Sharepoint App Review: Stock Ticker Apps For Office 365 Sharepoint Online 2013 Public Sites

Though they aren’t listed as being compatible with public facing sites in the Sharepoint store, these 3 apps do appear to work fine on them. So if you want todisplay stock prices on your site, here’s a quick way to find out which might work best for you. Links to live demos are included so you can see them in action.
Stock Chart App Part From The Sharepoint Store: 5 Out Of 10

f0101471Installation: easy – add it from the SP store
Display: shows one stock in a chart covering current month
Features: none – changing the date range doesn’t seem to do anything
Usage: awkward – no option to change stock shown without editing web part properties
Get it: Sharepoint Store-search for “Stock” -it’s NOT listed under public facing web site category
Cost: $0
Live Demo »

Stock Ticker App Part From The Sharepoint Store: 8 Out Of 10

f0101471Installation: easy – add it from the SP store
Display: clean presentation of one stock in a chart covering current day
Features: users can change stock shown easily
Usage: good – option to change stock shown is a big plus
Get it: Sharepoint Store-search for “Stock” -it’s NOT listed under public facing web site category
Cost: $0
Live Demo »

Our Stock Price App Part From The Sharepoint Store: 3 Out Of 10

f0101471Installation: easy – add it from the SP store
Display: very basic – shows one stock but only symbol, name (optional) and price.
Features: none
Usage: awkward – no option to change stock shown without editing web part properties
Get it: Sharepoint Store-search for “Stock” -it’s NOT listed under public facing web site category
Cost: $0
Live Demo »

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