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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 ...
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Anonymous blog posts and comments?

We have an HR blog on the SharePoint and would like everyone to post and comments, issues or feedback on it. However, we want it to say annonymous for the user that posted rather than the actual ...
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Blog customization - removing delete options

We'd like the 'delete' capability for Posts and Comments to be unavailable. Just being able to See and Create Posts is all we want [so technically, removing the Manage Posts, Manage Comments and ...
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How do I include email attachments to a blog post through incoming email

I am publishing posts to a SharePoint 2010 blog through incoming email. This is working perfectly but I'd like to send any attachments to an attachments library and include the attachments at the ...
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Can you disable email notifications for a blog post saved as a draft?

In SP 2010 Foundation, I have a blog setup to allow contributors to post as a draft. However, all of the users that have alerts setup for posts receive an email when these drafts are created. That ...
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Link to Another Blog Post from Within Modal Window

I have a simple blog on my internal development site which has two posts. I use JavaScript on a custom application page to launch the Post.aspx?Id=3 page in a modal window. Works great. The only ...
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Search Core Results showing My Site Blogs

I'm trying to create something like "Recent blogs" after some research I came up with two feasible options. Use Search Core Results - has been suggested that it is possible to create some sort of ...
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Edit date format of Blog post and comments

I'm trying to change the date format of blog posts and comments in Post.aspx, but having trouble. What I want to do is change the $thisNode/@PublishedDate value with ...
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How do I import posts into a SharePoint 2007 blog?

I had a blog on our 2010 installation but have replaced it with a blog on our 2007 instance (because it's public). I want to move some of the posts from the 2010 blog into the 2007 one but seem to be ...
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Display a custom column from a blog list in a summary view

I have created a blog using sharepoint 2010 I added a few new column using sharepoint designer List-post-add new column. Of couse each post I edit and added the content to the extra field. ...
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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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CSOM Query on Hidden User Information List returning nothing

I'm trying to retrieve a user's profile picture from the hidden User Information List within Silverlight. I can't use the UserProfileService.asmx because I don't have the login name nor the GUID of ...
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Add custom field to blog post.aspx page (SP 2010)

I have changed the default look of the post.aspx and default.aspx page for the OOB SharePoint Blog 2010 by using custom XSL file based on the OOB one only changed the option to show custom logo in the ...
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Change default view on sharepoint blog

I am trying to figure out how to have only certain categories of blog posts show on the default page of the blog. Any time I create a new view or modify existing views the default page does not show ...
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SharePoint 2010 Main Summary Blog Page

Is there a way to get posts to roll off on the main summary blog page? Basically we don't want posts to keep displaying after so many days (i.e. they need to roll off once they reach the set ...
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Reorder - Blog categories in Sharepoint 2010?

Is it possible to reorder(by default it sorts by asc) the blog categories in SharePoint 2010?
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Invalid umlaute character on the post

In our SP2010 environment, have created a blog site and added the category "Schröter". When I try to open the posts under the category "Schröter", it displays properly however the title of category ...
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Disable Horizontal Scroll Bar on Navigation Web Part in SharePoint 2010

How do I disable the horizontal scroll bar on a web part (actually it's in zone 1 on a navigation blog page web part) in SharePoint 2010? I set the the length to 5.5 inches to get a vertical scroll ...
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Summary list on Blog page in SharePoint 2010

Is there an easy way to edit the Summary list???
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How can I remove “All Site Content” from the Blog Navigator in SharePoint 2010?

How can I remove "All Site Content" from the Blog Navigator in SharePoint 2010? I removed it from v4master and "All Site Content" disappears on all of the site pages (which is what I wanted) but it ...
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How can I change the sort order of the Default blog page in SharePoint 2010?

How can I change the sort order of the Default blog page in SharePoint 2010? Currently the default sort order is by Published date. I would like to change it to where it sorts by Category (which is a ...
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How can I remove Category from the SharePoint 2010 blog posting form?

How can I remove Category from the SharePoint 2010 blog posting form? Apparently Category is a protected field cause I can't delete it, which I don't want to anyway. I just don't want Category to be ...
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Can the Default blog page be edited?

Can I edit the Default blog page in SharePoint 2010? Basically I would like to change the sort order of the posts. Currently the default page is sorted by date, is it possible to change it to where it ...
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Remove “Launch blog program to post”

How do I remove "Launch blog program to post" from the SharePoint 2010 blog page??? Any suggestions will be GREATLY appreciated. Thanks!!!
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Showing more months in Monthlyarchive.aspx in a Blog-subsite

So if I created a blog-subsite in August 2011, the Monthlyarchive.aspx is going to show me months from August 2011 onwards. Let's say that I want to create a blog-post now in January 2012 but I want ...
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How to remove “created by” on SharePoint blog post item?

I recently created a blog site and posted few blog posts but then I realized that "created by" column is showing on the item. I tried to check what page layout a post is using but I simple found ...
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Hide “View all site content” on a blog website

The desire is to remove the "All site content" link from the quick launch menu on all sites. I have removed it from our master page. However when I now go to a site that has been created using a ...
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Individual Blogs

Is it possible for each person in SharePoint to automatically have their own blog? I found http://answers.oreilly.com/topic/1368-how-to-create-a-blog-site-and-manage-blog-posts-in-sharepoint-2010/ ...
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Is there a way to bulk update image links in a blog site?

We're migrating a site collection to a new farm (SP2010 to SP2010, same version). In the old farm, the site collection resided at the root of the web application (http://oldsitecollection/). As part ...
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SharePoint 2010 & MySites & Remove 'Create Blog' link

I have a SharePoint Server 2010 instance that has UPS setup and over 1000 end users using MySites. Is there a way to disable the 'Create Blog' link? Currently I have already deployed a custom master ...
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SPF2010 Blog displays “Alert Me” for anonymous users

Working on a public facing SharePoint Foundation 2010 site with anonymous access enabled. Anonymous/authenticated access to content works as expected without problems so far. Accessing the Blog with ...
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How to enable the “From SharePoint” link when inserting a link in a blog post?

When I create a new post in a Blog website, I would like to insert documents by picking them directly from my SharePoint libraries. Actually there is an option for that but it appears disabled even I ...
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How do I show the quick launch menu in a SharePoint foundation blog?

I'd like to display the Quick Launch menu on a blog site above the standard blog navigation on the left hand side (e.g. above the categories and archives webparts), the quick launch menu displays on ...
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Recreating the Blog Template

The blog template allows you to display several blog posts on a page. Clicking on the title allows you to goto a view of the blog post on a seperate page. How would I go about doing something similar ...
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How to Impersonate Users Via Client Object Model?

I want to insert new SP List items -- blog comments, to be exact -- on behalf of other users. Ideally, I'd just pass a SharepointID for the user, but that doesn't seem to be possible. I think that ...
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If I email a post containing images to a SharePoint 2010 blog, the images get stripped. This didn't happen in 2007. Anyone got a fix/workaround?

We have a requirement to forward on certain emails coming into the company so that our sales guys all see it. To save us hitting all their mailboxes with it, we email enabled the posts list in a ...
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Associate Vote to Blog Post in SP 2007

I want to create a blog site in SP 2007 that allows the users to vote on existing blog posts but not to their own. Provide users instant voting talleys next to each post. How do I go about in ...
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Debug CSS Registration

I'm working on a custom Blog site template that's quite similar to the OOTB Blog site template. I'm having issues with CSS registration of the OOTB blog.css file. (i.e. via ...
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SharePoint 2010 Blog Site Custom I Like it locations

On A SharePoint 2010 blog site does anyone know if you can add the "I Like It" button to the blog post summary's. I would like to add the "I like it" through out the blog so users can tag "I like it" ...
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Difference between blogs and team sites

Appreciate if anyone could: 1. Explain the difference between the two. 2. Explain how to choose one over the other when designing for a Sharepoint solution.