This article is for:
- You want to make your SharePoint 2016 support modern sites and the new SharePoint Framework
- Install ShortPoint SPFx on SharePoint 2016 On-Premise
- ShortPoint SPFx will enable you to use ShortPoint on both modern and classic SharePoint sites.
SharePoint 2016 On-Premise Update is required
You need to have Feature Pack 2 - September 2018 public release installed in your SharePoint 2016 On-premise farm.
How to check if your SharePoint 2016 is updated
How to check if you have September 2018 public release installed in SharePoint 2016 Farm:
Step 1: Go to Central Administration
Open the SharePoint 2016 Central Administration
From your SharePoint Server 2016 farm, open SharePoint 2016 Central Administration
Step 2: Go to Manage Patch Status
You should see here a patch called Security Update for Microsoft SharePoint Enterprise Server 2016 (KB4092459) 64-Bit Edition
If your SharePoint 2016 is showing the older version, then you need to update.
Steps to Install September 2018 public release in SharePoint 2016 Farm
Step 1: go to update page
Go to SharePoint updates page
Step 2: Click on KB 4092459
Step 3: Download the update file
Scroll down and click on Download security update KB4092459 for the 64-bit version of SharePoint Enterprise Server 2016
Step 4: Install KB4092459 the Update
Let the update finish
Reboot machine finally