In computing, a uniform resource locator (URL) (originally called universal resource locator) is a specific character string that constitutes a reference to an Internet or Intranet resource.

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What are the standard URL suffix views that every SharePoint professional should know?

There are certain lesser-known URL suffixes that can be quite useful in SharePoint, such as {PageUrl}?contents=1 for web part maintenance and {PageUrl}_layouts/UsageDetails.aspx for ...
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How to get a file using SharePoint Client Object Model with only an absolute url at hand?

We have a database with absolute (full) links to SharePoint files. If a user wants to download or get checkoutstatus information about the file, our program needs lookup that information in ...
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URL Redirects (301/302) for Vanity/Friendly URLs

With Microsoft providing zero support when doing URL rewriting, what is my best approach for providing URL redirects? I'm not too familiar with the topic. The approach I've seen (a solution from a ...
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Stop sharepoint from reformatting html

I have a site page where I am trying to add a link to a particular calendar in outlook web access. The URL is ...
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URL rewriter and Sharepoint 2010

I have a url that uses https. My client would like to be able to avoid typing https everytime so i was looking in to using URL rewriter 2 to rewrite the URL so that http://x.com -> https://x.com ...
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How to use a vanity URL with Sharepoint 2010

We have a web application at x-x.com and a site collection at /sites/test (https://x-x.com/sites/test/) We have set up two vanity urls in our DNS so that in theory a user can type ...
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My Sites Link in Search Resuls is Incorrect (Escaped)

I've setup MySites in SharePoint 2013 and created some test sites. Everything seems to be working well except on searching people. Using search center finds the person and the link's backslash is ...
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What can be done about the long URLs?

I'm used to using wikis with short, predictable URLs: host+page name. Suddenly with SharePoint 2010 I'm confronted with long, apparently unpredictable paths to files. I was triggered on this today ...
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SP2010 REST API from Javascript: how to set multiple fields to filter on in the URL

weird but i can't figure this out or find a solution anywhere.... I want to filter on two values on a GET in REST URL from javascript. So since this is from ECMA I am just using filtering in the ...
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Relative URL for HTML links in Site Template

I have several links inside content editor webparts and on webpages that reference the site they are in. For example: <a href="/sites/ABC/page.aspx">Link</a> Site ABC is being saved as ...
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Change URL description programmatically in list C#

I have this list with artists that I manipulate with C#. I can get all te values of the list with this code part and change SPListItem listItem = properties.ListItem; SPWeb artistWeb = ...
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Is there a way to dynamically configure the remote webapp url of a provider-hosted SharePoint app?

In our scenario we are developing a provider-hosted app for SharePoint 2013. For each on-premise SharePoint installation there will be a separate (remote) web application with a different URL. Hence, ...
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Getting the URLs of the SharePoint sites, lists and list views using Managed Client Object Model

Let's say that I have created: A SharePoint site collection at http://mysharepoint/. A subsite of that site collection titled Team site at http://mysharepoint/teamsite/. A list titled My List ...
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How can I change URL of existing list?

If I create a list with a name like Project Risks it gives it a url like: http://myhost/mysite/Lists/Project%20Risks/AllItems.aspx. If I customize the list and then decide I want it call Project ...
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Top Link Navigation is not supporting link with Long url

I have main site with Top Navigation Menu created using Site Collection Settings > Navigation (under Look and Feel). I'm trying to add a long link to navigation links in Site Collection Settings > ...
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CustomAction: UrlAction to open link in a new window

I have added a menu item to the Personal Actions menu by creating a CustomAction like so: <CustomAction Id="myCustomAction" GroupId="PersonalActions" ...
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How to get SharePoint Online list url using Powershell?

I can retrieve a title $list.Title, but a title is not the same as url. In C# I can get list.DefaultViewUrl, which doesn't seem to be an option in Powershell. I found this solution with ...
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set separate url and description for URL-field via javascript

I've got a list item with a field of type URL. As you know, an URL-field consists of two parts: a description and a URL. Using javascript to update a field that consists of one part is easy, you ...
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~ in ~site/_catalogs/masterpage/m.master is ignored

I've received a WSP where the contained pages reference the master page as shown in the title. The pages are deployed to a folder under the Site (ie http://app.contoso.com/PagesFolder/welcome.aspx). ...
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Procedure to give the site URL name instead of localhost:port

We want to give our existing site URL a name instead of http://pcname:port, we would want to have something like http://speedsolutions Also, for the new sites that we would be creating we need to ...
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how to load a folder given just a ServerRelativeUrl using Microsoft.SharePoint.Client

In my application I have a url of a folder as retrieved by folder.ServerRelativeUrl() eg. /consulting/TeamSiteTemplate/Documents/ Now I want to get a list of folders inside this folder. I use this ...
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How to parse a SharePoint URL to get CSOM objects?

Let's say the only input I have from the user is the full URL to a folder in a Document Library called "Public Documents": http://intranet.contoso.com/SubSite/PublicDocuments/Folder/SubFolder/ Using ...
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How to convert the SharePoint requests to Lowercase in the IIS processing pipe line

Wants to convert the SharePoint requests to Lowercase in the IIS processing pipe line, it should not invoke additional request to change/convert the requested URL into lowercase but the same request ...
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Making sharepoint Url Clickable

I want the URL to be a hyperlink when In the SharePoint Library Settings page. It would be much nicer than copy paste all the time. Is there anyway to do this?
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Get current page absolute url

I want to get the current page absolute url in sharepoint.. I'm using: this.Page.Request.Url.ToString() But for: http://e-albania.tirana.bz:6002/sites/ealbania02/_layouts/IISNewsBox/news_view.aspx ...
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Any recommendations for SharePoint 2010 short url packages?

My company is working on migrating our current Dreamweaver/.NET based public website into SharePoint 2010. One system we current use is short urls, such as mysite.com/go/installguide which might go to ...
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Get absolute URL to listitem's default display form

I need to have an absolute URL of a listitem's display form - currently I do it the following way: On http://mydomain.com/: item.ParentList.ParentWeb.Url.TrimEnd('/') //"http://mydomain.com" + "/" ...
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SharePoint 2010 URL limits not completely understood

My team and I are trying to test the limits of SharePoint 2010 - specifically around URL and path lengths. In our root web, we created doc library that contains a main folder with an arbitrarily long ...
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how to modify my SharePoint2013 web URL?

I'm here again =) I have the following url: http://servername:7050/site/subsite/Pages/default.aspx I would remove the "Pages" and have a custom url like this: ...
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SharePoint 2013 redirect generates url containing “/Start.aspx/#”

I am facing one issue regarding to my SharePoint site URL. When I am trying to redirect my page on the button click the page is being redirected but it's URL is like ...
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How to change MySite URL to HTTPS

This shouldn't be hard, but ultimately is. I only found references that I should backup the existing MySite and move it to another location. The MSDN documentation on Configure My Sites in SharePoint ...
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How to get the url name of a subsite from a webpart?

Salvete! I have a web-part (sp 2010) with a web-page viewer that loads a custom aspx page. I need to get the url of the current subsite from the aspx page. In other words, if the path in my browser ...
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How can I mask my url in Office 365?

How can I mask my url in Office 365? For example my team page for Office 365 is https://MYCUSTOMDOMAIN.sharepoint.com/_layouts/15/start.aspx#/SitePages/Home.aspx I used the wizard with godaddy and ...
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Using absolute URLs in the Top Link Bar

When I include absolute URLs in the top link bar (i.e. ones that start with a slash), they are treated as relative when using the bar, inherited, in subsites. Is there a way to make it treat these as ...
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Filtering a grouped list via the URL - Rows excluded from the filter showing if group contains filtered rows

I am attempting to filter a list that is grouped by a field using parameters in the URL. My url is ?FilterName=Status&FilterMultiValue=Approved;Review As far as I know, this should return the ...
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Unable to change HNSC HTTP to HTTPS

I have a web application using host named site collections. I set it up using HTTP, later on I figured to use HTTP. I changed the AAM to use HTTPS as default and HTTP as Intranet Zone. Everything is ...
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URLs have double-encoded spaces after migration

After migrating our farm from SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint 2013 (in 2010 mode) we are seeing that URLs to images are now double-encoded. Specifically in locations where we target MySite profile ...
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Changed URL to pages, but still redirects to Pages?

I have an external website which needs to show URL in lowercase only. I don’t want to use URL Rewrite or any third party tool. Instead we decided to change the actual URL’s of the Pages Library. I’ve ...
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Calendar Overlays and Split DNS

I have extended my main sharepoint 2010 webapp to provide extranet access. I can now access my site from the internal network using http://spoint.domain.internal/ and from the outside using ...
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Get url of ALL lists on a SharePoint 2013 site using JSOM

I'm trying to retrieve the url for all lists on the current SharePoint site. I've managed to get the title for each list, I've also found resources explaining how to get the url of one specific list. ...
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Populate a list of links through powershell

I have my webapp, my webs and a list created. My point is that I would like to populate my lists with values at the time of my deployment, which is done thanks to a powershell script. So I would like ...
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Disable users from entering to default page

How to redirect users to http://serverName/Page/default.aspx When they enter http://serverName/default.aspx The first url opens root site, which shows all the contents in SharePoint Site. But I ...
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How to get pageviews by url parameters?

We're sending regular newsletters to our employees about new services, documents etc which appear on our Sharepoint intranet portal. To find out how many people came to specific page from a ...
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SharePoint & Protocol-Relative URL's

A common web development trick is to use protocol-relative URL's, i.e. we drop the scheme part of the URL, e.g. http, and based on the scheme of the page the URL's take will use that scheme. However ...
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Locating url of sharepoint site for file transfer

I have been using Sharepoint Workspace 2010 on my laptop. In an attempt to transfer my Sharepoint documents to my iPad 3 (via Colligo Briefcase Pro application), I have to provide the url of my ...
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URL Redirect away from a SharePoint site, can't get rules to work

I have a SharePoint Enterprise site where I can get URL's to redirect locally, this was necessary due to content moving from the existing site to SharePoint and those mappings I have done. Now I have ...
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link documents in sharepoint 2010

how can i create a link to a document in a library in c# using the object model in sharepoint 2010?
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Emailed HTML Rich Text Column Relative URLs

Does someone knows another "fix" for this? I am looking for a simple way. And how is this in sharepoint 2010? from http://rrfreeman.blogspot.com.br/2010/12/emailed-relative-html-rich-text-column.html ...
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sharepoint 2013 web application root url doesn't work

in my sharepoint server 2013 backend i can not go to web application root host name but if i add the default.aspx end of hostname i can see the page. i mean that; i can not go to web site if i write ...
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SharePoint Custom NewForm and EditForm Redirect to Workflow Initiation Page

I need assistance with redirecting my custom newform.aspx and editform.aspx to a custom sharepoint designer workflow initiation page. I've been testing form action buttons in both new and edit form ...