Setup your Modern Web Part (SPFx)

On this guide, we'll review the steps to install/uninstall for the BindTuning Web Part. This process is applied to all the BindTuning Web Part using the SPFx.

Requirements

  • SharePoint Online with App Catalog.
  • Site Collection Administration rights.
  • An active BindTuning Web Parts subscription or trial.

Downloading/Update Web Part on BindTuning

  1. Login on your BindTuning account at BindTuning;
  2. Mouse over the gravatar and select the My Downloads;
  3. Select the Web Part tab;
  4. Mouse over the desired Web Part and View webpart details. If an update is available will show the blue pulsing icon and proceed as follows, otherwise move to step 5;
    • Click the Update to version X.X.X.X button to get the latest Web Part files.
  5. Click to Download the Web Part.

Download the Web Part

The .Zip will contain 3 different packaging options, both following Microsoft Add-In guidelines:

  • For Classic Experience:
    • APP (APP): for tenants with a configured APP Catalog or APP store.
    • SandBox (WSP): SandBox solution (recomended).
  • For Modern Experience:
    • SPFx

Install the SPFx

per SharePoint instance

The steps in this section need to be done only once per SharePoint instance by a global SharePoint Administrator. After this installation, the web parts will become available to use in each site collection with Modern Experience.

  1. Login on your admin center page with an administrator account and select Admin;
  2. Open the SharePoint admin center;
  3. Select Apps > App Catalog;
  4. Open the Apps for SharePoint library;
  5. Click to Upload the .sppkg file into the library;
  6. Finally, on the pop up that appears, tick the checkbox Make this solution available to all sites in the organization and click Deploy
  7. The installed Web Part is now available to use in each Modern Experience Site Collection.

Uninstall the SPFx

per Site Collection

  1. Login on your admin center page with an administrator account and select Admin;
  2. Open the SharePoint admin center;
  3. Select Apps > App Catalog;
  4. Open the Apps for SharePoint library;
  5. Select BT**** SPFx to be deleted, click on the ribbon Files;
  6. Click to Delete Document;
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  7. Solution deleted from your SharePoint tenant.

Update the SPFx

per SharePoint instance

The steps in this section need to be done only once per SharePoint instance by a global SharePoint Administrator. After this installation, the web parts will become available to use in each site collection with Modern Experience.

  1. Login on your admin center page with an administrator account and select Admin;
  2. Open the SharePoint admin center;
  3. Select Apps > App Catalog;
  4. Open the Apps for SharePoint library;
  5. Select the Web Part to be deleted, click on the ribbon Files;
  6. Click to Delete Document;
  7. Click to Upload the new .sppkg file into the library;
  8. Finally, on the pop up that appears, tick the checkbox Make this solution available to all sites in the organization and click Deploy
  9. The latest version of the Web Part is now available on your SharePoint tenant.

Note: The browsers use caching mechanisms and it's possible that to verify the updated Web Part on the page you may need to do a CRTL + F5.

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