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Branding SkyDrive/Newsfeed (Mysite) in SharePoint Online

We're in the middle of a massive SP2007 to SharePoint Online migration and were able to successfully rebrand our portal site in the cloud. The only portion we're having trouble with is matching our ...
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How to add Newsfeed webpart to SharePoint 2013?

I cannot see it anywhere: neither in Edit -> Insert -> Web Part, nor Edit -> Insert -> App Part. Do I have to enable a certain Feature to be able to use Newsfeed?
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Enlarge Newsfeed images on SharePoint 2013

I am a bit stumped why I have not found much information on this topic or why no one is asking the question. Maybe it is just not possible. My question being: Are you able to enlarge Newsfeed images ...
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Upload/Attach Video/Document Files in NewsFeed for MYSite

Can we attach/upload video or document file on NewsFeed Post like images can be uploaded and posted? Can this be achieved using OOB and how? How can I customize NewsFeed Webpart programmatically to ...
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Youtube preview in on-premises Newsfeed

I've seen a couple of demos where people add a YouTube link to their newsfeed, and a Facebook style thumbnail with a video preview is displayed. The same thing happens on my Office 365 account. For ...
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Can you make users follow something?

We currently have groups of users that we'd like to push news out to their newsfeed. Obviously, their newsfeed is personal, but we've been selling it as the one stop shop for news pertinent for them. ...
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Limit the amount of posts for Newsfeed (Site)

Newsfeed (within a site, as a microfeed) works really nicely on Sharepoint, except for the fact that I can't limit the Newsfeed webpart to a certain height (or number of posts). It looks like it is ...
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Unable to @Mention someone in other Forest/Domain unless I am following the person

Please note that this question refers to the @mention functionality within a newsfeed (any newsfeed) only. This does not in any way refer to the ClientPeoplePicker control in general. The client ...
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Personal Blog not sending notifications on comments from users?

I'm using SharePoint 2013 and I'm talking about the regular "Blog" each user can have on his/her MySite if activated. When commenting is enabled and other users comment on blog posts, the author does ...
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Pass ID into URL for newform.aspx?

I have a display form and a list web part just below that. When users click "add new item" on that list web part, I would like for the values to automatically be populated. The url for the diplay ...
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Changing a users mention name

I have a user who was originally imported from AD with the first name Judith. She actually goes by Judy. When people mention her in their my sites newsfeed, they have to remember to type 'judi' ...
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SharePoint MySite - Changing the notification email

SharePoint 2013 sends a notification email when you first setup your MySite. Does anyone know how can we update this email template. I see one of the ways is to update following key in SPSCore.resx ...
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Where are the uploaded pictures in the newsfeed saved?

When we upload a picture in the newsfeed (through the upload picture button) where does this picture go and where it is saved? Because, after some time the feed expires and stops showing the old ...
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News feed Sharepoint 2013

Cannot submit new posts to a MySites Newsfeed or to a MicroBlog on a Team Site in SharePoint 2013. "SharePoint returned the following error: Unexpected response from server. The status ...
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News Ticker For multiple RSS Feeds

We are looking at putting a news ticker onto the front page of our site, we would like it to be a feed from various rss feeds on the site, so people can see what is happening on the site. I have found ...
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SharePoint 2013 Newsfeed Following Publishing Pages

I got a issue with not being able to track changes to a Page on the MySite Newsfeed if im following it. If I follow a document (.docx etc) I get notified when the document has been changed. But not ...
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MySite Newsfeed: Follow without Permission

Users can see Newsfeeds from pages they follow even without access permission to the page. When a user follows a page and afterwards his access permission is revoked he can still see all old and new ...
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Unauthorized access on microfeed workflow error

I'm trying to create a workflow for a newsfeed and I'm having issues getting it to start. Workflow steps is to log message to history list, send email, and log sent message. I've used the same steps ...
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NewsFeed text boxes - slow typing performance in Chrome

My users who are running Chrome are finding that making a post on the newsfeed to be quite painful because as they type into the text boxes the text they are typing frequently does not appear until ...
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Following a tag profile doesn't update newsfeed

We are using Sharepoint 2013 and when we upload a document and go into its Tags and Notes, we add a keyword: awesome. I can then click on the tag, go to its profile page, and select 'Follow' so that ...
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How to get another user's (including current user) followed sites

How to get another user's followed sites, programmatically. It seems that SPSocialFollowingManager followingManager = new SPSocialFollowingManager(userProfile, context); only works for the current ...
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Site Feed doesnt work on Blank Site

If I create a team site and add a site feed to it, it works. It shows the title: Newsfeed, and input box and the line that says "It's pretty quiet here. Invite more people to the site." When I create ...
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How to show text in the news webpart in SP2013?

I have a SP2013 portal. I didnt build it, but there is a webpart with news articles in it. I see only the title and a read more hyperlink. I would like to show also the first 2 rows of the news ...
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Extending the ConsolidatedNewsFeedWebPart Newsfeed Web Part in order to render custom Activity Events in SharePoint 2010 MySites

The title says it all and I imagine this question will evolve as more people provide input. I will try to update with the current answer and/or working code for all to use. The question is about ...
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Is it possible to embed google news feed in sharepoint?

I am trying to embed google news feed into sharepoint 2010 via RSS webpart. I took the rss feed from the google news as like this. When I embed this into sharepoint RSS webpart it is showing feed is ...
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How to fetch Newsfeed using JSOM

Is there a way to fetch Newsfeed with Link to Hashtag and all rich content using JSOM? We are able to fetch Newsfeed but all text is coming in plain text whithout any link to Hashtags. Is there a ...
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Newsfeed sync problem

I have a newsfeed web part on my front page which is working just fine. On mysite i also have a newsfeed. This newsfeed is also working. The problem is that they are not syncronized. If i write ...
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newfeed items disappear

We have a 2013 farm with the social stuff enabled. People are complaining that whatever they post on newsfeed is being lost. I suppose that this is related to the distributed cache service, I read ...
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Access denied when uploading picture directly to newsfeed on teamsite

When trying to upload a picture directly within the Newsfeed on a teamsite I get "Sorry, this site hasn't been shared with you" and the upload is aborted. Adding pictures to the Newsfeed from mysite ...
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Can we configure the newsfeed show up duration after servers reboot?

We have SharePoint 2013 farm. Our company users will visit their Mysite every working day (Monday to Friday). Last Saturday night we have rebooted our servers. On Monday, users found all the feed ...
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Sharepoint Online - Followed Site activity in Newsfeed

We are using O365/Sharepoint Online 2013 Plan 1. I've been trying to search the internet for information about the issue but cannot find anything recent. So my problem/question is that why there are ...
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Newsfeed problem

I created a new site collection and when I click on the newsfeed link it goes to the newsfeed of another site collection. How should I do to solve this problem?
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Social collaboration in SharePoint

I am looking for a solution where people in my company can easily share short informatoin including images in Sharepoint. Basically I am looking for something sort of www.yammer.com like, but within ...
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What function is called on SharePoint Post button click

I want to know what function is called when Sharepoint NewsFeed's Post button is clicked. I want to override or change it because it adds post image with wrong dimensions <button ...
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How can you prevent users following your site?

I don't want a particular site being found by search, therefore stopping users without permission on that site from following it and seeing social feeds posted into there on their Newsfeed (which ...
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Post to Microfeed using SPD 2013 Workflow

I tried to create a new post in our Microfeed/newsfeed in Sharepoint 2013 using a Sharepoint Designer workflow. My idea was to create a list item in the list with the "Create item" action. When ...
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Get all replies to post in NewsFeed

I have a workflow that sends an email to users when a new post gets added to a newsfeed. From looking at the MicroFeed list I can see that column MicroBlogType contain a 2 for posts and a 4 for ...
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Hashtags in newsfeed not working for certain users

Normally, when you hover over a hashtag in a Newsfeed, that hashtag changes color to show you that its a clickable link that will lead you to relevant conversations where that tag has been mentioned. ...
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Hashtags in Newsfeeds show up as GUID

When posting and using a hashtag in both my test and production 2013 environments, the hashtag shows up as the tag GUID, rather than the hashtag itself. After a refresh of the page, the hashtag is ...
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How to fetch Linkedin Post in sharepoint site

I am trying to get Linkedin post in my sharepoint site. For this is there any app available in sharepoint 2013 or i need to use api ..please share step by step process. It will be helpful. Thanks ...
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it's possible to give a line break in Newsfeed Post? (via powershell)

New post provisioned via powershell script to a Newsfeed: $site = Get-SPSite "siteurl" $ServiceContext = Get-SPServiceContext $site $ProfileManager = new-object ...
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Why does altering the height attribute for the input box on a sitefeed web part break its validation?

I'm working on a solution for a client which includes a newsfeed web part on the site homepage. For some reason the character limit for a newsfeed post isn't being enforced, by which I mean the ...
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Can you follow a calendar?

I see that you can set up to be emailed for alerts on a calendar, but as our organization is trying to dissuade users from using email for business processes and use Sharepoint for their one stop shop ...
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Site restore breaks old Newsfeed posts

In 2013 we're seeing a consistent issue when restoring, copying, or moving sites around. All of the Newsfeed posts come over after the operation, but they can't be further commented on, "Liked", or ...
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Socialfeed not showing notifications from certain sites

We are having a problem with SharePoint 2013 in multiple environments. A user choose to follow a site (say a team site or a user blog) by clicking the "Follow" button in the top right. The users gets ...
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How can I count the number of posts & comments in a SharePoint 2013 newsfeed?

I need to count the number of posts & comments in a SharePoint 2013 newsfeed webpart on a page in a site. At the moment I can't see how to do this via Site Settings -> Report or Site Settings -> ...
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Extract NewsFeed and use in a custom user control

Is it possible to use the news feed control in a custom user control page (ascx) ? I need only the message sender part of the newsFeed, which is displayed in following picture. So that I could send ...
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News feed customization

Is there possible to modify news feed webpart to display less information (to make it shorter)? And one more question - can I set alert to any new post or new topic on news feed? Not only my posts ...
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SharePoint 2010 Newsfeed settings for privacy

i hope you can help me with the following question: Who can see my Document or Workspace Activities in their newsfeed? A: Only colleagues who have access to the document or workspace B: All my ...
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Customization of activity feed for new colleagues

Is it possible to customize the activity feed to the MySite NewsFeed when a new colleague is added? For example, change the domain\userid text to display the DisplayName instead? Thanks, Tom