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Crawler authentication in SharePoint 2013 for STS based external website

I am not able to crawl website that has STS (security token service) based authentication using FAST Search for SharePoint 2013 . I tried Form credentials and Cookie based authentication in Crawl ...
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Error occured in deployment step Install App for SharePoint 2013

I got this error while trying to deploy an App in SharePoint 2013. The full error message is "Error occurred in deployment step 'Install App for SharePoint': Failed to install App for SharePoint"
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Missing SSRS Web Services Directory

So the SQL Reporting Services Service Application is running, but from Central Administration, when I click on the service, then click "System Settings", it returns an error. Digging through ...
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How to prevent appredirect.aspx from being in the browser history

We have a provider hosted web part on our page layout. When a user visits any page they cannot use the back button, when they try it redirects back to the current page. The web part is hosted in an ...
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Turn off ability to use REST API

When you don't want users to use any web services it seems like you can turn off the permission to Use Remote Interfaces. However that permission does not mention REST. This made me wonder if there ...
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How to sync asset libraries

I am using OneDrive with SharePoint 2013. I am able to sync document libraries and the like to the drive no problem. But it seems Asset Library App and Image Libraries are not sync-able. Does anyone ...
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“Email a link” for blog posts doesn't work as expected

I have a blog subsite which displays the following links underneath a post(on the Post.aspx page): When I click on "Email a link" I get a mailto popup box but the body of the email is auto set to ...
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Query Managed Metadata Service in Content by Search WebPart

I have created a site navigation structure in SharePoint Managed Metadata Service and I add a custom property to each term. How can I query the Managed Metadata Service by the Content Search WebPart ...
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What is PropSet in crawled property?

I'm working with SP2013 Search and I need to create crawled properties by PowerShell script. I found out that I can use New-SPEnterpriseSearchMetadataCrawledProperty function, but I have not found ...
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What is the recommended approach to update page layout

I have an intranet publishing portal with web-templates and custom page layout. I get requirement to update page layouts and the way I have been pushing any changes to page layout is Updating ...
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How to migrate list template from 2010 to 2013?

I have a task list with content that i wish to migrate to SP 2013. I have tried to save the list as a template, convert the stp file to cab and change productversion to 5 in manifest.xml but with no ...
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Picture Library Slideshow Issue With Multiple Libraries

I have an extensive set of pictures on my SP13 enterprise wiki to display division capabilities. The first one I added to a page worked great. Then, I created the second picture library and tried to ...
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Workflow getting Access denied when calling the rest webservice from subsite

i have following problem. I am using SP 2013 Online and i am trying to access some informations from the sub site, like http://[SPOnlineUrl]/SubSite/_api/web/title. But i will always get the annoying ...
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Updating a Property w/ 2013 REST Api

I have a sharepoint hosted app that is succesfully able to add Read and Create files on the Host site (using the REST Api and SP.RequestExecutor). Now I am trying to figure out how to update ...
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Access Denied in deploy SharePoint Hosted App

I'm trying to build a sharepoint app with type sharepoint hosted app, i'm following the instructions of msdn site: ...
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Invalid issuer or signature error in autohosted app - SharePoint 2013

I'm creating my first app for SharePoint 2013. I follow this MSDN article, that explains how to create autohosted app. This piece of code I took from the article and didn't change anything in it. ...
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Office 365 developer site SharePoint 2013 preview: SPD2013 workflow is always canceled

I try to create a workflow using SPD2013 preview on the Office 365 developer site (company.sharepoint.com). I can create and publish WF using SPD2013 without any problems, but when I start it on the ...
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Cannot manually install Site Collection scoped List Instance with List Definition

Using SHarePoint 2013, I have done the following in Visual Studio 2013: New "Empty SharePoint Project" In the Project, added a new item "List" with a definition and an instance In the Feature, set ...
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Share authentication token between SharePoint 2013 and ASP.Net MVC Web API service

In SharePoint 2010 and earlier, it seems it was possible to share the authentication token with other ASP.Net applications using forms authentication and the ASPXAuth cookie. I have a SharePoint 2013 ...
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Unable to save audience in navigation link

I'm trying to create a search navigation (Site Settings -> Search -> Search Settings -> Configure Seach Navigation) which is only visible to a specific set of users (audience). Unfortunately I can ...
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Context Search box on MySite does not redirect to Search Center when Search Results WebPart is on the same page

I am facing a strange problem that is easy to reproduce with SharePoint 2013. Go to the MySite Add a search results webpart. Change the search result webpart to a static query Use the context search ...
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Importing a SharePoint 2013 workflow in Visual Studio

I'm creating a simple workflow in Visual Studio: I can deploy it, and it works. I then try to open it with SharePoint designer: However, the steps/activities/stages are missing. How come I'm not ...
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Creating a Custom File Upload CoreProperty Field?

I'm currently working on a site where the client has requested a "Resume" field where they can upload a Word Document of the person's Resume. So far, I have created the CoreProperty field: "Resume" ...
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How to add Newsfeed webpart to SharePoint 2013?

I cannot see it anywhere: neither in Edit -> Insert -> Web Part, nor Edit -> Insert -> App Part. Do I have to enable a certain Feature to be able to use Newsfeed?
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REST API filter by start and end dates

I'm new to filtering dates with REST in SP but am trying to do something like below but am not sure how to get today's date in as a variable into the request. I don't think I'm too far off so any help ...
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SharePoint 2013 Call the REST API from SharePoint hosted app

I've successfully deployed a SharePoint hosted app to office 365 and my local on premise installation. All the app aims to do is call the REST API for the user profile manager to get the profile ...
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Installing Sharepoint 2013 Windows 7

How can I install Sharepoint 2013 on Windows 7? (without virtual machine) I'm dev and I don't have money for a windows server system!!
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Images in another web application don't load until refresh

I've just setup a new SharePoint site that has two web applications, one for MySites, and one with my main site collection in it. For whatever reason whenever a users profile picture from MySites is ...
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Linking of documents accross site collections

I know I can link items to items within the same site collection with a new field type in sharepoint 2013 called related items. I wonder what are my options if I need to link one documnet in one site ...
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Any news about SharePoint 15 release date?

As MS Office next version is scheduled to be released this year, I wonder is there any news about next version of SharePoint? I found a link for SharePoint 15 Technical Preview Interoperability API ...
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Is there a hack to installing SharePoint 2013 on Windows 8?

Apparently SharePoint 2013 is not officially supported on Windows 8 (which does not make sense to me). And, just like the Vista hack for WSS 3.0/MOSS 2007 I am looking for a hack to install ...
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change the default tile size in Sharepoint 2013

Hello, I create an app using the Promoted Links in Sharepoint 2013. I chose to do this because the feature has the awesome hover effect and is easy to customize the image. The issue is that I ...
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Error occurred in deployment step 'Recycle IIS Application Pool': Object reference not set to an instance of an object

I get this error in the deployment step of a share-point farm based project. Most of the suggested solutions on the net are a simple Visual Studio re-start, however, a simple VS restart won't fix ...
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SharePoint 2013 Development - What's New and Different

I wonder what is new and different in SharePoint 2013 development. I am a SharePoint developer since 2007 and 2010, but have not received any SharePoint 2013 development training. When upgrading from ...
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SharePoint Server 2013 Prerequisites installer on Win Server 2012 R2

I'm trying to install the Prerequisites by running the prerequisiteinstaller.exe but i'm stuck at this Application Server Role, Web Server (IIS) Role: configuration error I have tried the ...
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sharepoint 2013 rest api upload image

I want to upload image or create image in Sharepoint 2013 document library using rest api (Javascript) my code to get bite array from input type file element is var reader = new FileReader(); ...
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change look in sharepoint 2013 programatically

I want to change the look of the sharepoint 2013 site programatically, I have tried setting up different theme but it didn't work. Thanks
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Get a users Name from their ID

As part of my Sharepoint hosted App i am using a list which contains a Person or Group. I am getting the ID of the person by using the following. var ApproverID = ...
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Retrieve site collection quota and used storage from REST or JSOM

Is there a way to retrieve the amount of storage used and the quota limit for the Site Collection using the JSOM client or the REST web services?
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SharePoint REST API call with more than 500 rows

I have an AJAX call querying the SharePoint REST API which will return more than 500 rows: $.ajax( { url: _spPageContextInfo.webAbsoluteUrl + ...
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Recommended method to retrieve user personal site URL

I use following method to retrieve URL of personal site: private string GetPersonalSite(SPSite site) { var curUser = SPContext.Current.Web.CurrentUser; ServerContext context = ...
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How do I update a Hyperlink field using the REST API?

I have a SharePoint 2013 page that I want to make updates to a hyperlink field in a list. I'm calling the REST API using JavaScript + jQuery. My code (my hyperlink field is Timesheet_x0020_Page): ...
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branding sharepoint foundation 2013

I would be working to brand a sharepoint 2013 foundation site. I know Design Manager and all other branding goodies don't exist with SPF 2013. What would be the best approach to brand a simple SPF ...
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XSLT or JSLink (which one to use?)

If I have the option of using XSLT or JSLink, which one shall I chose? I don't know anything about JS Link and so far I have done all work in XSLT but I have heard JS Link is the future as there ...
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Lowering Continuous Crawl time via PowerShell

I've been reading up on new SharePoint 2013 features, and continuous crawl plus the new Content Search Web Parts will do wonders for our SharePoint project. However, by default the Continuous Crawl is ...
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App prison break

Me an my colleges were discussing the possibility of breaking out of the sandbox that a SharePoint-hosted apps provide. As most of you know host webs in SharePoint 2013 are protected by deploying apps ...
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can one use HTML5 tags in Sharepoint 2013 out-of-the-box

I want to know if i develop a visual web part, can i use html 5 tags in .ASCX file without adding any link to source or making changes to master page ?
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Add programmatically custom Web Part to page without Web Part Zone

I'd like to add custom Web Part to page without Web Part Zone programmatically, however, for some reason, I simply don't know how to do it. I created blank new Page (Body Only) PublishingWeb pWeb = ...
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Enlarge Newsfeed images on SharePoint 2013

I am a bit stumped why I have not found much information on this topic or why no one is asking the question. Maybe it is just not possible. My question being: Are you able to enlarge Newsfeed images ...
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SharePoint 2013 poor performance

I have a vanilla SharePoint 2013 server virtualized under Hyper-V for a dev environment. Both application server and database server have 12 GB of RAM and 4 core CPU. All services are enabled, search ...