22 February 2021

What does the /:x: and /r mean in SharePoint Online sharing URLs?

Ever wondered what the new SharePoint Online URLs are all about?  Take for example https://cjvandyk.sharepoint.us/:x:/r/sites/Site1...
What exactly does the /:x: and the /r between the domain and the /sites mean?  Well wonder no more...

/:b: PDF
/:f: Folder
/:i: Image
/:o: OneNote
/:p: PowerPoint
/:t: Text
/:u: Undefined
/:v: Video
/:w: Word
/:x: Excel

Happy coding...

SharePoint Remote Event Receivers are DEAD!!!

 Well, the time has finally come.  It was evident when Microsoft started pushing everyone to WebHooks, but this FAQ and related announcement...