Andrew Connell

SPFx Basics: four (4) lesser-known web part manifest properties

Many of the properties in a web part’s manifest file are well known to developers as they’re covered in the SharePoint Framework (SPFx) documentation. But did you know there are a lot more properties available to you? In this SharePoint Framework (SPFx) quick tip, I want to focus on some properties in a web part’s manifest file that many people aren’t familiar with.

Many of the properties in a web part’s manifest file are well known to developers as they’re covered in the SharePoint Framework (SPFx) documentation. For example, the preconfiguredEntries:[] property contains an object of name-value pairs that tell SharePoint what toolbox group users can find the web part, the localized title & description of the web part, and default values in the web part’s public properties. Other properties, like the supportedHosts:[] array specify where web part can be used.

But did you know there are a lot more properties available to you?

In this SharePoint Framework (SPFx) quick tip, I want to focus on some properties in a web part’s manifest file that many people aren’t familiar with.

Info: Read the full post on the Voitanos blog & on YouTube
This post first appeared on the Voitanos blog: SPFx Basics: four (4) lesser-known web part manifest properties. This is also available as a video on YouTube & on the Voitanos podcast (episode 12).
Andrew Connell
Founder & Chief Course Artisan, Voitanos LLC. | Microsoft MVP
Written by Andrew Connell

Andrew Connell is a web developer with a focus on Microsoft Azure & Microsoft 365. He’s received Microsoft’s MVP award every year since 2005 and has helped thousands of developers through the various courses he’s authored & taught. Andrew’s the founder of Voitanos and is dedicated to delivering industry-leading on-demand video training to professional developers. He lives with his wife & two kids in Florida.