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Enabling Scripting Capabilities (SPFx) in Office 365

Before we begin

  • This article is for Office 365 SharePoint Environment.
  • This step is required if you want to use ShortPoint on Classic SharePoint sites.
  • The solution below will enable scripting capabilities on all Classic SharePoint sites.
  • It takes about 24 hours for this change to take effect.  You can enable scripting capabilities with PowerShellif you do not want to wait that long.
  • ShortPoint SPFx does not require enabling scripting capabilities if you want to use ShortPoint on modern pages only


This article is not going to work if:

  • You want to enable scripting capabilities on a specific site only.

  • You do not want to wait for 24 hours.

  • You want to enable scripting capabilities on modern group and communication sites

In the above cases, you can Enable Scripting Capabilities with PowerShell instead.


Note: You can skip this step if you want to use ShortPoint on modern SharePoint sites and pages only.

Step 1: Login to Office 365 Admin


Login to your Office 365 admin center page with an administrator account, then choose Admin:

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Step 2: Open the SharePoint Admin Center



Step 3: Open the Settings from the sidebar menu section





Step 4: Navigate to the classic settings page




Step 5: Allow Custom Scripting


Under the Custom Script section choose the following:

  • Allow users to run custom script on personal sites.
  • Allow users to run custom script on  self-service created sites.




Step 6: Save your changes


Scroll to the bottom of the page and click OK.


Important: It takes about 24 hours for the change to take effect.

Detailed Steps from Microsoft: Turn scripting capabilities on or off.

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