SPServices is a jQuery library which abstracts SharePoint's Web Services and makes them easier to use.

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Should i have the “Microsoft SharePoint Foundation Web Application” role active on all servers in a large farm?

I've checked the resources at Microsoft TechNet, MSDN and Bing but I’m not aware of any information regarding the best practice about the configuration for the "Microsoft SharePoint Foundation Web ...
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SPService, multiple farm jobs, persisted property updates (SPPersistedObject locking?)

I have an SPService class. MySPService : SPService, IBackupRestore, IDiagnosticManager { [Persisted] private string propertyUpdatedByJobsOnAllServers; . . . } I also have a Job that runs ...
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Error while referring “/_vti_bin/ListData.svc”

While trying to refer "ListData.svc" service in my VS.NET WinForm project, I am getting an error The HTML document does not contain Web service discovery information. Metadata contains a reference ...
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How to query using CAML when a value has < in the value

I'm using SPServices to query a list, using CAML, and the column I'm searching (Title) have values that contains < and >. Is there anyway I can use CAML to find these values? It seems that I'm ...
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Updating a single list item based on relative URL

Is it possible, using SPServices, to update a specific list item when all I have is the file path? For example, I have a file located at /site/library/folder/file.txt and I want to update a single ...
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Multiple Values in CAML query from Array? SharePoint 2010 using jQuery/SPServices

So if I use SPServices to GetListItems with CAMLQuery, is it possible to insert multiple values inside Value Type='Number'> here I would like to evaluate things throught a flow in my page, add to an ...
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How to update the name of an attachment from a list item (if possible, with SPServices)?

Like the title says, I'd like to know how to update the name of an attachment from a list item. The document name.I've figured out how to get the attachment from a list item (see code below), on the ...
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SPservices to retrieve version history of items in SharePoint List 2007?

May I know how can one use SPServices to retrieve all the version history of a particular items in a SharePoint 2007 Server List? (If it is not possible via SPServices, are there other Javascript ...
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What are the advantages of using SP Services?

What advantages would I gain by using the SP Services library in SharePoint releases 2010 and later? The 2013 (and even the 2010) JavaScript Object Model and REST API seem to cover a significant ...
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SPService GetListItems with CAML : can't get example to work

enter code hereI am using an example I found on codeplex of SPServices with CamlQuery to try to get list item values with where clause on the ID. For whatever reason this doesn't seem to work for me; ...
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How do I retrieve the Name of the User using SPServices given the email address?

Is it possible to retrieve the name of a user using the SPServices given the email address? Suppose Jack Harry has a email jack_harry@goodworld.net inside the SharePoint 2007. Is it possible to ...
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using jquery and search.asmx service search People in sharepoint 2010

Hi i use below code for Getting people Search. Using below code I am able to search but getting only user name and User my site url. I want all user profile Property.How I get all user Property using ...
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SPServices retrieving Rich Text Values

I am currently using SharePoint 2010 and SPServices.js. I am able to retrieve and update the value via SPServices when using regular HTML and ASP.NET server control values using SPServices.js and ...
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jquery projects and visual studio best practices?

Just curious how others are handling their jquery related solutions. It's obviously very easy to add a Content Editor web part with a content link to a source file. That file could have your ...
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Accessing SharePoint's Web Services from iOS

I got an email through my blog the other day which asked an interesting question. My reply bounced back, so I figured I'd post it on my blog as well as in the SPServices Discussions (where a question ...
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Getting Version History and What Field has Changed

I am using the GetVersionCollection to get the history information from my list. This seems to be working fine; however, what I need to do is get the version history of the individual item which has ...
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Multicolumn textarea area to insert into SharePoint 2007 but display not correctly

I have a form that use SPServices and have a textarea field for user to insert multi rows data. The data from the textarea can be successfully insert into the SharePoint 2007 column of type 'Multiple ...
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Possible to get distinct values from GetListItems?

I am passing this XML: <soap:Envelope xmlns:soap='http://schemas.xmlsoap.org/soap/envelope/' xmlns:xsi='http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance' xmlns:xsd='http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema'> ...
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How can I hide allitems.aspx from curious people?

I have a custom ASPX page in WSS 3.0 which I use to capture email addresses. These emails are stored in a list called Notificiations using nothing but jQuery and SPServices. Because I'm using jQuery ...
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jQuery & SP2010 : Upload document to library using jQuery?

I built a custom form that saves the data to multiple lists with on click; it works pretty well for its intended use (keeping the data related). Thing is I am totally new at jQuery and SPServices, but ...
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How can I pass a Parameter via Query String to populate a lookup field on a New Item Form/DVWP?

I have two lists: List A: Products List B: Requirements I'd like to have a nice Create Requirement page launched from the Product Listing page. I have a DVWP/Multi-Item View displaying all ...
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Get the Account Name of the List Item Author

Using the below SPServices call, I can get the display name of the author of a list item: $().SPServices({ operation: "GetListItems", async: false, ...
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How can I get specific SharePoint site GUID using javascript/jquery

For example: I have a site under this url: http://intranet.contoso.com/news When I open it i would like to read it's GUID for future use in my custom AssetPortalBrowser.aspx url picker. Thanks!
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How effective is locking down _vti_bin

I've come across a roadblock where the maintainer of the Sharepoint installation has restricted access to the _vti_bin folder (i.e. denied for all users). I am using SPservices to access the ...
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To get the particular user's ID

I am new to SPServices, I am trying to fetch list items from a list. I am fetching the Title and a person field(Created By). When i print the Created By field ,I get the person name say XYZ. But i ...
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How to pass arguments to SPServices function request?

In SPServices library, I make a search request using: $().SPServices({ operation: "Query", queryXml: queryText, completefunc: searchComplete }); function searchComplete(xdata, status) { ...
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SPServices/JQuery How to Detect If The Current User Is System Accout

I need to detect if the current user is system account. With SPServices i can find user login name: var thisUserName = $().SPServices.SPGetCurrentUser({ fieldName: "Title", ...
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How to update multiple ListItems with a “Where Clause” using SPServices?

I've searched the jQuery SPServices code examples and MSDN references for an simple example how to update several ListItems using a Where-Clause. Code for updating a single ListItem with ID = 500, ...
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return all empty folders in a document library using webservice

For a client I'm looking at the following case: They have all sorts of documents within a document library grouped into folders (multiple levels deep). If a folder doesn't contain a document, the ...
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Add New List Item with SPServices anonymously

I have an HTML5 + jQuery application with a built in contact form that I wanted to hook into Sharepoint, and Lists seemed an ideal way to do that. I used the jQuery library SPServices to get this up ...
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SPServices: trying to learn how to use this and jquery, help with example

So I am trying to learn these both as I read nuthin but great things all over the place about them. So this is what I have from example on codeplex: <script type="text/javascript" ...
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Days Past Since List Item Created - SharePoint Online 2013

I would like to make a column that shows how old a list item is. Since the calculated value [Today] isn't supported I need to come up with another way to subtract date created with the current date. ...
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Sharepoint SP Services

I am using following code to get Sp List Items and display them $().SPServices({ operation: 'GetListItems', async: false, webURL: '/', listName: ...
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SPServices is the Document Checked Out SP2010

I was wondering if anyone knew how to tell if an item has been checked in or out from SPServices? I am able to get all of the nodes but I do not see one which captures the checkout. Is there a way ...
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How to get file or list item icon in SharePoint 2013 using javascript

My requirement is i have to display files from document library with images using javascript object model or spservices. pls let me now is there a way.
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Services Actions Missing in Central Admin

We recently added a new SharePoint server to the farm and to my surprise the server is not showing any actions in The Page Manage Services on Server .Please see the attached screenshot for further ...
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Lost instances of services on Sharepoint Foundation 2010 Server after a VM Clone

I needed a new Sharepoint Foundation 2010 server (on server 2008 R2 X64), so I cloned it to save time. It screwed up my production server. The clone worked, and I renamed the server, but it added ...
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Interesting trouble with getlistitems not returning list items

I'm a bit new to spservices, and I hope I'm not asking a question that's already been answered. I've checked and haven't been able to find one like it. I'm using GetListItems to retrieve url's and ...
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Client Side vs Server Side Querying: When to use each?

Relatively new to developing for Sharepoint, but building a website with a lot of functionality. The frontpage alone is making 5 queries to separate lists and has numerous javascript libraries ...
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Parsing SPServices' GetListItems data

I'm using SPServices with jQuery to collect data from a Sharepoint 2010 list for use in a standalone Javascript powered web application. EDIT: I've found a little more out while investigating this - ...
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CORS with SPServices + jQuery

I need to access from a different domaine on a mobile a sharepoint list. Here is my code, a simple get request : $.support.cors = true; $(function() { $().SPServices({ operation: "GetListItems", ...
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How to store “stream” and “fields” paramters properly

I'm trying to use the GetItem method to use for copying documents, but I'm not having luck with the field or stream parameters. Below is an example of how I attempted to store each of them. When I ...
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Need a way to identify files which have no checked in version

I wrote a script that traverses a collection, it's document libraries and gets a list of all files. I'm trying to find all the documents which do not have a checked in version and require a user to go ...
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Hide fields on NewForm.aspx and EditForm.aspx based on the current user's membership in a SharePoint Group

I have found a number of recommended ways in blogs looking to answer how to do this and have not successfully made any of them work using SharePoint MOSS 2007 and SharePoint Designer 2007. I have ...
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Using SP's document rendering engine in a 3rd party utility

New to the community. Wondering if it's possible to call SP's document rendering engine from a third party utility. What I'd like to do is call it from my application, so that I can take a MS Word ...
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SP Tools help - Not returning results

I have downloaded SPTools from github, and have followed the directions of uploading the files to a Document Library. When I try to open the index.html file from the document library, I get prompted ...
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How to use spservice for taxonomy terms in metadata administration

I have added terms in termset and need to loopthrough the terms in javascript to get the array of terms. so i used spservice. but not working function GetTerm() { var termStore = ...
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Getting ALL Recurrsive Items from Sharepoint 2010 Calendar List using SPservices

Is there is any CAML quey to fetch all the recurring events from SharePoint 2010 Calendar List. i.e not for single year or month. Eusing the <DateRangeOverlap> CAML query we can get events of ...
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Get all the groups and the permissions they have, on a document library (using SPServices)?

I'm trying to figure out how to get a list of all the groups that are allowed to edit/read a document library. I will need the name of each group and which permissions it has (edit or read). I used ...
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How to include custom managed metadata in FullTextSQLQuery searches?

I am using SP2010 and spservices jquery library to make sql search queries to the search service. I created a managed metadata called DocumentGUID which is mapped to the document guid crawled ...