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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.
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Blog pages reverting changes

I customized default.aspx, post.aspx, and category.aspx via SharePoint Designer by adding some XSLT List View webparts in the left navigation area (above 'Categories' and 'Archive'). Randomly, ...
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Is it possible to restore the Blog Tools web part without exporting it to the gallery?

On SP Blogs, users are removing the blog tools web part from the default.aspx page. From what I've seen this isn't in the web part gallery (at least not in our environment). Is it possible to restore ...
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Tracking items in SharePoint

What SharePoint 2007 features will enable me to: Assign and track tasks where each task will require a sign off before it is considered complete. Enter and Store daily status logs (i.e. each shift / ...
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How do I manage alerts for a blog on SharePoint 2007?

I'm able to find where I can add alerts for blogs by going to Blog > Categories > Edit however, this doesn't allow me to manage already existing alerts. For a normal site I can just go into Site ...
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Can I setup blog subscriptions on SharePoint 2007?

Currently the best way I can think to do this is to have anybody who'd like to "subscribe" to a blog use the alerts feature. However, is there a way to setup actual subscriptions? If the alert ...
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Can I deploy a Sharepoint 2010 blog on a plain ASP.NET hosting company?

If I decide to host a blog using Sharepoint 2010 can any plain vanilla .NET 4.0 ASP.NET hosting company be OK or does the host need to support Sharepoint? Are Sharepoint stuff deployed when I deploy ...
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how to group by Archives in sharepoint blog

In the middle of the page right hand side of this link http://sharepoint.microsoft.com/blog/Pages/default.aspx i saw and liked the idea of grouping the archives by month view. Is there any way that i ...
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blogengine.net to sharepoint blog

I am using blogengine.net blog but I want to migrate it to a SharePoint 2010 foundation blog. Is there any way to make it automatically? Is there a such tool to help me?
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Using MS Word for editing a already published Blog in SharePoint 2010 Blog site

I've seen that we can use MS Word to create new Blog posts. The option is available under Blog Tools > Launch blog program to post Works fine, word opens with Blog kind of template, and I can ...
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how do I Display Author picture in Sharepoint Blog

I'm looking to setup a blog site using web interface. how do I Display Author picture in Sharepoint Blog. All the posts by users needs to be accompanied with their profile picture.
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Custom Blog Alert Template - Missing ID for list post

I have made a custom alerttemplate and tried to add the ItemID without success. I can add but i need to add post.aspx?ID=xx where xx is replaced by the ItemID. Tried the following ID-s (and removed ...
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Upgrade to CKS 3.0 - Metaweblog.ashx won't work

We're using windows live writer for our blog and therefore we're using the metaweblog.ashx. But after the upgrade from CKS 2.0 to CKS 3.0 there is an error when calling metaweblog.ashx. The error is: ...
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Slow SharePoint Blog

The SharePoint 2010 blog can at times be very slow when rendering individual posts. The time is generally due to the following operations: DataBinding DataFormWebPart (Posts‭[1]‬) (2654.17 ms) ...
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How do you disable the “Save as draft” button shown when creating a blog post?

How do you disable the "Save as draft" button shown when creating a blog post?
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Content Query part & blog PostCategory issue with single category

I'm using the content query webpart to query a blog list and it is working well for the most part, the issue i'm having has to do with the categories that the blog has been associated with when a blog ...
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Blog - how to avoid List Tools in ribbon when clicking on text

I have created a custom blog with the publishing feature enabled. When I am logged on with a normal user (with no admin rights) and click on a text or an image, "List Tools" appeares in the ribbon, ...
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Importing WordPress to SharePoint

I'm getting ready to import a WordPress blog to SharePoint 2010. Anyone have an importer already built? If not, I'll have to build my own.
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Customizing the SharePoint 2010 Blog Post page

Can I customize the blog template pages in SharePoint 2010 Foundations? I found some articles online about editing the schema located in the 14Hive folder. I'd rather not do this, can it be done ...
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Would like to start my Blog on SharePoint Platform, need directions

I would like to start my own blog, as I have been working on SharePoint for couple years now; I want my site to hosted as a SharePoint 2010 Application. So, I need help interms of -> Good Hosting ...
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Blog posts appear to all users before the set published date has been reached

Setting the "Published" date (a list column in List 'Post') to some time/date in the future seems to have no effect on delaying the post. I'm finding it becomes publicly viewable immediately. I tried ...
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How do I enable ratings for blogs?

I'm trying to add the rating feature for blog posts. Any solutions please?