A globally unique identifier (GUID) is a unique reference number used as an identifier in SharePoint.

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Get Web Part name from GUID

We're migrating from SP2007 to SP2010 and are seeing some error messages about missing web parts during the upgrade, but the error messages only list the GUID and not the web part name. Is there a way ...
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What are the benefits of grabbing a list by Guid compared to any other way

I know its always best to access a list by its Guid since it won't ever change, compared to accessing a list by Title or Url, but what are the other benefits of grabbing a list by the Guid? There ...
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Possible to specify the GUID when adding a List to a SPListCollection?

I found this documentation which goes over how to add a list, but it doesn't seem possible to specify a GUID if you use this method. Is there any way to create a list and specify the GUID? I am ...