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Provisioning list through SPFx solution

In this article, we are going to learn how to provision SharePoint assets with SPFx and How to provision multiple instance of assets with SharePoint Framework Solution(SPFx).
SharePoint Framework tool chain allows us to package and deploy SharePoint items with SPFx solution. We can also provision multiple list instances with SharePoint Framework solution.
Follow the steps mentioned below to provision list instance with the SharePoint framework solution:
1. Once you are ready with your SharePoint Framework solution.
2. Create folders for the SharePoint assets:      A. Create folder with  "sharepoint" name to the root of the solution.      B. Create folder with "assets" name inside the "sharepoint" folder.

3.  To provision SharePoint assets to sites with SharePoint Framework(SPFx), we need to create the required xml files.  A. Create a file elements.xml in sharepoint\assets folder in your solution.     B. Copy the below xml code to elements.xml file.
<?xml version…
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1. Log in to your tenant and move to the site.
2. Now navigate to the Site content and click on the New option and select List.
3. Select the From Excel option and Upload file or you can choose file from site also.

4. File you uploaded, if it's not in the table format, you need to do that.   Click on the link Go to file in this example it is Expense Info.xlsx, present above to the Refresh option. Select the cells and Click on the Format as table. Refresh it.

5. Once you refresh it, Give the name to the list and check the column type, if it's not appropriate you can change this from column type drop down. Now click on Create.

6. Now your list is created.

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How to create custom permission in SharePoint Online

In this article we are going to discuss custom permissions in SharePoint and how to create custom permission in SharePoint. We will also explore usage of the custom permission.

SharePoint have some default permission levels. Full control, design, edit, contribute, view, read and view only.

Every permission level defined the accessibility of user on the items. Permission level plays important role in SharePoint security.

In some scenarios you need to assign a permission to user for add and edit the item but you do not want to allow user to delete the item. For such types of scenarios there is no default permission level is available, to fulfill your requirement you need to create custom permission level.

How to create custom permission level in SharePoint:

1 Navigate to Site settings.

 2. Click on Site permissions and you will redirect to the permission page.

3.  Click on the Permission Levels, you will redirect to the permission page. On permission page,   Click on  Add a Permission Level.


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In this article we are going to get answer for the question "How to add Facebook feed to SharePoint page" or "How to embed Facebook feed on SharePoint page". We can easily embed the Facebook feeds using the embed web part.  
You can embed Facebook public feeds on your site by following this steps:
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   3.  Now click on the get code. Select IFrame and copy the code.  4.  Once you get the code, Login on your SharePoint site where you want to add the code and add embed web part.

5.  After adding the web part, paste the embed code and republish the page. If you get error, move to point 6.
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1. Open Microsoft 365 admin center and navigate to SharePoint admin center. 

2. On SharePoint admin center , Click on More features

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Register app in SharePoint

1. Login into SharePoint and Navigate to register an app page. Use the URL mentioned below: 

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2.  Once you navigate to the Register app page, a form will open.

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