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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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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 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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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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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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Setting “contribute” permissions for blog comment lists

It appears as though Sharepoint 2010 OOB does not give Authenticated Users "contribute" permissions for users' blog comment lists. Authenticated Users only have the permission to read, which is not ...
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“Email a link” for blog posts doesn't work as expected

I have a blog subsite which displays the following links underneath a post(on the Post.aspx page): When I click on "Email a link" I get a mailto popup box but the body of the email is auto set to ...
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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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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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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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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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Change the MySite Blog Site Title SP2013

When users provision a Blog on their SharePoint 2013 MySite, the Site Title is called "Blog". Thus when a crawl is done, the search results say "Blog" as the title. Is there a way to change 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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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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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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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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Blog Read More Link and Summary of Body

I created a blog that uses the standard sharepoint 2010 blog site template. However as it currently stands the default.aspx page shows the entire blog article. I would like it to only show the first x ...
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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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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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How do I enable ratings for blogs?

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

I'm using SharePoint 2013. In our blog post we often use allot of images and text so the current layout just doesn't work. I'm looking for a way to display a link to a read more page.
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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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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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Blog Post view disapper when Modified View to remove comments SP13

On my blog site on Post.aspx I edited the page, to modify the view so that we can remove the comments and likes from the posts. I saved my changes and the Post web part is no longer producing the post ...
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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 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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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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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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How do I make RSS feeds show images for a blog?

I'm hosting a SharePoint Foundation 2010 site, tomresing.com on fpweb.net and pushing my blog feed through feedburner at http://feeds.feedburner.com/TomResingsSharePointBlog. However, my images don't ...
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Enabling attachments with DataFormWebPart on a Blog template

As most of you probably know, once you customize a form and use DataFormWebPart you lose the attachments functionality. After spending several hours investigating this subject, I've installed Hotfix ...
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How to Update “Created By” column through workflow?

I am trying to make the Blog comments and discussion replies to be Anonymous. The only way to do this (a simple way) is through hiding the created by column in the view. Is it possible to update the ...
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Blog Permission requires 'Manage List' level just to edit a post

SharePoint 2013 Basically I feel their is a bug in that a user that has contribute permissions can not edit a blog post because the "edit" menu option does not show. In order to give them access to ...
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No way to restore a Post.aspx blog view?

A bug in SharePoint 2013 which breaks the Posts.aspx page. Reproduce: 1) Click on the title of any blog post to open up the Post.aspx?ID=N view. 2) Place the page in edit mode and then place the ...
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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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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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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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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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Customize the left side panel of a Blog Template

How can I customize the left side panel of a Blog Template in SP2010? I'm pretty new to SharePoint, and I was asked to customize the left side panel of a blog (the one that has Category 1, Category ...
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Block/Don't allow comments for specific blogs in SharePoint 2013 (on-premise)

Our CEO has setup a blog and would like to block/don't allow users to comments on certain blogs. In other blogs, he would like user to make comments. Can this be done out of the box? If not, what ...
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Sharepoint 2007 Publishing sites and integrating the blog site template

Has anyone had any experience of using the MOSS blog template for publishing sites? It seems you have to turn off the ‘ViewFormPagesLockDown’ feature to stop authentication prompts when clicking the ...
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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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Blog Feed on Home Page

I am trying to create a blog feed on our SharePoint 2013 intranet homepage to show the three most recent company blog posts. I have tried with both the Content Query Web Part and the Content Search ...
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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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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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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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Public Blog in O365, how can visitors leave response?

Let's say you have a Blog site hosted in Office 365 and you write a blogpost. Users in SharePoint can comment and leave a likes, Use Hashtags and mentions. If we make the blog public so everyone can ...
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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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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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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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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 ...