SharePoint 2013: Sideloading of apps is not enabled on this site

When publishing a SharePoint hosted application to a development site on Office 365 Preview, running SharePoint 2013, you may receive the following error: “Error occurred in deployment step ‘Install App for SharePoint’: Sideloading of apps is not enabled on this site. Solution: You need to enable the Sideloading feature on the site. 1. Download and install the SharePoint Online Management Shell for PowerShell 2. Download the script Sideload.

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Deploying Apps to Office 365 Preview and SharePoint 2013

There have been some mentioning of how to deploy apps remotely to Office 365 Preview and comments on discussion boards. This can now be done directly in the browser and out-of-the-box. In this example, I will deploy the Corporate News App for SharePoint 2013 from CodePlex, a handy app for publishing of internal news on an intranet. First, I download the application from CodePlex, extract the ZIP file and locate the “app” file.

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