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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How to trigger alert mail from SharePoint Document Library

I want to store few documents in document library and after upload the document I want to give expire data for each document. Now here I want some alert mail from SharePoint before the particular ...
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Alerts on List based on Items shown in View not working

I got a custom list with fairly standard columns: - Single line of text - Multiple lines of text - Choice - Number - Yes/No I set up a default alert on it, add an item, and just as expected, I get an ...
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Available documentations about the “alerttemplates.xml” fields name and layout classes

I want to modify the default alerttemplates .xml alert template. But seems the only way to hide, display and change the components format is to know exactly the name of each components . Such as the ...
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Script Returning �

I use a lot of JavaScript in SharePoint, but today I came across a problem that I do not understand. Every time I use accents in a script such as in an alert, it returns the following strange symbol: ...
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SharePoint 2013 Health Report List alerts not sending emails, job-immediate-alerts last run time N/A in CA

We are trying to configure email alerts on the Central Admin Health Report list in SharePoint 2013. We get the confirmation email when the alert is first created, but nothing when a new error or ...
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Create multiple alerts for multiple lists at once

Creating an alert to be notified of changes in a list is a 5-6 clicks process in Sharepoint 2013. Our users need to subscribe to 30-40 lists so is there a way to do it "all at once" or somehow reduce ...
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Check if I have an alert set - client sided

How can I check if I have an alert set on a listitem from client-side?
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Links in SharePoint alert emails not working

While receiving the SharePoint alert emails, some of links in it are not working. Can anybody give the possible causes
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Can I include the date range that a weekly summary alert covers?

We have a request to include the date range that a weekly summary alert covers in either the subject (preferred) or body of the email. We know that we can create a custom alerttemplates.xml in ...
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Injecting dynamic list content into an alert template email

I have tried, and successfully failed, to determine a way to inject the emailed item's value from a universal custom column into the default alert emails generated by SharePoint, in both the subject ...
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Timer job status

I am trying to figure out why SharePoint does not send notifications every once in a while. I seem to find myself restarting the "Windows SharePoint Services Timer" on the server and then all of a ...
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sharepoint notifications

Is it possible to bring my custom property values to the Newsfeed? For example consider I have FAQ's or something similar to it. If I ask a question, and if that question is answered I want that in ...
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Send Attachment in Alert

How can one send the attachment along with the alert? Here's my story. In my email server, I have a bulk-email address. I create an Active Directory account for that called Email-Alerts and use the ...
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SP 2010 List Alerts Not Working on Added Content Types?

I have been trying to add an alert for any changes on an item that is created on a list. However I have added a new content type to the list and removed the default item content type. When I set the ...
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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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Alert user when due date is approaching in task list

I'm using SharePoint 2007 and I'd like to configure a task list to send an alert to the assigned-to user(s) and assigned-by user when the due date for a task is approaching (for instance, when the due ...
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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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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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Sharepoint 2013 Alerts are not firing any mails for the Normal Alerts and search Alerts, can someone guide me with the Email configuration for Alerts?

i've been working with SharePoint alerts for the past two months and in SharePoint 2010 for all the alerts i setup, i recieved confirmation mail and alert mails regarding to the context for both ...
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Using a variable in alert filter (CAML/C#)

Environment: SP2010 Enterprise, VS2012 I've been using C# to programmatically create alerts for various users and implementing the alert.Filter property to assign filters that point to specific ...
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Notification system for SP 2010 portal users

There is a task to implement the notification system in SP2010 portal (~ 12 thousand users). Need to solve following tasks with notification: List of items where each item has a group of users and ...
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Can't set User Alert on one site collection for one user

I'm having problems setting up an Alert for one particular user on one site collection. I'm able to set up alerts for other users (e.g. me) on the site collection in question. I'm also able to set ...
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How to prevent alerts from SPEmailEventReceiver?

I have been struggling with a small but irritating problem for a while now and suddenly I ran out of ideas. I have implemented an email event receiver in Sharepoint 2010. The event receiver creates ...
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Remove warning alert subscription to Sharepoint 2010

I need to know how to completely remove the warning mail subscription to an alert. I do not want this mail will come to those who subscribe. I just want mails arrive with the creation of the element ...
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How to customize OOTB workflow emails

How can I make simple format-type customizations to ALL OOTB workflow related emails? I have found that many pre-Sharepoint 2010 posts indicated that OOTB workflow emails are in fact 'alerts', and ...
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Task list assignation alert stick to one zone

We have a SharePoint farm with multiple zones defined. Basically, one zone is for end users, and a second zone is for administrative tasks. If an administrator is logged on the administrative zone ...
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Why can't I create a new issue tracking list alert with a daily or weekly digest?

A site owner in my site collection created a new Issue Tracking list from the default list template, then added a handful of custom columns from the default list of available column types. When they ...
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AlertTemplate is not set on List

I using following code to change AlertTemplate for a list. But it dosen't work. When I look at the XML for the template variable it's the correct XML. But when I look att list.AlertTemplate after that ...
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Add Alerts webservice to match GetAlerts and DeleteAlerts?

The WebServices AddAlert and DeleteAlert are handy, but is it possible to add an alert through Javascript to a specific list for the currently active user?
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Email not sending when task is assigned, but email sends when task changes (SP2010)

I had been using SP2010 Beta for 7 months or so, and had the task lists set up such that when a task was assigned to someone, an email was sent to that person. I moved over to RTM, and am having ...
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Seeing the users you set up an alert for in SP 2007

We have a requirement as follows. An owner of a site has set up an alert for at least 50 users. They now want to run some sort of query and/or report that will allow them to monitor that alert. They ...
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SMS Alerts for SharePoint

How do I implement SMS Alerts for tasks assigned in SharePoint? Is there a web part or feature available?
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You cannot create alerts for lists for which users can only read their own items.

I am having a list in SP2013,when i am clicking on the list alerts i am getting the error like "You cannot create alerts for lists for which users can only read their own items". I am having Full ...
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SharePoint 2013 Outgoing Email - Alerts

I have outgoing email woorking fine. When I add an alert to a list, the email goes on if an item is changed, however, the links are to the actual servername and not the hostname. Links in the alert ...
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How do you send emails to external email address in sharepoint online workflows

My client is using Office 365 and has SharePoint Online. Is there a way to send emails to external users or external email address using workflows? More Info: This is what happens when I try to ...
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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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User's Alerts always null

I've set the user alerts fine (I've even checked through the UI that they're there). But when it comes to accessing these Alerts the collection is always null: I understand that the SPUser must be ...
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Deleting all alerts on a sharepoint list using powershell?

I understand alerts will only be show to those who created them. However I am on a test site and would like to rid the list of all alerts. Is there a way to do this programatically. I can seem to ...
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Dicussion Board alerts on lists when deleted?

I'm recieving alerts from the list that has the expiration policy on it. Not sure if that has anything to do with why it's sending out alerts... From: Site Collection server@domain.com To: ...
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Creating Sharepoint Alerts only for published documents

I'm attempting to create an alert via code such that it triggers only when a document is published. I have used the following with no success. SPAlert alert = currUser.Alerts.Add(); alert.Filter ...
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create sharepoint “one” alert on more than “one” list

iS it possible to create a sharepoint alert that sends notifications from 2 lists or more?? (to send all notifications in one email)
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Modify my SharePoint 2013 alerts' email body to provide a link to the item , instead of embeding the item content

I am working on a publishing site inside SharePoint 2013, and i set an alert for users to send them emails when a new page is created or modified. but the problem is that the alert email will contain ...
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How to find all enabled email alerts of a list?

I am using sharepoint 2010. Someone is getting emails after each new item in a list. I see in the email that it is coming from the email alert functionality. I logged in with the account of this user ...
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Discussion board: Notifications on top level

I can obviously set notifications ("Alert me") for a particular posting. However, if I want to get notified on any activity on the discussion board (e.g. new posts created) what would the recommend ...
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Creating a dynamic list workflow?

I have a list with a multiple choice column - 'Department'(dropdown). I essentially need to send out an email notification to the department group (Sharepoint Security group) depending on which ...
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How can I create custom Alerts for external email addresses?

In our company we have confidential information stored in SharePoint. Some politically effective people are pushing to have Alerts sent to their external email addresses. How can I send custom email ...
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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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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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Object reference not set to an instance of an object when setting up an alert

I have a user trying to setup an alert whenever any item changes in a document library. Whenever they try to do so SharePoint throws the following error: Object reference not set to an instance of ...
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Alerts does not send the metadata

I have a document library with 4 columns which are of type metadata. All 4 columns are mandatory. When an user creates an alert, and somebody uploads a document and fills the metadata column, then in ...