Before we begin

  • This article is for SharePoint 2019
  • Download Latest version of ShortPoint SPFx
  • Important: During the upgrade step, ShortPoint would stop working for Modern Pages until you finish steps in this article (nothing will be deleted though), so we recommend performing these steps during off hours.

Step 1: Go to Central Administration

From your SharePoint Server 2019 farm, open SharePoint 2019 Central Administration

Step 2: Go to Manage App Catalog

Navigate to Manage App Catalog page

From your Central Administration, Click on Apps -> Manage App Catalog


Step 3: Open app catalog

Click on the App Catalog Url

Step 4: Go to Apps for SharePoint library

In the next screen, on the side menu, choose Apps for SharePoint.

Step 5: Delete ShortPoint SPFx App

Delete ShortPoint SPFx existing app (shortpoint-spfx.sppkg)

Confirm deletion 

Step 6: Download latest version of ShortPoint SPFx

  1. Download the latest version of ShortPoint SPFx
  2. Extract the file
  3. You will find after extracting the file: shortpoint-spfx.sppkg
  4. Upload shortpoint-spfx.sppkg as described in the following step:

Step 7: Upload ShortPoint SPFx to App Catalog

In the pop-up, click Choose Files:

Click OK in the pop-up window:

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

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


Use the App Catalog to make custom business apps available for your SharePoint Online environment

NEXT: Update ShortPoint SPFx on SharePoint Site