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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Only show most recent edits in alerts

I have a blog site in which I've set up a weekly email alert on the Posts list but I can't seem to find the sweet spot of what it should show. Originally I had set it to send me alerts on "All ...
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New Blog Post added email Alerts Log

We have created alerts on our Blogs and want to ensure that all users are getting the email alerts. Are there any logs for these email alerts?
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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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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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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 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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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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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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Alerts not working - Timer Lock

I've checked content database; SELECT * FROM timerlock WITH (nolock) Then having checked the eventcache table; SELECT * FROM eventcache WITH (nolock) WHERE EventData is not null I've got a ...
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Difference/Relationship between Filter section in AlertTemplate.xml and Filter Property in SPAlert class

In regards to SharePoint 2010, I'm having trouble understanding the relationship/difference between the Filters/FilterDefinition section in the AlertTemplates.xml schema file, and the SPAlert classes ...
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Alerts on SharePoint 2013 External List

I have created an external list using an external content type reading from a database server on our network that is not on the same machine as our SharePoint database server. I am also sysadmin on ...
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Sharepoint 2010 alerts not working

So the problem is I cant send email via alerts. So I far I ve checked this: 1) Alerts are activated in central administration for my application (activated and unlimeted) 2) User has permisions for ...
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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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Setting up alert for comments based on categories in a Sharepoint Blog

I have set up a blog on my sharepoint site and need users to be able to subscribe to the blog using the "Alert Me" option. I need each user to be able to subsribe to a certain cateogory so they only ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Can alerts be created on cross-site published search results?

Site A is authored, cataloged, and published to Site B. User accesses Site B and would like to set alerts on lists/libraries. Is this possible without user having access or knowledge of Site A as ...
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Task List Alerts not Working on Assignment

For some reason or another, my SharePoint 2010 production farm has stopped sending email alerts when a task is assigned from a default task list. I have tried everything I can think of, and the timer ...
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Sharepoint alert as Spreadsheet

Looking for a bit of advice, I am in the process of setting up a new user request form on my works Sharepoint. Is there a way to have it sent through as a spreadsheet rather than the text based ...
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Is it possible to break alerts in one site collection with client-side scripting?

We have a single site collection where alerts have been down for some time. After review, it was suggested that client-side Javascript (common ones like EasyTabs and SPServices) could break alerts. ...
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Custom triggers for Alerts in SharePoint 2013

Is it possible to set up an alert that triggers after 5 or more items are entered into a list within a specific timeframe (i.e. 2 hours)? List is SharePoint 2013 custom template. Email would not ...
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Sharepoint 2010 & Lotus Notes Alert View

I have been looking forever for an answer to this question and nobody can answer it; so I'm hoping some Sharepoint enthusiast here will be able to! You know how when you receive your email alert ...
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Can I have an alert for each calendar overlay

I have a calendar web app on my SharePoint site. I have several overlays for it for our different conference rooms/departments. What I want to do is to have an alert made for each individual ...
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SharePoint Immediate Alerts Are Spamming List Subscriber

I have a SharePoint list where users have individually subscribed to the list for any updates. Today I was notified that several users who subscribed to alerts received over 100 email(s) a piece for ...
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Disable Data Alerts in Sharepoint Reporting Services

I am trying to disable the reporting services data alerts and can't seem to do so. The "New Data alert" menu option is still available whenever I go in an view a report in sharepoint. I am trying to ...
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SharePoint Alert issue

I am facing one weird issue in alert functionality for a list. Users are able to get an alert only when they accessed that site. Otherwise an alert notification is not working for any change in list ...
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Timer Service not stopping / Upgrade not possible

it all started with the fact, that the SP 2010 did not send any alerts. I found out, that the timerjob was the problem. It seemed impossible to recycle anymore and I even could not stop it, without ...
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SP13: Alert Me - Setup Email

I am not sure if this has already been addressed before. When setting up Alerts using "Alert Me" within a document library an notification email is sent to the any persons added to the "Send Alerts ...
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Is it possible to send alerts from calender list before the start time of an event?

we are having a calender list. Suppose we create an event with start time as 11:00am, then, is it possible OOB to send an alert (email) to the users (list column) at 10:30am (ie: 30mins prior to ...
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Duplicate alerts

When I first built a 2010 document-housing site and tested alert functionality on it I found that when you set multiple daily alerts (one in the morning, noon and evening) on a document and a change ...
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Is this Alert notification behavior expected?

I have the following scenario in SP2010 publishing site. Create and publish a page in a subsite Create another Page in the same subsite Edit the page1 by adding a link to page2 (insert link from ...
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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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Why do alerts change info sent after X time?

I have created alerts based on the view from a list. When I setup the alerts for that list by going to List > Alert Me > Set an Alert on the list I enter the desired email and alert title and ...
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SharePoint 2013 Discussions - Subscribing to Alerts on an Individual Post

Believe I may have stumbled across a SharePoint qwirk, where users are unable to subscribe to alerts from an individual post. To note subscribing to alerts at the list level is fine (i.e. all items ...
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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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How can I change HTTPS to HTTP in order to send an SMS from SharePoint 2010?

I want to send SMS from sharepoint 2010 but in my country we can't use a https request to send the sms. How can I send sms in sharepoint with http request?