An alert is usually a notification message to draw one's attention to an event such as a change or error condition.

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Weekly newsletter alert on Blog library shows pending entries

We have setup an alert on our internal blog that sends an email once a week with all the new blog posts, as follows: The problem is that it sends both Approved and Pending blog posts. Is there a ...
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Sharepoint 2007 list alerts

I have a SharePoint list for which I have created a specific view with a filtered column. I have set an alert to alert me if "Existing items are modified" and "Someone changes an item that appears in ...
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Customizing the default alert type on /_layouts/subnew.aspx?

On the alerts dialog page for a list, can the default change type be configured to be "New Items added" instead of "All changes" for everyone. Can this be done through subnew.aspx which under the ...
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Getting error “Object doesn't support property or method 'commitPopup'” when saving a new alert in SP 2010

In my SP 2010 environment, I have a html page, that has an iframe, and the iframe is the page where you create a new alert for a list. In the html page, I dynamically create the iframe and then insert ...
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List Expiry Date Reminder

I have a Sharepoint 2007 Announcement List which have an Expiry Date for every Item .. I have really tried too much in this, but I came up short. I want to send an alert when an Item or Announcement ...
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Custom Blog Alert Template - Missing ID for list post

I have made a custom alerttemplate and tried to add the ItemID without success. I can add but i need to add post.aspx?ID=xx where xx is replaced by the ItemID. Tried the following ID-s (and removed ...
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Send notification to approver if approver has not approved task in pre-defined time

We have a requirement to send alert/notifications to approvers on pre-defined time if approver doesn't approve the task. We want this functionality for all approvers involved in each level of ...
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Can I alert a person defined in a list item when a new item is created without workflows?

I need to alert someone when a new item is created but it wont be the same person each time. I want to pull the name from the current list item and alert them. For example if i had a column in the ...
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How to create custom email alert template in SharePoint 2010

There seems to be a widely popular blog post (here) about creating these. It's tailored to SharePoint 2007, but I've read through the entire article, and it makes sense. I've followed the directions, ...
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User Alerts Malfunctioning on only one Site Collection

There's an issue with user alerts not functioning in one site collection (on SharePoint 2010). Apparently, the alerts were working and somewhere down the line they stopped. I couldn't find out ...
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Created By User Notified Of Status Change Of List Item

I'm creating a list on sharepoint to use as a backup should our primary incident reporting software go down as it did this past week. I've got most everything set up the way I would like, however I ...
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Sharepoint 2007 Alert emails going to wrong account

We've got a Sharepoint 2007 site, and alerts are in place for changes to Tasks & Milestones, so users receive emails whenever they are assigned a new Task. However, many of those emails are going ...
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Redirecting to a new web page after adding a new item in the list

After clicking "Save" button in the pop-up (for adding a list item), I want to redirect to a page to show them a message "Success" or at least an alert window called "Success"? How can it be ...
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Alert on document library comes through 3 times

I am using SharePoint 2010......when I create an Alert I do get an email saying I created the Alert, but when I do something that will kick of the Alert I do get the email that say I added a new ...
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how to set list alert using javascript in sharepoint 2010?

I need to set a list alert for current (logged in) user using javascript. var currentcontext = new SP.ClientContext.get_current(); var currentweb = currentcontext.get_web(); ...
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“Send email when ownership is assigned?” Due Date functionality

I'm writing a blog article about the above feature (under lists' Advanced settings) and I'm finding it goshdarn hard to find a definitive reference on the subject. In short, I've heard passing ...
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SharePoint OOTB Alert still sends an email even after deleting all instances of it

A while back we deleted an Alert on a list (the only Alert that was set on the list), yet an email is still being sent out, and when we try to check the settings of the Alerts on the list (and also ...
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Hide or Remove Workflow Columns on Alert Emails

Any idea how to hide/remove those columns that are generated with each workflow on Alert Me emails?
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How to manage alerts for multiple users without deleting?

New here and also very new to SharePoint. I am looking for the best way to manage user and site alerts without deleting them. i.e making changes to the current alerts.
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Customizing Alert Template XML

I need to alter the Alerts Template for a particular list, but don't even know where to begin. I know I need to make a copy of the xml file. Once I actually update the copy I need to execute some ...
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Is there a way, as a site Designer, to create functionality that periodically emails specific list items to a user?

I have a Sharepoint 2010 site which is hosted by my institution. I have "Design" access to the site so I can use Sharepoint Designer, but as far as I know I don't have developer access. I created an ...
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Cannot change the site collection administrator - error?

I am trying to change the Site Collection administrator for a site collection, in Central Admin. under Site Collection Administrators. When I select a new user from the lookup I get the "Error. An ...
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SPAlert Original Creator

I have some search alerts that have been set up for users based on search results. We have some admins who create these alerts for other people. I am trying to find out a way to determine who created ...
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How do we set alerts for Announcement List or any lists for SharePoint groups

As we all know how to set user alerts for lists in sharepoint 2007, wss 3.0. I was wondering if it is possible to set alert to sharepoint group. So that when new item is added into the list, users in ...
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Customize “Additional Information Required” Email

We are using the Content Organizer in SharePoint 2010 to route documents to a central location. Before the documents are routed, however, there are a few required meta-data fields that need to be ...
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2010 - Email a selection from a datasheet

Environment: 2010 Enterprise One of our sites has several lists created from uploading spreadsheets and viewing them in a datasheet view. Some users have been asking if there's a way to easily select ...
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Filter out folders from a user alert against a list

I have created an alert for a user against a list (more specifically, a document library). I want the user to be notified of all changes regarding list items (documents) and not any sub folders. ...
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Why the announcements list sent e-mail (alert) doesn't have pictures?

Created a SharePoint 2010 Announcements List, and I configured it to receive e-mail, and set it up so I could receive alerts every time anything changes in the list. Sent an e-mail to the list and the ...
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User alerts being sent for something that happened before alert was created

I create a web. I create a doc library within this web. Create folders within this doc library. Then 'subscribe' (i.e. create an alert for) a user for this doc library. Why, if I'm doing things in ...
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Cannot Sign Up for Alerts Because “You Have No Email Address”

When I create a new account in Active Directory, then sign in to Sharepoint (2010) with that account, and then try to sign up for alerts, I can, indeed sign up for alerts, but I get an error message ...
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Receive a task notification for any task assigned to you - your group or not

Is there a general place to set up notifications on tasks so that anyone who has a task assigned to them will receive a notification - not dependant on if they have set up an alert for that list or ...
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Get Notified on List Item Changes - not using email

I'm searching for an easy way to display the latest changes of a sharepoint list. Situation: one huge list (10k entries) with a lot of daily changes (lets say 100). Target: Display the changes during ...
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Sharepont List alerts get fired twice

i have set alert on list item "AssignedTo" (A task is assigned to Me). It was working fine since last 1.5 year. But now suddenly it fires twice. So all of the users assigned Task get alert twice. I ...
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SharePoint 2010 Document List

Good morning. I have a set of requirements for some simple document storage and I am investigating the possibility of using an existing SharePoint 2010 system. We need: A location where multiple ...
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Longest practical filter for an alert

Environment: SP2010 Enterprise SP1, Server/SQL 2008 R2, VS2012 When building alerts through object model, what is the longest or most complex CAML filter that can be applied to them? Can they be as ...
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Dynamic content in SharePoint Workflow Email

i've got a Workflow which starts when a specific column has been updated. It basically just sends an Email to the requester. Quite straighforward. Im struggling to insert a dynamic text inside the ...
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Possible to attach an event receiver to the list of user alerts?

There's seemingly loads of ways of overriding the OOTB e-mail notifications for creation and deletion of user alerts - can't you just attach an event receiver to the alerts 'list' (is it an SPList?) ...
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Modifying the contents/template of the sharepoint Search alert mail?

I'm doing some RND on SharePoint search alert! I'm looking on how to modify the SharePoint search alerts mail. as in the Daily Alert Summary. Is there anyone who knows to do this? Please note I'm ...
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Page expiry notification not sending emails - MOSS2007 / WSS3.0

Just looking for some ideas around how to solve this particular problem. Case: My Intranet pages (publishing pages with workflow) are flagged with an expiry date and I am using the notify page ...
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Fixing programmatic alert URLs

Environment: SP2010 Enterprise, SQL2008R2, VS2012, full server access A while ago I created a massive amount of alerts using a c# console app I made in VS. The app ran on the server using SP ...
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How To: Send the Alert Emails to External Email Addresses?

In our SP2010 Intranet (Windows authentication) we are using "Alert Me" feature and it has been working great. However, Currently we have a new difficult situation where we want to send the Alert ...
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Daily and weekly alerts always send

I have created sharepoint alerts programmatically. If I check 'manage my alerts' all values are correct such as "Weekly", "Friday", "6:00pm" then I add an item to the list and receive an alert email ...
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SPListItem.SystemUpdate(false) is still triggering alerts

Environment: SP2010 Enterprise, VS2012, c#, full server access Simple question... I'm using a console app to create sub-folders in a document library based on user input, then calling ...
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SPAlert Timezone

I am trying to set the time on a weekly user aler to Friday 6pm. And I do but.. We have users in many diffrenet timezones. How I do I know which timezone will trigger the 6pm alert?
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Sharepoint 2010 Notifications not working

I'm trying to set up notifications in a production enviroment. I have already set up the notifications in a test enviroment which contains the same SMTP-adress that I need to use in production. The ...
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Possible to turn off SharePoint 'subscription' confirmation e-mails given certain conditions?

For parts of a site I'm developing - I want the OOTB SharePoint e-mail notification of a newly created alert (i.e. subscription) to be sent to the recipient as it should. But on occasions when I ...
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List/Library level custom alert template

All, I am following the instructions from here (custom alert template) to set custom alert template for a list/library. I have a document library for which I would like custom alert email. Following ...
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Should SharePoint Alerts automatically adjust for Daylight Savings Time changes?

We have a SP2010 farm that is up to the October CU. After the time change, some users report that alerts that were sending out at 10am are now being sent at 9am. I've googled a fair amount and found ...
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c# Programmatic sub-folder creation with SystemUpdate

Environment: SP2010 Enterprise, VS2012, full server access Goal: Console application that creates sub-folders in various locations based on user input, and uses SystemUpdate(false) to prevent alerts ...
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Daily summary alert split into multiple emails

Pretty simple problem that apparently was experienced by a lot of people in MOSS, but extensive research has produced exactly zero answers. Environment: 2010 SP1 August CU, single-server farm with ...