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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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SP 2013 SP1 - April 2015 CU

I just installed SP 2013 SP1 and I want to make sure latest CU is in place before I run config wizard. Will the April 2015 CU completes all the issues from SP1 to now? Are there any other CU or Hotfix ...
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What does a member status value of “2” mean on a SharePoint Community site?

When users click "Join this Community" on a SharePoint 2013 community site, it automatically adds their name to the members list with a Member Status value of 1. Their reputation score starts at zero, ...
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Install-SPSolution will always install “old” solution

I'm installing a Farm Solution on 2013 the following way Add-SPSolution path/to/solution.wsp Install-SPSolution -Identity solution.wsp -GACDeployment -Force Enable-SPFeature -Url $site.Url -Identity ...
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Optimizing taxonomyTerm request

I'm working on a custom navigation webpart for SP2013 using the JSOM. Currently, a part of fetching the data from the termstore involves fetching all the terms and then getting data from the ...
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How to add resources when using JSLink

I am using JSLink to change view of a custom list using this code, (function () { var overrideCtx = {}; overrideCtx.Templates = {}; overrideCtx.BaseViewID = 2; ...
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Retrieve subsites from site collection sort last modified date using CSOM

I want to retrieve subsites from current site collection. And it should be order by last item modified date. I am able to retrieve subsites by following code : channel_context = ...
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Get links from SharePoint 2013 global navigation using REST

I am trying to get the Global Navigation links using a REST call. https://sitename/sites/test/_api/navigation/menustate?mapprovidername='GlobalNavigationSwitchableProvider'&$filter=IsHidden eq ...
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How does incremental crawl know what are the recent changed documents?

How does the incremental crawl know what are the recent changed documents? If by checking the SP modified date column, then what about external and non SharePoint sources and html web sites?
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CSR and form templates

I'm trying to build an app that has a list with a custom form. I've looked at client side rendering and all of the documentation I've seen is about specific field overrides. However, the form I want ...
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JSOM - get listitem by file URL

Task Abridgment - Access item attribute from a picture library by picture url. Long - When editing a pagelayout and an image is added to the page, the image's description should be loaded. This is ...
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Move root site collection

Is it possible in SP13 to move a root site collection to another location/path in the same Web Application, and then create a new root site collection ? So if I have a Web Application ...
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View Profile returns User not found

I have built a Development Environment and imported users to the Profile Store. When I attempt to access a user's profile, the page returns "Something Went Wrong Here" "user not found". When I ...
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AppFabric Caching Service keeps crashing

I got a message from SharePoint that the AppFabric Caching Service was down. When I went to Services to restart it, it restarted fine, but shut down within a few seconds. I went into the Event Viewer, ...
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Access Denied on use of AppPrincipalManager

We are getting the following error Access denied. You do not have permission to perform this action or access this resource. when executing the following code AppPrincipalManager ap = ...
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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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SharePoint-Hosted Apps and Disaster Recovery

Microsoft's current emphasis is for us to "stay out of the GAC" and create Apps for SharePoint that clean up after themselves if uninstalled. I understand this and even agree with their suggestion ...
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X-RequestDigest in Modal Dialog (without masterpage)

I'm trying to post a REST query to SP.Utilities.Utility.Sendmail so I can send a mail from my sharepoint hosted app. For this I have the following function: function sendEmail(from, to, body, ...
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Azure worker roles on premises equivalen or timer job for apps?

During the last weeks Microsoft release the AMS package with some videos from Vesa Juvonen and a lot of code samples with some good documentation. In one of those documents they try to map FTS ...
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Apps don't work (HTTP 400 Bad Request) in MySites Web App, but do work in main SharePoint Web App

When I try to add an app to a MySite site collection it looks like it is created without error, but when I try to go to it, it gives me a 400 bad request error. Apps work fine on our regular ...
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How can I use SharePoint Server 2013 to search for Yammer content?

What options are there for either indexing Yammer content from an on premises farm or federating search. So far I've only seen REST API that provides results for current user, but I don't think it's ...
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“Sorry, this site hasn't been shared with you.” if using AD Security Groups directly

It's possible to use Sharepoint2013 by permitting a user directly on the site. I can either put it into a SharePoint group or give it the appropriate permissions directly. But if I add a AD security ...
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CSS (progid:dximagetransform.microsoft) not working after upgrading to SharePoint 2013

We are in process of upgrading from SP2010 to SP2013. There is a webpart with the foll. code:- <table> <tr> <td style="height:20px; FONT-SIZE: ...
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Improve Crawl rate

We have 2 wfe, and 2 AS. We have 18,000 sites worth 500GB of data in 5 content DBs We have continuous crawl enabled every 15 minutes, but every crawl takes about 1 hour and 30 minutes. We have ...
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How can you get a user's mysite image url based on a list's AuthorId?

I have a list that I am using SharePoint 2013's rest API to grab info from. I would like to display an image of the user who created the list. This site shows how to get a user's image url based on ...
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Changing style of top bar

I'm trying to brand the ribbon/title bar of a site but cannot find options outside of the default themes provided. Was this removed in 2013?
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TFS2012 build server for both SharePoint 2010 and 2013

Is there a way to use just one machine to configure a build server for both SharePoint 2010 and SharePoint 2013? I'd like to know if anyone succeeded in such a task. We want to use PowerShell remoting ...
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Identify List Template (stp) from SPList Object

I have custom list templates (stp) based on Generic List template. I have created several lists using stp files. How can I identify from which list template (STP file) the List was created. The ...
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SharePoint 2013 Fixed-Width Master or Fixed-Width Page-Layout or both?

I'm planning a Site and I know the default landing page needs to be a fixed width. I've also seen the awful things fixed-width does to Lists and Libraries (A List with too many columns looks ...
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Where to store dynamic connection string in provider-hosted app?

I have a Sharepoint 2013 provider-hosted app that gets installed (along with a custom WCF Sharepoint-hosted service) using a powershell script. This script also creates a SQL Server database that the ...
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Contact details not showing user information

I've got a standard Contact Details web part on a page, when I add some users as the contact the web part refreshes with no change, yet other users are fine. I've checked the problem users exist in ...
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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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Asset Library is Missing in Foundation 2013

I am trying to create an Asset library to store some videos and pictures. Asset library is the most convenient one for this purpose, but I am not able to find Asset Library when I attempt to add an ...
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“new item” instead of “new document” in programmatic document library

I have a created a SharePoint 2013 document library programmatically within a custom site definition. The problem is that when I browse to the AllItems.aspx of that Doc Library a "new item" button ...
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Gathering users requirements for building a document management system

I'm working in a company and we want to implement a document management system using SP. As a software engineer I will handle the requirement gathering. The document management system is somehow ...
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Allow users to see other users in sharepoint groups with CSOM

How can I allow users to view the users in a sharepoint group? Currently if I try to query users in the site groups using the client object model I get an unauthorized exception. For example, if I am ...
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Retrieving Taxonomy Terms by Rest API based on refiners

I don't have any Site Columns, any Catalog Site Collection or Catalog list. I have about 30 Terms and TermSets (in MMS). Now I want to use them as a search based menu. By using Powershell I have ...
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2013 - Setting Object Height to 100% Issues

I've been running into some very bizarre issues. Something that seems (and should be) pretty simple. What I'm trying to is have objects fill a new page's height 100%. Initially, I was trying this ...
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Get list properties via JCOM

How do I get list properties like BaseTemplate, ItemCount, ListItemDeletedDate etc. via Javascript Client Object Model for SharePoint 2013?
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Access denied after creating site collection by using Powershell

I am using SP2013 single server dev environment. I use following scripts for creating web application and site collection. but when I browse to it, it says this site has not been shared with you. I am ...
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Sign off of Windows with out of box LDAP provider on 2013 causes encodedValue error

I've hit upon yet another encodedValue error scenario: Exception of type 'System.ArgumentException' was thrown. Parameter name: encodedValue at ...
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SharePoint 2013 branding Design Manager problems

I got very simple task to make custom layout in SharePoint 2013. Nothing fancy: change navigation, add homepage etc. I couldn't find a one and the best way how to create own master page. I have ...
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Error copying temporary solution file to solutions gallery

When I try to save as basic teamsite in SP2013 I get the following error: [InvalidOperationException: Error copying temporary solution file to solutions gallery: _catalogs/solutions/test4.wsp] ...
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Programmatically create a new document based on a content type template

As in the title, I need to programmatically create a new document based on a content type template. Does anyone know the best way to do this? Normally, to add files you use Web.Files.Add(), but all ...
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Claim Based Auth Webapplication issue in SharePoint 2013

I have done FBA configuration in IIS. I am getting success to login through FBA User. But when click on sign out through any SharePoint user or FBA user, it will give error "Exception of type ...
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How to import term set with Use this Term Set for Site Navigation property selected using PowerShell?

$session = Get-SPTaxonomySession -Site $sitename $termStore = $session.TermStores[“Managed Metadata Application”] $group = $termstore.CreateGroup(“My New Group”) $group.Description = "My Term Group" ...
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Search suggestions not working in SharePoint 2013

I have made sure search suggestions are enabled, as per the kb http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj721441.aspx, however when I go to Enterprise Search centre and start typing, no suggestions ...
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SharePoint 2013 Standalone VM for Development good enough?

I'm building a VM for SP 2013 development. Will be developing Solutions, WebParts, Custom forms, Dataviews, Business Data Connectivity, Custom Fields, inline Jquery, SSRS reports for deployment into ...
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Event Receiver on SharePoint-hosted Apps

Is it possible to create event receiver or workflow on SharePoint-hosted apps in SharePoint 2013? I have not much knowledge about SharePoint apps. If yes then how to create it... Can we use Remote ...
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Porting Web Parts to Office365 (SharePoint 2013 )

I've been in the process of developing a site in SharePoint 2010, which is composed of a set of different Farm deployed Web Parts. I was wondering what the process was for porting them to SharePoint ...