Part 1 – Custom SharePoint User Profile Properties

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SharePoint profiles are a convenient and easy way to collect and manage data about your staff. The SharePoint profile comes with some basic default fields (previous companies, skills, etc), but you can also add custom properties in your SharePoint admin settings! For my custom properties, I have “Want to Learn” (to help people with skills connect with the people who … Read More

Power BI Error: The feed’s metadata document appears to be invalid

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Occasionally you’ll get this error when attempting to connect to a SharePoint OData feed in Power BI or Power Query: Details: “OData: The feed’s metadata document appears to be invalid.” You’ll usually get a similar error when you go to the metadata info URL in a browser: https://siteurl/_vti_bin/ListData.svc/$metadata The most common cause of this error is “bad” SharePoint list/library names. The … Read More