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Manual Installation Step 2: Add ShortPoint SPFx to Site Contents in Office 365

You are now on the second step of the ShortPoint installation. This step requires adding ShortPoint SPFx to the Site Contents of the SharePoint Site. Follow this article to proceed with the installation process.


Before We Begin

Add ShortPoint SPFx to the SharePoint Site Video Tutorial

To see this tutorial in action, you may watch this video tutorial we have prepared for you:

Step-by-Step Tutorial

Step 1: Go to Site Contents

Open the Site Collection where you want to install ShortPoint SPFx on. Click the cog wheel in the Suite Bar and choose Site Contents from the drop-down:

Note: We recommend you to install ShortPoint SPFx on the root site of your site collection.

Open the site contents of the SharePoint site

Step 2: Add ShortPoint SPFx

  • Modern experience:

Click (1) New, and from the drop-down, choose (2) App.

Add an App

Under Apps you can add, locate the ShortPoint SPFx and click Add:

Click ShortPoint SPFx (modern experience)

A green pop-up message will appear saying that the app was Added successfully. Click the Site contents page.

ShortPoint SPFx app added successfully

  • Classic experience:

Click Add an app.

Add the ShortPoint SPFx app

Under Apps you can add, click ShortPoint SPFx.

Click ShortPoint SPFx (classic experience)

After clicking, you will be taken back to Site Contents where you will see a dimmed ShortPoint SPFx icon on the list. 

You will see a dimmed SharePoint SPFx app for installation

Step 3: Verification

Verify if ShortPoint SPFx is added to the Site Contents. You should be able to see two new items in Site Contents: ShortPoint SPFx and ShortPoint SPFx - Install Now!

Note: It can take some time for ShortPoint SPFx and ShortPoint SPFx - Install Now! to be available. Wait at least 10 minutes or refresh the page if the items are dimmed (disabled) after they are added. Once you see both items, it means that you have finished Installation Step 2 successfully. Congratulations! 

Here is what it will look like in the Modern experience:

Modern page installer

And in the Classic experience:

Modern page installer

Step 4: Proceed to the last step

You only have one last installation step to go!  To proceed, refer to Run ShortPoint Installation from Dashboard.

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