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Org Chart tip: How to navigate to box using URL parameters

In this quick tip I will describe how to navigate to specific box in your org chart using URL parameter. It may be useful if you want to place link to specific box to other page. For example, you can use it to open org chart starting from manager of specific department. Some of our customers use this approach to add link to employees search results. Thus, you can navigate to person in org chart directly from search results.

This works in Org Chart for SharePoint 2013 / 2016 and in Org Chart for Office 365.

In my case Org Chart web part is located here:
htts://plumsail.sharepoint.com/orgchart.aspx

I want to be able to navigate to specific box using URL like this: 
htts://plumsail.sharepoint.com/orgchart.aspx?boxID=account@plumsail.com

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Posted in: Org Chart