Questions tagged [classic-experience]

With introduction of "Modern Experience" Microsoft created the term "Classic Experience" for the look and feel of SharePoint 2013 and SharePoint 2016 sites. SharePoint 2019 is the first SharePoint on premise providing Classic Experience sites as alternative for default "Modern Experience" sites as known from SharePoint Online.

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Convert Document Library from Classic to Modern

I have inherited a SharePoint site that was initially created in the Classic SharePoint format. I am in the process of changing everything over to the Modern SharePoint version but there is one ...
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How to create an email workflow in classic sharepoint online

I have made my workflows for a classic list using sharepoint designer 2010 which got deprecated now. How can I create new workflows in my classic sharepoint list now.
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Access Denied, I requested access, I get the email and approve myself, then access denied all over again

I am currently using sharepoint classic and created multiple pages in the collection site. What I really wanted, was to create subsites instead of several pages. Is there a way to copy the pages that ...
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SharePoint Online - User experience

I have a question with regards to "User experience" settings in SharePoint. When I grant access to user for a specific library or folder, he can access that library or folder but the user ...
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Custom banner overlapping the page

I am trying to add a custom banner to the SharePoint Online Page (Classic experience). Unfortunately, the banner is overlapping other elements of the page. This is what I am doing: Created the code ...
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RSS feed in SharePoint not pulling all data in

My RSS feed is: https://yorkshirehousing.current-vacancies.com/RSSFeeds/Vacancies/YORKSHIREH?feedID=4CC09A21FC77469DA1233599833F73CE I'm using the below in the XSL editor <xsl:stylesheet xmlns:x=&...
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SharePoint web part connection (SharePoint 2019 classic page)

Is there a way to connect two web parts, but if the Select column is not selected (Send first row to connected Web Parts when page loads turned OFF) to have the connected web part display all ? So, if ...
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HTML Table for Column Description?

Is it possible to insert a small HTML table for the column descriptions. I have a bunch of acronyms that I use the description to have the definition of what they represent, and instead of having them ...
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Fixed page width

I am tasked to create a new SharePoint site at my workplace. My management commented that the site page width varies when viewed on different work desks despite having the same browser zoom settings - ...
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Profile / OneDrive / Open with Explorer Issue

I have a few users (so far only 3 out of 2000) in my company that have issues with their profiles. The issue is that these users cannot use the "Open with Explorer" functionality. It works ...
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Provider Hosted application in Sharepoint Online and Modern Display

Hi I've a question about provider hosted application development in Sharepoint Online. I'm doing some development and in order to get started the microsoft site says to create a sharepoint 'developer ...
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How to convert SharePoint classic page to SharePoint 2019 on-premises modern page?

Is there any way to convert classic page to modern page in SharePoint 2019 On-Premises? Actually, I have a classic page with added webparts and I want to convert that page into modern. Any ideas?
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Can webpart title style in classic pages

Can we style the all Web part title in SharePoint classic page like below same class?
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How to hide the columns of one list when you have two lists on the page?

How can I hide the columns of a specific list. When I have 2 lists on my page. this code below hides the columns of all the lists. #WebPartCaptionWPQ9 tr.ms-viewheadertr { display: none }
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Trying to grab the current search query value from Search Box input using Javascript (SharePoint 2013)

I have a SP Web Part search box on a number of pages and, in order to create a link that load a page with that search box auto-populated with the existing search, I've been using JS. I've managed to ...
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Disable "Send an email notification invitation" when sharing a SharePoint site with external parties with Microsoft account

I am trying to "uncheck" the "Send an email invitation" checkbox that is ticked by default while you try to grant access to something on SharePoint. 50% of the email addresses, I ...
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SPO - User stuck in "Classic Experience" on some sites

All settings are defaults (so it should prefer Modern), I even changed one list explicitly to Modern but it still shows as Classic for her. When she clicks the "Exit classic experience" link ...
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Does the "discussion board" application send a invitation to every team member?

I recently had a unfortunate experience when adding Yammer to our company Intranet in SharePoint Online. After creating a new discussion, a invitation had been sent to everyone in the company. I want ...
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strange behavior while editing classic page with React

I notice for the second time now that if you load a page and edit the react controls works just fine and the events are correctly working for changing any internal component state. The same does not ...
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SharePoint Online: Open up HTML files in browser

Before when I used SharePoint 2013, opening HTML files would open up in the browser and my JavaScript code works. Recently, my organization switched to SharePoint Online and I noticed the HTML files ...
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Not able to format a RichTextField in sharepoint page layout

I need to change one of the fields in the layout page from NoteField to richtext. what I did was: Before: <div> <!--CS: Start Page Field: Section 1 description Snippet--&...
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How to run PowerShell command from SharePoint Script Editor?

I want to run PowerShell command (any command) from SharePoint Script Editor. Please let me know how can I achieve it? I use the below script to lunch notepad, just to test it, and even it doesn't ...
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Uncaught TypeError: Cannot read property 'isNullOrUndefined' of undefined from sp.core.js

My SharePoint 2019 classic page is not displaying list view webpart items (refreshing the page for multiple times will show the list view webpart items). When I checked the browser console found the ...
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PnP-PowerShell how to get data-attr value from PnPFile

I'm trying to get the value of a data-attr="value" from a list of SharePoint site pages. I'm new to PnP PowerShell and SharePoint so any help in understanding is greatly appreciated. This is ...
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Migrating from SP2016 to cloud: Modern vs. Classic

My client (a U.S. Navy command) is currently using SP2016 On-Premises. They have been told that SharePoint Online will soon be available for them to migrate to. I have read about Modern vs. Classic, ...
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Adding calendar webpart into custom SharePoint homepage

So I'm trying to figure out a way to put a SharePoint calendar (or rather SharePoint Event List) into my custom home page. Basically, my home page has a tabbed section and on one of the tabs, I want ...
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Alerts Per User On Custom List Views

I have a client who has a calendar set up and they want to use alerts, but the issue is at the moment everyone with alerts gets an alert. They use the calendar for time off requests so only a user's ...
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Change source for presence indicator

We are using SharePoint 2013 and Skype for Business. Normally the contact details web part in SharePoint displays the Skype presence details (Online, Busy,...). Is there any way to change this web ...
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Recent Documents" Web Parts on Classic Page

I would like users to view the most recent documents. I know this web part is part of the communication site for modern sites. Can I replicate the same in a classic page? Looking for some ideas/...
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Error while checking the Retention Policy

I have a Sharepoint 2019 on-premise site collection in the Classic experience UI. We use library level "Information Management Policy" (check the section 3. HOW TO SET RETENTION POLICY FOR ...
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If somebody choose a value from choice field in NewForm, then pop-up window or notification is displayed

Is it possible in SharePoint (I use Classic Experience) to display a notification, when somebody choose particular value from choice field in New Form? For example, I've a choice field in New Form, ...
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Javascript isn't being loaded correctly

I have a very simple html file that displays a new image every 2 seconds. I am pretty sure my code works, I can open the file in a browser and everything is as expected. However, when I put it in an ...
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SPO filter webpart with folders

Our customer has a document library with a big folder structure in SharePoint Online (classic). We need to display that library as a web part filtered by a specific metadata in another page. That's ...
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SharePoint online settings pages in Classic mode

I have a SharePoint online team site that is associated to a Hub. I migrated content from SharePoint on-prem to it. The lists, libraries and site pages are opening up fine with modern look and feel. ...
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Get page content of SharePoint online classic page

I need to get page content of a page that is in subsite. I am not sure how to go about this. The page content hyperlink which I need to get. Whats is the best way of going about it. I essentially want ...
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How to hide the column titles of all the lists on a Sharepoint page

Yesterday I have asked how to hide the titles of the columns of a list on a SharePoint page. But is it also possible to hide the column titles of multiple lists on a page?
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How to hide column titles of a Sharepoint list

I have made a SharePoint page with a list on it and I have set the style of the list to blocks. As you can see below. But how can I hide the column titles?
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SharePoint 365 Classic Webpart Collapsed List NOT Expanding on Click

This problematic Webpart is on about a hundred of my webpages (classic) and it worked just fine until recently. I have a main list of emails. From this list, the Webpart filters specific emails to a ...
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How to update margins in SharePoint list

I have received a very weird request from a user today. She wants no space in SharePoint list when they create a new item. Please see below screenshot for more information:
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Using javascript I need to highlight a row if it is within 14 days of becoming due via due date, and red it if is past due or today

So I have this code that I found here at Stack Exchange that lets me highlight rows based on date: SP.SOD.executeFunc("clienttemplates.js", "SPClientTemplates", function () { ...
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SharePoint 2016 Classic Experience Column Formatting

I have a custom list which displays numerical variance as a percentage. I would like to color code the numerical value based on it's value. i.e. 10% displays in red. I am using SharePoint 2016 on-...
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Which types of pages in Sharepoint are modern pages and which are classic pages

Which types of pages in SharePoint are modern pages and which are classic pages. Is it possible to see what type of pages they are when they are created?
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My Create & Edit list forms are rendering using the modern UI although we have customize them using Script Editor web part

We have migrated 3 custom lists from SP 2013 to classic team site inside SP online, now the 3 lists have the following main settings:- we have customized the list forms (Create & Edit) using ...
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Conditional Formatting with date comparison

I am using SharePoint 2016 on Premise in the classic mode. I have a Custom List, and I want to apply conditional formatting to a date column, so that if the date is overdue from today's date it will ...
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Global Navigation (Structural) Dropdown Arrows are only shown in Modern Experience

in Sharepoint 2019 On-Premise, the root web of a site collection has the settings: "Navigation"->"Global Navigation"->"Structural Naviation: Display the navigation items ...
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Hiding fields in SharePoint Online list

I have a SharePoint Online list, I want to be able to go to create a new item and hide certain fields from users. How do I hide the GeoLocationField in the form only? I was able to hide other fields ...
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Can we show Hub Site Navigation on classic pages

I have a modern communication site collection which is defined as a Hub Site. and a classic team site which is connected to the Hubsite. now inside the classic site if i use the modern UI the Hub site ...
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Obtain relative site URL

I need to save a relative URL to a SharePoint subsite in the html controller of an Angular app I'm deploying directly to a page. I need the URL to be dynamic, so that when I save this site as a ...
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create new classic blog sites - sharepoint online using powershell

Since we can no longer create blog site on sharepoint classic. Can we still use powershell to create a blog site - sharepoint classic?
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HTML Field security option in Classic SharePoint site

I'm trying to embed a code in Classic SharePoint site. I explored and ran a PowerShell script to enable html field security option in Site Collection Administrator. The script ran successfully but the ...
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