Testing your code can be a time consuming business with SharePoint. You’ll to F5 Build. Deploy, And test. This cycle is extremely slow and you don’t want to do this often. Then there’s unit testing. But SharePoint is a complex system. It needs loads of infrastructure to get anywhere. The best to speed up is […]
SharePoint has the capability to show all checkout page of web. Manage Content and Structure has several built-in filters like: All Draft Documents and Checked Out to Me. This filter options can be extended by defining a CAML query in the list Content and Structure Reports list. However this has drawbacks. It is not possible […]
Recently I was making a Powershell script to automatic deploy SharePoint solutions. However when activating features that were already active an error occurs.
Managed metadata service applications are administered from within SharePoint Central Administration, where you get an overview of all available service applications. But everything over there can also be done in Powershell i.e. creating a Managed Metadata Service Application.
Browser File Handling was introduced into SharePoint 2010 as a security feature and the same applies to SharePoint 2013. When a user requests a file within SharePoint, the web server (IIS) will respond including the “X-Download-Options: noopen” HTTP Response Header if Browser File Handling is set to Strict and the file (MIME) type accessed is […]
When you need to convert documents, like Word documents to PDF or XPS in SharePoint 2010 we can use the service application: Word Automation services.
We have a website with a lot of PDF documents. In content hyperlinks are made to these documents. The design that is given us, says we need to show a PDF icon in front the hyperlink. SharePoint has an option with hyperlinks to show a pictogram in front of a hyperlink. But there’s no default […]
Working on an internet facing site there was a requirement to show frequently asked questions (FAQ’s) as related items to a page. The amount of FAQ’s is about 500. Solution To have full control over the solution we decided to use a Content Query WebPart together with Managed Metadata. The managed metadata is one of […]
What is Managed metadata? In short: Managed metadata is a hierarchical collection of centrally managed terms that you can define, and then use as attributes for items. In a previous post about how to provision Managed Metadata columns, I explained how Managed metadata columns can be created. Navigation We’ve always been able to use folders […]
Working on a SharePoint 2010 WCM site I had the requirement to deliver a more content editor friendly SharePoint. Especially when it becomes to url fields. Content editors are asked to copy-paste urls in SharePoints out-of-the-box url fields. In contrast to the Publishing Content Field, the url field does not come with an asset picker.
The problem: Failed to extract the cab file in the solution Working on a SharePoint where I was reshuffling some files, suddenly I run into this error while attempting to add a solution to the solution store: Failed to extract the cab file in the solution.
Convenient Powershell Sometimes you want to find all content types and sitecolumns you created in SharePoint. A simple way to acomplish this is the use of PowerShell. Conditional in this script is that all my custom content types and sitecolumns belong to the same group.