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Determine if the page is Publishing Page or Wiki page using JavaScript

Is there a way to check if the current page is a Wiki page or a Publishing Page using Client side methods in SharePoint 2013. Thanks
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Backup site SharePoint 2013

I have web app, call it Company, on one of it's site collections I have a site, call it IT. I need to take IT site and make it as new site collection. I read here, SharePoint 2013 - restore a single ...
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Enterprise Keywords and keywords in sharepoint

what is enterprise keywords in sharepoint 2013 and how it is useful for improve search results? How to create keywords?
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Easy Ribbon with two GroupDefinitions

I'm using the Easy Ribbon API to show Ribbons in Edit/Disp form. When I only use one GroupDefinition everything works like a charm, but as soon as I want to add a second group of ribbons, the first ...
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Sharepoint 2013 with custom webapi service

I want to add a custom webapi service to sharepoint 2013. What I did so far is Create the webapi application Added an application in IIS Imported the webapi application Tests are succesfull to get ...
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How to convert an ISO-formatted date string to a Date/Time variable in a SharePoint 2013 workflow?

I have a SharePoint Designer site workflow in SharePoint 2013 (Online) that I'm using to loop through a list, and collect properties from each item using the REST API. One of the columns I'm looking ...
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Sharepoint Foundation 2013 Recycle bin cannot see deleted item

The title is similar to other problems with Recycle bin but I'm not found the answer to them. Correctly if I'm wrong. I'm the admin on our Sharepoint (Foundation 2013), (new at all of the SharePoint) ...
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Get-SPGroup and Set-SPGroup commands

Like Get-SPUser and Set-SPUser, are there any commands like Get-SPGroup and Set-SPGroup ? I want to use Powershell commands like Set-SPGroup -Identity $ADGroupName -Web $SiteCollection
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How to approve document collaboration for a subset of users

This is a complicated requirement that is driving me a bit crazy and I was hoping someone could help me find a solution. I'm using SharePoint 2013. Imagine 3 collaborators and 1 very important (I'll ...
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Upload image to rich text field and choose destination

SharePoint 2013, Team-Site-Template I got a custom list with a rich text field. This offers the option to upload images to. There also is a doc. lib. with 3 folders on this site. The upload form ...
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Taxonomy control in SharePoint hosted app

I am creating an SharePoint hosted app. In that I have to use Managed MataData from my list. In this I am getting the Metadata from my list column to my Taxonomy control. I have find some post but I ...
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JSOM - ListItem from 'GetFileByRelativeUrl' returns System.ArgumentException

I'm trying to retrieve the corresponding ListItem from a page layout in the master page gallery using JSOM. I'm using the same approach that Vadim provides in this question, JSOM - get listitem by ...
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Missing Hotfixes on SharePoint BackEnd Server

We have a 4 Server farm. 2 Web-Front-End-Server and 2 Backend-Server. A week ago, the health analyzer said, that one of the back-end Servers is missing updates. The missing updates are: http://...
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Let us know why you need access to this site after upgrade

I upgraded site collection from SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint 2013 but problem is users are unable to access it. They get following error message: Let us know why you need access to this site I ...
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Filtered Lookup field showing text instead of link to item after upgrade

I upgraded from SP 2010 to SP 2013 and now all Filtered Lookup columns in all lists are showing as text instead of link to item. Notice I am talking about Filtered Lookup field and not Lookup field ...
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Creating New Folders using Windows Explorer is very slow in SharePoint 2013

We have a SharePoint 2013 environment upgraded from SharePoint 2010. When working with Windows Explorer, users are able to navigate the folders normally without any issues. However, if a user tries to ...
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New Folder button for all document libraries in the farm is grayed out, why?

I can't create any folder through SharePoint interface(ribbon) in Document Libraries, and this happens only in document libraries and not lists across all of the Farm. I have checked all things that ...
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SharePoint 2013 Workflow Service Application not visible in Central Admin nor in Get-SPServiceApplication

I found this posting Sharepoint 2013 Workflow Manager Missing Service when looking for an answer to the very same symptom -- and when I saw Andrew Connell answering figured I was saved! But, no ...
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Edit Links commands are not visible in the Quick Launch and Top Navigation menu in SharePoint 2013

I have сreated custom site definition for SharePoint 2013, but for some reasons Edit Links command is not visible in the Quick Launch and Top Navigation menu. These commands available by default if I ...
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Error on hover panel of people search result “We weren't able to find additional information”

In people search result while hovering over all result item, in the hover panel in the middle I can see a message "We weren't able to find additional information". I saw a msdn post for the same ...
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Docsethomepage.aspx - File Not Found

I migrate a site collection from version 2010 to the 2013. I have a list with a custom content type. (document set). When I try to open a document with the url mysite/listName/Forms/myContentType/...
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What are the ClientId and ClientSecret actually used for and under what circumstances can they be shared?

There are a myriad of references to how to generate ClientId and ClientSecret to register an app when working with the SharePoint appmodel. However, I can't seem to find any good documentation ...
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“Sorry, something went wrong” during execution of custom Web part on 2013

I have a custom webpart in SP 2013 environment over Amazon. This webpart reads a xml file, loads the contents to the SQL Database and then reads the contents from Database and create discussions in a ...
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PowerView Configuration: unable to load report designer

I am configuring PowerView for my SharePoint enviornment. I was able to configure everything perfectly in a single server environment, however i am having challenges in getting PowerView to work on ...
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How to use Today and Me in Calculated column

I want to use a combination of Today and ME in SharePoint 2013. I am trying it in office 365 it gives me the below error Calculated columns cannot contain volatile functions like Today and Me. Can ...
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getEnumerator causing collection has not been initialized error inside of async call inside of a loop in a script editor web part

This is an issue I've been struggling with - What I am doing is using a script editor web part and when a user clicks the button, I check to see if a list exists inside of a loop (in this example, it ...
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Load the birthdays into the calendar

I'm new to SharePoint. I created a list with personal details, where the names, addresses, birthday dates, etc. of all employees are stored. How can I load the birthday dates of the employees into ...
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Unable set current navigation of web

I want to change the current navigation to "Structural Navigation: Display only the navigation items below the current site" of sub site. I got this which shows how to set the current navigation and ...
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Adding Breadcrumb Navigation

I am using SharePoint 2013 and at this point I have not been using bread crumb navigation. When I migrated a site from my old SharePoint 2003 environment it brought over breadcrumb navigation to a ...
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SharePoint 2016 add-in does not support HostWebDialog=“true”?

I am trying to make a SharePoint add-in work with SharePoint 2016. It adds a custom menu item that runs inside iframe (HostWebDialog="true") and works well with SharePoint 2013: <CustomAction Id="...
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In sharepoint 2013 event reciever setting the theme inheritance false

Is there any way that we can set the theme inheritance property to false in the SharePoint web provisioning event receiver.
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FileUpload control's “.HasFile” property returning False even after file is selected?

I am creating a visual web-part for my SharePoint 2013 environment. I am using asp:FileUpload control(fuBrowseXMLFile) in this web-part for uploading files to a document library. I have a button Save ...
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Determine if Field has changed in Remote Event Receiver

I've looked everywhere for help on this and can't find anything. So hopefully I get a good answer from you guys. I'm trying to detect if a Multi User field has changed from within my Remote Event ...
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Link Description crawled property in a display template - SP2013

I am a bit of a noob when it comes to display templates, so please bare with me. I am trying to map the link description from a URL column to my display template. However I have no idea what that ...
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Format SharePointWebControls:DateTimeField

I am using this to return the date/time entered by a user in a page layout. I want to only show the date. I need to keep the time part as this is used in a query on another page. I have seen ...
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Newly created “query rule” only takes effect in a few search result

SP2013, onprem, farm solution: I have created a new Query rule, with help from this guide. It seems to work like a charm on my dev machine, but on production it only takes effect in a few search ...
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Folder name is not valid - error in SharePoint 2013 Designer

When I try to open SharePoint 2013 On Prem site using SP Designer 2013 I am getting Folder name is not valid error I tried these solutions from this link, but couldn't get it working. https://...
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Differences between “Full control” and “Contribute” Permission

I'm kinda confused on the SharePoint 2013 permission levels. I found this MS Technet Article describing the permission levels, but I cannot figure out how to distinguish the difference of the full ...
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SharePoint 2013- Anonymous users not able to read from Termstore

I have a public facing anonymous site in SharePoint 2013 on Premise. I have written some JSOM to read terms from Termstore .For authenticated users this works fine but for Anonymous users , it throws ...
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Unique security scope number inside library

I have seen a recommendation, that there should be no more security scopes than 5000: For most farms, we recommend that you consider lowering this limit to 5,000 unique scopes. For large lists, ...
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“About Me” missing - SharePoint onPremise

I am using SP Server onPremise, I have a site collection with some sites. I do not see the "About me" menu. I would like to allow user to change profile picture and update some information about the ...
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current user is always is administrator on a SharePoint App

I have tried following solution to check the current user's permissions on the current host web in a SharePoint hosted app, however the user is always administrator. function sharePointReady() { ...
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Navigation using Term Store in my enterprise Wiki Site is not working well

My problem is as follows:- I have a site collection that contain an Enterprise Wiki template. I create a new Term Store I link the term store to the “Wiki Category” column. When I add or edit a Wiki ...
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How do I create a Group in Infopath 2013 that's not a people picker

My form starts with an existing SharePoint list template (I'm working in Office 365) and I need to create optional sections - which require Groups. Seems easy but... When I select myFields in ...
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Cannot Crawl or Update Search Settings with Admin Role (SP2013 On-Premise)

My search is no longer rendering any documents that have been created within the past couple of months. Apparently, this thing hasn't crawled for a while. I tried to go into Central Admin > ...
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Query for App Web List Data from Host Web Event Receiver

I have a Remote Event Receiver attached to a Host Web List. On ItemUpdated, I want to query a list in the AppWeb. I'm trying to create my client context but AppEventProperties is null. Any ideas why? ...
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Error While saving list workflow in sharepoint designer 2013

I am trying to create custom workflow using SharePoint workflow 2013 at client side.While I am saving this, it thowas error-"Server side activities have been updated. You need to restart sharepoint ...
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Group by more than 2 columns in SharePoint 2013?

I want to group by more than 2 columns in SharePoint 2013.In OOTB we can do only 2 columns group by only,can any one help on this how i can achieve this functionality. Please help on this,it is very ...
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How to customize the mouseover-effect of Tiles (Promoted Links)

I wanted to change the standard-mouseover-effect of SharePoint Tiles (the simply "scroll up" of the "infobox") into sth. more "eye-catchy". I guess it's a job for JavaScript, but I have no idea how to....
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Updating item in list depending on choice

I have the following code : <div> <input type="radio" id="firstAppointment" name="choose-option" value="1"> <span> Subscription1 </span> </div> <div ...