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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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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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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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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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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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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Visualstudio 2012 sharepoint workflow toolbox not visible

I want to create a designer custom action in SharePoint 2013. I use visualstudio 2012 but i can't view SharePoint toolbox . I want to create an activity with createtaskwithcontenttype . Thanks
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Can i create a security group with the proper permissions and have farm account run only as a service account?

On my SP 2007 environment I been trying to have my administrators not use the farm adm account for their administration and use their own credentials. So we started by creating a security group with ...
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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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Moving my custom farm solutions from sharepoint 2010 to sharepoint 2013 error

So I followed the following guide. http://zimmergren.net/technical/upgrading-your-sharepoint-2010-visual-studio-projects-and-solutions-to-sharepoint-2013 Once I tried to deploy the solution from ...
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Single Farm with ForeFront AUG or 2 Serparate Farm to secure intranet/extranet Farm?

We're planning of setting up a two separate farm (internet farm and intranet/extranet farm) for security purposes. My question is that, if we use the Edge Topology (using the ForeFront AUG) is't okey ...
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Why does WSP Deployment Type 'ApplicationServer' require features to be manually installed?

When I create a WSP with Deployment Type set to WebFrontEnd and deploy, all of the features contained within are automatically installed. Features that are set up as ActivateOnDefault="TRUE" (Farm or ...
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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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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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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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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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Where i can override the OnInit method

I need to write the following farm solution to override the InInit method as follow:- protected override void OnInit(EventArgs e) { var request = HttpContext.Current.Request; ...
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SP2010 Custom action runs sandboxed but not as farm solution

Short version: Which changes need to be made to convert a custom workflow action, developed in VS2010, from a Sandbox to a Farm solution. Assume it is a placeholder with no logic added yet. Long ...
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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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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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Event Receiver deployed as a sandbox solution throws exceptions

I have deployed an event receiver as a sandbox solution to production. This is event receiver executes on ItemUpdated event. The code runs well in development server as a sandbox solution but throws ...
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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 ...