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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(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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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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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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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 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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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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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: ...
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SharePoint 2013 Web Parts and Apps

Does SharePoint 2013 support Web Parts or only new Apps?
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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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 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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SharePoint 2013 App with Workflow and custom Task List

In my current project, I want to create a Workflow within a SharePoint App. This Workflow uses a History and a Task List. But I don't want to generate these Lists. I want to create my own custom ...
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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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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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SharePoint 2013 App solutions structure

I have VS2012 app solution with two projects in it A B The workflow is included to the A project and I would like to add this workflow to the B project. I have not found the workflow's elements in ...
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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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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 ...
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VS2012 won't deploy my SharePoint 2013 Workflow

Well, I have got the same problem as this guy with the equally titled thread. I want to add a SharePoint 2013 Workflow to my App Web. It is a list Workflow. Workflow Manager and Service Bus are ...
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Visual Studio debugger for SharePoint AutoHosted App

I'm using VS2013 for developping Sharepoint Hosted App against a 365 developpment site. The VS debugger tool doesn't hit anymore my breakpoints. It used to the day before. I have made many tests, - ...
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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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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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Creating a list on host web or app web

When and why should I create a list on a app web? what is advantages and disadvantages of having a list on app web?
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How do I Inherit the CSS Theme Color in my Sharepoint 2013 App?

I am building a Sharepoint 2013 App in Javascript / HTML / CSS and I want to implement / inherit the color / class / css used by the theme. How do I do this? I want to ensure consistency through ...
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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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What's the difference between an App and an AppPart?

I'm trying to understand the difference between an App and an App Part. Can someone explain this?
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SharePoint 2013 - JWT - allowed claims

I'm currently researching possibilities with on-premise high-trust provider apps in SharePoint 2013 in Java. As for now ,I succeeded in authenticating user via JWT token with these claims: nii : ...
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changing the title for the “Calenders in view”

I have added a calender App to my SharePoint 2013, and then i have overlay calenders. the result is that i will have a view named "Calenders in view" , but since the name is misleading , so from where ...
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How shall i approach this scenario

I am a asp.net developer but not done sharepoint development before. Below is my scenario: 'Company A' has asked to me to create a new home page for their intranet. 'Company A' is currently using a ...
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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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Replace “add an app image”

Is there any way I can replace "add an app" image from SharePoint 2013 with my own image? See the image below
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What is the best place to store Autohosted-App settings and configurations?

I have an autohosted app and I would like to store the application settings in a persistent way somewhere. From a web page inside the App the user should be able to edit and save such settings. I saw ...
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Creating Sharepoint App -> central admin error

I am creating a SharePoint app , everything went fine . But when I configure Application url, I get below error: Sorry, something went wrong Settings or services required to complete this request ...
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How I can horizontally expand the announcement list App Body area

I have an announcement list App, but when I click on an announcement item, the detail view will show the announcement item inside a small part of the page. And the text will be vertically organized , ...
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Can I make a Access 2010 web database and pulish it on to Sharepoint 2010?

I'm a little limited to in the use of Sharepoint designer on our new SP2013. In order to allow some more flexibility I would like to develop an Access 2010 web app and publish it to Sharepoint 2013 ...
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Forcing the browser to open a download dialog box when a user clicks a document in a document library App

Currently I have set the following for my document library App: On the library advance setting: "Open in the client application" On the web application setting: "Strict" for Browser File Handling ...
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The Machine Translation Service is not running when it should be running error message

I get this error in Central Administration. The Machine Translation Service is not running when it should be running It tells me to do the following: "From the Central Admin UI, navigate to manage ...
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Is it possible to open an SharePoint app as Modal dialog from a Custom Action

I want to create a site action menu item Custom Action which opens a Sharepoint 15 app (default.aspx) as modal dialog. is it possible? thanks.
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Getting a warning while adding external JavaScript library in SP2013 Napa developer tool

I m getting warning while adding external JavaScript library added within ContentPlaceHolderId="PlaceHolderAdditionalPageHead" in SP2013 Napa developer tool Warning Message obtained from Chrome ...
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Field Order in List of SharePoint 2013 App

I am building a SharePoint 2013 SharePoint hosted app, provisioning a list using Site Columns, but no defined content type, just using the automatically assigned content type ListFieldContentType. ...
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How to catch Upgrade event for a SharePoint Hosted App?

Our SharePoint Hosted App has a configuration file needs to be updated during App upgrade. I understand that event-handling code can't be used for SharePoint Hosted App. It will be painful for an ...
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Access Sharepoint Images from app

I'm in the process of setting up a REST call to access images in a SP folder via Office365. My question is where do I add my onedrive credentials as part of the REST call? Once the call is ...
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SharePoint 2013 Apps Monitor

I am using SharePoint 2013 Server. I am monitoring an app, I followed this guide: Monitor apps for SharePoint. In the monitor, I can see that the errors are updated each 24 hours and the history ...