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Explore VirtoSoftware’s 2020 Archive of News and Product Updates

Explore VirtoSoftware’s 2020 Archive of News and Product Updates

Kanban Board On-Premises Update

December 6, 2020

The Virto SharePoint Kanban Board web part has been updated. We have fixed the bugs for SharePoint 2013, 2016, and 2019 versions (5.2.0).

Virto SharePoint Resource Manager — SPFx Web Part

December 3, 2020

Virto SharePoint Resource Manager web part for SharePoint 2019 is now available for use on SharePoint Framework (SPFx). How to install the SPFx web part and start using it? Please find all the required details in our post.

Virto SharePoint Resource Manager web part now supports using SharePoint Framework (SPFx). Starting from this moment, you can use the web part on modern sites and pages of your SharePoint 2019.

How to start using Virto Resource Manager SPFx web part

1) Create a Tenant App Catalog in your SharePoint if necessary

2) To install the Resource Manager web part, run the Setup.exe file under the farm administrator account. (Click the right mouse button on the .exe file and choose “Run as administrator”). Please do not use the service administrative account to install and activate the SPFx web part on your sites.

The .sppkg file will be automatically uploaded to your Tenant App Catalog into “Apps for SharePoint.” However, please verify that your app catalog contains the file with Virto Resource Manager.

Now you are ready to add Virto Resource Manager on modern sites and pages on your SharePoint.Download the latest version of the SharePoint Resource Manager web part on our website right now. Please do not hesitate to leave your feedback after using the updated Virto web part.

Meet the SPFx Web Parts: Bulk File Upload, Alerts and Reminders, Password Expiration

November 5, 2020

We have updated three web parts for SharePoint 2019. Now you can use them as SPFx web parts. Get more details in our post.

Virtosoftware has just released SPFx web parts. Now you can use all of them on modern SharePoint sites and get the complete functionality for your business. All the web parts are available for SharePoint 2019:

Virto Bulk File Upload web part for SharePoint 2019;

Virto Alerts and Reminders web part for SharePoint 2019;

Virto Password Expiration web part for SharePoint 2019.

How to start using the SPFx web part

1) Create a Tenant App Catalog in your SharePoint if necessary.

2) To install the SPFx web part, run the Setup.exe file under the farm administrator account. (Click the right mouse button on the .exe file and choose “Run as administrator”). Please do not use the service administrative account to install and activate SPFx web part on your sites.

The .sppkg file will be automatically uploaded to your Tenant App Catalog into “Apps for SharePoint“. However, please verify that your app catalog contains the file with Virto Bulk File Download.

Now you are ready to add the web part on modern sites and pages on your SharePoint.

Download the updated Virto Bulk File Upload, Virto Alerts and Reminders, or Virto Password Expiration web parts for SharePoint 2019 and start using them as SPFx web parts right now!

Virto Bulk File Download SPFx Web Part for SharePoint 2019

October 23, 2020

Virto Bulk File Download web part for SharePoint 2019 is ready for use on SharePoint Framework (SPFx). Take a look at our post and learn how to install the SPFx web part and start using it.

We are ready to announce that now you can use the Virto Bulk File Download web part on SharePoint Framework (SPFx). Starting from this moment you can use the web part on modern sites and pages of your SharePoint 2019.

How to start using Bulk File Download SPFx web part

1) Create a Tenant App Catalog in your SharePoint if necessary.

2) To install the Bulk File Download web part, run the Setup.exe file under the farm administrator account. (Click the right mouse button on the .exe file and choose “Run as administrator”). Please do not use the service administrative account to install and activate the SPFx web part on your sites.

The .sppkg file will be automatically uploaded to your Tenant App Catalog into “Apps for SharePoint“. However, please verify that your app catalog contains the file with Virto Bulk File Download.

Now you are ready to add Virto Bulk File Download on modern sites and pages on your SharePoint.

Download the latest version of the SharePoint Bulk File Download web part on our website and start using it right now! Be on the lookout for more updates on the Virto products.

Virto SharePoint Kanban Board App Update – Improved Navigation

October 21, 2020

We have updated the Virto SharePoint Kanban Board App for Office 365. Now you can use the online Kanban Board with simplified navigation.

We are glad to share the news of the latest Virto Kanban Board update. Now you can easily send and open the direct link to any Kanban Board page: a card, a block of settings, a charts page and etc. No matter how you share the link (via email or in the chat), once your colleague receives it — just one click on the URL and the required page of the Kanban Board is already loading.
Please feel free to leave your feedback on our new features and be on the lookout for the new Virto posts!

Virto Kanban Board SPFx Web Part for SharePoint 2019

September 24, 2020

Virto Kanban Board web part for SharePoint 2019 is ready for use on SharePoint Framework (SPFx). Please take a look at our post and learn how to install the SPFx web part and start using it.

sharepoint kanban by virto

Now you can use the Virto Kanban Board web part on SharePoint Framework (SPFx). This means that from this moment, you can use the web part on modern sites and pages of your SharePoint 2019.

How to start using Virto Kanban Board SPFx web part

1) Create a Tenant App Catalog in your SharePoint if necessary

2) To install the Virto Kanban Board web part, run Setup.exe file under the farm administrator account. (Click the right mouse button on the .exe file and choose “Run as administrator”). Please do not use the service administrative account to install and activate SPFx web part on your sites.

The “kanban-webpart-spfx.sppkg” file will be automatically uploaded to your Tenant App Catalog into “Apps for SharePoint“. However, please verify that your app catalog contains the “kanban-webpart-spfx.sppkg” file.

Now you are ready to add Virto Kanban Board on modern sites and pages on your SharePoint.Download the latest version of the SharePoint Kanban Board web part on our website and start using it right now! Be on the lookout for more updates on the Virto products.

Virto Kanban Board for MS Teams Update

August 4, 2020

We have updated the Virto Kanban Board for MS Teams. Please read about new Kanban features provided by VirtoSoftware developers.

Automatic License Assignment

First of all, we have added the ability of automatic license assignment both for the trial and purchased Virto Kanban Board for MS Teams. Now when a user receives a link to the Virto Kanban Board, he/she automatically gets the license for using it.

Default SharePoint Form

Secondly, we have updated the Virto Kanban Board functionality. You know, that we always pay much attention to your feedback. That is why we have added the option of using default SharePoint form when you click a task on your Virto Kanban board. So, for those companies who tend to use customized Sharepoint form with their special fields — now you have a choice! Just decide whether to use Virto Kanban form or default Sharepoint view/edit form for your board.  Please follow the link to see how to adjust it in a few steps.

Virto Kanban Board for ms teams

Learn more about Virto Kanban Board for MS Teams

Meet New Virto ONE Cloud Pricing Model

June 16, 2020

The pricing model for Virto ONE Cloud has been changed. Now you can purchase a simple per-user license, use one of three packages we have prepared for you and get a great volume discount.

You have asked to simplify our licensing and we provide it. Now the new model of pricing for Virto One Cloud is user-based and already available for you on our website. We are also introducing 3 suites (instead of 1 before), so you can pick the one that fits your needs best. Here are the benefits of Virto ONE Cloud with a new pricing model.

New Licensing Benefits

Use the most efficient VirtoSoftware tools for Microsoft Office 365, along with a great volume discount.

We offer three apps packages instead of 1 as before. Just select the appropriate suite according to your business needs. We have tried to select the most useful products for these packages based on our clients’ requests.

virto one cloud pricing

The chosen Virto ONE Cloud suite includes a support subscription. VirtoSoftware support professionals are always ready to assist you. Feel free to ask any questions related to Virto products and Microsoft Office 365.

Start using Virto ONE Cloud for your Office 356 right now and get all the benefits at once. We also would appreciate any feedback from you. Learn more about Virto ONE Cloud for Office 365 on our website.

Virto Password Change SPFx for SharePoint 2019

June 11, 2020

Virto SharePoint Password Change is now ready for using on SharePoint Framework (SPFx). Now you can use Password Change web part on modern sites and pages on your SharePoint 2019.

We are glad to reveal that Virto SharePoint Password Change is now ready for using on SharePoint Framework (SPFx). Starting from this moment you can use Password Change web part on modern sites and pages on your SharePoint 2019.

Get on with Password Change on modern pages or sites just in three steps:

  • You download and install the Password Change package
  • Create an app catalog in your SharePoint
  • Upload spfx file to “Apps for SharePoint”

Now you are absolutely ready to add Virto Password Change on modern sites and pages on your SharePoint.

The installation guide is also added to the .zip archive. Please look it through before you install the web part, and also note that Virto SharePoint Password Change SPFx can be used on SharePoint 2019. The update for 2016 is coming soon.

Please feel free to leave a feedback and download the latest version of  SharePoint Password Change web part on our website.

Virto SharePoint Calendar App Update 3/2020

March 24, 2020

Virto SharePoint Calendar for Office 365 displays multiple categories from Outlook, has an option to select data storage location, get attachment support, and option to copy a data source.

Display Multiple Categories for Outlook Events

You can select multiple categories for an Outlook event and display their color markers on an event in Virto Office 365 Calendar.

Category filters use “OR” operator. This means, if you select in category legend 2 categories, all events containing at least one of these categories will be displayed.

Data storage location for choice

You can change the data storage location on your SharePoint Online Calendar settings page. West US is a default location.

Copy a data source

We have added the ability to copy a SharePoint data source. When you click “copy” icon on a data source, you create a copy with a number after the original data source name: Example  > Example(1). Then you can add necessary changes and save the copy with another name.

Attachments support

We’ve enhanced attachment support for Sharepoint Lists and Exchange events (options to add, view, delete attachments). Learn more about all features of Virto SharePoint Calendar app in our blog.

How to Organize Efficient Remote Work

March 20, 2020

Figure out why your remote work goes horribly wrong, once and for all. Discover the biggest challenges of remote working and learn how to overcome them. When? On Thursday, 16th of April 2020. How much? It’s free!

Ever wanted to work remotely and keep things in control? Now you can. Join us at our free Webinar “How to organize efficient remote work” where you’ll be able to learn:

virto webinar

1. Challenges you face launching a remote work
When you are forced to introduce the remote work, your team and your IT infrastructure might be not ready. We’ll share the common challenges to be ready for.

2. Tools to stay in control
We can name a bunch of tools and approaches to create an environment for remote work. Many of them can be based on Office 365 or even SharePoint on-premise.

VirtoSoftware applications help to make this environment efficient. No worries, you’ll still keep your data and operate within your security policies.

3. Tips and tricks for remote managers
Remote work only seems to be “the same”. We’ll share the most useful tips and tricks for managers we’ve gathered for over the 10 years of working remotely.

4. Get ready for a live demo
We’ll go over the most common challenges of remote work and demonstrate how we solve them.

Also, we have a very special offer if you want to start using our tools today.

Are you in? Register now!

Download and extract the zip file to a folder on your SharePoint server
Run Setup.exe under SharePoint administrator account and follow the simple wizard

Request your 14-day trial. 

Download Free 14-day Trial

Choose your SharePoint version

Need any help? – email us at [email protected]

Download and extract the zip file to a folder on your SharePoint server
Run Setup.exe under SharePoint administrator account and follow the simple wizard

Request your 14-day trial. 

Download Free 14-day Trial

Choose your SharePoint version

Need any help? – email us at [email protected]

Download and extract the zip file to a folder on your SharePoint server
Run Setup.exe under SharePoint administrator account and follow the simple wizard

Request your 14-day trial. 

Download Free 14-day Trial

Choose your SharePoint version

Need any help? – email us at [email protected]

Download and extract the zip file to a folder on your SharePoint server Run Setup.exe under SharePoint administrator account and follow the simple wizard

Request your 14-day trial. 

Download Free 14-day Trial

Choose your SharePoint version

Need any help? – email us at [email protected]

Download and extract the zip file to a folder on your SharePoint server
Run Setup.exe under SharePoint administrator account and follow the simple wizard

Request your 14-day trial. 

Download Free 14-day Trial

Choose your SharePoint version

Need any help? – email us at [email protected]

Download and extract the zip file to a folder on your SharePoint server
Run Setup.exe under SharePoint administrator account and follow the simple wizard

Request your 14-day trial. 

Download Free 14-day Trial

Choose your SharePoint version

Need any help? – email us at [email protected]

Charts

Important: You’re just a few clicks away from exploring our app. Before you start the installation process, make sure to read instructions. This will prevent from possible technical issues in the future

If you will need further technical help for installation or configuration please contact our support team at [email protected]

Pop up alert

Important: You’re just a few clicks away from exploring our app. Before you start the installation process, make sure to read instructions. This will prevent from possible technical issues in the future

If you will need further technical help for installation or configuration please contact our support team at [email protected]

Download and extract the zip file to a folder on your SharePoint server
Run Setup.exe under SharePoint administrator account and follow the simple wizard

Request your 14-day trial. 

Download Free 14-day Trial

Choose your SharePoint version

Need any help? – email us at [email protected]