All commercial releases of SharePoint. Excludes free license versions of SharePoint.

learn more… | top users | synonyms

3
votes
3answers
1k views

How to prevent Denial of Service (DoS) attacks in sharepoint

Today i have facing a problem of the Denial of Service (DoS) attacks on my public facing anonymous web site. My server return the error message as "Server is too busy, Try again later". We have ...
3
votes
2answers
8k views

How to find the number of Active Logged in Users across all site collections

I wish to know the possible ways to find out the count of all currently logged in users across all the SharePoint site collections in a farm. For example (users logged into sites) John - ...
3
votes
1answer
403 views

Is it possibly to apply CSS based on user?

Is it possible to apply CSS according to the type of user and/or his permissions? (e.g., admin, regular users, etc...) For example, I'd like to hide the #s4-ribbonrow for regular users since they ...
3
votes
3answers
109 views

How to use Happy Hour in List View Threshold

I have heard of list view threshold as something good to be kept and it really saves the server. But I am not sure about how to use the concept named Happy Hour.
3
votes
2answers
147 views

Where do i locate ULS Logs for Sharepoint 2013 Farm

I have Medium Size farm with 2 App Server 3 wfe 3 workflow and 1 sql server. 2 app server host central admin, 3 wfe host 5 web applications. I recently encountered error and correlation ID was ...
3
votes
1answer
3k views

How to export speific rows of a list to excel (using OOTB)

I need to create a list with "Export" as a column. (Export column should be a hyperlink field). Once user clicks on "Export" field value, then that specific row data should get exported to excel 2010. ...
3
votes
2answers
1k views

View custom field property value using JavaScript

I'm using SharePoint 2010. Need to retrieve the Custom field property values using a JavaScript. [Trying to do this during item click in the SharePoint list item view. I call the JavaScript on the ...
3
votes
3answers
689 views

Remove page layout from sharepoint pages library

In SharePoint Pages library we have pages, Artical Page and Welcome Page content type. And with this content type their are default OOB page layouts like basic page, image on left, body only etc. Now ...
3
votes
2answers
5k views

How do I create a public view from a private view

It seems like I can't modify a private view to be public, or duplicate a private view to be public. Am I restricted to copying by hand all the settings of my private view, then creating a fresh ...
3
votes
2answers
84 views

Determine if a SharePoint 2010 Site Has Any Custom Solutions

I am attempting to make a copy of a SharePoint 2010 web application and I can get it to the point where I have imported the content from the source site. At this point I hit the login page and that ...
3
votes
2answers
51 views

SP2007: Download document after form submittal?

I have a request from a client to see if the following can be done. The catch though, is we CANNOT develop any custom webparts nor use sharepoint designer. We can only use & modify "out of the ...
3
votes
2answers
7k views

Chat in SharePoint 2010

I want implement chat in SharePoint 2010 I need to develop the chat application in SharePoint 2010. I need the Steps for Development and my requirement is that users should able to chat with each ...
3
votes
3answers
499 views

Add file watermark as it's uploaded

I've been trying to add a watermark to files as they are uploaded to SharePoint. I tried using several events: ItemAdding, ItemUpdating, ItemCheckedIn. In ItemUpdating and ItemCheckedIn the file is ...
3
votes
4answers
7k views

How to add javascript and css to a SharePoint 2010 webpart?

What is the proper way (i.e. without having to manually copy the assets to any sharepoint folder or anything like that) to add custom javascript and CSS to a SP 2010 web part? I would like them to be ...
3
votes
3answers
1k views

Update Feature automatically

I have developed an update for a SharePoint 2010 solution. This update defines some upgrades for some of the included features (the upgrade are managed via the new FeatureUpgraded receiver event). I ...
3
votes
2answers
527 views

Hiding breadcrumb in Sharepoint 2010 site pages

We have site pages stored in the document library. Is there a way to hide the breadcrumb which appears in the page (outofbox) site->document library->page name?
3
votes
2answers
678 views

Configuring Alternate Access Mapping

My development environment is SharePoint 2010. I want to access my sharepoint sites with some useful names instead of http://my_machine_name/sitepages/home.aspx/ I want it to be like ...
3
votes
1answer
1k views

Couldn't find 'Rating Settings' under 'General Settings' in List Settings page

I have to implement rating like the steps here. But the problem is that I couldn't find 'Rating Settings' under 'General Settings' in List Settings page. I tried this to configure in central admin ...
3
votes
1answer
105 views

SharePoint 2013 continous crawl question and incremental

SharePoint 2013 Ent with SP1 and September CU I have question about the GUI when change the crawl to Continuous crawl. When I change the crawl to continuous crawl although the incremental crawl shows ...
3
votes
1answer
3k views

SharePoint 2013 - Change URL of document library

I created a Document Library called Resource Documents. Would it be possible for us to set a friendly URL on this library so that files may be read with the following URL pattern... ...
3
votes
2answers
114 views

taking one day before if save data by REST through Visual Studio

I am saving a date picking from date picker of jqueryUI. While saving I am using REST Services. But the problem is that it taking the date one day before. And timezone is changing (already have ...
3
votes
1answer
111 views

How to check whether Content Database is read-only or not?

How to check whether Content Database is read-only or not using client context ? we can easily get using server object model but how to do this with Client Object Model
3
votes
3answers
69 views

Delete the item once it is added

I want to perform some Action once the item is added. I have a Custom List that reacts on Item Creation. If, at this level, i want to Delete the item immediately once it is added, how could I do? ...
3
votes
2answers
5k views

SharePoint 2013 apps do not show up

I have a SharePoint 2013 environment and I have the publishing features enabled. When I try to add Apps, only 3 show up: Document Library, Custom Lists, & Tasks. If I turn off Publishing, then ...
3
votes
2answers
128 views

Sharepoint 2010 CSS - Quick Way to Clear all old template styles?

I am a web developer who doesn't typically work with SharePoint but I was asked to style up an existing site that uses one of the default v4 templates (blue/light blue). I have been changing over the ...
3
votes
1answer
131 views

Usage of RootWeb property instead of OpenWeb method

I am referring a SharePoint book and I found the following code snippet in an example in that book. using (SPSite mySiteCollection = new SPSite(mySiteUrl)) { using (SPWeb mySPSite = ...
3
votes
2answers
46 views

What Solution (sandboxed and farm) should be select= Farm Solutions

What context, advantage and disadvantage should I be aware of in my mind when I gonna select farm or sandboxed solution?
3
votes
1answer
3k views

Unable to Customize SharePoint 2013 Discussion Board

We are trying to customize SharePoint 2013 Discussion Board app and are unable to modify existing Flat, Subject, and Threaded views or create new views. Following are the error messages we are ...
3
votes
1answer
2k views

Understanding NLB between WFE and App Servers

There are two WFEs with high availability. I asked someone if you are using NLB between them to load balance and he said yes. Then he said we also have two app servers with high availability. I ...
3
votes
4answers
2k views

Event Reciever ItemAdded fired twice

I'm trying to do some treatement after creating an item but the treatement is done twice because in my code after creating the item, I'm updating it , so the event reciever get fired twice: first when ...
3
votes
3answers
8k views

How to automatically convert the word document into PDF?

Is there any workflow that I can create to convert a word document into PDF after the approval workflow is finished.
3
votes
2answers
740 views

SharePoint 2010 — Visual Studio Project Structure

What are your project structures for sharepoint projects. For example my simple structure is: Think of a project named MyPortal MyPortal.sln --MyPortal.Branding (Custom master pages, page layouts, ...
3
votes
3answers
9k views

Sharepoint exceptionally slow at first load

I have a load balanced, virtualized windows authenticated sharepoint 2010 farm. I also have a similar setup on another farm. Now the issue is that about the first load page load performance issue ...
3
votes
3answers
3k views

Customizing the Email text sent to users on granting permssions to various sites?

Where and what exactly should I be looking at editing to change the subject. body and other text of the default email that is sent by sharepoint notifying the user that he or she has been granted ...
3
votes
2answers
8k views

Special Characters in sharepoint 2010 file/folder name?

What special characters are allowed and not allowed in sharepoint file/folder names?
3
votes
4answers
6k views

Error - while exporting a Sharepoint List (Export to Excel)

Colleague of mine is facing the below issue while trying to export the SharePoint List which has more than 10 000 items. However I was able to export the complete List without any issues. Note: He is ...
3
votes
2answers
47 views

Does Central Admin Export List affect the source list?

I exported a list using the central admin facility and it seems the personal views on the list were deleted? Is this a result of the export? Are there any other side effects?
3
votes
2answers
112 views

Updating SharePoint item using REST API from outside of SharePoint

I need to update (CRUD) SharePoint list items from a stand alone application outside of SharePoint. This application can only use JavaScript to call SP. Deploying it as an app on SharePoint won't be ...
3
votes
1answer
65 views

sharepoint 2013 storing data

In my company, we are just starting to use sharepoint 2013. I have been assigned a 'protype' project that will be used by other workflow projects that will be setup in the future. My question is ...
3
votes
1answer
73 views

How to obtain Description & Url from Url Field via Rest Api

I have a problem with retrieving the Description from an Url Field via the Rest Api from SharePoint. If I make a call and select an Url Field with the normal $select ...
3
votes
3answers
1k views

SharePoint 2013 and Office Web Apps - Unable to view documents after successful set up and config

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj219455(v=office.15).aspx We have followed the TechNet article carefully and we have been successful, however, Office documents do not open in OWA. I get ...
3
votes
1answer
731 views

Move root site collection

Is it possible in SP13 to move a root site collection to another location/path in the same Web Application, and then create a new root site collection ? So if I have a Web Application ...
3
votes
2answers
472 views

View Profile returns User not found

I have built a Development Environment and imported users to the Profile Store. When I attempt to access a user's profile, the page returns "Something Went Wrong Here" "user not found". When I ...
3
votes
1answer
381 views

Programatically add SEO properties in SharePoint 2013 public site

Need to add SEO properties to a SharePoint 2013 site programmatically. I know how to accomplish this in the UI but not through code. Any help would be great. Thanks!!!!
3
votes
1answer
2k views

Cannot delete file: “checked out to -1;#”

I am trying to delete a couple of files from a document library, but SharePoint 2013 tells us that "the file is currently checked out or locked for editing by another user". However, when attempting ...
3
votes
2answers
496 views

CSS (progid:dximagetransform.microsoft) not working after upgrading to SharePoint 2013

We are in process of upgrading from SP2010 to SP2013. There is a webpart with the foll. code:- <table> <tr> <td style="height:20px; FONT-SIZE: ...
3
votes
1answer
653 views

Blog Post Read More

I'm using SharePoint 2013. In our blog post we often use allot of images and text so the current layout just doesn't work. I'm looking for a way to display a link to a read more page.
3
votes
3answers
680 views

How to activate a feature (scoped at site collection level) in all web application using powershell

I want to activate a feature (scoped at site collection level)eg:Publishing Approval workflow in all web application. Require the powershell code. Thanks
3
votes
3answers
130 views

Should “BI Center Site” be used for any areas that will include a mixture of data content

We have a SP farm set up and it is in it's infancy. Our department is BI. There are 10 products within our company, each with different management and BI needs, therefore we'd like to create a site ...
3
votes
2answers
52 views

WCF for SP Developer [closed]

AS a SharePoint developer, how common is it to use and work with windows communication foundation? What context? Any real based example?