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Renditioned images seem to load slower than the full size version

I've created search result templates which display an image gallery (30-40 images per page) based on images uploaded to a picture library. To avoid problems with end users uploading huge files, I'm ...
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SPServices copy list attachments

Trying to follow this post about halfway down to copy attachments from a list item. $().SPServices({ operation: "GetItem", async: false, Url:srcUrl, completefunc: function(xData, ...
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Slide Library will not copy slide to presentation

I know microsoft has deprecated slide library functionality but my work is still obsessed with it so they keep asking me for help with it. We are using Sharepoint 2013 and we have a workaround for ...
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Is it possible to add existing site column to list using REST?

Is it possible to add an existing site column to a SharePoint list with REST? The MSDN documentation shows that a field can be added using /fields/addField but all the examples I have seen just create ...
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Sharepoint calendar add new item correct date

I've got a calendar in SP2013. When I navigate to a specific day in month view and click the +Add on that day I would expect the default day value filled in for start/end to be the day I clicked, not ...
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How to fix errors in Sharepoint search (no refiners found)

SharePoint version: 2013 (not office 365 ) I have a SharePoint site that I built about a month ago. I am the administrator of the site. The sites function is to track changes to remote sites in our ...
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Maintaining absolute URLs on export with Design Manager

We are using one 2013 Extranet SiteCollection as a (sort of) CDN (we can't use the ContentType HUB because of Intranet security) <link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" ...
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Blank Sharepoint Administration Page after install

I have installed SharePoint Server 2013 on Windows Server 2012 R2 (just as a practice). However, I am getting a blank Central Administration page. So far, I have: Did a clean install three times ...
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Use Default logon ID in Sharpoint 2013 task list

I have a list that I am using for data entry by multiple users. Each user signs into Sharepoint user their own unique network ID. I would like that ID to default in the "Created By", or any column, ...
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“Sounds Like” or Metaphone search on Specific columns in a list

I need to build "Prevent similar Names" functionality into "Large" SharePoint Online list's "New Item" view. I have three columns in the list against which I need to check an entered value for a ...
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When Using Managed Navigation for Current nav. Opening a page changes the current nav. SharePoint 2013

My final goal is to have consistent Current Navigation (left nav) across multiple site (collections). Thus the use of Managed Navigation. We are using Managed Navigation for both Global and Current ...
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Anonymous Search Error

Searching Anonymously returns no results. I have the QueryParameterTemplate.xml setup correctly. Call: ...
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SharePoint provider hosted app app part and mixed authentication

I have a web application with mixed authentication: - Windows authentication - Forms based authentication Logging in onto the web application works. And accessing all apps with an active directory ...
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Adjust refine accuracy settings for Search Results web part

got what I think is a quick question... I have a 'Search Results' web part which queries and return people results from MySites. There are +/- 500 people that get returned, and my web part is placed ...
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Perflib errors & PerfNet error in a sharepoint web front end server

in a wfe server below error messages occurred when i remove spfarm user from local administrator group of wfe servers. with spfarm user there are two services running in these servers -sharepoint ...
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workflows and app permissions

Ive created a sp2013 workflow that queries ups and sets some permissions in various sites in various site collections. Ive set the app permissions of the workflow to have full control with a tenant ...
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Sharepoint Online Encountering Error while attempting to create a new Page Layout

I am currently trying to use the Design Manager to create a new Page Layout. When I click the Create a page layout link I receive an error popup: "Sorry, something went wrong. An unexpected error ...
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How to copy documents from 1 folder to another within same library in SP2013 using VS code?

I want to copy documents from one folder to another folder within same library in SharePoint 2013 using visual studio code. The source document, source and destination path values are given through ...
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List content not returning in Search Results

I have a List with an Enhanced Rich Text column body text (Multiple lines of text). No results are returning in this list or column. In List Settings I set Allow items from this list to appear in ...
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sp.js load permissions

Is it documented somewhere for what permissions a user needs to have for sp.js to load? If so, is there a difference for it loading in a certain location (Site Pages, Pages, etc.)? Context: We have ...
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Page scrolls up on clicking of image in content editor webpart in Chrome

I have a content editor webpart. When I edit the webpart and click on the Image, the page scrolls up in Chrome. This doesnt happen in IE I haven't added any special code for this, is this the ...
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Cannot open office files on SP 2013 using IE 11

I have a working Web App with FBA and a site containing a document library with office files. When using IE11, whenever I click on any of the files, I am prompted to login. After entering credentials, ...
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Creating a global sharepoint menu that doesnt flyout

Im working on some requested changes for a sharepoint site. One of these changes is the requirement of having a global menu across multiple site collections. This menu needs to be on the masterpage ...
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Configuring asset picker for anonymous user

I am creating a public facing web site and part of the project is to allow user to pick excel file from document library for some data calculation. But the problem is whenever some anonymous user ...
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Duplicate site collection with Get-SPSite

I have the same problem as this question (Duplicate Site Collection) but unfortunately dismounting and re-mounting the database did not solve my problem. Just to clarify, if I run Get-SPSite, the ...
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Weird error in powershell script when adding Navigation node, requires accessing site via browser to fix

I am creating a new site in 2013 with powershell (New-SPWeb) and attempting to set some Search Navigation settings. The problem I encounter is that my Get-SPWeb call fails until I access the site via ...
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How do I retrieve the Task ID of a task process?

I am trying to retrieve the task IDs of tasks in a task process in order to retrieve their task status. The only field that shows is the task outcome, which doesn't help. How do I get the task ID?
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Deploying a list workflow without a list association (SharePoint 2013)

I am creating a workflow which I want users of certain sites in a site collection to be able to use. When they activate the feature, the workflow should be created and automatically get attached to ...
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copy a site collection by backup & restore it to a new URL

I am currently working on a site collection of type team site , and I did many customization and I create many sub sites inside it. Now our customer requested to have another site collection with the ...
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Create SharePoint list from user template

I'm trying to create a list in SharePoint 2013 using CSOM. The problem is that when the query is executed it says that it couldn't find any matches. I have checked, and the list template (Pest) is on ...
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SPServices new item return expanded user information

I'm creating new discussion in a list using SPServices, like this: $().SPServices({ operation: "UpdateListItems", batchCmd: "New", listName: discListName, updates: "<Batch ...
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SharePoint 2013 Users not being added to User Information List

I have a SharePoint 2013 anonymous site.If I add a user to any group then those users are added to User Information List but new users when they log in to the site (who are not given explicit ...
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Sending alerts based on changes in lookup columns

Scenario: List A, called Regulations, stores info about some documents - like law regulations that are important to our business. It has several columns like last update, document status etc List B, ...
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Search topology not created and found Unable to retrieve topology

In a newly configured test sharepoint 2013 farm it has 2 app server 1 dedicated search server ( for all components except query component ) 2 WFE servers. ( query processing component) I created ...
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Custom Word Breaker for Sharepoint 2013?

I'm finding a lot of articles which explain how to change the Sharepoint 2013 Word Breakers via the Registry. However, I'm not sure what values I should be putting in the WBreakerClass fields. I'd ...
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how i can configure my sharepoint web application to only be accessable from https

I'm working on a SharePoint 2013 web application. Currently the web application can be accessed using http only and if I try to access it using https I will get "Page not found" error". Our customer ...
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Get the followers of a list item

Is it possible to get all the followers of a list item? I am registering an event receiver and using ItemUpdated(SPItemEventProperties) to get the SPListItem. From this, I would like to get all the ...
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Update panel in custom web part causes full page refresh on Safari

I'm working on a custom web part which contains an ASP.NET update panel. When I click a button to refresh its content, only the content should be refreshed, not the full page. This works like a charm, ...
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How to POST to form with redirect

I have been trying to do this for hours now but no luck. I have an application page in which there is a form. When user clicks Submit button, form values are submitted to an external site where user ...
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Anonymous site with Form Based Authentication is showing login page

I have a site with Anonymous access and Form Based authentication enabled. When a user opens website (site page for e.g. about us, contact us), it shows that screen where user has to choose whether ...
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SharePoint 2013 - Manage User Profiles - Not Showing Profiles in Search

I did the full import from AD and I have around 1100+ profiles. (See Screen shot) However when I search via my domain name (i.e. mydc) I don't see any results. My login goes as mydc\ahmed What ...
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Sharepoint 2013 fail product configuration wizard at step 8

I have been struggling with this issue for a couple days. From what I've search until now there is no problems with my 15 hive admin.sitemap or layouts.sitemap. None of them have comments or anything ...
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How to send back form results to the Script Editor Web Part which displays the modal dialog

This relates to SharePoint 2013 Online. On my home page I have a SEWP which determines if currentUser has registered some details we need. If not then open a ModalDialog window displaying a form to ...
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Reusable Content Drop Down Menu Not Updating

I am on Sharepoint 2013 in a publishing site. I have created a reusable content field that we will apply to every page. Although there are other reusable content items, this is the only piece of ...
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Display the most used search terms

Is there an OOB way to display the most used search terms within SharePoint 2013? Or would I have to rely on either a 3rd party or some custom solution?
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Find webparts with Search Box

I need to find my custom webparts with the search box. I couldn't find a way to index my web parts. The goal would be to have the web parts (titles?) displayed in the search result, and when you click ...
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Can't open IRM protected document in office applications and office web apps

I'm using SharePoint 2013 Enterprise with Office Web Apps 2013 and Information Rights Management Configured. (All of our servers are on-prem including the ADRMS) I have two universal distribution ...
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Document library inline search don't show any results

I have a site where Search is a big part of the user experience. I have a bunch of document libraries which all have the setting "Allow items from this document library to appear in search results?" ...
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Microsoft SharePoint Foundation Web Application Service stuck on starting

Microsoft SharePoint Foundation Web Application Service stuck on starting I tried this command and got the error below Command: stsadm -o provisionservice -action start -servicetype spwebservice ...
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Sandbox solution feature upgrade not working all the time

I have been using a no code sandbox solution to deploy style related assets and display templates via a site collection feature. Each time we need to update these assets I do the following: Update ...