Most people know about the Web Analytics Reports that come built in with SharePoint, but there is a way to run a report on specific Document Libraries that show how many times each file was accessed and opened. Before you do this, you must go to Site Actions/Site Settings/Site Collection Administration/Site Collection audit settings and […]
The way I found this was when I was looking for pages that were created in a site I inherited, the original developer (for some unknown reason) did not turn on Publishing and created a new separate directory/library for the web pages. So, every time, I tried to edit a web part on a page, […]
If you, for some reason or the other, find that when you try to add a new document to your document library, that it comes up and prompts you for an InfoPath type of document and you know beyond a shadow of doubt that you’re supposed to just get a normal ‘Browse’ dialog to upload […]
Sometimes it may be more artistically prudent to hide the column headers when using SharePoint’s ListView web part. Luckily, it’s very easy using CSS
If you don’t pay really close attention to every step during the creation of a group in SharePoint, you’ll probably fall prey to one of the unintentional pitfalls that can happen.
As it turns out, this is more simple than you would usually figure. All you do is the following: Go to Site Actions/Site Permissions. Then, check the box which is to the left of the group you need to edit. In the Ribbon, click the ‘Edit User Permissions’ button (also works for individual users). Adjust […]
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
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.
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