short for Application software, also called an app, which is software for specific purposes. From version SharePoint 2013, apps was introduced.

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How do I turn on SharePoint App store in SharePoint 2013

I am getting this message when I want to add a app: Sorry, apps are turned off. If you know who runs the server, tell them to enable apps.
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(Solved) Start a Workflow of the Host-Web via SharePoint App and JSOM

The Last Update is the Solution I have got an App for SharePoint 2013, which needs to start a Workflow. This Workflow is in the HostWebContext, not in the AppContext. The List, the Workflow is ...
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Error occurred in deployment step 'Install app for SharePoint': Apps are disabled on this site

We have installed SharePoint Server 2013 on a Windows Server 2008 machine. In our development environment we have installed Visual Studio 2012 on a Windows 7 machine and have installed Office ...
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Is it possible to package, deploy, and use my own image for a ribbon CustomAction in a SharePoint-hosted App for SharePoint 2013

I've been working on a SharePoint-hosted app for SharePoint 2013. In order to "extend the reach" of the app a bit, I've included a CustomAction that will add a button to each document library's ribbon ...
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SharePoint 2013 Web Parts and Apps

Does SharePoint 2013 support Web Parts or only new Apps?
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Is there a difference between a Sharepoint Hosted App and a Cloud Hosted App?

Other than the initial setup steps is there a difference between a Sharepoint Hosted App and a Cloud Hosted App? Can you do anything in one and not the other? If you create one type of app could it ...
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Can i create site columns, content types by publishing a sharepoint-hosted APP

I am working on SharePoint 2013 server and I like the idea of creating site columns & content types using visual studio as this allow me to easily manage the artifacts among my different farms, ...
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Get the ID and Name from multiple Client side People pickers to store in a list

I have a form which contains 3 client side people pickers, i use the following JS to produce the People Pickers // Render and initialize the client-side People Picker function initializePeoplePicker(...
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Caching Ideas for SharePoint 2013 Autohosted App

I am working on a SharePoint 2013 Autohosted App that retrieves a lot of information from a remote system before displaying it to the user in the App. I'd like to create a caching layer to boost the ...
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Adding an existing app part using the client object model( finding the xml)

I've recently found this nice thread on adding an existing webpart using the csom: Add an existing WebPart Using the Sharepoint client object Model I've tried the same approach for an app part (so an ...
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Access Denied in deploy SharePoint Hosted App

I'm trying to build a sharepoint app with type sharepoint hosted app, i'm following the instructions of msdn site: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/fp179923(v=office.15).aspx#...
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SharePoint hosted app - valid app package always NO

While publishing a SharePoint hosted app file to the App catalog site it always shows Valid App Package: No And App Version is always 1.0.0.0. I changed the version in AppManifest.xml from ...
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App Parts and Custom Actions in SharePoint apps at tenant scope

I have installed a sharepoint app at tenant scope. Source 1, Source 2. In my app I have an app part, which is available in App Catalog (where the original app is installed). However on all other ...
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What is the difference between a service and an application in Sharepoint 2013?

What is the difference between a service and an application in Sharepoint 2013?
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SharePoint App giving credentials popup

I have configured the environment for SharePoint recently, and created a developer site in a web application, the user that's logged in to the machine has dbowner and dbsecurity on SQL, and has ...
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Are There Many Developers Creating Apps for SharePoint 2013?

In my company we have a team of 5 SharePoint developers. It just so happened that every one was very excited about new app model at first. But as time went by we started to realize that we can't find ...
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Open Dialog for new List Element with JavaScript - Access Denied

My SharePoint 2013 App has a button with the click Event: OpenDialog("/Lists/ListName/NewForm.aspx?IsDlg=1"); where OpenDialog is defined the following way: function OpenDialog(URL) { var ...
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calling click event on dynamic controls

What I have is fairly standard code for using JavaScript with SharePoint 2013. Inside the sharePointReady function, I have a few dynamic controls that are added to the page. The problem is that when ...
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Understanding NLB between WFE and App Servers

There are two WFEs with high availability. I asked someone if you are using NLB between them to load balance and he said yes. Then he said we also have two app servers with high availability. I ...
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Access Denied on use of AppPrincipalManager

We are getting the following error Access denied. You do not have permission to perform this action or access this resource. when executing the following code AppPrincipalManager ap = ...
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Reference SP scripts in html page in app

I am trying to make an html page in an app, and I want to be able to get: SP.Utilities and _spPageContextInfo, which scripts do I need to add to my html in order to make it work? I am in Office 365. ...
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How to upgrade SharePoint app where the SharePoint app is installed on 20+ sites?

I understand stand the App upgrade process for a SharePoint hosted app and when I update my App Catalog for the web application I then can upgrade the app successfully manually for a site. But my ...
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Getting an error once i try to add an app to my site

I am getting the following error after i added the app to the app catalog. The specified application identifier * is invalid or does not exist. I have no idea whats wrong. Can anyone help me?
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There was no endpoint listening - AppEventReceiver

I'm developing provider-hosted SharePoint 2013 App with Windows Azure as a backend. I created an app event receiver to fire when app is installed. When i publish my Web App (.NET MVC4) to Azure, ...
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Transfer App license to another SharePoint server

On a test SP server which has a installed SharePoint 2013 Foundation we have installed an App from SP Store. My issue now is to transfer the App license from this server to another SharePoint 2013 ...
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Deleting a page (?)

I found a bookmark in my browser that was pointing to a page on my SharePoint 2013 environment (with Project Server 2013) like this http//dev/PWA/TheApp I want to delete this site, but couldn't find ...
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html page in app, reference css after corev15.css

I have a SharePoint app, where I am using an html page, not .aspx. I referenced bootstrap, but the style for the buttons is being retrieved from corev15app.css, not from bootstrap (btn-primary). ...
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Custom NewForm & EditForm for Lists in app web of sharepoint-hosted apps

My goal is to create a custom NewForm and EditForm for an existing SharePoint list in the app web of a sharepoint-hosted app for SharePoint 2013 online using Visual Studio 2013. In addition to a ...
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Cannot connect to SharePoint 2013 from visual studio 2013 when creating an app

I m trying to create a new SharePoint app from vs2013.I have the vs2013 ultimate edition and all the needed updates installed.When I press Finish in the process i got this message One paradox is ...
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Adding Apps Problem at the Sharepoint Store

I try to add app at Sharepoint Store but I just get errors. I've done the following error: "Sorry, we can't seem to connect to the SharePoint Store. Try again in a bit." Now this error occurs "...
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Full page custom app - Web part or Application page or App or Asp.Net web app with SSO?

I have an extranet running on SP 2013. We want to add couple of new pages (full pages) to SP, which queries SQL DB and display the data based on business logic & logged-in user role. We are not ...
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2013 App View List of Host Web with ListViewWebPart

Is it somehow possible to use the XsltListViewWebPart in the SharePoint-Hosted App to view and manipulate a List of the Hostweb? <WebPartPages:WebPartZone runat="server" FrameType="TitleBarOnly" ...
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Set a view of a list in XsltListViewWebPart when deploying from VS2012 to SP2013 App

I am devloping a SP2013 App which includes a page (aspx) that contains the following webpart and XsltListViewWebPart as shown below. I have managed to remove all the elements i want to remove (...
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Accessing a list from app web on host site generates access denied

I am trying to get title of a list which is located on Host Site from an SharePoint hosted app by using csom (javascript). I have added permission on Manifest file and chose the list but still getting ...
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Referencing sp.js in html page gives error

I have referenced sp.js in html page in my sp hosted add-in, in order to use client object model in javascript. But it's giving me an error on _spPageContextInfo while it's referencing the sp.js, why ...
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Cannot update allowMembersEditMembership

I can't seem to update the setting on a group to allow members to edit members. This is my code: function setGroupsMembershipEditingMode(uri) { var context = new SP.ClientContext(appweburl); var ...
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When does the word “New” being removed from new item inside an announcement list, or document library

I have a document library and an announcement list, now for any new item inside these lists a “New” word or symbol will be displayed for couple of days , then it will be cleared out. So my question ...
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Replicate the Export to excel button in javascript for a JSOM app

I have completed my first sharepoint 2013 app (sharepoint hosted) where I'm using my own code to display list data etc rather than use any OTB pages/functionality. The one feature I want to include ...
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Configure App Url message

When trying to configure the App Url, I get this message: The Subscription Settings service and corresponding application and proxy needs to be running in order to make changes to these settings ...
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SharePoint Online - Update User Profile Properties via CSOM App

I have a console application where I am updating SharePoint Online user profile properties via CSOM. When I do it via the following code below (using a username and password), it works just fine. ...
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SharePoint 2013: Solution or App?

Hej there I have been developing some SP2007 and 2010 solutions in the past but got a new project a customer requested. A approval and publishing process for a specific type of word document (some ...
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How to horizontally expand the body field inside my announcement list detail view

I have added an announcement list App inside my SharePoint 2013. But I am facing a layout problem, when the user clicks on an announcement item. The body field will be vertically aligned and most of ...
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App installation failure due to App Management Shared Service Proxy

I have a SharePoint 2013 Foundation installation for development activity and when trying to deploy a SharePoint hosted App, I get the error: App Management Shared Service Proxy is not installed. ...
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Error while opening “configure app urls” in central admin sp2013

App Management Service & Microsoft Sharepoint Foundation Subscription Service are running but it still shows error as follows. Error message : Settings or services required to complete this ...
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Lists included in an App for SharePoint 2013

I've seen that when I create an Autohosted App for SharePoint 2013 (or any other type of Apps), I'm then able to add a new item to the SharePoint Project such as a List. I can then add/edit/delete ...
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Remove app from SharePoint with PowerShell

I have deployed an app to SharePoint 2013, but something went wrong during deployment. Now I cannot remove or redeploy this app. Can I force remove this app with powershell or STSADM, like you can ...
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jQuery don't affect to app part

I'm create a Web Part like this. Open VS 2013 -> New Project -> App for SP -> SP hosted app. Then I add Client Web Part and named it AppPart and I've made some changes in Elements.xml . <Content ...
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Update SharePoint Apps issue

I've tried to update SharePoint hosted app to a new version. It works great on SharePoint on-premises, but on SharePoint online I have a strange behavior - I've got the error There was a problem ...
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Reduce Logs of Custom App

We've written an app for SP 2013 that reloads pictures from a library permanently to show a kind of slide show. All for good and this is running well but now we've detected that the app writes loads ...
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Sharepoint 2013 App Only Token

I am making a Provider-Hosted Sharepoint 2013 app in PHP. I have successfully authenticated with OAuth and can make requests on behalf of a user but I am struggling to figure out how to make requests ...