Web content is the textual, visual or aural content that is encountered as part of the user experience on websites. It may include, among other things: text, images, sounds, videos and animations. Content in SharePoint is (usually) stored in a Content database.

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What does SPSite.LastContentModifiedDate track?

What causes SPSite.LastContentModifiedDate to be updated with a later date? Does it track: changes to the definition of lists/fields/content types or just the content stored in them? changes to ...
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Content DB Size Limit SharePoint 2010

How is the content db size limit enforced in SharePoint 2010? nothing from the SharePoint side, right? Its just the Database bit. If it is done from the SharePoint side then how it is done?
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Content Type Field missing from New Form

I have created three content types and associated with a list. When you click the list and then the add new button from the Ribbon in the top, all 3 types display. However, when you click add new ...
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How to apply v4 master to sitemanager.aspx

We recently migrated from 2007 to 2010. However the Manage Site Content and Structure link which points to _layouts/sitemanager.aspx seems to have a look and feel of 2007. How can this be set to use ...
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Does all external SharePoint data have to flow through BCS?

I was asked the question why I need access to BCS Services and have been tasked with documenting "ways to access external data in SharePoint' I've read one article after the next regarding external ...
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Get <img>-SRC out of <content:encoded> (xsl - RSS Viewer WP)

I need to get the image source out of this code: <content:encoded> <![CDATA[ <span><img width="200" src="..."></span><br /> [some Text] ]]> ...
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SP2010: What happens when starting several Content deployment jobs at the same time?

what happens if I start several content deployment jobs synchronously in different site collections by ContentDeploymentJob.Run()? Are the jobs definitely executed one after another? Thanks!
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SharePoint Wiki Table of Contents

Is there any syntax that when wrapped around content, automatically builds a table of contents towards the top of the wiki, similarly to how the Media Wiki works? I am using SharePoint 2013.
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Can I move content between site templates?

I have multiple sites with different content on them, I found a better template to use, is there an easy way to use the new template and copy the content over to it? Can I keep the content on my ...
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Deleting Dead User Accounts from Sharepoint Alerts,Assigned to E-Mails ,Workflows

how delete Dead User Accounts from Sharepoint Alerts,Assigned to E-Mails ,Workflows.
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Make a fresh Copy of the Site with a different URL

We have a site configured as http://www.stage.abc.com . This site is built using custom site definitions and have lot of features attached to it. All are Publishing based site Now we need to create a ...
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Drop Down list for content organizer

In order to make it easy to fill property field I would like a drop down with specific properties to choose from when adding documents to Drop Off Library To simplify adding of docs in my Drop Off ...
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Content field not recognized on Page Layout

I'm using SharePoint Designer 2010 to create a custom page layout. I have a content type called "Web Part Page" and its parent is "Page" content type. I have several site columns associated with this ...
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What is the recommended way to move publishing pages from one SP Farm to another?

We have a lot of content in our TEST farm that we need to move to PROD that's mixed in with code that is not production ready (This was a coordination failure, hindsights 20/20 and all that.) Short ...
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Edit links in OOTB “Community Tools” web part in office 365

I've a requirement to show some custom links in OOTB "community tools" webpart (which will be shown only to community owners and moderators). I've to remove few links and add some custom links to ...
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Copying Content from a WSS 3.0 Site to SharePoint 2010 Enterprise

We are in the process of migrating from one Team Foundation Server instance which was using WSS 3.0 to a new instance running SharePoint 2010 Enterprise. We have quite a bit of content in the various ...
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What does the error when trying to add a document url to content type mean?

Visual Studio 2010 gives me this error, urlOfFile - Parameter name: Specified value is not supported for the urlOfFile parameter. by the folowing line of code. // Specify a document template. ...
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Force use of the default content of a master page asp:ContentPlaceholder

I have a ContentPlaceholder in my custom master that has default content. I want to always use this default content. However there are some pages in the 14 hive that have an asp:Content that ...
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Bulk updates to SharePoint Lists

I was recently assigned to make changes to several SharePoint lists that store content for a public facing web site. Due to the SharePoint settings or my VM’s Internet Explorer settings I could not ...
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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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Bind 2 External Content Types (2 tables in SQL database) to 2 drop down lists and have 1 update the contents of the other?

I have 2 tables in my database called "Meetings" and "Items", items belong to a meeting. I've created the external content types with sharepoint designer and bound them to drop down lists ("Meetings" ...
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How to simulate content and usage

I need to test some webparts in an Sharepoint site that has more than a few users, with several documents and usage data (creations, accesses, modifications). Is there a way to simulate that? Or some ...
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How do I convert CAML to use in the CQWP?

I have the following CAML query which returns checked out files. <Query><Where><Eq><FieldRef Name="CheckoutUser" /><Value ...
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Link to a Document by UNC

I've seen some old discussions about this but nothing current, so thought I'd throw it out there: Using MOSS/WSS 3.0, I'm looking for ways (without Visual Studio) to allow a new Link to a Document to ...
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“Content Areas” in Sharepoint 2010

What exactly does the term, 'content area' mean in Sharepoint 2010. Does it mean web apps, site collections, sites or general content available. Are there any others 'areas' in Sharepoint similar to ...
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SharePoint 2013 Connection Issues in Windows from External Network

I am connecting to SharePoint 2013 from an external network. Everything on the site seems to work fine, except when something happens which opens up a windows frame inside of the browser (i.e. adding ...
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Content Sources Settings Revert

Getting a strange glitch when editing the settings on my content sources. I'm trying to experiment a bit within the "Crawl Settings" category. Specifically, I'm looking at the "Limit Page Depth" and ...
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SharePoint 2013 crawling documents

I'm in the process of writing a custom solution to parse xml that will be crawled from a file share. The plan is to use the Content Enrichment web service callout to parse the xml into individual ...
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'Publishing web' page or list?

My contributors need to create content (mainly HTML-style) to be published online. Should this be stored in a "publishing web" page or in a list (with an HTML column)? Is it a matter of choosing if ...
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Content hub site policy not deleting or making sites read only

In our Sharepoint 2013 POC environment I have created a content hub site and setup a site policy to test deletions of sites. The policy has definetly been subscribed by the test site and it shows ...
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Automatic Content Sanitization in Sharepoint 2010/2013

Is it possible to perform basic document sanitization tasks in Sharepoint 2010 or 2013? I would like to be able to trigger the sanitization task based on a set of user defined rule. Examples of ...
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SharePoint 2013 - Content Rollup - Categories issue / error

Looking for some assistance here. I have in place a new SharePoint 2013 infrastructure which has been upgraded from SharePoint 2010 (database attach upgrade) with 1 web server and 1 SQL box. ...
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how to view assigned to info in the assignee's doc library

Good day, Can you please point me in the right direction to be able to do the following: The scenario is as follows: I have SP2010 Doc Library named Doc IQ with subfolders and documents. I have added ...
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How do I change the order of display of additional fields associated to an External column?

In SharePoint 2010 I have an External Data Column that I have linked to an External Content Type with 5 fields named A,B,C,D and E. I have selected all fields to be shown when the external data column ...
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Content Organizer Rules overrides Folder level Permission

I have various folders under Document Library with Contribute rights to different group. I use content organizer rules to route the document to appropriate folder by checking a metadata column (For ...
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How can I generate an Id for a new custom field (Ex: <Field ID=“{5744d18c-305e-4632-8bd1-09d134f4830d}” )?

For Example: this is the custom field definition in Element .xml file. <Field ID="{5744d18c-305e-4632-8bd1-09d134f4830d}" Type="Note" Name="PatientName" DisplayName="Patient Name" ...
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What exactly is the content in “Back up content and configuration settings”?

In Central Administration for SharePoint 2010 when one runs a full farm back up there is an option that allows the user to back up content and configuration settings or just the configuration ...
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Nesting webparts programatically

I have a user requirement to add a webpart inside another; I am creating a tabbed container webpart, inside which the user wishes to add other webparts. How can this be achieved?
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Database size differs between Sharepoint and SQL

We have configured RBS in our sharepoint 2010 environment, when we calculate the database size from sharepoint its shows 90GB however the database size in SQL server is around 25GB and RBS size is ...
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another object in this farm already contains the same id

I want to create a debugging web application and another one for UAT. The two applications should use identical content databases. I made a backup from our live content database and did a restore ...
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Attach restored content DB to same web application

I have an issue with a customer DB with it being corrupted. This has been the case for a while and hence no way to revert to a backup because all the backups have the corruption as well. I am however ...
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Bulk creation of content page (in SitePages)

I have been asked if it is possible to do a bulk creation of a number of pages, into the "SitePages" folder on SharePoint 2013. I have seen some references on the web of how to achieve this via XML, ...
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How to control content type menu options by group/permissions level?

Working on a document approval project with doc libs. We have different content types depending upon the type of user. Ie- MembersA, MembersB, MemberC, etc. I would like control the users content ...
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SharePoint Content Template 2013

There are different templates which I have created in SharePoint 2013 under content type. I am trying to refer to this templates when I am uploading the documents. I was able to refer to the ...
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Can an email/alert be configured for a site that hasn't been modified in 6 months?

Here is my requirement: We have a SharePoint 2010 intranet. Content owners are responsible for their specific site content whether that is document libraries/content on the pages, etc... Is there a ...
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Will content approval workflow send email alert and show up in tasks?

If I used default content approval workflow for both Lists and Pages, will it send email alert to approver when a new item is posted? Secondly will the pending tasks to approve items show up in task ...
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Best way to delete a a sitecollection column

I have a site column that was created some time ago, and that column was added to a content type. Then many lists were created using that content type. Later they decided that field should not exist ...
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Saving a publishing page content programmatically

On my publishing pages i have a custom user control that contains a SAVE button when the page is in Edit Mode. On click event of that button i do: this.page.Update(); ...
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Publish 2 InfoPath forms as content types to one library?

We have to develop 8 infopath forms for use in a doc library. What these will be are various forms filled out for our patients. The reason we’re looking at a doc library over lists, is they want to be ...
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Replacing a custom-developed CMS tool with SharePoint?

I need to develop/create sharepoint portal site to replace a custom-developed asp.net CMS tool. This custom CMS tool is a classic content management tool that content authors create/edit rich-text ...