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Clicking on Social Tags in SharePoint 2013 redirecting to Profile Edit Page?

I am in SP2013,I having Mysite with tag's,when i am clicking on the tag count it was redirecting to the MySite Profile Edit Page,can any one help on this,how it will work exactly when we click on the ...
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How can i make zip folder of all the files selected from Document Library in SharePoint 2013

I want to make the zip folder of all the selected files from document library
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Restore the root site as site collection with in the same web application using power shell?

we migrated the sites from 2003 to 2013,in 2013 i am having root site i want to move the root site to site collection with in the same web application using power shell. I used the command after taken ...
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SharePoint Designer Globally Reusable Workflow Upgrade and Maintenance

We have a SharePoint designer workflow, which is globally reusable and used in sub sites in a site collection. The workflow is associated with a content type. Now for the purpose of maintenance and ...
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How do I decrypt Cliams Identification Encoding:

I recenlty encountered exception in Distributed Cache services, When i looked at the logs i found out certain user account had timed out while trying to access App fabric services. In Sharepoint logs ...
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The Server could not complete your request

I've seen several other forum entries for this issue in SharePoint Designer 2013 when accessing my SharePoint sites. It will pop up the message The server could not complete your request. For more ...
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How do you use the URL site column in a display template?

I've added a URL site column to my custom list. However URL isn't accessible in my display template. I want to do something like: var url = ctx.CurrentItem.URL; Here's my current display template: ...
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Sharepoint 2013 Online - Exception from HRESULT: 0x81079613

I am currently having this error when trying to create a site from a site template on sharepoint 2013 online. The error is intermittent. Here is the log generated: Exception from HRESULT: ...
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Remove upload limit

My task is to upload more than 100 items. For example, I select 200 items in a folder and drag to the library. But I get an exception from SharePoint stating that there is a limit of 100 files that ...
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Can a subsite inherit Result Types?

I added a result type to my root site collection. However when I add a Content Search Results web part to a page in my subsite it doesn't use the result type. I have to add the result type again to ...
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Hardware requirements for a SharePoint 2013 Production environment [duplicate]

I'm having trouble finding some concrete information on what the minimum hardware requirements are for a production SharePoint 2013 environment. I'm talking number of servers in the farm. I see the ...
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SP13 Calendar - Editing Calendar Events at the Same Time

I created a calendar app in SP13 for multiple users to use. The problem that's happening is that they sometimes edit the same event at the same time. Is there a way to avoid end-users from editing ...
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How to lower SharePoint 2013 memory usage?

Can SharePoint be turned off? Idea is this: SharePoint 2013 uses lot of memory and customer needs this memory every night. Customer is doing some memory intensive work every night. Is there any way ...
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“Working on it..” loading message is no more being displayed on the Create form for my list

i have an issue tracking list inside SharePoint 2013, when i first added the list SharePoint will display the following message when the browser is loading the create form:- but currently when i ...
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Promoted Links Launch Behavior and different language - Not working

I have Promoted Links list and I have set Launch Behavior: "New tab". When I use SharePoint language english, all links are opening in new tab. But when I change SharePoint Language settings, Launch ...
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How can I limit search results to only one child site below the current site?

I have an application where the end user is able to add new subsites to existing sites, and add sub sites to those sub sites and so on. As part of the site template I have a Search Results Web Part ...
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SharePoint 2013 Duplicate right suite bar on the left

I am basically trying to get the left suite bar side to look like the right side without the control. So would be a small section top left then long middle section then the small right section with ...
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Add SQL Analysis Services to a existing SharePoint Farm

Our SharePoint Farm is based on a failover SQL cluster (MS SQL 2012 Standard). The problem is, that the Analysis Services were not installed with the database engine. If I'm understanding right, it's ...
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Url for adding a survey in a sharepoint 2013 site

I have to provide a link for admin user to add a survey to the list. This applictaion is migrated from 2007. In 2013, since its an app, can we use url like this. ...
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Default page after 2 minutes shows “This page can’t be displayed”

I have created a new starting page. On this page I have several views, no fancy stuff. When I open the the page it is working fine. However when I do not touch the page after +/- 2 minutes it shows. ...
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How do I set the Result Type for items in a particular list?

I want to specify a display template to be used for items in a particular list. So everything in this list will use my custom display template. I created a Result Type, but I don't know which ...
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Alert and Newsfeed notifications stopped working

We are having a major issue with notifications in our Production environment. Users are not receiving alerts when they subscribe to any doc library. Notifications in Mysites are not being set out ...
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Google doesn't approve the builtin “Search Engine Sitemap”?

In SharePoint 2013 there is a built in feature called "Search Engine Sitemap" that builds sitemap.xml files in the siteroot. The files looks like this sitemap.xml <?xml version="1.0" ...
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What are the main differences between a site collection and a collection of sub-sites?

I need to choose between making a bunch of sub-sites or site collections.
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Duplicate error message when leaving a Required list column empty

I have added an issue tracking list inside my SharePoint 2013 team site. And I set the Description field to be a required column as follow:- And inside the “Issue” content type I specify that the ...
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Referencing JS in master page: Using MS and ME tags versus not using them

I've seen scripts referenced in 2 ways. What is the purpose of the MS and ME tags? Use them or not? <!–MS:<SharePoint:ScriptLink ID=”ScriptLink21″ Name=”sp.js” runat=”server” OnDemand=”false” ...
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Adding new site columns to my List, will result in having their Source field as blank inside the content type

I have added an Issue tracking list to my SharePoint team site 2013. Then I wanted to add 5 extra columns to my list . So I did the following:- I went to site settings. Then I added 5 new site ...
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new SP.ClientContext(siteUrl); — Object does not support this action

var siteUrl='sites/mysite'; function wait(){ var clientContext = new SP.ClientContext(siteUrl); ....more code.... } SP.SOD.executeFunc('sp.js', 'SP.ClientContext', wait()); ERROR: ...
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Do I need to use Content Type with Search Results Web Part?

My goal is to display all the items in a specific list using the Search Results Web Part. I created a Result Type and set ListID to equal my list. I've added a Search Results Web Part, but there ...
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CSS Background Image

I currently have a <div> in the page layout that has this hero image set as the background, making a nice banner across each page. I would like this banner to be unique for each page without ...
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Getting List Id to create a field

I've been looking at the SharePoint REST API and I've noticed a lot of examples use the GetByTitle. What happens if you do not know the title or the default has been changed. What I want to do is ...
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Google Maps Web Part with Area Search

I have a client that would like a web part for searching Google Maps. I've found a lot of web parts out there that are capable of this, however, the client has also specified they would like the ...
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How to restrict people to edit snippet of script editor webpart in sharepoint 2013?

I want to restrict people to edit snippet of script editor webpart in sharepoint 2013. Only developer group should have the access to edit the code. I tried by creating a user group for developers and ...
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People Picker custom error message

I have people picker in my custom web part (SP 2013), and all my controls in updatePanel. Requirement is to set a custom error message for people picker. I am able to change the error message in ...
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managed-metadata navigation link to single page dynamic page contence

Setting up a site with managed metadata navigation. Where each page is the same a heading a blurb and a content search based on the navigation tag. I can see there is a way to have all the tags link ...
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How to get colors for events in SP2013 Calendar?

I have question how can I setup Calendar with colors on every event. I've created separated Views for every Category of the meeting. I've overlayed multiple calendars. Result what I've got is that: ...
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Drag and Drop into Document Library via Page Webpart

I created a Document Library that I can drag and drop documents into. Then I added that Document Library as a web-part on a 3 column page. I am able to drag and drop in Checked-out mode, but when I ...
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Task Being Assigned To Me Every Time

I have an approval workflow and have commented out all assigned to calls in my code. So theoretically it should not assign the task to anyone. But I am still getting an email every time saying that a ...
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JSLink - Hiding 'View Entries' link returning from a multi line text field (Append changes)

I'm trying to hide the 'View Entries' link you see when in a list view for a field of type Multi-line (Append Changes). Our users do not want to see the link if the field is empty. My first step is ...
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How to reuse Document Library Template (.stp file) in another subsite on SharePoint 2013?

I saved a Document Library as a Template in subsite A and an .stp file was generated. Now I want to reuse this template in another subsite B. How can I import this .stp file to use it as a template ...
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Change a site column type from “Enhanced Rich Text” to “Rich Text”, will corrupt the data . even if we do not already have images and tables

I have an issue tracking list , and I chose to have the Description field as “Enhanced Rich Text” field, then I added a test content using text and bullets only. Then we decide to not allow users to ...
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jQuery get div#contentRow height

I try to show and hide a custom footer on a SharePoint 2013, depending if we reach the bottom of the page or not. To do this, I need to calculate the total height of the div with the id contentRow. ...
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How to get rid of the Suitebar

I'm pretty new to everything SharePoint, but I'm tasked at the moment to 'brand' a company's intranet (I've got a fair knowledge of HTML and CSS). One of the things I want to do (actually,what the ...
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SharePoint 2013 task url issue

Possible Duplicate I am working on SharePoint 2013 visual studio workflow, while creating the single task activity email body, I am using '%TaskSpecial: TaskUrl%' token <a ...
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Access denied after copying server to another server - Sharepoint Foundation 2013

We made a copy of the server image and moved it to another server (the server name changed too). I have access to Central administration, i have access to SQL server, but not to the Sharepoint main ...
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Branding in AppPart - SharePoint 2013

I just wanted to know if anyone has done branding in App Part. For ex if i have a page with multiple app parts on it. Do i need to load same CSS file again n again for each app part. If yes, will it ...
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Filtering by QueryString doesn't work in SPD 2013

I have an external list, I have setup and use querystring to filter list in SharePoint Designer 2013 like this posted: ...
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Get number of hit on a SharePoint 2013 blog

Is there a way, I can retrieve the number of hits on a blog post in SharePoint 2013?
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CSS Class for page title

SharePoint 2013 I need to edit a master page so that when the title of the page is displayed the font size is smaller than the default. Can someone give me the code?
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SP13: Edit Links Missing from Quick Launch

The issue I am having is that the "Edit Links" link located on the quick launch bar is no longer available on the site. Normally, if the page is a sub-site and inherits quick launch from the parent ...