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On premise SharePoint central admin on Internet

Is it possible to create internet zone or publish central admin on Internet for SharePoint on premise enterprise environment.
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Are there any disadvantages of adding extra site columns directly to my List Content Type, instead of adding a new content type

I have added a new Issue tracking list , which is based on the build-in “Issue” content type. Then I need 5 extra columns to be used , so I did the following:- I went to "Site setting">>"site ...
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Add checkbox to blog comments web part

is it possible to add a checkbox to the default comment box for a blog in SharePoint 2013? I need to be able to add a checkbox to the default comments box attached to a SharePoint 2013 blog post, so ...
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Create an Organizational Chart in SharePoint 2013

My task is to create an organizational chart in SharePoint that should be linked with Active Directory. I learned some articles and I also found Organization Browser in my site, but I am unable to ...
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Empty word document created with template

I have a list with attached a 2013 workflow that should create a word document. I have followed this article Unfortunately, no matter what I write in my template.docx template, the workflow created ...
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How to publish custom Display Template files in SP2013

I have followed this guide how to create a display template and now I want to publish it in a feature receiver. The creation of the display templates seems fine. Basically the code in the link finds ...
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Unable to manage my custom Content Type column’s order and visibility (hidden, required or optional) inside a new Create form

I have a team site collection and I want to add a new App of type Issue Tracking list. so I did the following:- From the site collection I created a new App of type issue tracking. Then from the ...
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Sharepoint designer, workflow checkbox

I'm very new to the SharePoint designer and am trying to create workflows at the moment. I've created a new employee list, where I've created a choice column called software and within software there ...
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Workflow Email not Sending

I created a workflow in SPD13 to send a reminder email until task result is changed to "closed". The workflow starts and the notification date is determined by the workflow. However, the workflow ...
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Content types hierarchy inside my Apps

I have added a simple Issue tracking list inside my team site, and it will get "Issue" content type. but i have noted the following is that the new Issue tracking list's content type will be absed on ...
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Hide and Re-order columns inside a new Content type will not have any effect on the Create & Edit forms for the List

I did the follow:- I added a new Content type, and I specify to have “Issue” content type as its parent. Then I added 5 site columns, and I added them to the new Content Type.so the new content type ...
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SP 2010 , SP 2013 and SQL Database

Can Sharepoint 2010 and Sharepoint 2013 use the same database (SQL 2012) ?
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How to get config database server programatically?

I would like to use C# to get the server name and instance (e.g. myserver/instance1) where configuration database of the local farm resides. I don't want to use PowerShell. Is there a way to do this ...
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How to configure SearchBox

I have a problem with my search box in SharePoint 2013 (upper right side). If I try to search something, it shows me all "global" answers of SharePoint. This is correct for me because I have some ...
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Custom Workflow Activity vs Web Services in SharePoint 2013 Workflow

I am working on a SharePoint 2013 workflow project which needs some business logic. In SharePoint 2013, workflows are declarative. So to write a custom code, its advised to create a web service and ...
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SP2013 - Sporadic error when editing PPT using Office 2013

We have a few users that are having sporadic issues when trying to open up Office documents. All users still using Office 2007 are fine, it is only users that use Office 2013 that have the issue.They ...
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Validating Sharepoint Column doesnt contain word Sharepoint

I want to create a single line of text column that validates following items: Unique:can be done using OOB column settings 10 character: can be done OOB column settings All Lower Case: How do I do ...
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Recent Activities Web Part on MySite causes null object error

Whenever a user is on their MySite and goes to their blog and tries adding a Recent Activities web part to the page, the page comes back saying: The "PublishedNewsFeedWebPart" Web Part appears to be ...
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How to retrieve Multi Value Lookup List using SharePoint 2013 REST Api

I have a Blog subsite of my main website. I am trying to get the Top 2 blog posts along with the number of comments and actual comments. I am able to get Number of Comments with the field ...
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Stop Sharepoint 2013 from asking user credentials

How to stop sharepoint 2013 from asking the login credentials whenever I open a word or excel document? I am already signed in to SharePoint
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Search Document Properties but not contents

Is it possible to build a "full text" KQL search query in SharePoint 2013 (without targeting managed properties) that will not query the contents of the document itself. i.e. we only want to return ...
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People.aspx reverts the master page with query string parameters

I have a custom System Master Page. When I am on the People and Groups page /_layouts/15/people.aspx?MembershipGroupId=5, my master page looks fine. However, when I change the View or go to the next ...
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A Web Part or Web Form Control on this Page cannot be displayed or imported. The type could not be found or it is not registered as safe

We migrated the Sites from SharePoint 2003 to SharePoint 2013. In SP2013 when we clicking on some of the lists we are getting the error "A Web Part or Web Form Control on this Page cannot be ...
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Sharepoint 2013 workflow not available in Platform type Sharepoint 2013 designer

I have configured and installed and registered the workflow successfully. (I think i did). I can confirm in the Central Administration and check the status of workflow service application proxy is ...
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SharePoint App resources files not being included on deployment

I have a SharePoint App that has a lot of resource files (js, css, imgs, etc.) that are not being included when I deploy the project. The weird thing is that 2 days ago everything was working fine and ...
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SharePoint 2013 Client Context authentication token/cookie?

I am building a WPF application that uses Microsoft.SharePoint.Client.ClientContext to connect to a SharePoint 2013 site and interact with lists. My SP site uses Windows Authentication, and all users ...
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Only one site in Whole Web application not displaying usage report

Recently customer reported of an issue, where usage reports turns out to be empty. Weird thing is only this site collection in that web application affected. All othe sites within that web app are ...
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Updating Person Field javascript error

I am creating a new list item using CSOM. When I try updating a Person field, I'm getting a error saying my function is undefined Uncaught ReferenceError: createListItem is not defined it ...
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Incompatible Database Name in SharePoint Server Search - Help

the windows application event log reports numerous errors for sharepoint Event 2583 (SharePoint Server Search) of severity 'Error' occurred 20 more time(s) and was suppressed in the event log ...
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Programmatically Start Workflow Sharepoint 2013 Out of Range Exception

I am trying to programmatically start my WF in Visual Studio and deploy it along with my solution into SharePoint 2013. The WF is in the same solution file as my ASP.NET web form and code behind. I ...
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SharePoint Approval Workflow-Different Approvers

In my limited experience of approval workflows on SP, as I understand it you have to define who the approval individual(s) will be within the workflow itself. Whenever it is started it will ...
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How to provide access to like or comment news feed for visitors group in sharepoint 2013?

I have Newsfeed in my SharePoint 2013 site, I gave read access to this site but minimum permission to respond to the newsfeed is contribute. How can I achieve this?
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Powershell - Change display format in SharePoint Site column from friendly to standard

How can I change the display format from friendly to standard? I want to change this on all lists in the solution $sites = Get-SPSite "http://company.com/sites/testdelete/" $created = "Created" ...
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SPO 2013 - Hiding/showing navigation items automatically regarding user's permissions

We are using O365/Sharepoint Online 2013. We are using the structured navigation on our root site (https://sitename.sharepoint.com) and when we adjust our permission levels for users, pages and ...
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Troubles with refreshing themes after a themable CSS update

I'm working on a SharePoint 2013 publishing site that is structured using a hierarchy of sub sites. I have packaged three themes in my WSP. These themes consist in a custom master page (the same for ...
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Connecting Web Parts - No Provider Schema

This is in an on-premise SP 2013 environment I am trying to connect a list view web part to a data form web part. (I want the list view web part to get filter values from the data form webpart). ...
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Hide SuiteBar links Office 365

I have previously used jQuery to hide the Suitebar links in SP 2013. This was on-prem install. When I try in Office 365, it seems to ignore the code. //Neither of these work: ...
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Combine REST query “GetItems” action with OData $filter parameter

I'm able to call GetItems through REST by using an example by Erik C. Jordan. Now I'm trying to combine this with a simple OData $filter parameter. I have a REST query like this (jQuery on SharePoint ...
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Need to pause a workflow email until a date, but workflow still needs to continue to run before that date

I was going to use the technique linked below to send out a reminder email on a specified date. This requires the "Pause Until" functionality. If I use this in one section of my workflow where the ...
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How to Add a tooltip in Radio Buttons when checked in newForm.aspx page

I have custom list with a field type of radio buttons with 4 choices. I want to be able to show a box on right hand side when each radio button is checked .How do i do that? So far i was able to ...
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Problem adding a custom list to a SharePoint 2013 solution (“Failed to find <ListTemplate> tag corresponding to ID ”100")

I have a SharePoint 2013 solution that I migrated from 2010. Without any custom list definition, I am able to deploy the solution and create a new site collection (from the web itself, I am not using ...
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Search performance and process for disinherited security

If I have 4 Libraries each with 1000 documents. If one document in each of the 4 libraries has dis-inherited security, do all 4000 documents need to be crawled via search now that one document in ...
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Making ajax callback from custom field client-side code

I am creating a custom field for SharePoint 2013, following this (and similar) walkthroughs: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj163799.aspx The field is just an extension of SPFieldText and I ...
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Custom BCS External Content Type Error handling

Using SharePoint 2013. I have created a custom BCS model (bdcm with custom assembly deployed to GAC) to create external content types to connect to an proprietary external data source. I have created ...
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Get url of ALL lists on a SharePoint 2013 site using JSOM

I'm trying to retrieve the url for all lists on the current SharePoint site. I've managed to get the title for each list, I've also found resources explaining how to get the url of one specific list. ...
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An image added to my enterprise wiki page is automatically added inside wrong location PublishingImages/Pages/Forms/my-sub/

I am working on an Enterprise wiki site collection, and when users add images to the wiki pages, these images are going to be stored inside the following folder automatically:- ...
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Can we write App Prerequisites using Javascript? get edition of SharePoint using javascript

I am creating SharePoint hosted app. I have to develope an app such that it should work in all edition of SharePoint and its features will vary from edition to edition. Now I have couple of questions ...
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Copy a Excel to Document Library when something changes in database

I have got a Document Library with one Excel File. After something changes in a database located on another server, I want to update a version of Excel. How could I do it on SharePoint 2013?
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VS Workflow 2013 - Single Task action - Get Task ID

I'm developing Sharepoint 2013 Workflow in Visual Studio and I need to get ID of a task that is created by Single Task activity and write it to list item's field. What's the best way to achive this?
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Problem loading pages as a site owner when Minimal Download Strategy (MDS) is active

We have created a custom teamsite webtemplate, which has some extra site columns, contenttypes, lists and libraries. No fancy stuff. However we got some complaints that sometimes, not always pages ...