Before we begin

  • This article is for SharePoint 2019
  • You have got a new version of ShortPoint Offline

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: Unzip file which you have got from ShortPoint


  1. Extract the file ShortPoint-SPFx_XXXX.zip which you have got from ShortPoint
  2. You will find after extracting the file: shortpoint-spfx.sppkg
  3. Upload shortpoint-spfx.sppkg as described in the following step:

Step 6: Upload ShortPoint Offline app to App Catalog


You should see the existing ShortPoint SPFx app. Click Upload:



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 your local 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




References:

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



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