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 […]
One of the areas of internet programming that we, as programmers need to be careful about is spoofing. Spoofing a form is sending data into the web pages from somewhere else – not from the generated form .
At first glance, it might seem difficult to find where you can delete a SharePoint group. Recently, I named a group incorrectly and had to go in and delete it, but for the life of me, I just couldn’t remember where to do it. It didn’t take too long for me to realize that I […]
If you’re working with content types, and a content hub, then you know you need to publish your content types, so that other sites can use them. To do this, in the settings page for the content type, you must click on the link to ‘Manage publishing for this content type’. Well, what do you […]
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