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Expectations from ShortPoint Visual Builder Beta Release

ShortPoint Visual Builder has now become available in Beta version. The Beta version is an early version of the upcoming public Visual Builder release. It has all the major features and passed the most important checks, but is still under development.


In this article we will highlight the expectations from the Visual Builder Beta. 


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Before we begin

  • This article is for you if you have to the ShortPoint SPFx Visual Builder version 8.0.x.xx or later.
  • To know more about Visual Builder, check our solution: Introducing ShortPoint Visual Builder.

  • We recommend using modern browsers (like Google Chrome) for trying the Visual Builder.
  • Please note that you cannot use Visual Builder on IE browser - it is not supported.

Supported platforms

  • Office 365 (SharePoint Online)
  • SharePoint 2019

How to get the Visual Builder Beta


To try out the Visual Builder Beta, open the ShortPoint Dashboard from your Site Contents and go to the Upgrade page. 


Upgrade tile in ShortPoint Dashboard


From here, go to the Sandbox Mode and test it in a sandbox environment, or Upgrade to Beta and switch to the new building experience.


Upgrade to Beta and Sandbox Mode (Beta) options in the Upgrade page


Note: Check our solution articles to know more about the ShortPoint SPFx New Upgrade for Office 365 and SharePoint 2019 and how to use the ShortPoint SPFx Sandbox Mode Feature.

Prerequisite


To use the Visual Builder on your existing pages, you will need to migrate its content. Please check this solution article for more details: Migrating into ShortPoint Visual Builder.


Known issues and limitations


There are a couple of known issues and limitations in a new Wireframe Builder:




  • Text content inside the content-holder Design Elements is now added as a Text Design Element. All the previously added text content will be converted to the Text Design Elements after the migration, including the empty spaces. To know more about text editing experience, check our solution article: Text Editing Experience in Visual Builder and Wireframe Builder.

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