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Dec 12, 2016

How-to: Redirect to a different page after adding new list items in SharePoint

Normally, to add a list item, users go to the List, click on new item to go to the NewForm.aspx page and then after they've added the information and clicked on [...]

Dec 09, 2016

Configuring user profiles in SharePoint 2016

SharePoint 2016 user profiles synchronisation service provides a central location for configuring and managing the core elements of personalisation settings. It consists [...]

Nov 23, 2016

Deploying SharePoint 2016 - What are my options?

SharePoint 2016 comes in two deployment options: Standard and Enterprise edition. Although SharePoint foundation is not a part of SharePoint 2016, Microsoft still [...]

Nov 11, 2016

SharePoint 2016 Newsfeeds

SharePoint newsfeed page is your go to page for social networking. You can use newsfeed page to see what is going on. Using the newsfeed, you can micro blog, use [...]

Sep 26, 2016

How-to: Put SharePoint calendars into Outlook

A SharePoint calendar is a convenient way for all members to add, update and maintain a single record of dates. If you have a team with deadlines, deliverable due dates [...]

Sep 13, 2016

How-to: Promote a Sub-Site to a Top-Site in SharePoint 2013

If you have a sub-site in SharePoint 2013 that you would like to disjoint from its site collection and put it right at the top of a new site collection, here are the [...]

Feb 04, 2016

Convert a Column to a Link-to-Item in SharePoint

In a SharePoint List or Library by default, there is a column from which you can edit or view the properties of an item, e.g. column Title in the picture. This column is [...]

Dec 03, 2015

Hide Parts of a Page from Certain Users in SharePoint

In general, to manipulate a page’s behaviour in SharePoint you normally add a Content Editor web part to the page, and write appropriate JavaScript in it to accomplish [...]

Nov 12, 2015

Customise the navigation drop-down in SharePoint

Change the width of the top link bar navigation drop-down in SharePoint. When you have a sub-site under another sub-site, the top link bar will show you a small arrow [...]

Oct 27, 2015

On the Checkout Option in SharePoint

The Checkout option in SharePoint 2010+ serves two purposes. It controls incrementation of versions It disallows concurrent editing of an [...]

Sep 29, 2015

Cascaded Dropdowns in Nintex Forms

Quite often in a form we need to populate a dropdown based on the value of another dropdown. For example we might need to select a value from a States dropdown after we [...]

Aug 28, 2015

Show Excel Chart in SharePoint 2013

If you ever wanted to show your SharePoint users a chart or a table that is located inside and Excel workbook then read on. You upload the workbook to a document [...]

Aug 13, 2015

Remote Events in SharePoint 2013

Earlier versions of SharePoint provided support for event receivers that allowed server side code to run in response to events like adding items to lists, creating new [...]

Jul 24, 2015

Create Documents Archive Repository in SharePoint 2013

You can create a Document Library in SharePoint 2013 to manually or automatically transfer your old files to, from any site in a site collection. In order to do this you [...]

Jul 03, 2015

Planning and configuring Enterprise Content Management in SharePoint 2013

In today’s blog post, I will talk about the Enterprise Content Management feature of SharePoint. Enterprise content management is a set of process that enables an [...]

Jun 23, 2015

SharePoint permissions on views using workflows

Another method to prevent certain users from viewing some documents or items is to directly apply permissions on the items themselves. Item level permission overrides [...]

Apr 20, 2015

Upgrading and migrating to SharePoint 2013

Upgrading your SharePoint Server 2010 environment to SharePoint Server 2013 is a major undertaking and it requires careful planning. In contrast with earlier versions of [...]

Apr 17, 2015

Create a SharePoint list based on an Excel spreadsheet

You can create a list in Microsoft SharePoint by importing an Excel spreadsheet file, if your data is already in a spreadsheet format. When you create a list from a [...]

Apr 13, 2015

Using Yammer as your social network

>A little over a year ago, Microsoft announced you could make Yammer the primary enterprise social experience in Office 365 for everyone in your organisation. This [...]

Apr 09, 2015

SharePoint permissions on views using [Me]

In a previous blog post, we looked at one way to apply permissions on views and discussed its limitations. If you need a view so that everyone sees items that are [...]

Jan 16, 2015

Using cross-domain library with SharePoint 2013 apps

  When you create a cloud-based app in SharePoint, the pages of your app will be in a different domain than the app web that contains lists and libraries to be [...]

Jan 08, 2015

Designing business continuity management strategies in SharePoint 2013

In today’s blog, I will talk about high availability in SharePoint 2013. High availability describes the steps you take to make your server farm resilient to hardware [...]

Dec 18, 2014

Implementing external content types in SharePoint 2013

When we work in a SharePoint environment, we most often use data that is stored within SharePoint, but this doesn't stop us from working with data that is stored [...]

Nov 27, 2014

Apply permissions on web parts in SharePoint

In Microsoft SharePoint, the only straightforward way to hide a view from public is to set it as a "Personal View." This way, only you can see the view and others can’t. [...]

Nov 18, 2014

Using SharePoint to create a 'Team Based Master Calendar'

Your team can now have a master calendar that can overlay up to 10 calendars over one another to create a calendar that the whole team can view, and each calendar is [...]

Nov 07, 2014

Wrapping your head around Content Type IDs

When it comes to the creation of content types within SharePoint 2013, you should know what to inherit from an existing content type, be it either a built-in content [...]

Oct 30, 2014

Designing business continuity management strategies in SharePoint 2013

In today’s article, I will talk about high availability in SharePoint 2013. High availability describes the steps you take to make your server farm resilient to hardware [...]

Sep 11, 2014

Connecting people in SharePoint 2013

SharePoint 2013 takes people of their isolated workspaces and gives them the ability and tools to collaborate with other people in the organisation such as their work [...]

Jul 15, 2014

Cross-site publishing with SharePoint 2013

SharePoint 2013 introduces cross-site publishing as an alternative to content deployment paths and jobs. The cross-site publishing feature enables content to be reused [...]

May 27, 2014

Mobilising SharePoint 2013

The traditional corporate culture is based on the workforce working from and interacting face-to-face in the office. People arrive at the office, use their pre-allocated [...]

Mar 18, 2014

What's new in SharePoint 2013 for developers

SharePoint 2013 is the fifth release of SharePoint since SharePoint Team Services and the SharePoint Portal Server was first introduced in 2001. In all these years, [...]

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