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SharePoint Alerts and Reminders Web Part

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SharePoint Alerts & Reminders is an effective web part that enhances and streamlines SharePoint Alert Management System, using a wide range of settings.
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SharePoint Email & SMS Alerts and Reminders web part for Microsoft SharePoint 2016, 2013, 2010 and 2007 is a part of Virto SharePoint Administration Suite that enhances and streamlines SharePoint Alert Management System.
With SharePoint Alerts and Reminders Web Part, you can create your own SharePoint Alerts, Reminders, or Notifications and send them to a user or a to a user group. Alerts can be sent to them as Emails alerts or SMS alerts.
Try also our Office 365 Alerts and Reminders.

Send alerts and notifications from SharePoint via email, SMS, XMPP

Use SharePoint Alert and Reminder web part to build a flexible notification system on your SharePoint site. Send SharePoint alerts and reminders to users in emails, sms, or instant messages, fast and easy!

Message templates

Create alert message templates and apply them to any new alert to save time!

Combine several SharePoint alerts for a user into one message

Define the alert sending  frequency or create a summary SharePoint alert. Inform SharePoint users on all system changes in a single alert to avoid spamming your team.

Sends reminders about upcoming and overdue events from SharePoint

SharePoint Alert and Reminder web part won't let your team forget about any upcoming events. Use reminders for informing about important meetings, deadlines, overdue tasks, and other events.

Alert trigger events: item has been created/updated/deleted

To keep all your SharePoint users (or groups of them) informed about current tasks and projects, adjust automatic SharePoint alerts about any items created, updated, or deleted. Nothing is missed now!

Why Do You Need Sharepoint Alerts & Reminders Web Part?

Microsoft SharePoint technologies are designed for effective organization of corporate information. They provide quick access to working information and contain powerful document management and work sharing tools.

SharePoint alerts and notifications are essential features that allow users to work on their tasks and always be on schedule. Though alerts in SharePoint are flexible, they often require additional adjustment and detailed customization. SharePoint Alerts and Reminders web part provides users with this additional adjustment tool. Now, you can create your own SharePoint alert in an instant and allow it to be sent to a specific user or a group of SharePoint users. An important feature of SharePoint Alerts and Reminder Web Part is the ability to create your own SharePoint alerts, using Rich Text format.

You can also define the frequency of SharePoint alerts by simply choosing one of these options: send alert immediately, hourly, daily, or weekly. SharePoint alerts can also be sent within a specified timetable (i.e., send email or sms alert only within business hours — from 8 AM to 5 PM). Also, all SharePoint alerts can be assembled into a single email, instead of being sent in several email messages.

Finally, SharePoint Alerts and Reminders web part allows to send SharePoint alerts and notifications not only as e-mail alerts, but also as SMS alerts or via instant messengers, like Jabber or Miranda.

Another feature of SharePoint Alerts and Reminders web part is the Custom Filtering System. This allows users to create complex terms and conditions for sending SharePoint alerts. An example would be for you to receive SharePoint notifications when your task is complete or the percentage of completion is over 90%.

The option of Custom Templates makes it possible to create a body of the SharePoint Alert message within seconds. Also, SharePoint Alerts and Reminders Message Templates enable users to use different tags in the HTML-based template body. The tags are replaced with the Alert List column fields and other elements, while the message is being drafted.

Advantages of Virto Sharepoint Alerts & Reminders Web Part

  • Extended Alerting Capabilities
  • Easy to Deploy and Use
  • SMTP and XMPP Support
Key FeatureDescription
Send Email Alerts and Notifications using (SMTP)Create alerts in SharePoint on any changes within your tasks and projects (and any list item) and send email alerts to SharePoint users.
Ability to use SMPP server provider and Clickatell for sms alert sending in SharepointSMPP and Clickatell are supported by the component for sending alerts and reminders to SharePoint users.
Ability to use more than one SMTP connection settingsSend one type of alert from one email, other type from second email.
Send Sharepoint Alerts and Notifications to XMPP Instant Messengers Users (Jabber, Miranda etc)Use supported instant messengers to inform users of your SharePoint site about any essential working changes.
Ability to add Active Directory (AD) user/group to Recipient ListIf alert recipients are stored in the Active Directory, you can choose it for sending. Email will be sent to all users from selected AD group. If AD Group includes sub-group, alert will be sent to all users from sub-group too.
Options of Recipients selectionYou can choose one of five options. For example, select users who work with a task and send alert to users from “Assigned To” column.
Site administrator is able to customize Active Directory default connection settingsA SharePoint user with site administrator rights is empowered with the ability to adjust connection settings for Active Directory.
Supported Triggers: Create, Delete or Change EventCreate, Edit or Delete list items or documents in your SharePoint
Customization of Email Alerts Content upon your needsUse Plain and Rich text to design the message of email alerts.
Sending Reminders on Recurrent eventsDefine the recurrence for month and annual report meetings, users’ Birthdays, and etc.
Summary NotificationsCreate notifications with brief information from all alerts sent within a selected period.
Send SMS Alerts and Notifications (SMPP Server Support)When email alert from Sharepoint is not an appropriate way of alert receiving for your team, send your notifications via SMS alerts.
Frequency of sending AlertsDefine how often the alerts should be sent (Immediately, Every Hour, Day, Week).
Select Email Alert RecipientYou can select an individual user, a group of users or all SharePoint Users and send them Alerts you need.
Use Message TemplatesCreate message template to shorten time spent on building complex alerts. For instance, inform users about every new product released within your project.
Send Sharepoint Alerts about upcoming or overdue EventsCreate reminders to inform SharePoint users about scheduled meetings, upcoming and overdue tasks.
Define whether user has an ability to create alertsFlexible access system enables to empower selected users with create alert right, though any SharePoint user or group of users can create their own alerts.
Supported SharePoint versions2007, 2010, 2013, 2016

Latest releases

  • Sharepoint 2016 - 4.3.0
  • Sharepoint 2013 - 4.3.0
  • Sharepoint 2010 - 4.1.2
  • Sharepoint 2007 - 3.4.3
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System requirements

Sharepoint version 2016

  • Operation system
    64-bit edition of Windows Server 2012 R2 Service Pack 1 AND 64-bit edition of Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Service Pack 1 (SP1)
  • Server
    SharePoint Server 2016, Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.2
  • Browser
    Microsoft Internet Explorer 10 or higher, Google Chrome, Firefox, Mozilla

Sharepoint version 2013

  • Operation system
    Windows Server 2012 Standard or Datacenter X64 / 2008 R2 SP1
  • Server
    SharePoint Release: Microsoft SharePoint Foundation 2013 or Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013; Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5
  • Browser
    Internet Explorer 8 or greater is recommended for Advanced Administration features, Mozilla, Firefox, Google Chrome supported

Sharepoint version 2010

  • Operation system
    Windows Server 2008 x64 / 2008 R2
  • Server
    SharePoint Release: Microsoft SharePoint Foundation 2010 or Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010. Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5
  • Browser
    Internet Explorer 7 or greater is recommended for Advanced Administration features, Mozilla Firefox supported

Sharepoint version 2007

  • Operation system
    Windows Server 2003 x86/x64 // 2008 x86/x64 // 2008 R2
  • Server
    SharePoint Release: Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services v3 (WSS3.0) SP2 or Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 SP2. Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 or greater (Note: This product is not compatible with SPS 2003 and WSS v2)
  • Browser
    Internet Explorer 6 or above is recommended for advanced administration features
SharePoint Alerts and Reminders Web Part
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  • Unlimited 1 year support via email
  • All major and minor upgrades during 1 year
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