The Minimal Download Strategy (MDS) is a feature that improves page rendering performance. It is available in SharePoint 2013.

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SharePoint Site needs to be refreshed to load results

Just to give you a brief background of what's happening, if we try to say search a certain keyword, the result page returns blank. We have to refresh the page for it to completely load. Also when we ...
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sharepoint MDS - which files required

sharepoint 2013 and online based on MDS approach. It means that for any js code that I would like to execute, I need to wait or request js files related to the objects/functionality. where can I find ...
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CSR + MDS, where are my globals going?? (and I want them back!)

Disclaimer I am working on an edge case here. The Javascript file is dynamically created server-side, and the JSLinks all point to the same absolute URL (receiving different content). JSLink Absolute ...
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Javascript with MDS in Visual Webpart

I need to include a Javascript file in my visual webpart, but using the Minimal Download Strategy. The problem is when i would like to include a SharePoint:ScriptLink tag in my ascx file, i have some ...
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How do I brand SharePoint 2013 while keeping MDS active?

I would like to do some minor SharePoint 2013 branding while keeping SP's Minimal Download Strategy (MDS) feature active. All I'm looking to do is to change a colour, add a logo, and hide some page ...
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MDS why IE reloads all SOD scripts on page change, chrome does not

I was testing my MDS script loading and noticed that for the most part chrome loads SOD script only once while IE requests all of them every time. Is there a fix for IE since we advise our users to ...
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Issues with Minimal Download Strategy and _spBodyOnLoadFunctionNames.push

I noticed that on the sites that have MDS activated, functions that I queue up with _spBodyOnLoadFunctionNames.push do not get executed. I can step through my code and I see ...
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Variation in SharePoint 2013

I am using Variation in SharePoint 2013. When I hit my root site i.e www.abc.com it goes to the www.abc.com/_layouts/15/start.aspx#/Pages/VariationRoot.aspx and then goes to the www.abc.com/en-us ...
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Can I disable MDS on a single web part page

I have a custom list on a custom web part page with scripts that affect color coding as well as clickable attachment icons. These scripts do not execute when the list is grouped, and the groups are ...
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Problem loading pages as a site owner when Minimal Download Strategy (MDS) is active

We have created a custom teamsite webtemplate, which has some extra site columns, contenttypes, lists and libraries. No fancy stuff. However we got some complaints that sometimes, not always pages ...
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Get List with MDS (Minimal Download Strategy) enabled

Consider the following code: string srcUrl = Request.Params["sourceUrl"]; SPList list = SPContext.Current.Web.GetList(srcUrl); with MDS Feature disabled: string srcUrl = ...
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Can not load custom Js added on custom master page of SharePoint Online, on MDS enabled site

I have created a custom master page and added a custom js reference to that master page using scriptlink tag. But once MDS feature is enabled on site, master page can not load custom js, it gives js ...
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How to get a CustomControl into SuiteBarBrandingDelegate with MDS-Feature activated?

I want to add a Navigation to the SuiteBarBrandingDelegate. I created a nicely working solution for this but it doesn't work with the MDS-Feature activated (Minimal download strategy). After some ...
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SharePoint security trimming control on masterpage doesnot hide the div completely for subsites if MDS is turned ON

We are using SharePoint security trimmed control. This control surrounds the '<div id="s4-ribbonrow">' Only users with 'edit items' permissions are able to see the ribbon. However, suppose a ...
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How to turn off MDS on all site collections and sites?

We have got a web application with 400 site collections and multiple sites, is there a way to turn off the MDS feature for entire web application?
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What are the implications of turning the MDS off

What are the implications of turning the MDS off. Reference: http://www.wictorwilen.se/the-correct-way-to-execute-javascript-functions-in-sharepoint-2013-mds-enabled-sites
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Why Are Publishing Pages Not MdsCompliant?

In SP 2013 the publishing architecture is not compatible with the Minimal Download Strategy. As far as I can tell this is because the Microsoft.SharePoint.Publishing.dll assembly is not signed with ...
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Is It Possible to Remove AjaxDelta from an SP 2013 Master Page?

Seeing as how the Minimal Download Strategy of SP 2013 is not compatible with the publishing architecture, in a custom master page for a publishing site is it possible to remove the AjaxDelta wrappers ...
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How to make a UserControl Minimal Download Strategy Compliant

I have a feature which specifies a custom user control to be added to the AdditionalPageHead delegate control as such: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <Elements ...
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Modal Dialogs and Minimal Download Strategy

I am having the following issue in SharePoint 2013 Online (Office 365 Preview): when I try to display in a modal dialog a page that relies on MDS (Minimal Download Strategy), the dialog opens but then ...