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ShortPoint Add-In and SPFx Trial License

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What do you need to know about the ShortPoint SPFx trial license?

ShortPoint offers a trial license to users who want to test the capabilities of the product before purchasing. Once ShortPoint is installed for the first time, the trial license will automatically activate for 15 days on your tenant or farm. 

Note: Your trial license is tenant and farm-based and the 15-day evaluation period will be the same on all your site collections, sites, and subsites. So, if your trial license expires on one site, it means that it has also expired on all other sites.

The trial license allows you to use all ShortPoint features and actions including Theme Builder, Page Builder, Generator, and many more. 

Reminder: Trial License is not like the other licenses. Clients who have a one-year license will not have their work hidden once the trial expires. The designs will still be visible. However, it will not be editable. ShortPoint Page Builder, Theme Builder, and other features will become inactive.

How to check your trial license status?

Step 1: Go to the ShortPoint Dashboard

Open any SharePoint site where you have ShortPoint installed. Click the cogwheel button.

Cogwheel button

Upon clicking, you will see a side panel. Click Site contents.

Site Contents button

On your Site contents page, select ShortPoint Dashboard.

ShortPoint Dashboard

On the ShortPoint Dashboard, you will already see the number of days left before your trial expires. 

License countdown

Step 2: Go to the Licensing Page

If you want to see more details about your trial license, click Licensing.

Licensing Button

Step 3: Check the Status of your License

The ShortPoint Licensing page will show you the type of license you have. In this case, you have an Active - Trial license. It also shows you how many days you have left for your trial and the option to buy a license.

Licensing Page

What will happen when the Trial License expires?

Before your trial expires, you will receive a pop-up message notifying you about the trial expiration. It contains the actual date of expiration as well as options to remind later or to never remind at all.

Trial expiration warning

When your trial expires, you will see a message on your ShortPoint Dashboard notifying you that your trial license has expired. 

Trial License Expired message

The same message will appear on your Licensing page.

Trial License Expired message

Your designs will also be hidden and a notification will pop up when you try to edit ShortPoint Design Elements

Trial has expired message

License required message

However, once you reactivate your ShortPoint license, all your designs will work normally again. To reactivate your license, click Buy License on your ShortPoint Dashboard.

Buy License button

If you want to extend your trial license or if you have any questions about licensing, don't hesitate to drop a message at

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