Convert a single line of text column to hyperlink using SharePoint and Microsoft Lists column formatting

Column formatting is a neat feature that allows you to transform the data displayed in a column using a combination of HTML and JSON, making the data look a lot nicer.

By default, lists allow to change the column type, but unfortunately this is not available to all column types and hyperlinks are not supported. Thankfully we now have column formatting and in this article, I will show you how you can easily convert a link stored in plain text into an hyperlink.

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I've been working with Microsoft Technologies over the last ten years, mainly focused on creating collaboration and productivity solutions that drive the adoption of Microsoft Modern Workplace.