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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Changing default URL breakes links in “Sites I'm following” and news feed

I have an upcoming change of default URL of a customer's production environment. When I've tried this in my dev environment I've run into a major problem with the "Following" functionality. There ...
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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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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://example.com/: item.ParentList.ParentWeb.Url.TrimEnd('/') //"http://example.com" + "/" + ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Pretty url in SharePoint

The url's on our intranet are pretty, i.e. http://intranet/test, but we want to show full path of the page, like this http://intranet/test/default.aspx I don't know why we get pretty url and have ...
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Create a link to “New Document” template link

I'm simply looking to create a link on my home page that goes directly to the button that you click to open a new instance of the template you created in your content type. If I described that wrong, ...
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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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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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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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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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Get url of document library from REST call

I am working with O365 SharePoint site where I need to get the name and URL for the document libraries in a site collection. I have made a rest call for it as: https://site/_api/web/lists and select ...
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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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URL query with multiple wildcards

I have a list and I need to do a search on an item given two fields: topic and community. Both fields can have more than one item and they're both text field fields from an infopath form: For ...
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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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Get value of Hyperlink field in Sharepoint 2010 list item

I'm trying to get the value of a field of type "Hyperlink or Image" (currently set to "Hyperlink" in the column settings that is being returned as part of a Sharepoint 2010 ListItem. I'm using the ...
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Can't find the site url

I am developing a sharepoint app (add-in) but I'm pretty new to sharepoint over all and need some help. Asume that I am hosting the app on app-(app_id).sharepointapp.com and from that app I want to ...
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Convert Relative Url to Absolute Url

I am uploading an image in a Rich text field and want to send that image via mail. I have email template where I am using body tag to get Image URL. The Image URL is relative and appended with some ...
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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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Url to an item with Client Object Model

Regarding my question, at this moment i'm writing some client object model code and I can't find a way to retrieve create make an url ... My question now is: How can I create an url to an item? I ...
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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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SharePoint 2013 - How to seperate urls and page headings

We just got updated to SharePoint 2013 platform and I have now for 2 days been fighting with what seems to be a typical Microsoft issue :( When creating pages or wiki pages the url seems to be 100% ...
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What is this URL list filter parameter?

I have a I am trying to build but I need to know what to populate in one of the parameters... For Example... ...
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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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Difference between /teams/ & /sites/ URL paths when creating new site collections in SharePoint Online?

When creating a new site collection in SharePoint Online, I've noticed that you can choose either a "/sites/" or "/teams/" URL path when setting up the Public Website Address for the site collection. ...
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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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How to get appWebUrl and hostUrl when getQueryStringParameter fails?

I have a sharepoint app with multiple .aspx pages. On different pages I push and pull from sharepoint lists and I would like to send emails. These require me knowing hostUrl and appWebUrl. I would ...
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How to get the site and web url from a full url?

Let's have, for example, this url: http://corp.com/sites/project1/documents/forms/allitems.aspx. Is there an efficient way to analyse this full url to extract site and web url? The web application ...
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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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New MySite URL still redirects to old URL

So far, we had our MySite setup in the same web application as our intranet (http://ourintranet), and had it located under the URL http://ourintranet/my. No personal sites were allowed, we are ...
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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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Whats the URL length limit for SharePoint 2013 REST GET requests?

Whats the URL length limit for SharePoint 2013 REST GET requests? I found this ...
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Error: Document Upload URL Path Location Change

I have been experiencing the oddest thing. I have a excel spreadsheet that has links within the document that are linked to a network drive. The links work perfectly in the excel spreadsheet until I ...
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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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Create Hyperlink or Picture Column with C# (Format URL as Picture)

I am creating a SharePoint list with C# and have created a "Hyperlink or Picture" field like so: myList.Fields.add("Icon", SPFieldType.URL, true); when I add an item to the list in SharePoint this ...