Category Archives: General Interest

Migrating Managed Metadata Term Stores in SharePoint Server across Farms + Without ID changing

Managed Metadata in SharePoint 2010 is great until you want to move term groups or termsets with content types and site columns to another farm or environment. This is because the SharePoint is using GUID as reference when create a … Continue reading

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The file is currently checked out or locked for editing by another user Sharepoint + Or UPLOAD FAILED this file is locked for editing by domain\usrename

Introduction The file is currently checked out or locked for editing by another user Sharepoint The file is currently checked out or locked for editing by another user It shows something like File in Use myfile.xlsm is locked for editing … Continue reading

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Naming Conventions for SharePoint Developer /Administrator / Architect and End User

Looking for the naming convention for SharePoint farm to enforce in our enterprise’s Governance policy, saw so many blogs, books and MS article found some pieces of them useful so included in single place after copying from various sites, here … Continue reading

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Why should I upgrade to SharePoint 2016

We are in SharePoint 2013 and all are fines, Why should I spend money and Hire the resource to Migrate to SharePoint 2016 ? as We know that this is not simple on, off swtich that just I can upgrade … Continue reading

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What’s new for SharePoint 2016

SharePoint 2016 will NOT be the last version of on-prem server 😉 1. SharePoint App – Now you can get SharePoint in your Pocket with a new SharePoint App! Microsoft just announced an App for SharePoint. This gives you access to ‪#‎SharePoint‬ Online … Continue reading

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Latest Microsoft Office Developer Tools for Visual Studio 2015 – MS Announsement

Microsoft announced the Update 1 for the Microsoft Office Developer Tools for Visual Studio 2015 This update includes a vocabulary change in our tools, Apps for Office and SharePoint are now known as Office and SharePoint Add-ins, and bug fixes, such as the … Continue reading

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Powershell script – Get all Site Columns for a SharePoint 2013 site collection

Here is the power shell script to retrieve all Site Columns for a SharePoint 2013 or SharePoint 2010 site collection and generate the CSV file in Same working directory with the Name “Site Column Details.csv ”  MSDN Tech Blog Link … Continue reading

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PowerShell Script to Get Access request email SharePoint site in CSV File

Add-PSSnapin Microsoft.SharePoint.PowerShell -erroraction SilentlyContinue function Get-ScriptDirectory { $Invocation = (Get-Variable MyInvocation -Scope 1).Value Split-Path $Invocation.MyCommand.Path } $localFolderObject = Get-ScriptDirectory $localFolder = $localFolderObject.ToString() + “\” #Get current working directory $today = Get-Date $filename = $localFolder + “RequestAccessEmail-On-Date—” + $today.Day.ToString() + “-” … Continue reading

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Reduce SharePoint Content Database + How to Shrink SharePoint Content Database

If your SQL Server is running some out of space or having less remaining space it would be ideal to shrink/truncate the size of these log files in a timely manner. The below steps helps in resolving this issue You’ll … Continue reading

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User Information List SharePoint , All Hidden facts

What is User Information List? As per the Name SharePoint User Information List stores information about a user by having some metadata set up for the user. Some examples are User Picture, Email, DisplayName, LoginName etc. For a complete list … Continue reading

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