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Update Step 1: Upload New ShortPoint SPFx to App Catalog in SharePoint 2019 (New Upgrade)

If you are trying to switch to ShortPoint New Upgrade for your SharePoint 2019 On-Premise environment, then this article is for you. This is the very first step that you need to accomplish in order to successfully upgrade your ShortPoint SPFx version and going through some basic steps in this article will help you achieve that. 

NOTE: Here is where you can see how the ShortPoint SPFx New Upgrade for Office 365 and SharePoint 2019 work for your SharePoint sites and what it is for. 

Let's get started! 

Before we begin

Step 1: Go to Central Administration

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

Go to SharePoint Central Administration

Step 2: Go to Manage App Catalog

Under Central Administration, click Apps (1). Then, in App Management, click Manage App Catalog (2):

Go to Apps and click Manage App Catalog

Step 3: Open the App Catalog

In the Manage App Catalog page, click the URL under Site URL:

Click the URL under Site URL

Step 4: Go to Apps for SharePoint library

A new page will come up after clicking the Site URL. You will be taken to the App Catalog page where you can select the Apps for SharePoint menu on the left side panel.

Click Apps for SharePoint in App Catalog page

Step 5: Upload ShortPoint SPFx to App Catalog

If you haven't downloaded the latest version of ShortPoint SPFx or the required ShortPoint package to switch to the New Upgrade, you may check the Before we begin part of this article. But if you already have the ShortPoint package downloaded, you may extract the files inside it.

IMPORTANT:  After extracting the downloaded ShortPoint package, you will find the shortpoint-spfx.sppkg file. Kindly save this file in your computer where you can easily locate it, as this is the file that we need to upload in the SharePoint App Catalog page.

After clicking Apps for SharePoint, you should see the existing ShortPoint version that you have. If you have extracted the downloaded ShortPoint package, please click Upload at the top:

Click the upload button

NOTE: If you are upgrading from ShortPoint SPFx, please make sure to check this Important notice! Upgrade to latest ShortPoint SPFx from (Office 365 and SharePoint 2019) article, as this will help you eliminate any issues that you may encounter from upgrading an old ShortPoint version to the latest. 

A pop-up window will appear. Kindly click Browse:

Clikc the browser button

Choose the shortpoint-spfx.sppkg (1) file. Then, click Open (2).

Choose the ShortPoint Package and click Open 

NOTE: It is important to select the.sppkg file, and not the folder that contains it.

Click OK to proceed with uploading the file package:

click ok to proceed with the upload

After the upload has been completed successfully, you will be prompted to deploy the solution. Press Deploy to enable ShortPoint to download the latest files from our global CDN

Click Deploy

After this step has been completed, you will see a message on the top highlighted with green, indicating that the upload is successful.

upload is completed

IMPORTANT: Please make sure that you will see ShortPoint SPFx in Deployed status:

Deployed status is yes

Next Step: Update ShortPoint SPFx on your SharePoint site

You are now done with the first part of this tutorial. You may proceed to the next phase by clicking the article below: 

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