Before we begin
Make sure you have completed the following steps before you proceed with this article:
- Prerequisites 1: Set Up Tenant App Catalog (5 minutes)
- Prerequisites 2: Enable Scripting Capabilities Recommended
Step 1. Open the SharePoint Admin Center
From any location in your Office 365 tenant, click the App Launcher button on the top left:
In the side App Launcher menu, scroll down and click Admin Centers:
From the drop-down, choose SharePoint:
Step 2. Open the SharePoint App Catalog
In the SharePoint Admin Center, click Apps.
Choose App Catalog from the central menu.
In the next screen, on the side menu, choose Apps for SharePoint.
Step 3. Download latest version of ShortPoint SPFx
- Download the latest version of ShortPoint SPFx
- Extract the file ShortPoint-SPFx_XXXX.zip
- You will find after extracting the file: shortpoint-spfx.sppkg
- Upload shortpoint-spfx.sppkg as described in the following step:
Step 4. Upload ShortPoint SPFx to App Catalog
In the pop-up, click Choose Files:
Click OK in the pop-up window:
From your computer, choose the shortpoint-spfx.sppkg file. Press Open:
I can not add the new package to App Catalog!
If the step is not completed successfully and you have encountered a problem adding the package to the App Catalog, please click here to fix the issue.
After the upload is completed successfully, you will be prompted to deploy the solution.
Press Deploy. This will enable ShortPoint to download the latest files from our global CDN d2zzvnmppezkx.cloudfront.net:
After this step is completed, you will see a message on the top highlighted with green, indicated that the upload is completed successfully.
Important: You should see that ShortPoint SPFx is Deployed
If you get the following error that the App was not Deployed:
Then all you have to do is to click on the app and try to Deploy again
To get more help about above deployment error, check out our article.