePoint Services 3.0

(Davis, Calif.) – October 31, 2007 – Leveraging the entry of the latest version of SharePoint, PixelMill today […]

Transform your out of the box SharePoint site in less than 60 seconds!

I thought it would be best just to show the video of how you can use a PixelMill […]

Follow up to Click Fraud or inadvertent clicks

Google content sites are ripe for click fraud. Learn about my frustrations trying to figure out what was going on, hopefully this will help if you are experiencing Google click fraud.

Adding Content to your Expression Web or SharePoint Designer site

When moving content from one website to another or adding content from any other source (Word, Outlook, etc.) use […]

Jason Reckers Featured 2007 Adventure Travel World Summit Speaker

(Davis, CA) – October 1, 2007 — The Adventure Travel Trade Association (ATTA) has named PixelMill Inc. CEO […]

Closing SharePoint Web Parts through the Browser – Be Cautious of Permissions

Recently I was working on a redesign of a school site. (www.laurensacademy.com) I decided this was another great […]

PixelMill Debuts Transition Assistance Training Initiative for Web Site Builders

(Davis, Calif.) – September 13, 2007 – Recognized as a leader in the development of education tutorials, recorded […]

FrontPage to Expression Web Online Seminar Series

Starting Tuesday, September 18, 2007 10:00 am – 11:00 am PST This is a 6-Week series designed to […]

I’m editing my web site and it does not preview correctly in my browser. Why?

Many Web site designers/builders work on their site locally rather than directly on the server. Unfortunately, we have […]

PixelMill Launches More Than 4,500 Royalty Free Music Tracks From Jupiter Images

Multi-media Options Flourish For Developers In Web Template Field (DAVIS, CALIF.) – August 29, 2007 – Advancing its […]

New method to embed Flash

I’ve been keeping my eye on the developments that Geoff Starnes (author of the SWFObject fix, which is […]

PixelMill Becomes Member of ProStores Design Certification Program

(DAVIS, CALIF.) – August 8 2007 – PixelMill.com today announced it is a Certified Designer under the ProStores […]

PixelMill Newsletter – July 2007

If you missed our email newsletter, we encourage you to take a look at our July 2007 Newsletter […]

What Fonts Work for Web Sites and Blogs?

If someone reading your Web site or Blog does not have the font installed that you used to […]

Search Engine Strategies Travel – talks of July 26 / 27

I will be speaking at Search Engine Strategies Travel in Seattle on July 26 and 27. My two […]

Vincent Cerf talk at Google Kirkland July 23 2007

I got the hear Vincent Cerf speak at Google Kirkland on July 23. He was also the subject […]

Buy Expression Web Online

Looking for an easy way to buy Expression Web? Microsoft now offers the ability to purchase and download […]

Flash Image Rotator

Check out our newest Flash Image Rotator – Only $29.95. Add as many images as you like to […]

Want to Buy and Download Office 2007?

A little known fact. You can actually buy and download Office 2007 direct from Microsoft. There are two […]

Flash Online Image Galleries

Are you looking for an attractive way to display your photography on your site? We’ve recently released three […]

Awesome video about RSS

“RSS in Plain English” is a great video put out by Common Craft that explains what RSS feeds […]

March 26 Update on Hillary Clinton "Vote Different"

The video is now the first one listed from Youtube in Google’s search results, and it is 12th […]

Update on March 23 2007: Hillary Clinton and the "Vote Different" video

Update on March 23 to this original post about Google, Youtube and optimizing for video search engines. The […]

Expression Web White Paper

The Expression Web team has published a white paper specifically to help FrontPage users transition to Expression Web […]

New ProStores Instructions

ProStores has come out with version 8 of their award-winning ecommerce software. With this change, the method of […]

Election 2008 and optimizing video in search engines

See new posting of March 23 for an update. ==== The 2008 presidential campaign is upon us. A […]

Expression Web Reformats Stylesheet

I think I’ve finally pinpointed an Expression Web bug that has been driving me crazy. I like to […]

CSS and Expression Web

I’ve added a new article to our support knowledgebase about how CSS works and is integrated in Expression […]

Navigation Structure in Expression Web

It’s possible to get Navigation View back into Expression Web, at least temporarily! Here’s a great tip from […]

My Favorite Shortcuts – Use Shortcuts and Rev-up Your Work Flow

Using shortcuts has not always been my strength, but over the last year I have developed a fondness […]

Adobe Photoshop Elements

Over the years I have been disappointed by the disconnect between advanced photo editors and photo editing software […]

Expression Web Myths

After talking to several PixelMill customers about Expression Web, I’ve realized that there are a lot of misconceptions […]

Useful Tips for Finding and Modifying Your PixelMill Template

Having trouble finding a template for your existing or new website? The first thing I tell PixelMill customers, […]

Keyword Tools

The recent unavailability of the Overture keywords suggestion tool at http://inventory.overture.com/d/searchinventory/suggestion/ made me realize just how helpful that […]

Adobe Premiere Elements

Just after the holidays, I purchase a combo pack of Adobe Photoshop Elements and Adobe Premiere Elements. I […]

Short Photoshop Training Videos

I’ve posted a few short how-to articles and videos in PixelMill support about Photoshop. – Moving layers – […]

Upcoming Webinars for Expression Web and CSS

Replacing FrontPage Link Bars in Expression Web Expression Web does not give you the ablity to edit and […]

PowerPoint 2007 & PowerPoint Graphics Webinars

PixelMill will be delivering a number of new products and features focused on PowerPoint 2007 in the coming […]

PixelMill Newsletter – December 2006

If you missed our email newsletter, we encourage you to take a look at our December 2006 Newsletter […]

Quick Photo Border Effect

Need a last minute Do-It-Yourself Christmas card? Make a quick collage of photos in a Photoshop document and […]

Photoshop CS3

If you haven’t done so yet, download the Adobe Photoshop CS3 beta at labs.adobe.com. It is available to […]

LiquidLibrary PowerPoint Templates

PixelMill is happy to announce the availability of PowerPoint templates from liquidlibrary. Through our growing relathionship with Jupiterimages, […]

PixelMill Newsletter – November 2006

If you missed our email newsletter, we encourage you to take a look at our November 2006 Newsletter. […]

Float Image to Left or Right Using CSS

When you align an image to the left or right using the HTML code align=”left”, you don’t have […]

Webinar: Managing CSS in Expression Web

PixelMill is happy to announce our first in a long series of Webinars and Seminars for Expression Web […]

Webinar: Vectors in Photoshop

Don’t miss this upcoming webinar from Corrie Haffly, PixelMill’s Lead Designer. Corrie is an expert in making complicated […]

Templates Load Slowly in UK

We have had some UK customers notify us that some web sites built with web templates load very […]

The Photoshop Anthology

Announcing Corrie Haffly’s new book, The Photoshop Anthology: 101 Web Design Tips, Trick, and Techniques. Corrie, PixelMill’s Lead […]

PixelMill Newsletter – October 2006

If you missed our email newsletter, we encourage you to take a look at our October 2006 Newsletter […]

Adventure Travel World Summit Report

Search Engines were a hot topic at the Adventure Travel World Summit, held Oct 20-21 in Seattle. http://www.adventuretravelworldsummit.com/atws-agenda.html […]

Six Questions to Ask When Optimizing an Existing Site

If you’re starting a search engine project for an existing site, here are six questions to ask: Have […]

Which “Top 10″? – Differences for Google Between Internet Explorer and Firefox

Have you ever compared results in Google when searching nearly simultaneously with Internet Explorer and with Firefox? I […]

Web Only Images

Thanks to PixelMill’s growing partnership with Jupiterimages, we’re now able to offer for the first time ‘Web Only’ […]

We Need your Talent!

Business is booming and we’re continuing to receive more requests for custom work and support resources than we […]

Partner Image Usage

I just wanted to post a reminder that starting September 1st, half of all Web Template products submitted […]

No Site Sound = Lost Sale – Even For My Mom

On Saturday, I went to Costco. One reason was to see what bikes they had that could be […]

Expression Web Designer – Expected Release Update

A recent article about Microsoft’s Expression family of products, including Expression Interactive Designer, Expression Graphic Designer, and Expression […]

Jupiterimages

PixelMill has recently released the first group of over 5,000 images from Jupiterimages’ AbleStock and Photos.com catalogs. PixelMill […]

The Perfect Storm

When we were all introduced to computers, and eventually the Internet, we were all promised a Jetson’s lifestyle […]

PixelMill Newsletter – July 2006

If you missed our email newsletter, or still have not joined our mailing list, we encourage you to […]

eBay DevCon and eBay Live

Another trip to Vegas? I know everyone thinks it’s a great place, and it is… if you visit […]

Product Catalog – House Cleaning

Over the last two weeks, you may have seen a drop in the number of products in the […]

Doctype Made Easy

When you create a new page in Dreamweaver, the first line of code usually looks something like this: […]

Keeping XHTML-Validated Templates Validated

The scenario: You purchase a template from PixelMill that is marked as XHTML 1.0 validated. You add your […]

CSS Tableless Templates

Our selection of CSS tableless templates is growing, so I thought that now would be a good time […]

Does .travel or .jobs or Other New Opportunities Make Sense?

Situation: there’s a new type of ending available. Instead of .com, your site can be branded with .jobs, […]

PixelMill Web Template Specs

We’ve been working on a document called the PixelMill Web Template Product Specs for Middle-Level Templates, and are […]

Welcome to the PM Developer Network Blog!

Welcome to the latest embodiment of the PixelMill Developer Network — the PixelMill Developer Blog! Those of you […]

What’s the value of a link?

I had someone say “Should I pay $500 to get a text link on a highly ranked site […]

Keywords: The “Long Tail”

What keywords do people really search on? There are lots of sources: Word Tracker, Google’s Adwords suggestion tool, […]

PixelMill Customer Satisfaction Survey

As part of our ongoing effort to improve PixelMill’s products, support, and site useability, we have started creating […]

The Future of FrontPage

Many of you have probably heard that Microsoft has decided to drop FrontPage. This announcement has resulted in […]

PixelMill Newsletter – April 2006

In April, PixelMill published two newsletters. We found that we had more information to deliver than we could […]

Paste Special

Scenario 1: You have a brand-new template, and you start copying your old web site content over to […]

What Do You Want to Learn?

Our Dreamweaver Support knowledgebase area is pretty bare-bones right now. We’re always looking to add on more tutorials […]

Ignore the Preview Button

When you open a page for editing in FrontPage 2003, the bottom bar has four buttons: Design, Split, […]

Mistaken Identity Results in a Call

How well can people find you by name? Today I received a call from a person in Florida […]

PixelMill Offers ProStores-enabled Templates

PixelMill announces the availability of Web templates built for ProStores’ e-Commerce solution. These ProStores-enabled templates are built to […]

Questions from NWEN: Banner Ads, AdSense Income and Wiki

I spoke on March 28 at the Northwest Entrepreneurs Network session on online marketing. Besides 20 mins on […]

PixelMill Featured in Microsoft Local PC Builder Program

Today, Microsoft launched a special promotion for Local PC Builders. The new Buy Local Bonus Pack campaign is […]

PixelMill Inc.

With PixelMill in its’ eighth year and growing at a significant pace, we made the move to incorporate […]

Optimize or PPC?

I’m giving a talk on March 28, 2006 at the Northwest Entrepreneurs Network in Bellevue, WA. If you’re […]

Ebay’s SEO Strategy: Part 1 – About Me Pages

Bill Cobb, president of Ebay North America, posted an update to the Ebay community that includes an overview […]

Why Use Libraries and Templates?

Libraries are a feature of Dreamweaver that allow you to use the same content on multiple pages. What […]

Why Use Include Pages?

Include pages are a feature of FrontPage that allow you to “include” the content of one page into […]

Making Accessibility Easy

Dreamweaver makes accessibility a few steps easier! First, let’s look at the accessibility report tool, which was also […]

More Templates to Make your Point

Recently released template packages for PowerPoint provide over 100 products for only $198. You’ll receive 100 templates built […]

Froogle Images

It is just about Christmas. Has anyone tried to optimize for Froogle, http://www.froogle.google.com ? Here are a few […]

Google Sitemaps

Google Sitemaps is an easy way for you to help improve your coverage in the Google index. It’s […]

Creating a New Page

We often receive questions from customers about adding a page to their site. Yes, FrontPage makes it simple […]

A New Product Venture

PixelMill and CMS provider DNA Freedom start building content management-based solutions. At PixelMill, we have always been reserved […]

Dreamweaver 8: Better CSS Rendering

I recently installed Dreamweaver 8. I haven’t even begun to fully delve into the changes and improvements, but […]

Over Optimization CAN Hurt

September 22 Wall Street Journal Story: Sites Get Dropped by Search Engines After Trying to ‘Optimize’ Rankings David […]

New Software Partner – PowerCONVERTER

Convert PowerPoint Presentations to Flash in minutes…. Two years ago, I was first introduced to an impressive product […]

PayPal Website Payments Pro

In June, PixelMill was invited by PayPal to participate in their 3rd-Party Developers booth at eBay Live!. During […]

Coupons and Credits, Easier to Use

With this weeks refresh of the PixelMill store, we have made it much easier to use coupons and […]

PixelMill Blog Returns

After a long hiatus, the PixelMill Blog returns! This step back into blogging marks our return to a […]

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