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SharePoint 2013 apps do not show up

I have a SharePoint 2013 environment and I have the publishing features enabled. When I try to add Apps, only 3 show up: Document Library, Custom Lists, & Tasks. If I turn off Publishing, then ...
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How can I change URL of existing list?

If I create a list with a name like Project Risks it gives it a url like: http://myhost/mysite/Lists/Project%20Risks/AllItems.aspx. If I customize the list and then decide I want it call Project ...
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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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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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MSCD certification for sharepoint

I don't know if here is the right place to ask this question, so excuse me if it's not. I want to take the SharePoint 2013 certification for developing applications (70-488) I want know how much ...
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In 2013 using JavaScript how do you empty a people picker field?

In SharePoint 2013, I want to delete all existing values in a people picker field using javascript or jquery. Simply using .removeAttr('value') or .val("") does not work.
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SharePoint 2013 - Change URL of document library

I created a Document Library called Resource Documents. Would it be possible for us to set a friendly URL on this library so that files may be read with the following URL pattern... ...
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Get MySite URL using ECMA

I am trying to get the URL of the logged in user's Personal site from another site collection. I am working on SharePoint 2013 online and using ECMA.
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SharePoint 2013 get user groups by CSOM

I wrote some code to get the current user groups by CSOM. function getCurrentUser() { this.clientContext = new SP.ClientContext.get_current(); this.oWeb = clientContext.get_web(); ...
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Is it possible to programmatically add a web part to a page in a sharepoint hosted app (JS)

I've been looking for a way to add a web part to a page using JSOM/CSOM or any other api available to sharepoint hosted apps. The only solutions I have found so far are for custom sharepoint ...
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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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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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Difference Between Sequential Workflow & State machine workflow?

What is the difference between Sequential Workflow and Stater machine workflow? What context should I take account to when choosing one of them?
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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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“Add an App” on publishing site is eternally “loading”

I have successfully added a provider hosted app to the app catalog. However, when I go to the main site, then go to the "gear" icon, and select "Add an app", it gets stuck at "Loading" forever. If I ...
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What is ms-hcTest?

Between the Suite Bar (<div id="suiteBar">) and the Ribbon Row (<div id="s4-ribbonrow">) there is a content-less div with id of ms-hcTest (<div id="ms-hcTest"/>). Does anyone know ...
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Single Sign On between two web applications?

In my SharePoint 2013 Server farm I have two web applications: Simple intranet portal (http://portal) My Sites (http://portal:8080) Problem is that users have to authenticate to each application. ...
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Fire JS function when people picker completes

Is there a way to trigger a JS function when a People picker completes and finds a user? I'm developing a SharePoint 2013 app using client side development pattern. Thanks for your suggestion Per, I ...
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Run any other javascript after the Display Templates have rendered the content

This is the issue: I create a ContentBySearchWebpart, specified with my custom Display templates.' I want to run some other javascript code, after the Display Templates have rendered the content ...
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How to programmatically determine which application pool a service application is using?

Is there a way to programmatically determine which application pool a service application is using? Further i would like to get the information about the service account the app pool is using.
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How to update the name of an attachment from a list item (if possible, with SPServices)?

Like the title says, I'd like to know how to update the name of an attachment from a list item. The document name.I've figured out how to get the attachment from a list item (see code below), on the ...
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How do you properly write to a managed metadata column from JSOM? (SharePoint 2013)

I am trying to write the value of a managed metadata column across several documents in a document library at once using JSOM, but for some reason the way I'm trying only writes the value to the first ...
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Set DateTime (utc) to listitem (CSOM, SP2013)

How to set UTC timezone to a listitem's DateTime field without executing query each time? This would be slow for many datetime fields and items: var utc = DateTime.UtcNow; var localTime = ...
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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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SharePoint feature deployment and scope via PowerShell

We use SP2013 and PowerShell to deploy wsps. When installing the wsp via PowerShell: CASE 1: Add-SPSolution -LiteralPath $path install-spsolution -Identity $solution -GACDeployment Above ...
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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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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 ...
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Showing a modal dialog using html option in SP2013 seems broken

In SP2010 you could easily show a dialog using a DOM node with something like this: var test = "<div id='correspondence'>" + result + "</div>"; $('body').append(test); ...
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What are the cmdlets for SharePoint 2013 that have no GUI equivalent?

I've not found a comprehensive list on anywhere of the PowerShell cmdlets for SharePoint 2013 whose function or output cannot be achieved via the GUI (Central Admin, Site Settings, etc). I would ...
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Why is list.GetItems pulling more fields than specified in my CamlQuery?

I am trying to pull back just specific columns in a list using the .NET client object model. (i.e. using Microsoft.SharePoint.Client;) This is the CamlQuery specifying just fields in the DefaultView ...
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Sharepoint 2013 - Can I use Visual Studio 2012 express edition for web-parts and app parts?

I am new to SharePoint 2013. I want to develop the app and web parts using visual studio 2012 express edition. Can I use vs 2012 express edition to create app and web parts for SharePoint 2013? Can ...
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Cannot resolve Activity

I'm unable to publish a workflow in Sharepoint Designer 2013, errors are found when compiling the workflow. The workflow files were saved but cannot be run. I even tried to delete SPD Cache folder, ...
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REST API along with startswith and tolower function method in SharePoint 2013

I would like to bind all users into textbox autocomplete event. I done with below script but it is consider case sensitive expression while searching the results. $("#txtselectuser").autocomplete({ ...
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JavaScript is breaking my theme in SharePoint 2013

I am having an unusual problem. I have a site in SharePoint 2013 I just stood up, and starting to experiment with JavaScript and jQuery. I am using one of the OOTB themes, not ready to monkey around ...
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Is data Inside SharePoint Hosted App searchable?

If I develop a SharePoint Hosted app which creates several lists inside the App Web, is that list data exposed to SharePoint's search engine? In other words, will I be able to perform search on data ...
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SharePoint 2013 Subsite inherits Parent Navigation - Managed Navigation

I am using Managed Navigation and have Variations defined, so the root site collection has two sub sites for each of the languages.. Each Language sub site has its own Terms Set and the navigation is ...
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SharePoint 2013 Development - Picture Library Not Appearing

When I go to 'Add an App' under Site Contents, I do not get a Photo Library as a choice. I only see Document Library, Custom List, and tasks. I believe this site was set up as a team site. Any ...
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SharePoint 2013 with ADFS 3.0 Server 2012 R2

I've been trying to get ADFS 3.0 on Server 2012 R2 working with SharePoint 2013. I followed http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/hh305235.aspx exactly, from start to finish, but I'm running into ...
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How do you set the default empty text with the content by search webpart?

I'm using the content by search webpart. I would like it to display a message when there is no matches, seems simple right? I've pulled my hair out trying to figure this out, and i'd appreciate an ...
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Unable to Customize SharePoint 2013 Discussion Board

We are trying to customize SharePoint 2013 Discussion Board app and are unable to modify existing Flat, Subject, and Threaded views or create new views. Following are the error messages we are ...
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SharePoint Wiki Versus SharePoint Blog for building a knowledge base library for our company

I am new to SharePoint and after reading about the available features inside SharePoint 2013 I have decided to either:- Build a Wiki Site using the Wiki Page Library OR to use the Collaboration -> ...
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When will be the developer certifications for SharePoint 2013 available?

Currently i'm doing my exams for the MCSE here: http://www.microsoft.com/learning/en/us/mcse-sharepoint-certification.aspx#fbid=EV6rgUyFq8c My question is: When will be the certifications ready for ...
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Sharepoint 2010 vs Sharepoint 2013

What are the pros and cons? Why should we use 2013 instead of 2010? Are there any significant changes that you will see, or is it just a design fresh-up and some minor change!
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Error occured with Blob Cache in

I am getting the following error in Event viewer, after enabling Blob Cache : An error occured in the blob cache. The exception message was 'The system cannot find the file specified. (Exception ...
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SharePoint 2013 app domain - do I need to create a separate app domains for separate farms?

I need to configure my SP 2013 environments for apps, and as a part of it app domain creation is required. Can I use the same app domain for 2 different SP 2013 farms or each should have individual ...
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Restrict Publishing Site Access on Public Facing SharePoint Site

I am new to SharePoint 2013 (Office365) and want to create a publishing site that is internet facing that anyone can see but parts of it require a login. I am not sure how to go about this ideally I ...
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Change the MySite Blog Site Title SP2013

When users provision a Blog on their SharePoint 2013 MySite, the Site Title is called "Blog". Thus when a crawl is done, the search results say "Blog" as the title. Is there a way to change the ...
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Vacation approval request?

Is it possible to create workflow when your manager approves your vacation in Vacation Request list than In Calender list it creates new item?? How i can do that?
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Page Layout html xsltlistviewwebpart with custom view

GOAL: I am trying to create a custom page layout based on a custom content type that contains 3 xsltlistviewwebparts which use custom views that were created for the lists in the browser. I have ...
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Whats new for list.asmx in sharepoint 2013

i am using 2007 list.asmx for updating listitem from a third party application, is there any substitute now in sp 2013 ...