PowerApps Portals Quick Start

PowerApps Portals is now in public preview! Please read the annoucement: https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/powerapps-portals-is-now-available-for-public-preview/ The true power of PowerApps Portals is to be able to surface and interact with CDS data. The following are some quick steps to surface some sample data to allow you to get started using PowerApps Portals. PowerApps Portals 10 minute Quick Start… Continue reading PowerApps Portals Quick Start

Adding Drill Down Links to PowerApps Portals Forms

This is post is essentially a re-write of a post I wrote 2 years ago called Creating a Drill Down Link on a Dynamics 365 Portal Entity Form”. However, with the upcoming release of PowerApps Portals I thought it might be a good time to re-visit some of the older Dynamics 365 Portals posts and… Continue reading Adding Drill Down Links to PowerApps Portals Forms

Building a Multi-Brand Dynamics 365 Portal

Overview Sometimes a specific program, product or sub-brand of an organization may require a unique Portal. Provisioning and buying separate Portal subscriptions may potentially be overkill for the particular requirement. The following post describes a method where different branded sections of a portal can be configured using one Portal instance. Multi-Brand Portals I have been… Continue reading Building a Multi-Brand Dynamics 365 Portal

Show Calendar and Maps on Dynamics 365 Online Portals

Summary Dynamics 365 Portal Entity List Controls can be configured to render as a Calendar or Map Control These special controls will not render correctly when the Page Template is linked to a Web Template. A Page Template using “Re-write” mode is required for controls to appear correctly. Showing Calendar and Maps On a project… Continue reading Show Calendar and Maps on Dynamics 365 Online Portals

Dynamics 365 Portals – Overcoming Entity List Roadblocks with HTML and Liquid

Summary Entity Lists are an easily configurable way to show list data on a Dynamics 365 Portal, but lack a couple of key features; Entity Lists do not have the ability to drill down to different records from the view. Cannot dynamically show/hide columns or highlight fields. Sorting requires fields to be displayed on Entity… Continue reading Dynamics 365 Portals – Overcoming Entity List Roadblocks with HTML and Liquid

Creating a Drill Down Link on a Dynamics 365 Portal Entity Form

The Dynamics 365 CE Portal is great way to extend Dynamics 365 functionality to external users and build powerful web applications.  However, through configuration it still lacks some basic features that internal Dynamics 365 users are used to.  One example of this is the ability to drill down on lookup fields. If we were to… Continue reading Creating a Drill Down Link on a Dynamics 365 Portal Entity Form

Show two Entity Lists on a Dynamics 365 Portal Page

The other day I needed to create a Dynamics 365 Portal page showing 2 entity lists.  Anyone who has worked with the Dynamics 365 Portal knows that you can simply define an entity list on the web page record which will render that entity list on your portal. That works great, but what if you… Continue reading Show two Entity Lists on a Dynamics 365 Portal Page