MC292796: Microsoft Teams: Co-organizer Meeting Role

Organizers will soon be able to assign the co-organizer meeting role to up to 10 specific people they invite to their meeting. Co-organizers will be granted most of the capabilities of the organizer in the meeting, including being able to access & modify the meeting options for the meeting. Usage of the co-organizer role for a meeting will be optional. If users choose not to use the co-organizer feature, there will be no change. This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 81391.

Organizers will now be able to share control by assigning the new “Co-organizer” role to people they invite. Co-organizers will have almost all of the capabilities of the organizer, including management of Meeting Options.

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MC292736: SharePoint: Updates to the site creation experience

We will be updating the site creation experience to make it easier for site creators to select the right type of SharePoint site, understand roles, and site permissions. Updates to this experience will include refreshed graphics, expanded site descriptions, and additional context for different permission levels in the Site permissions panel. This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 85683.

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MC292735: Retiring Teams mobile support for devices running on Android 5,6 and 7

We will be retiring the Teams mobile support on iOS version 5, 6 and 7. Instead we recommend that users upgrade to newer Android builds, which is where we will continue to build new features and experiences. We will also begin encouraging users to update to the newest version of Teams if they’re running builds older than 1 year.

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MC255074: Recommended Files in Office: Excel for Microsoft 365, Word for Microsoft 365, PowerPoint for Microsoft 365

Microsoft Office displays a list of recommended files on the File tab, or start page, of Word, Excel, or PowerPoint on Windows. This list allows you to keep track of work around you and quickly access files with activity you value most such as edits, mentions, comments by people you interact with. This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 72233.

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MC291661: Microsoft Stream: Toggles for video and audio owners to manage feature settings on the new web player

This feature update will enable users to toggle features, such as transcripts and comments, on and off for all viewers in the web player. Audio and video files must be stored in OneDrive and SharePoint. New capability only for video/audio file owners. This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 85686.

Users with edit permissions to a video or audio file uploaded to SharePoint and OneDrive can toggle features, such as transcript and comments, on or off for all viewers of that video.

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MC291318: Focus time experiences in the Viva Insights Teams App

Viva Insights is enhancing the focus time experience for users of Viva Insights in Microsoft Teams. Users will have the ability to enroll in a focus plan and modify their focus plan settings directly from the Teams app, a function currently accessible from the Viva Insights web dashboard. Additionally, users will have access to a new focus mode experience. Users who have booked focus time will receive a notification as their focus time nears. Upon clicking the notification, the user will enter the focus mode experience in Microsoft Teams. The focus mode experience includes access to Headspace focus music and a focus timer. Users who do not have access to Headspace will have access to a breathing exercise when entering focus mode. This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 85661.

Viva Insights will be rolling out a new experience that expands on the focus time feature in Viva Insights enabling Microsoft 365 users to work uninterrupted with Teams notifications silenced. Focus mode will enrich the focus time experience by helping users make progress on important work, with focus music from Headspace. This immersive experience includes a notification, and a new focus mode page in the Viva Insights Teams app. Users will be able to enroll or modify their focus plan settings, or book ad-hoc focus time in the Viva Insights Teams app.

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WordPress Plugins to Streamline Marketing Efforts

If you’re a marketer working with WordPress sites, plugins are the perfect way to streamline your efforts! Finding the perfect one to help you meet your goals, however, can be a little like A/B testing a CTA – it takes research, testing, and tracking results to know exactly what pays off. Now multiply that by all the useful options in the plugin directory, and you’re looking at a laundry list to prioritize.

WordPress Plugins to Streamline Marketing Efforts
WordPress Plugins to Streamline Marketing Efforts

So, where do you start? How do you know which WordPress plugins will help your marketing efforts, and in turn, help your business thrive?

Step one: Download this ebook for our favorite list of plugins for marketers! We’ve found these plugins to be simple to use, insanely reliable, and approved by developers (so you don’t have to worry at all about site performance)!

What’s included:

  • The essential WordPress plugins every marketer should know
  • 5 plugins for list building and contact management
  • The best WordPress plugins for blogs, content creators, and SEO
  • Plugins to boost site engagement and decrease bounce rate
  • And bonus: a few plugins you might want to avoid!

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How to improve WordPress eCommerce performance to the next level

Whether your WordPress site is expecting an increase in traffic or just needs a quick performance boost, it’s best to plan and do some research to see what works best. This article will give you tips to create a stellar user experience, tricks for boosting performance, and advice on how to take your site to the next level!

The ultimate WordPress eCommerce performance guide

What’s included:

  • Some basic tips every eCommerce owner should know for their site
  • 7 tricks to optimize your site for blazing fast load times
  • A ton of plugin recommendations and resources
  • Advanced tips for sites with millions of visitors
  • Advice for finding the perfect partner in a hosting company
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7 services you can sell to skyrocket your revenue

Say goodbye to the days of working project to project, client to client. In this article, you’ll learn seven services you can implement for your own web design agency, and how to package and sell them as WordPress care packages or maintenance plans. When you set these up to earn recurring revenue, you’ll create a business that’s built to last and have clients that adore working with you. This article will help your agency get started, so you can launch right into the next phase of success!

7 services you can sell to skyrocket your revenue

What’s included:

  • 7 ideas for services your agency can offer alongside web design
  • Pricing examples to help you set your rates
  • Advice for getting the most out of your WordPress host
  • Next steps so you know exactly how to get started

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Simple Solar Daylight Lamp Based On Solar Energy Harnessing For Apartments

Roof-top solar photovoltaic (PV) installations are gaining popularity. Usually, these are grid-connected systems. Their power levels range from one kilowatt to a few tens of kilowatts. These are being installed on the roofs of small buildings, office buildings, individual houses, and bungalows, etc. Even in apartment complexes, on the roofs of the apartment buildings big solar systems are being installed. The power generated by this system is used for common area lighting, lifts, etc, in that apartment complex (net metering).

Simple Solar Daylight Lamp Based On Solar Energy Harnessing For Apartments
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