Recently, I ran into a circumstance in which trying to Save as Site Template using the browser did not work for me. It just hung and never finished. So, I started looking for how to do it with PowerShell (SharePoint Management Shell). As it turned out, it’s very simple
I’ve done this before, but I really didn’t know what it did a long time ago. Then, recently I had a listview surfacing a list and the site owner asked me to remove the ‘Add New Item’ link at the bottom. I was looking through the properties and it really popped out at me.
Every once in a while, especially when you’re in the testing phase, you can deploy a solution with a feature, web part, etc. and, instead of seeing ‘Deployed’ in the Status column, you see a red-colored ‘Error’. At first, you might be baffled, but it’s fairly easy to untangle the mess you are perceiving.
I don’t normally add links to code in other sites, but it would be counter-productive to try to create something which was already done very well on another site. It really irritates me when I either create or use a web part and use a feature to create it only to find out that when […]
Most SharePoint developers have created either a basic web part or a visual web part, deployed it and noticed that it ended up in the ‘Custom’ group/category. But, what if you wanted to put it in its own special group/category?
Most examples of how to use ‘get-SPFeature’ using PowerShell (SharePoint Management Shell) show you how to use it with the GUID to find out the name. But what if you have the name and you want to find out the GUID ? All you need to do is use the name – it works both […]
If you go to Site Actions/Site Settings, then under ‘Look and Feel’, you click Navigation – and then, “Show Pages” is disabled so that you can’t select the checkbox, there is a very simple solution.
Let’s say you have people in your ‘Contribute’ permission level but you really don’t want them to delete any list items. Modifying that level is very easy to do.
I had a problem recently in which regular users (NT Authenticated users) could not see any data in Managed Metadata columns. The column headings were there, but not the data values. I searched for quite a while and I finally found what was needed.
Let’s say you are trying to delete a content type for some reason or another, and you get a message that you can’t delete it because the content type is in use. Let’s also say that you went the extra step and deleted all lists using that content type and you STILL get the message…..What’s […]
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