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Does adding custom code to native SharePoint aspx files automatically result in an unsupported state?

I want to add some custom code to one of the native SharePoint's aspx files in the hive (14\TEMPLATE\LAYOUTS). Specifically, I wish to implement a Page_LoadComplete event that does some additional ...
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Implementing a simple bug tracking tool inside my SharePoint 2013

We have implemented a SharePoint 2013 web application , which contains two site collection; one community site & team site. Currently we have a custom software ready for testing . so I was ...
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Create visual webpart for SharePoint Online

I want to create a visual webpart for SharePoint 2013 Online but I find that the requirement is to install the SharePoint on the local machine. Another thing, do SharePoint 2013 Foundation support ...
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Why do I have to use POST for REST queries?

I am trying to understand the logic with the SharePoint client.svc (_api) Web service. For some queries, for example List GetItems, or search queries, SharePoint requires the use of POST in ajax ...
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Programmatically get the central administration site SPWeb using server object model

Like in the title - is there a method of getting it without supplying the URL?
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SharePoint 2013 Usage Reports - where are the details?

So the Analytics feature has been revamped in 2013. Great. Now I can't find detailed statistics anymore. All I have is multiple reports for search queries and "Popular Items". The "Usage" report only ...
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Managed Metadata Navigation always redirecting to “start.aspx#null”

I'm trying to use Managed Metadata Navigation for cruising around my site. Right now I have a couple of team sites. In the target settings I set the navigation URL to: ...
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How to Create Apps for SharePoint 2013 in Visual Studio 2012?

I have just started to use SharePoint 2013 and I want to create a simple app with VS2012. How can I create and deploy an apps in SharePoint 2013 step by step? Can anyone provide a quick start guide? ...
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SharePoint Code Review

I've been tasked with performing a code review on a SharePoint 2013 solution. Does anyone have any general suggestions on how to approach and Document this? There are so many aspects I'm not sure ...
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How to reference the Site Collection URL inside the src attribute

I added a custom script to my "Style Library" folder under a site collection. The site collection URL is http://servername/HR. So to reference the script inside my master page I wrote the following: ...
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What is the relation between Friendly URL and Managed Navigation?

I have created a new site collection of type Enterprise wiki. And I cannot understand the following default navigation setting: I mean why I need to use managed navigation to get friendly URLS ? ...
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How to use HttpSend activity in 2013 workflow

I'm trying to call a .Net (asmx) web service that takes a UTC date and returns the local date. An input to the web service could look like this: 2015-04-30T23:00:00Z The output from this call will ...
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Is it possibly to apply CSS based on user?

Is it possible to apply CSS according to the type of user and/or his permissions? (e.g., admin, regular users, etc...) For example, I'd like to hide the #s4-ribbonrow for regular users since they ...
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How to use Happy Hour in List View Threshold

I have heard of list view threshold as something good to be kept and it really saves the server. But I am not sure about how to use the concept named Happy Hour.
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Is there a way to display a warning message inside my enterprise wiki page layout , when the page status is Rejected

I am working on a publishing site collection using the Enterprise wiki template. Currently I got this behavior regarding the versioning setting. For the library I specify that the library content ...
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Where do i locate ULS Logs for Sharepoint 2013 Farm

I have Medium Size farm with 2 App Server 3 wfe 3 workflow and 1 sql server. 2 app server host central admin, 3 wfe host 5 web applications. I recently encountered error and correlation ID was ...
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Sharepoint Online User Pictures

As the admin of a office 365 subscription with Sharepoint Online Is it possible for me to place users profile pictures or remove them if inappropriate?
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FBA and AD Authentication can work together?

We are using Sharepoint 2013, and AD authentication works properly. We think about creating subsite dedicated to external users without AD accounts. I've google it, so I think the best solution is to ...
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How can I get the URL of a Pages List with REST API?

My question is very simple. I would like to display the recent top 10 news with the REST API in Sharepoint 2013. I'm using the following query: ...
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Using Sharepoint client API to upload file as attachment in javascript

is there a way to upload file as attachment while using JavaScript client object model in sharepoint 2013? Or using web service in the middle is required? I cannot use FileAPI from HTML5. Thank you ...
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Should “BI Center Site” be used for any areas that will include a mixture of data content

We have a SP farm set up and it is in it's infancy. Our department is BI. There are 10 products within our company, each with different management and BI needs, therefore we'd like to create a site ...
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Handling workflow errors

Environment: 2013 Enterprise, Workflow Server on WFE, SPD 2013 This seems like a pretty simple question coming from a programming background, but I just can't find any information on it. When ...
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How to make datepicker readonly from javascript?

Is there any possibility to hide Sharepoint 2013 datepicker by some javascript API method call?
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When a CQWP returns no results, zones are shifted

On my main landing page of SharePoint, I'm using a few CQWPs and the Blank Web Parts Page layout. One will show your upcoming tasks, one will show the projects you're a member or lead of, etc. I have ...
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How to remove the shared with or email to everyone buttons

Is there a way to hide the "Shared with ..." or at least the user-names and emailaddresses from specific user groups? I'd like to hide at least the users which have access to a SP2013 site from the ...
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How SharePoint 2013 built-en ranking models works?

I want to understand how SharePoint 2013 built-en ranking models works. I tried to search it over web but I don't see any documentation that describe these models. Here is the list of ranking models ...
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calling click event on dynamic controls

What I have is fairly standard code for using JavaScript with SharePoint 2013. Inside the sharePointReady function, I have a few dynamic controls that are added to the page. The problem is that when ...
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How to get list by url using client object model?

Is it possible to get list by url using ECMA script client model? For example something like this: context.get_web().get_lists().getByUrl("Lists/MyList"); UPD!: Please, refer to this correct ...
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SharePoint Server 15 Wish List [closed]

SharePoint Server 2010 is a fantastic product! However, I'm sure you have some great ideas for v.Next. What features do you believe could be improved for SharePoint 15? One topic per answer please ...
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Sharepoint 2013: Need pop-up message to appear as soon as a user updates a list field value to 2 particular values

How can I get a pop-up message (which reminds the user to launch a url) to appear as soon as a user updates a list field value to 2 particular values? We are using SharePoint 2013. Thanks
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Can I add a start workflow link to a column in a list view?

I would like to add a link directly to a start workflow page in a column so that users don't have to go through several clicks to start a workflow. The link needs to change based on the item ID for ...
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Access Sharepoint list from different Domain

I can access Sharepoint list using JSOM from local SharePoint site. In the same place I also want to access SharePoint list from a different SharePoint server. What is the best way to do this? I ...
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Storing a dynamic variable for Workflow in SPD 2013

I am new to Share Point designer 2013. I would like to Store a value to a variable as follows: Store 'field' in 'Variable'. When compared in SPD 2007, there is "Build Dynamic String" under Actions. ...
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Why 200GB content DB limit when using RBS

What's the point of using RBS when you are still restricted to 200GB content DB limit? I don't understand this thing. Secondly this looks like recommended limit, right? Because SharePoint won't stop ...
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Custom link Site Action Menu SharePoint 2013 from SharePoint Designer

It is possible to add custom links to the site actions (gear menu) in SharePoint 2013 from SharePoint Designer? I've found some solutions that use features and elements but i'm not looking those ...
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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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Can I use $expand to get Managed Metadata column values?

I want to get a list, using REST, which include Managed Metadata columns. Currently I get a TermGuid for these columns, which I then have to do more work on to get their actual default values. Is ...
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Add font to drop down on SharePoint online

Is it possible to add a font like Arial to the list of available fonts when editing a wiki? we have SharePoint online so we don't have access to any back-end folders.
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How do you move a folder into another folder

In a documents folder, how do you move one folder (ex. human resources folder into a corporate office folder)
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get_defaultViewUrl () not working in SP Hosted app

I am trying to get the default view url of a list in SP hosted app. Below is the code i am trying, on execute success method. spListobj.get_defaultViewUrl(); It is returning me this error : The ...
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SP2013 special chars broken in HTML page layout

I'm creating some page layouts for my custom .master in a SP2013 Publishing SC. There are some hard coded texts in the layout. Since it's for a German client there will be some special chars like ...
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What are the most frequently accessed sharepoint 2013 databases?

Is it safe to assume user profile service application databases and app management service application database are the most frequently accessed SP 2013 database. I also read that these are the only ...
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Get Navigation Term for Current Page in CSOM (JavaScript)

I am trying to get the Local Properties for the Navigation Term that is currently being viewed. For example... If I navigate to http://sp2013/about/team I need to get the Local Custom Properties for ...
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Where to store data needed by a custom timer job?

I have a custom ribbon button in each document library and when a user clicks it, I'd like to store some library-related data (URL, id ...) in a way that would make it available to a custom timer job. ...
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Launch SharePoint 2013 Workflow w/Javascript

Looking to launch a list workflow from script tied to a button on a form. I've been referencing this article, as well as the code from example 5, and even tried using SPServices, but have yet to come ...
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Retrieve list items created by user based on login credentials

I'm developing a SP2013 office 365 app using the Sharepoint hosted option so working with JS. I'm allowing users to create new records in a list and also displaying that list of records that are ...
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Custom Page Layout in Sharepoint 2013 Foundation

Sharepoint comes with a set of Text Layout Templates. How can I create my own custom Text Layouts under Sharepoint 2013 Foundation. What I'm trying to achieve is a shown below. PS: I do not have ...
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Is it possible to programmatically enable ratings for a list in SharePoint 2013?

I would like to programmatically enable "Likes" (ratings) for a list in a SharePoint 2013 solution (object model or CSOM), but have not found any public methods available that support enabling ratings ...
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How long does Upgrade-SPSite takes to upgrade a site collection?

I am testing upgrade of a site collection to SharePoint 2013. The size of the content database is 225 GB. It has only one site collection. This is a double hop upgrade. I have upgraded SP2007 ...
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How to share a document with everyone and have them immediately follow it?

we're very new to SP 2013 hence the basic question. We uploaded a small user guide for SP2013 and shared it with everyone. This means that anyone can download it, or the permissions are even greater ...