SharePoint PnP Webcast – Defining an icon for client-side web part

In this PnP Webcast, we concentrated on new the different options for defining an icon for the client-side web part, which is visible in the web part picker. There's multiple different options for defining the web part icon image and each of them have specfiic considerations for the functionality.

Presentation covers following discussion points:

  • Where client-side web part icon is defined
  • Options on defining an icon for client-side web part
    • Define used icon from Office UI Fabric icons
    • Reference external image using absolutely URL
    • Use base64 encoded image

Webcast demo shows following things:

  • Demonstration of different ways to define an icon for client-side web part

Webcast presenters: Vesa JuvonenWaldek Mastykarz

The presentation used in this webcast is available from new PnP SlideShare locations at https://www.slideshare.net/SharePointPnP.

Video on YouTube.

Additional resources

See following resources on the covered topics.

What is SharePoint / Office Dev Patterns & Practices (PnP) webcast series?

SharePoint / Office Dev Patterns and Practices

SharePoint / Office Dev Patterns & Practices (PnP) webcast series covers different patterns, practices and topics around development with Office 365 and SharePoint. The majority of the topics are valid for the Office 365 and SharePoint on-premises. Our objective is to release a new webcast weekly or bi-weekly with few slides and a live demo on the covered topic. All webcasts are published at the PnP YouTube channel with additional references to the existing materials.

PnP is a community-driven open source project where Microsoft and external community members are sharing their learning's around implementation practices for Office 365 and SharePoint on-premises (add-in model). Active development and contributions happen in our GitHub repositories under dev branch and each month there will be a master merge (monthly release) with more comprehensive testing and communications. Latest activities and future plans are covered in our monthly community calls which are open to anyone from the community. Download invite from http://aka.ms/SPPnP-Call

This is work done by the community for the community without any actual full-time people. It’s been great to find both internal and external people who are willing to assist and share their learning's for the benefit of others. This way we can build on the common knowledge of us all. Currently, the program is facilitated by Microsoft, but already at this point, we have multiple community members as part of the Core team and we are looking to extend the Core team with more community members.

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Vesa Juvonen, Senior Program Manager, SharePoint, Microsoft - 13th of November 2017