Office 365 & SharePoint Search / Development / Branding


Back in December 2013 I wrote an article in which I explained how you could dynamically switch the result source with a search query keyword. Note: You can find the article over here - Dynamically changing the result source in a SharePoint 2013 search center. The past few weeks I have got the same question...Read More →


A few weeks ago a customer asked me if it was possible to create a display template which visualizes article results according to the page layout that got used. This customer has various types of articles and page layouts set up in their environment. The display template was required for the main roll-up of the...Read More →


Last week I went to the SharePoint Evolution Conference, which was a great event. At the conference I attended one of Andrew Connell's sessions about a deep dive into the SharePoint REST API. During Andrew's session he explained the REST API batching functionality which is at the moment only available in SharePoint Online / Office...Read More →

Speaking at SharePoint Saturday Paris #SPSParis

on Apr 11, 2015 by Elio Struyf with no comments


I am pleased to tell you that I will be speaking at SharePoint Saturday Paris on May, 30th. This event is organised by Benoit Jester, Patrick Guimonet, and Gokan Ozcifci. These guys already did an amazing job with their personalized speaker announcements and the agenda they put together. On #SPSParis I will be talking about how to improve your SharePoint...Read More →

Microsoft MVP for Office 365

on Apr 02, 2015 by Elio Struyf with 1 comment


Yesterday I received the email from Microsoft. I am very happy and honored to have received this MVP award from Microsoft. My main community contributions the past years were of course my blog and the several speaking opportunities. I want to thank all the people who have given me these opportunities and the people that supported me. Special thanks to...Read More →


Today I was creating my session for SharePoint Saturday Belgium and Paris. For my demo's I prepared a couple of display templates that were created on Office 365 / SharePoint Online. To be sure that I had a backup plan, I moved all these display templates to my development environment on-premises. The first thing I...Read More →