This article explains how to enable scripting capabilities on Classic SharePoint sites in order to install and use ShortPoint.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
- Before we begin
- Step 1: Login to Office 365 Admin
- Step 2: Open the SharePoint Admin Center
- Step 3: Open the Settings
- Step 4: Navigate to the classic settings page
- Step 5: Allow Custom Scripting
- Step 6: Save your changes
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 PowerShell if 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:
Step 2: Open the SharePoint Admin Center
On the sidebar under Admin centers, click SharePoint:
Step 3: Open the Settings
From the sidebar, click Settings:
Step 4: Navigate to the classic settings page
At the bottom of the Settings page, click 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.