A blog is a personal journal published in a SharePoint environment consisting of posts

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Show part of body text of a blog post in publishing site

I have a publishing site, under it there is a blog sub-site. I'm showing the posts from the blog site on the publishing site using a Content Query web part. But I'm only able to show the the titles of ...
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Tell if a user has liked a blog post

How does SharePoint keep track of if a user has liked a blog post or not? I'm thinking it must be a property either on the post or on the user. Does anyone know how to programmatically find this ...
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Find the blog post associated with a comment programmatically

I'm working on a custom webpart that can search through all comments made on a blog subsite and return the posts that are associated with those comments (not the comments themselves) and match the ...
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Display Related Blog Posts web part based on the category of current post

When reading a blog post in SharePoint, I'd like to be able to display a list of other posts that are related based on the category of the existing post. I thought I could just add the post list web ...
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2010-Date.aspx modification

I'm trying to adjust some of the xsl code for articles that appear under the archives area on a 2010 blog we've created. I have a new column that will display an alternate "author" but I cannot seem ...
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people who have liked Blog post

I have created my blog in SharePoint. I want to know if there is a way to view who has liked the post. Amey.
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Add tags to a blog post in SharePoint 2013

I was shocked to discover that the built in "Create a post" screen in a blog subsite allows for the post to be associated with a category but has no tag functionality. Is there an easy way to add ...
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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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Possible to restrict format/layout/fonts of Wikis & blogs?

Is there a way that I can restrict the text formatting(font etc)/layout on the Sharepoint blog/Wiki sites? Or doesSharepoint have any options to control the HTML that is being generated when users ...
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Sharepoint 2010 Blog MUI

About the Blogs i know that microsoft says that is no an option to add MUI to the BLOG in sharepoint 2010 (i know that is option now in sharepoint 2013) ( link ,link ) is there any way to do this ...
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Approval Status is different given user's permissions. Visitors can see non-approved items

The approval status for blog post items is different given user's permission on a blog site. I had the Draft Item Security setting set to "Only users who can approve items (and the author of the ...
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How do I disable Blogs in mysites

I have a SharePoint Online instance and want to disable blogs for my users. I can't seem to find a setting for this anywhere in SharePoint Online. Any guidance on this would help. If it is not ...
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How do i restore initial blog view if i accidentally deleted it?

I have a created a blog sub site in SP, which have a posts list with preview of each post as shown below (got the image from other site): Initial Blog View However due to my butter fingers, i have ...
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SP2013: “Blog Posts” web part gives error for some blogs

I have 23 blog sites that I've migrated from SP2010. Content wise things appears to be OK, except that the SP2010 Posts web part wouldn't render. I've just finished going through all 23 blogs ...
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Is there any trick to make a Blog Site available in more than 1 language

I tried to add a language on a Blog Site Template and the following error occurs: This site is based on a site template that does not support alternate languages Now is there any chance to ...
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unable to see Number of comments in SP2010 Blog

i am not sure if anyone has ran into a problem like this before, on our Blog Page the number of comments are missing, although the link "Comment(s)" is visible but without the count of comments on the ...
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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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How to publish blog posts on behalf of another user in SharePoint 2010?

I have blog for our management team. Assistants will be posting instead of the managers. I have created a column called "Author" which is "people/group" lookup field for the assistants to add a person ...
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Weekly newsletter alert on Blog library shows pending entries

We have setup an alert on our internal blog that sends an email once a week with all the new blog posts, as follows: The problem is that it sends both Approved and Pending blog posts. Is there a ...
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How to add blog categories in drop-down menu of global navigation?

I am working on a corporate SharePoint site for my company that is made up of several blogs. I have the Global navigation set up to show each blog. I am trying to add blog categories in the drop-down ...
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Sharepoint 2010: Approve Blogpost with REST

Is there a way to automatically approve Blogposts I created with a .Net Webrequest/REST? I can currently add posts to the Blogs list just fine, but I can't get them to be approved/be published ...
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Follow a post in SharePoint 2007 blog

Is there any OOTB way to follow a post in SharePoint 2007 blog? I mean maybe get an email each time the post is commented or changed? Thanks Eliya Amanoeel
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Sharepoint 2010 posting to a blog via email body of the post epmty

I am trying to post to a SharePoint blog via email. It is working partially. I am able to send an email to the Blog but it only posts title of the post and body of the post is empty. Is there special ...
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SharePoint Wiki Versus SharePoint Blog for building a knowledge base library for our company

I am new to SharePoint and after reading about the available features inside SharePoint 2013 I have decided to either:- Build a Wiki Site using the Wiki Page Library OR to use the Collaboration -> ...
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Reset SharePoint blog homepage [duplicate]

I tried to change the filter applied to the blog posts displayed on the home page. I created a new view and applied it to the "posts" web part on the home page, and now it just displayed all the blog ...
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Deleting a blog post leaves related .png files in Photos list

I used the blog template when creating a new subsite within mysites and in the process an associated list called Photos got created. While this has worked well, I've noticed that when I delete a blog ...
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How would I go about branding a blog subsite with publishing enabled in sp2010?

I am trying to add a blogging subsite to an already existing site collection. However, the site is heavily branded and I'm trying to figure out how to apply branding to the blog. Sharepoint 2010.
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How to allow sharepoint users to comment on blogs as anonymous?

I have blog create for my staff in sharepoint. The staff are all users. But when they comment on some posts, they want to comment as anonymous. Is there a way for it without an external solutions?
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Any way to bypass redirect from old blog to new location

In using Google and Bing to seek topics related to Sharepoint 2010, I get lots of hits to a blog called GetThePoint at http://sharepoint.microsoft.com/blogs/GetThePoint/Lists/ Recently, I notice that ...
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Is there a way to add web parts to an individual Blog post?

WSS 3.0, standard included Blog template. End user site admin only, no access to server farm etc. What I need to be able to do is add a unique instance of a content editor web part to each blog post. ...
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Searching blogposts returns 404

I've got a blog on a intranet site, based on the blog template. Whenever I search for a particular post, it returns the correct post, but not the correct url. The link returned from search: ...
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'Like' button on Intranet Blog - SP2007

does anyone know if a webpart exists for adding a 'like' button on a Sharepoint Blog post? the button will not link to facebook (applet) it is solely for an Intranet site. the counter for the ...
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Featured post on Sharepoint main page

Is there a way to feature a blog post on the main page of a SharePoint 2010 blog site by keeping it above the most recent post? I know you can create a sticky post for the manage post section, but I ...
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How to Retrieve the Data from an Individual Blog Post

I am trying to brand a blog post according to our standards, and to do that I have simply created a custom visual web part to take the place of the SharePoint default. What I am wondering is how am I ...
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How to add a blog post programmatically?

I'm trying to create a C# script that will allow me to import blog posts from a different system (exported as CSV) into a SharePoint blog. I have found a script for comments to a blog post, but I'm ...
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Create Blog for Every Site Owner

There is a site collection ready. Now I plan that every site owners will have their own blog. The site owners can edit their own blog and view others blog. How can I create a blog for every site ...
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Blog posts on main frontpage

I have a main company site and a blog subsite. I want to display the posts & comments from the blog on the main homepage of the main site, along with some other content. I have looked into ...
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How to tag people in SharePoint Blog site

For now we are using "out of the box" feature, we go to persons profile site, copy his url and create simple link. I would like to accomplish next: When writing a Blog post I would like to have ...
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Can the Default blog page layout be edited?

I have created custom page layout for my other 'normal' pages. However i can't find how to set my blog to use my page layout? Or any other page layout for that matter. Is it possible to change a the ...
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How to add quick launch to the blog site in SharePoint 2010?

I want to remove the default blog navigation which is categories and archives and just create custom links with the SP navigation feature in All Site Settings. The problem is that in blog sites, the ...
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What are the advantages of SharePoint 2010 blog compared to WordPress

we already have SharePoint 2010 in our company, and we are considering which blog platform to use in our company, we have the option to chose between SharePoint or WordPress. Can you explain please ...
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Embedding Video in Blog Post?

Is it possible to embed a video into a blog site post using a simple URL from the end user's perspective? I have tried two approaches: ...
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LiveWriter Post to Blog generates SOAP Exception when post contains images

My company recently moved our wiki, blogs and internal knowledge base to a outsource SharePoint host sherweb.com. I have been using LiveWriter (2011 - 15.4.3555.308) to post my updates to the blog and ...
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Where can I edit the blog page layout?

I'm using the sharepoint 2010 blog site template for a few of our sites. I'd like to add some default web parts and add some classes to a few extra elements so I can get the page styled properly but ...
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How can I prevent anonymous users from seeing unapproved blog comments?

Anonymous users are able to post a blog comment, but are able to see unapproved comments that are simply draft items on the Comments list. This seems like a bug that MS simply has not addressed yet. ...
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Turn on Anonymous blog comments

I've created an anonymous blog subsite. My root site is also anonymous. I can access default.aspx anonymously, but not /Lists/Posts/Post.aspx?ID=1 I've tried breaking permission inheritance and ...
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CAML Now Instead of Today - CAML Bug?

I have a CAML query, in which the <Where> node looks like: <Where> <Leq> <FieldRef Name='PublishedDate'/> <Value Type='DateTime'> <Today/> ...
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SPListItem item[“Author”] throws ArgumentException on blog lists only for some users

We have a webpart on our SiteCollection home page which aggregates the most recent posts from a number of blog subsites. The code looks like this: using (SPSite site = new ...
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How can I get custom CSS to load into a publishing subsite?

I have a SharePoint 2010 farm that will have thousands of site collections in it. Each site collection will be a personal externally facing publishing site collection for individual employees. Each ...
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Master Page background picture change

I am creating a blog in sharepoint 2007 and i need to change the blue background that is standard on the masterpage. so far I have not been successful with this. I have read posts that say each ...