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How to Add ShortPoint to Another Site After Automatic Installation

After you have installed ShortPoint on a site once, adding it to other sites is very quick and simple. In this article, we will show you how to make ShortPoint available on more sites after the initial installation.


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ShortPoint must be added to your Tenant App Catalog (through ShortPoint automatic installation or manual installation). More details on adding ShortPoint to the App Catalog can be found here: Installation Step 1: Upload ShortPoint SPFx to Tenant App Catalog in Office 365.

Required Permissions

  • You need to be the Site Collection Administrator for the Site Collection where you are adding ShortPoint.

Step 1. Open the target site's Site Contents

Select the site you would like to install ShortPoint on, navigate to that site, and open its Site Contents. In our example, we will be adding ShortPoint to the Communication Site.

Click the cog wheel on the top and select Site Contents:

Step 2: Add a new app

In the Site Contents, click New and select App from the drop-down:

Step 3: Select ShortPoint and wait until it's added

In the Apps you can add section, select ShortPoint SPFx and click Add.

After it's added the button becomes greyed out:

Step 4: Select ShortPoint - Install Now!

After the previous step, go back to the Site Contents and wait for the ShortPoint - Install Now! app to appear there. It may take a couple of minutes and/or a page refresh. Click it after it appears:

The ShortPoint Dashboard will open and the installation will be completed automatically. You will see this screen first:

Then, you will be taken to the success page. This means, ShortPoint became available in your site. 

Step 5. Start designing!

You can open any new or existing page in the site and see that the ShortPoint Web Part icon has appeared in the list of available web parts: 

That's it! In the same way, you can Add ShortPoint to as many new sites as needed.

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