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How do I turn on SharePoint App store in SharePoint 2013

I am getting this message when I want to add a app: Sorry, apps are turned off. If you know who runs the server, tell them to enable apps.
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CSOM vs JSOM vs SSOM vs REST

There does not seem to be any clear explanation of the different hosting types and technology abbreviations, so I decided to make a community post about the different types. Perhaps there will never ...
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Minimum real world system requirements for SharePoint 2013

I've checked the SharePoint requirements here: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc262485.aspx which are apparently the "minimum" requirements, but I've seen some blog posts claiming to have ...
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How can I disable the Document Library drag and drop function?

Before I start - I'm new to this SharePoint development lark and am slowly familiarising myself with it. We're using SharePoint online and I have amended the SharePoint out-of-the-box document ...
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SharePoint 2013 ADFS login local token cache always expired

We've been setting up a SharePoint 2013 farm in a lab environment here and have hit a very odd issue with Claims authentication via ADFS. The issue is when a user connects to the SharePoint site they ...
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Installing Sharepoint 2013 Windows 7

How can I install Sharepoint 2013 on Windows 7? (without virtual machine) I'm dev and I don't have money for a windows server system!!
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How can we save data into the User Profile custom property?

We have got User profiles in SharePoint with custom properties. We want to programatically insert values into them. Preferably via javascript object model. Is this possible? Please point to reference ...
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The following sites are using templates that are not yet supported after upgrade

I migrated a SharePoint 2010 site collection containing a custom site definition to SharePoint 2013 using database attach. The site collection has several sub sites created using the custom site ...
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Webpart cannot be seen on page after adding. Error in ULS. Feature (wsp) = Webpart+ListInstance

Need some help on this one. We have deployed a webpart on LIVE server. On test server it worked fine. Now on LIVE we cannot see the webpart after adding to page. ULS: Failed to open the file ...
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Sharepoint 2013 and Exchange 2010 : synchronization

I'm starting to use Sharepoint 2013 and trying to synchronize tasks with Exchange (we have an Exchange 2010) by clicking on the "Sync to Outlook" button in my profile. But I get the followed error: ...
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Can't upload a non-text file to SharePoint App via REST API

I am using the following REST code to add a file as an attachment to a SharePoint 2013 list item. <asp:Content ContentPlaceHolderId="PlaceHolderMain" runat="server"> <SharePoint:ScriptLink ...
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Is there a way to disable X-FRAME-OPTIONS response header, or at least modify it?

I want to embed my sharepoint 2013 pages in another document, but the X-FRAME-OPTIONS are set to SAMEORIGIN by default. Adding ALLOW-FROM url does not work when added to the web.config OR on specific ...
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Customing the newform.aspx of a list using jslink in SharePoint 2013

How do I customise the newform.aspx of a list in SharePoint 2013 using JSLink? A lot of examples seem to be for customising list views. I can't find anything that explains how to customise the new ...
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Variations: Propagate Lists Programmatically

I have defined variations with two Labels (source and target) I have selected "Publishing Sites and List with variations and all pages" in one of the settings. The pages are created in the target ...
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Error occured in deployment step Install App for SharePoint 2013

I got this error while trying to deploy an App in SharePoint 2013. The full error message is "Error occurred in deployment step 'Install App for SharePoint': Failed to install App for SharePoint"
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Is it possible to programmatically add a web part to a page in a sharepoint hosted app (JS)

I've been looking for a way to add a web part to a page using JSOM/CSOM or any other api available to sharepoint hosted apps. The only solutions I have found so far are for custom sharepoint ...
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SharePoint Server 2013 Prerequisites installer on Win Server 2012 R2

I'm trying to install the Prerequisites by running the prerequisiteinstaller.exe but i'm stuck at this Application Server Role, Web Server (IIS) Role: configuration error I have tried the ...
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Sharepoint 2013. Add JS to NewForm.aspx of a list

how to place JS-code to NewForm.aspx of a list in SharePoint 2013 APP. In sharepoint 2010 we can use this list definition to add JS: <List ...> <MetaData> ... <Form ...
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Adding jQuery to master page

I am trying to customize a Sharepoint 2013 team site. I created a copy of seattle.master and set it as default master page via context menu. I added my custom CSS within head tages like so: ...
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How to add Newsfeed webpart to SharePoint 2013?

I cannot see it anywhere: neither in Edit -> Insert -> Web Part, nor Edit -> Insert -> App Part. Do I have to enable a certain Feature to be able to use Newsfeed?
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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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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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What is causing this error :- Restore-SPSite : <nativehr>0x80070003</nativehr><nativestack></nativestack>

I want to restore a site collection to my staging environment , and when i typed the following power shell command :- PS H:\> Restore-SPSite http://ggvstg01:12160/discussionforum/GeneralDiscussi ...
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Why cant a Site collection owner/Site owner remove posts that a site member created in the feed? (Sharepoint 2013)

I have a site collection that have a teamsite, when a normal user posts something in the microfeed webpart the site collection administrator/site owner of the teamsite cant remove the post that the ...
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SharePoint 2013 - Display templates - media queries to get image rendition on images based on screen size

I know I could use device channels to do this, but is there a way to get right image rendition with media queries? item display template <div class="image"> <style> @media only ...
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SP 2013 CCS Background Image

I've created a custom HTML and CSS file, uploaded it to SP2013 using design manager, and converted the HTML to a .masterpage. I want to set a full page background image, so I've added the following to ...
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Changing the colour of the upper Blue horizontal bar

Is there a way to change the colour of the Upper horizontal tool bar from the default blue colour to a custom color? Thanks
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The remote server returned an error: (403) Forbidden

I am developing a C# console application on my local computer running on Windows 8. My target SharePoint server is SharePoint Online on Office 365. I am trying to get the web site name using web.Title ...
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Defer SP.RequestExecutor.executeAsync

I'm working on a SharePoint app where I need to run SP.RequestExecutor.executeAsync() in order to grab some information from one of the Host Web's lists. Depending on what method is calling the oData ...
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Getting 401/403 in High Trust App for Sharepoint 2013

I have this Cloudshare environment consisting on 3 machines: One for Sharepoint 2013 (this is where I develop with VS2012 installed) Another for SQL Server 2012 And another for Active Directory ...
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Alternate access mappings have not been configured

My old DNS was DNSOld for sharepoint server. So I changed Alternate access mappings as DNSOld for Intranet. I changed DNS again as DNSNew. I changed Alternate access mappings too. But the logs are ...
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Creating Folder using REST and JavaScript

I'm trying to create a Folder in a SharePoint Image library. I found an answer here but I can't seem to get it to work var web = 'my relative path to the current web'; var lib = 'name of the image ...
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Checked null with dateTime in REST API SharePoint

I want to get all article pages which Article Date is not null. so I have try to do by this way. var ArticlePageContentTypeID = ...
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How to load several users by array of login names CSOM

I have a dynamically created array of user logins, I would like to retrieve information about these users through CSOM. I found this great post, but there is explanation how to retrieve all users from ...
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Starting Workflow on Button Click

I have added a state machine WF in VS by right clicking my solution and Add -> Add New Item -> then under "Office/SharePoint I added the "State Machine WF (Farm Solution Only). So the WF is now part ...
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Sharing Site Pages across site collections

I have a root site collection where i have one site page. I want to share this site page across other site collections which will be used by my clients. i.e. suppose I make any changes to site page in ...
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Got exception in the sharepoint wizard after install sp1 on sp2013 foundation

I am using sp2013 foundation. I try update sp with this sp: sharepointsp2013-kb2880551-fullfile-x64-en-us I installed the sp and finished. I did a reboot. After the reboot I start the wizard. I press ...
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Using crawl rules to exclude Allitems.aspx, DispForm.aspx

Is anyone having any idea on how to exclude List Forms from Search result. I tried lot many things suggested on google, but none of them seems to be working.
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How do I fix a degraded SharePoint 2013 index partition when there is only one of them?

We have a test environment that is no longer able to successfully crawl content. The crawl logs show successful URLs, but I can't search for that content. It has worked in the past, but stopped ...
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SharePoint search not showing any results when searching partial name such as “frank”

I have search service application configured. Suppose my first name is "frankmartin" (no spaces) When I search "frankmartin" then it displays search results in both "People" and "Site" search. But ...
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“Share with” e-mail invitations not being sent even though all other e-mails work in On-Premise SP 2013

We do not have on-premise SharePoint 2013 in production but the three dev farms that I have access to all have the same odd behavior. The majority of SMTP functions work correctly (adding to groups, ...
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SharePoint 2013 Workflows List does not exist error

I am creating a SharePoint Designer 2013 workflow and I encountered an error which suspends my workflow. I've noticed that it only occures when I reference a lookup column to another list. The error ...
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Change colour/theme of sharepoint 2013 mysite across the enterprise

I was wondering how I change the MySite theme from the default blue/white look to the Oslo look, or one of the other default themes?
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SharePoint 2013 - Outlook synchronization

If I want to add the site mailbox feature on the site collection i get this: The feature being activated is a Site scoped feature which has a dependency on a Farm scoped feature which has not ...
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Cross Site Publishing in SharePoint Online

I was asked to test Cross Site Publishing features in SharePoint 2013 Online. I saved the Authoring site collection's (Used Team Site's Template since Product Catalog Template not avialable in SP ...
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Custom Workflow activities in SharePoint 2013 for 2010 Workflows

We need to create custom workflow activity in Visual Studio 2012 for SharePoint 2013 using 2010 workflows. Can someone PLEASE guide me on how to do this as I am finding blogs for either SharePoint ...
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how can i display the latest items from another site collection

I have a web application, with three site collections . and i want inside my team site to be able to display the latest pages that have been added to my enterprise wiki site collection. so what are ...
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How to add a custom action to the list ribbon?

How to add a custom action to the list ribbon? The custom action should open a sitepage in modal popup.
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Can SPPersistedObject settings be updated by normal users if ran with elevated privileges?

I have a custom ribbon icon "Enlist" deployed to each document library. A normal (i.e. non-admin) user can click this icon; when he does, I would like to permanently save the document library ...
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Get Icon URL and filename of document library file using JSOM in office 365 app

I have an app that includes a Document Library...using my normal code to display the list but keep getting a null on the field...i've tried rptDocsListItem1.get_item("xd_ProgID") and ...