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Everyone is used to seeing this logo right ?

When you’re working with SharePoint 2013 on premises the web application has a property called¬†SuiteBarBrandingElementHTML¬†that you can update with custom HTML to update what is shown in the upper left corner of the page. In office 365, we do not have access to the web application so we have to use a different method. Below is a snippet you can place in your master page to update that area with new text and modify the link. In my demo case I updated it to be a HOME link that brings to the root site collection.

  • You can use SharePoint Designer or any one of your favorite tools to update the master page by mapping a drive to the site.
  • The snippet below must go within the <head> of the master page
  • If you are using the out-of-the-box master page (Seattle.master) you must first make your edits to the Seattle.HTML. This is because the files are linked. (See below)

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