Farm solutions are packaged as SharePoint solution package (WSP) files that contain assemblies, other non-compiled components, and an XML manifest file. A farm administrator uses Windows PowerShell, the STSADM command-line tool, or the SharePoint Central Administration Web site to install solution ...

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Sharepoint SandBox Solution is not Working in SharePoint online (Custom action)

I have created a sandbox solution in sharepoint 2013.I have added Custom action and Visual web part in to the solution. Custom Action Code as following : <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> ...
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Master Pages not reflecting changes after updating Solution

I'm taking over a project from an existing SharePoint site. I was given all the source code which I assume is the current code. 3 of the project handle different types of master pages currently in use ...
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Unable to open a SharePoint Application Page after deploying wsp

I have created a SharePoint project which contains Application Pages and deployed it on Production server. In Manage Farm Solution under Central Administration, this wsp show status as deployed. ...
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Can i create site columns, content types by publishing a sharepoint-hosted APP

I am working on SharePoint 2013 server and I like the idea of creating site columns & content types using visual studio as this allow me to easily manage the artifacts among my different farms, ...
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Using powershell how to get active features and custom features also in a sharepoint farm

How to get all out of the box active features and custom farm solutions features using powershell code in sharepoint 2010 and sharepoint 2013.
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Mysterious Hierarchy ribbon group on calendar view?

I have created a SP solution that had a list and custom action originally based on an Events list (id 106). It was asked that we change this to a new ID as per SPCAF warning (Define Type of ...
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How to complete un install custom Sharepoint farm solution?

What is the correct way to uninstall custom farm features and farm solutions? Does installing a farm solution add any DLLs to GAC?
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How to uninstall Sharepoint farm solution dlls from sharepoint servers completely? [duplicate]

how to remove below dlls from sharepoint servers, i faced issue when i join new servers to the existing farm, these dlls i don't need and wants to delete from existing sharepoint farm server. Failed ...
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Is creating a Timer Job in SharePoint 2013 as a farm solution , a deprecated approach that i should avoid

I want to create a timer job in sharepoint 2013, the purpose of the timer job, is to loop through my list items and do these two actions:- Check if the "Review Date" of an item is met (Review date = ...
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Confused about SharePoint Solutions

I'm confused about SharePoint Solutions. Could you verify if my understanding is correct? There are only 2 kinds of SharePoint Solutions: Sandboxed Solutions: When a solution package is deployed to ...
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Deploy Web Part from Visual Studio to remote SharePoint [duplicate]

I've made a Visual Web Part in Visual Studio (non-sandboxed) that I could easily deploy & "debug" on my local SharePoint installation. I want to copy this web part to another SharePoint ...
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Farm Solution. List Instance and List Definition in different Solutions. Differences in schema.xml

I have two farm solutions. One is an old version, where I created some lists. So in the Solution (Visual Studio) I find my List Definitions, as well as List Incances. Listname -ListnameInstance ...
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Create a list in the root web when site collection has been created

I have a site definition for creating a Site Collection. I need to develop a code (Event receiver, Feature Receiver and etc) to create a list in the root web of my site collection when it has been ...
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Creating a global sharepoint menu that doesnt flyout

Im working on some requested changes for a sharepoint site. One of these changes is the requirement of having a global menu across multiple site collections. This menu needs to be on the masterpage ...
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After deploying the Visual studio workflow in SP2013 breaking instances of in progress workflows

I have been working on developing visual studio workflows for SP2013. This workflow is associated with a document library. I have noticed that each time i deploy the workflow it is breaking the ...
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How to create a custom ribbon button in Sharepoint 2013 using visual studio 2013

How can we create a custom ribbon button using a farm solution, which gets enabled when an item in the document library is selected?
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Deployed solution does not appear in site collection features.

I have a custom SharePoint solution that I am attempting to deploy to a very simple standalone SharePoint server installation. The installation has only two web applications, one for Central Admin ...
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What are the available approaches to programmatically create site columns and content types in SharePoint 2013?

I want to create some site columns and content types programmatically, since I need to create some site columns with the same display name as existing columns, and this can not be done using the CA ...
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Sandboxed Vs Farm solution to create site columns using visual studio

I find this article which describe how i need to create site columns programmatically using visual studio https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee231593.aspx. they mentioned that I should use the ...
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What determine if a farm solution need to be activated at each site collection or not

I am totally confused on how WSP files need to be deployed and activated inside SharePoint 2013.now I have the following three scenarios where i dealt with WSP files inside my SharePoint 2013 :- I ...
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Using Client Side Rendering for Calendar Views

I'm following the SharePoint 2013 Client Side Rendering: List Views article; but instead of apply CSR code to a ListView, my objective is using CSR for apply it to a SPCalendarView (Default view). ...
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Webpart won't update after deploy

I'm quite new to sharepoint programming and so I ran into a problem. I created a new webpart in my solution and changed it a bit. Next I deployed the whole solution and added the webpart to a newly ...
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Solution not deploying after Farm Restart

I launched powershell script for restart the entire Farm. After that, I notice that every time I try to deploy a solution it doesn't finish deploying process. Even if launching Install-SPSolution from ...
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Deploying the same WSP file with a different name

I have created wsp file using Visual Studio 2010 that servers an application pages in site. My solution file name is "Portal.wsp". I have already deploy this solution file on my server it running ...
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Add multiple farm solutions using power shell (Not Deploy)

I am trying to migrate around 200 wsps from one SharePoint 2010 farm to another. I have already copied the wsp files to a folder in the new farm. I need a powershell script that can take the path of ...
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Is SPUtility.MakeBrowserCacheSafeLayoutsUrl Method useful at all?

I've noticed a solution that might help you to control caching of javascript files. There is a method SPUtility.MakeBrowserCacheSafeLayoutsUrl. MSDN says this method: returns a new URL that will not ...
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What/Where is the SharePoint App server, where to point the DNS

I am trying to setup the SharePoint 2013 farm for apps. We have 2 farms: Test DB Server Test Central Admin Test Front End 1 Test Front End 2 Prod DB Server Prod Central Admin Prod Front End 1 Prod ...
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Deploy assemblies into GAC using SharePoint package

If I have3rd party assemblies in the bin directory of the project and want to deploy them to GAC using SharePoint WSP, how to do it?
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560 views

Difference between Retract solution and Remove solution in SharePoint

In Central Administration if I go to "System Settings > Manage farm solutions" I can see my deployed solutions (via Visual Studio). Clicking on any of my deployed solution takes me to "Solution ...
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After retracting a solution the Sharepoint 2010 farm displays error

"The DataSourceID of 'TopNavigationMenuV4' must be the ID of a control of type IHierarchicalDataSource. A control with ID 'topSiteMap' could not be found."
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Add file to layout folder on all frontend servers programmatically

I'd like to save a file programmatically to all SharePoint (front-end) servers in the current Farm. Right now I'm doing the following: string path = String.Join("\\", ...
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How to programmatically modify item level permissions prior to first save?

I've got a situation where there are strict permissions requirements on an a list of which I already have written a custom form. The requirement is that upon creation, based on metadata, only certain ...
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best approach to get and display list items in sharepoint branding site

I have implemented a branded SharePoint site for a customer .The customer wants to have some "dynamic" custom list views e.g fetch 3 items from a specific list and show them in a custom designed box ...
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how to deploy .wsp to all servers in the Sharepoint 2007 Farm

What is the stsadm -o command for deploying .wsp solution file into all servers in the SharePoint 2007 Farm? My second question is: How i can check with already deployed .wsp solution if it is ...
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How to Add Custom Action To Task List in SharePoint 2013?

In one of my POC, there is a requirement to create custom action Ribbon menu for Task List. After lot of research I have tried below code snippet in empty module to add custom action. ...
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MVC web api in sharepoint 2013 farm solution

How to consume the MVC web api in SharePoint 2013 farm solution? When I try to consume with httpclient I cannot refer to the assembly WebApiRestService.WebApiClient, it's showing error as not strong ...
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Make lists hidden that users can still contribute to but not see

I have a scenario in which I want users that belong to a site collection to be able to edit a list through an application but not see the list itself. I have made a farm solution in SP2010 that is ...
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Fixing managed meta data navigation problem

I have the following :- SharePoint server 2013 web application. the web application contains two site collections of type enteprise wiki. i have enabled metadata navigation for the two site ...
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Can I deploy a farm solution to my site collection only

I have created a visual web part using visual studio of type "Farm solution", then I add the wsp file using the following command:- PS C:\Users\Administrator> Add-SPSolution ...
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Farm solution deployed to my web application , is not available to new site collections

I have a .wsp Farm solution deployed to my web applications, as follow:- I have created this solution using VS .Now inside my current web application I have 2 site collections. Old site ...
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How to get all list titles on a page

I need to get all of the list titles on a SharePoint 2013 page and display them in a properties box for editing so that a person can select which list to bind to. Im using site.rootWeb.Lists and its ...
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Migrating Full Trust solutions to App Model

IS there a way/tool to convert existing Full trust Farm solutions to App Model or we will have to rewrite and re-architect all solutions?
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Change list template from 2010 version to 2013

Similar to: How to migrate list template from 2010 to 2013? I've old farm solution with list schema & list instance. After deployment, list has old 2010 look, and is rendered on server side: ...
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Changing Mode from BrowseDisplayMode to Edit Mode

I have a custom webpart, i am trying to get to do a one-click transition from WebPartManager.BrowseDisplayMode to SPControlMode.Edit. Unfortunately, there is no direct means of transitioning between ...
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Sorry, something went wrong Could not load file or assembly

I was reading this link which provide a solution to a redirect problem inside my SharePoint enterprise wiki site collection:- ...
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Creating public properties in sandboxed webpart solutions

I'm trying to port a farm solution to a sandboxed one, and I can't figure out how to port this piece of code: [ToolboxItem(false)] public partial class vClockPartSB : ...
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Access denied in powerschell script for Add SPSolution

I have a Windows Server 2012 Standard, named DC. This server is a Domain Controller. I have Sharepoint 2013. The domain is DEVRSG.COM. I log on in DC machine using DEVRSG\Administrator, is Domain ...
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How to handle DLLs in GAC

Lets say I have a third party webpart which uses a DLL and pushes it into the GAC. Moreover I have custom webpart which I developed which also uses the same DLL but in a different version which is ...
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Farm installation

I will install a sharepoint farm in the following days and I am not sure about the number of servers to be used. My company is not very big but, not so small for a single server deployment. I was ...
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Sharepoint installation in a farm

I have been looking for a guide or another place where there is explanation about how to install sharepoint. I have gone through a lot ow websites and I haven't found useful any of them. I am trying ...