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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Libraries and Alerts

Is it best to load all documents into one shared documents library, tag them appropriately so they pull into the correct site page, and add folders with special permissions for different reports that ...
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Receive alert when group membership or permissions change

My client is wondering how we might notify someone (or several someones) when group membership or permissions change. We would greatly prefer a no-code solution. We have Nintex Workflow available as ...
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Check if SPAlert is set to a Folder in a List

I have an SPAlert and want to check if it is set for a folder in a list. private static bool IsSetToFolder(SPAlert alert) { //How do I do that } Is there any way to do that in C#?
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Sharepoint alerts based on file name or content tags

We have a Sharepoint report library that various different reports are uploaded to, which are from relevant pages/users based on their content tags. We want to allow users to subscribe to their own ...
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How to send email to all the “Assigned to” users inside my sharepoint 2013 issue tracking list

I have Issue Tracking list inside a team site on SharePoint 2013 . I need to know how I can force the system to send automatic emails to all the “Assigned To” users. So for example if someone create ...
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Can an email/alert be configured for a site that hasn't been modified in 6 months?

Here is my requirement: We have a SharePoint 2010 intranet. Content owners are responsible for their specific site content whether that is document libraries/content on the pages, etc... Is there a ...
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Notifications (other than e-mail) in sharepoint 2013

I want notifications in sharepoint 2013 similar to Facebook notifications (not e-mail). Is this possible? What other notification methods are available in SharePoint 2013?
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adding alert on a Date Field

I have a custom list containing Expire date field. I would like to get an alert (email) 30 days before the expire date for all items in the list. what is the best solution for that?
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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Send SPAlert to specific user who doesn't subscribe that list

How to generate SPAlert from some list to specific user with c# who doesn't subscribe that list? User cannot be added to list subscribers.
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Modify list alerts to send 72 hours prior to date field

I've searched around, and surprisingly I haven't seen anyone with the same specific question. I have a user that wants to use the Alert functionality on a list, but only send 72 (or 48) hours prior ...
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Add group mailbox to sharepoint alerts

I would like to set up an alert on my Sharepoint library list. Can we add group mailbox to sharepoint alerts?
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Update the default DiscussionBoard alert template

I am following in the path of many - and attempting to change the OOTB alerts. I have created a copy of the alerttemplates.xml, and made changes to the SPAlertTemplateType.DiscussionBoard ...
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Add default alert for every user on list

I have a list and I would like to set an alert for "Item created by me is modified". I would like to, by default, have set this alert for every user in the company. I know I can create a workflow ...
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sharepoint 2010 changing email from address to something meaningful

When I create an alert to send email, the from address in my outlook looks like this: Institute Institute is the list that triggered the email. I know I can change the email from in Central Admin, ...
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One email for changes to multiple lists/document libraries

I need to send one email for changes to multiple lists/document libraries. Is this at all possible??? And to make it even more complicated I need this one email to be sent weekly containing all these ...
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Creating Alerts in MOSS Document Library

Can any one explain, if I create an alert then to whom the alerts will be send to? I guess the email will be send to users specified in the Send Alert To text box. I have a requirement that when ...
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Server Object Model: Retrieve alerts for a folder in Doc Library

I need to find out if a user has alert set for a folder within Document Library. Can someone please advise how to do so? I am able to do so for Folder Items but not for the folder itself. Thanks MS ...
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Custom From Address in List Alerts

We are using host-named site collections in our environment sharing one web application. The problem is that when a user set alerts on their lists/items in their sites, they receive the alerts from ...
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SharePoint 2007 alerts

is it possible to cretae alert in calendar list for: The person that created the meeting (item) will automatically receive notification when there is a change?
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CAML strip or remove HTML tags in custom AlertTemplates.xml

is there any way to remove the html tags for text in CAML? I have made a custom alert template when sending e-mails that uses a field that looks like this: <'GetVar Name="DisplayName#{Field}" ...
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SharePoint Email Alert when particular user sends an email

I'm not sure if this question has been asked, but I was wondering is there a way to send an email alert to a user when an email is sent from a certain user in SharePoint 2010. I know you can send ...
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Alert Me Notification Email

Does anyone knows how not to include the previous information which was edited from appearing inside the email notification? This was created inside Sharepoint 2007 under Issue Tracking List. I want ...
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Sharepoint Alerts sending wrong information in emails

I have a Document Library named Project Files where details of all our projects are uploaded. As many users refer to the files on this library, they have alerts for new documents added when changes ...
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Can I setup blog subscriptions on SharePoint 2007?

Currently the best way I can think to do this is to have anybody who'd like to "subscribe" to a blog use the alerts feature. However, is there a way to setup actual subscriptions? If the alert ...
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send an email like alert me template on sp designer wf

I want to send an email to a user when an item is changed in a list. I can add "send an email" event on sp designer but I want that email to be like the alert emails. I want to inform user on the mail ...
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How to Edit email alerts Templates from Issue Tracker?

Hi I want to edit the email alerts format sent from a Issue Tracker. I need to know which files I have to edit to customize the email alerts? I use WSS 3.0 -Saumil
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How can I delete all alerts for a user in Sharepoint 2007 without visiting every site?

A user leaves the organisation. Their account is removed from active directory. Their user object does not get removed from Sharepoint, and their alerts remain in place. This generates ...
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Developing a replacement “Alert Me”-function

I'm pretty new to sharepoint-development, so I thought I'd check real quick with the gurus in here. I've been given the task of building a replacement for the built-in Alert Me feature. The main ...
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Why are images not appearing on my iphone for Alert emails?

We created a custom list with a rich text field. Images are added to this text field whenever the user is entering data. If I subscribe to alerts, the image is embedded in the alert that I receive ...
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Email Reminder on the day of creation & 3 days before the event starts

I am trying to set a customize reminder for my sharepoint calendar. How can i configure an email reminder to be sent on 1. Immediately after the event created. 2. 3 days before the event start. ...
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SP 2013 Alerts showing edited in fields where no changes made

The alerts on one of our sites are mistakenly showing that certain fields were edited where no edits were made. The "changes" are shown with strikethroughs, but the supposedly updated text is ...
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Register users to receive alerts for multiple lists

I would like to create an application which is started up from a webpart on a SharePoint (2010) site that allows users to register to receive alerts for changes/additions to a collection of four ...
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Can't share site with “external users”

I'm trying to share a discussion board with an Exchange distribution list so that the distribution list can receive alerts when the discussion board changes. However, when I try to share the ...
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Alert when task is due

Is this something I can do in SP13? I created a task and I want the assigned to be notified via email days before the due date. Please let me know if there's any article I can read or a workaround I ...
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Managing Alerts denied on some alerts if permissions are missing

I, as a Site Collection administrator, can create an alert for any user on any library or folder, no matter what the permissions for this user on this lib/ list/ folder actually are. Now in return ...
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Person or Group field logic check

In response to this Workflow - send email on single field change? You said to "create an additional field for project lead that is hidden from the forms. On item creation, a workflow populates this ...
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SPAlert Created, But Not Sending Email

I have a SharePoint webpart that creates an alert for a user, for a specific list item (in this case, a document set). I am adding the alert programmatically. The code executes without any errors, ...
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SharePoint 2010- Send reminders from Task assigned

I am working on a project and its on SharePoint. I have to send reminders to Team Members whom I have assigned a task. But the workflows in SharePoint are restricted. We don't have the designer ...
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Add email addres to email alert, this email address is not connected to some user account

I am using sp 2010. I have a library and would like to add an email alert to some general email address from the whole department (IT@myCompany.com). Is that possible? Or is it needed to add an user ...
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How can I let readonly user use “Alert me” function

Because the "Alert Me" button is placed at the Ribbon bar, site visitors cannot see the "Alert me" button and cannot use this function. Anyway to allow visitors use Alert Me on document and library?
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Expiration Alert email

I need to write design a SPD workflow that send email to the person based on expiry date. The workflow should automatically update when the expiry date is updated. I have been working with post by Mr. ...
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Library email alert is not working any more after migrate site collections from contentdbA to contentdbB

I have migrated some site collections from contentdbA to contentdbB. I did this with a powershell command. After this I did an IIS reset. The site collections are working fine now. There is only one ...
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Daily email with newsfeed

I think the newsfeed on a mysite is one of the most important things in SharePoint 2013, because here i can see 'what's goin on'. So, i was thinking, for all those colleagues who didn't have time to ...