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 Target SharePoint Announcements to Different Groups of Users From the Same Announcement List in SharePoint 2007

My organization created a SharePoint Announcement list and subscribed all of the organization's divisions to that announcement list. So, now when you create a new announcement, everyone in the ...
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Alerts on Custom Views

I've been searching everywhere for this, and it appears to have been an easily achievable task in WSS3, but doesn't seem available at all in SharePoint Foundation 2010. I'm just trying to setup an ...
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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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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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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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Urls used in Alert Emails

Recently a customer wanted a new external Url for SharePoint (intranet.domain.com). I implemented it via Zones and alternate access mapping and so far it works fine. They also stopped using their ...
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third party solution for customizing alert emails

I would like to know if there is any third party tool out there where administrators/webmasters can easily change the email templates that sharepoint sends. I am very interested in changing the ...
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How to set a group alert

I have created a task list in sharepoint and created groups for teams. I want to mark groups in the assigned to section instead of having individual users. Also , want to set alert alert for group if ...
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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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Alert assigned user when predecessors completed

I have an out of the box SharePoint 2010 Tasks List setup using predecessors (a lookup column back to same task list, allows multiple selections) and I have a requirement to send an email alert to the ...
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SharePoint Alert Me not sending alerts for a specific user

We use the SharePoint alerting infrastructure on a list on a site. Alert are currently active for a group of users and are working correctly. The environment is SharePoint wss3.0. I have added a new ...
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email alert to people in the list

The requirement is to send an email alert with the URL(same sharepoint URL) to the newly add list item. for example, if i add an employee detail in the list(which is having columns as employee name, ...
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Personal Blog not sending notifications on comments from users?

I'm using SharePoint 2013 and I'm talking about the regular "Blog" each user can have on his/her MySite if activated. When commenting is enabled and other users comment on blog posts, the author does ...
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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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Single user not receiving e-mails regarding Alerts

I am having a minor issue related to a single user on my Sharepoint Server 2010 setup. I have a single user who does not receieve Alerts, neither when creating an alert, or in cases where the user is ...
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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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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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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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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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How to update “The My site of user is scheuled for deletion” email message in SharePoint 2013

The MySite Deletion job is sending an email with subject "The MySite of is Scheduled for deletion". This email is sent to the manager and mysite is assigned to the manager. This email contains a ...
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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 ...
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SP2010 : SPAlert created, but not sending mail

Quick question, Did you ever encountered the case when a SPAlert is created and affected to the user, but no alert is sent ? I have checked that the SPAlert is associated to one user on one ...
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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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I need to create an auto-generated email when items in a Sharepoint list are created or updated

I'm pretty inexperienced with Sharepoint design, but have taken on the task of creating a basic issue tracker for a project. The idea is when testers find an issue, they will log it into the ...
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Alert mail for “Pending” column in List SharePoint 2013

I'm using SharePoint 2013 online. I've created one List in which one Column is Choice (Completed, Pending) column named Status. For all Item If Status is Pending, weekly one mail should fire with List ...
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Sharepoint 2010 - Is a workflow the simplest way to send mail notifications?

I have inherited a Sharepoint 2010 site. I have found a simple "list" with a few custom fields that the company used before and wants to use again. A new list item SHOULD generate an email with the ...
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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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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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Alerts on Document Library filter by user

I copy folders and documents to a document library by code through a feature. I am trying to prevent alerts from being fired when the document library is populated. I tried setting the Filter ...
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Starting “Alert Me” automatically

I've come across to programmatically assign list/library alerts to a single SharePoint user, is it possible to do the same but for more than just one user or maybe a SharePoint group? Thanks in ...
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library email alert, sends emails and is not showing the whole subject

I am using sp 2010. I have a library and enabled the email alert. When someone adds a new document I got an email. In this email I see a subject with the title of the document. But the title is not ...
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sharepoint alert filter not working on first alert only then filtering is ok

have a strange behaviour with alerts on my sharepoint site. I have a document library where i want to add alerts to specific users when adding,updating,deleting folders or documents. Alerts must not ...
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Scoped Search Alerts

I have a client who is trying to use Search Alerts that are scoped to a specific content source. The Search Results web part they are using is already scoped to this source, but it seems that when a ...
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Alert sender has changed to no-reply@sharepointonline.com

I have some alerts on several lists in our site collection (office 365), untill today the sender (from) of the alerts was the title of the site that the list belongs to. I don't know what we have done ...
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Cannot set email in profile for alert emails

I'm trying to set up alert emails for a blog but am having trouble figuring out how it knows what email to send to. Once I set up SMTP I started getting error messages that I didn't have an email ...
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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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Email link from Share Point doesn't work

I have an issue where alerts sent by Share Point are sending a link, but the link is not clickable. Here is an example of the email received: A new application has been entered into the system. You ...
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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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Is there a workaround for the 'You cannot create alerts for lists for which users can only read their own items.' error?

I have been trying to piece together a quick and dirty system to allow users to leave messages on each others sites where any user can leave a message, but they can only see messages they have left, ...
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how to hide modified column in alerts in Emailbody

I have to hide the Modified by Column in my Email body while coming alerts from list. Regards, Phani
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sharepoint question for restoreing the site from one to another site of one env to another

sitecollection of environment(say s1) and in there is list with alert set and ,we are restoreing this to other environment say(s2), and we perfom any upadtion on the list we get the alert but the url ...
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How to get a list of alerts on MOSS 07

I need help getting a list of alerts on a MOSS 07 server. I'm trying to use STSADM. I saw the getproperty command for STSADM so I tried. STSADM -o getproperty -pv alerts-enabled -url ...
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I do not receive document email alerts

I am using sp2013. I have a document library where I have full control permissions. I have set for my self the email alert for new documents and updates. When I add a new document or update an ...
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Using workflow VS alerts for sending notification emails

I have a publishing site collection based on the enterprise wiki inside SP2013, and I set that the wiki page library required content approval. So I want to be sending emails to approval/s users when ...
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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 remove the item content from my alerts templete

I am working on a team site that contains an announcement list & also on an enterprise wiki site. i set a general alerts for all users to be notified when any item is added/edited/deleted . ...