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Installation Step 2: Add ShortPoint SPFx to Site Contents (SharePoint 2019)

You are now on the second step of the installation process. This step will require you to add ShortPoint SPFx to the Site Contents page of your SharePoint site.


Before We Begin

Step-by-Step Tutorial

Step 1: Go to Site contents

Open the SharePoint site where you want to install ShortPoint SPFx on. 

Once you are on the site, click the cog wheel in the Suite Bar and choose Site Contents from the drop-down.

Site Contents button

Step 2: Add ShortPoint SPFx

Depending on the SharePoint experience you have (Modern or Classic), you will be shown different interfaces.

  • Modern Experience

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

New button in the modern experience

Look for ShortPoint SPFx under Apps you can add and click Add.

ShortPoint SPFx app

You will see a green pop-up message notifying you that the app was Added successfully. Click the Site contents page.

Added successfully message

Once you are on the Site Contents page, you will see a dimmed ShortPoint SPFx icon on the list.

Modern Experience

  • Classic Experience

Click Add an App.

Add an app button classic experience

Under Apps you can add, click ShortPoint SPFx.

ShortPoint SPFx app

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

Classic Experience

Note: If you receive this error: "Sorry, apps are turned off. If you know who runs the server, tell them to enable apps", follow our troubleshooting article to fix it.

Step 3: Verification

To verify If you have successfully added ShortPoint SPFx, go to your Site Contents page.

If you see the two items below, it means that you have added ShortPoint SPFx successfully:

  • ShortPoint SPFx
  • ShortPoint SPFx-Install Now!

Note: ShortPoint SPFx and ShortPoint SPFx-Install Now! may be dimmed (disabled) after adding them. Wait at least 10 minutes or refresh the page when this happens.

Here is what it will look like:

  • Modern Experience:

    Modern experience ShortPointSPFx

  • Classic Experience:

    Classic Experience ShortPointSPFx

Congratulations! You have successfully added ShortPoint SPFx to your Site Contents. You may now proceed to the last step: Run ShortPoint Installation from Dashboard

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