Death of SharePoint Designer

Posted by Jim on September 07, 2017
Office 365, SharePoint 2013, SharePoint 2016

No it’s still alive. Whats was once a staple development tool has been kicked, stretched, deprecated and even call the devils tool by systems admins … but its still around. Not quite as powerful as the old days but still an important tool for those who need a management tool in the SharePoint environment.

Did you know you can use SharePoint Designer 2013 to customize following?

  • SharePoint 2013 On-premises
  • SharePoint 2016 On-premises, and
  • SharePoint Online (in Office 365)

In this post, I want to cover the following:

  • How to download and install step by step SharePoint Designer 2013
  • How to connect SharePoint Designer 2013 to your SharePoint 2016 and SharePoint Online Sites
  • Explain some of the key features that can be used for in your business applications
  • Show you how to control access and configure settings within SharePoint Designer
  • Explain how to enable and configure Workflow Manager for your lists/Libraries
  • Give a brief of overview of the actions that you can perform on a SharePoint list using SharePoint Designer

More to follow …

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