The Web is a system of interlinked hypertext documents accessed via the Internet, Extranet or Intranet. With a web browser, one can view web pages that may contain text, images, videos, and other multimedia, and navigate between them via hyperlinks.

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Is SharePoint right technology for our project?

We are currently building a new public (extranet) client document portal. This should be system very similar to box.com where we can exchange documents with our clients. We will also allow the client ...
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What do the terms Farm, Site, Web, WebApplication refer to in the SharePoint API?

I'm sorry for dumb question but I am very new to Sharepoint 2010 and something is not clear to me. What do the terms Farm, Site, Web, and WebApplication mean? I pretty much understand Farm and Site, ...
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ExecuteOrDelayUntilScriptLoaded not executing after page publish

In SharePoint 2013 I have a page that is using the Script Editor web part. In the script editor web part I have the following: ExecuteOrDelayUntilScriptLoaded(startIt, "sp.js"); function startIt() { ...
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How to handle web references becoming stale in a web feature activation

We have a number of web-scoped features all stapled to a site definition, so they are all activated in turn when a web is created from the definition. It seems the feature receivers all share the ...
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Anonymous access = huge web services security hole?

My company uses SharePoint for their public website by allowing anonymous access. Some of our lists and document libraries have permissions to only allow certain users to be able to access them. I'm ...
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Access database on Sharepoint 2010

In our company, we have an Access database which is stored in a network shared folder and it is used as a back-end database. And every employee has a front-end version in their own computers. Now we ...
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Deleting Sharepoint Sites taking too much time

I am trying to delete few sites that have loads of sub-sites but its taking way too much time, I tried to delete sites using "Content Structure" & tried to use this tool as well, Tool for ...
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How to create web-related lookup field to 'pages' list?

I have SharePoint site collection 'http://microsoft.com/' with few child webs ex: http://microsoft.com/news/ I want to create lookup field to 'Pages' list. On each child web lookup field should ...
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Is a Site Column related to a web or site collection

just going through some slides for SharePoint 2010 Developer Certification slides and it says Site Columns are related to web, but I thought they are created on site collection level, can someone ...
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With Microsoft's web interface alone – without third party products – can an end user move a folder in SharePoint Server 2010?

I see an option to cut a folder, but at the destination: no option to paste. I can't find an option to move. I searched and browsed the help that's integral to the server. Question Please: ...
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Custom NewForm & EditForm for Lists in app web of sharepoint-hosted apps

My goal is to create a custom NewForm and EditForm for an existing SharePoint list in the app web of a sharepoint-hosted app for SharePoint 2013 online using Visual Studio 2013. In addition to a ...
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Deploying Branding as a Feature across multiple site collections

I'm Junior dev trying to get my head around SharePoint so I was hoping someone might be able to help me out with some issues I'm having. I'm in the process of complying a new branding solution for ...
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How can I create Ctrl-F Functionality from a search field?

I have a long page on SharePoint 2010 that needs to be searchable for keywords on that page. Apparently the target group is "unable/unwilling" to learn Ctrl-F so I was asked to create a permanent ...
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Is there an alternative to SPContext.Current.Web.CurrentUser?

I have found that SPContext.Current.Web.CurrentUser is really unreliable. One out of ten requests that object comes back as null. Is there an alternative to SPContext.Current.Web.CurrentUser? Has ...
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Does SPWeb.Delete() Dispose of the object?

I recently got a comment on my Deleting a site with subsites programmatically article about properly disposing of SPWeb objects after they've been deleted: Don’t forget to dispose the deleted web. ...
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Poll: How many SharePoint Web apps are there in your farm?

I am interested to know how many Web apps people have deployed in their SharePoint farms. If you are a consultant then an average figure would be helpful based on client installations you have worked ...
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Make all sharepoint specific cookies non-persistent?

Our app came out of web vulnerability assessment. The findings suggested that we should take care of persistent cookies; avoid them. Cookies are persisted by setting the Expires property to some ...
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.NET Chart Controls in Sharepoint 2010 Sandbox

I'm trying to use the .NET Chart Controls in my Sharepoint 2010 Sandbox solution. I have downloaded and installed the MSChart for .NET 3.5 from ...
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createsite event handler in sharepoint online

I am writing an event handler that will create a new site whenever the new item is added to the list. My issue is it creates a new site everytime but it does and does not (randomly) execute the code ...
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List View Web part not showing all available views for list

We have added a list view web part to a page, and we get the Current View link in the web part. Which is configurable when modifying the actual web part. What we'd like to see (instead of having to ...
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Org Browser start at a specific user for SP 2013

I have added an Organization browser to a page and was able to have it visible using the below code. What I am wondering, is how I can have the browser begin with a specifc user and not the viewing ...
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web analytics web service and data processing service in farm

I have 4 wfe and 2 app servers in my farm. There is only one publishing portal on this farm. I provisioned the web analytics service application through central admin. Now i want to start the "Web ...
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What is a query server in SharePoint farm?

As per my understanding a farm consists of: SharePoint Server Database Now the above SharePoint Server can be one of the following roles: WFE Application Server So basically a SharePoint farm ...
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Site.OpenWeb() VS Site.RootWeb()

Just want to clarify between the two: what web variable will hold in both cases: SPWeb web = Site.OpenWeb(); SPWeb web = Site.RootWeb();
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Site Collection Allwebs for current user

I need to iterate to all the web of a site collection using the current user permission. I tried: foreach (SPWeb web in site.AllWebs) { if ...
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How to access List from Sub Site in SharePoint 2010

I have created a Site Named Application Test. In this site i again Create a Sub site Named Sub Application I add in site url "http://SP2010:2222/" in Visual Studio Project Project Scope is Site Now i ...
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This powershell runs but why is it so slow

I ran this powershell which automates wsp addition, activate, deploy web parts and it runs fine. However, it takes about 3 minutes to go through the whole process. Is this norm? = = = powershell code ...
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Converting web to Sitecollection guidelines

What are the points should be considered before converting web to Sitecollection in SharePoint 2010?
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Adding HyperLinks + Richtext field values via SP2010 Web Services

I've written an app that reads data via the web services in order to help my data migration process from SharePoint 2007 to 2010. I've been successful for the most part. I've been able to bring the ...
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Is there a web part the will display Quicktime (.mov) files?

Ideally like the media web Part displays .wmv files, but it could be some pre-existing webpart that simply writes the proper EMBED code to the page.
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How to Change QuickLaunch During Site Creation

I have successfully created a web template as a farm solution on a SharePoint 2013 on premises farm and can use it to deploy site collections as well as subsites. In the web template I have used a ...
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Stuck in Sharepoint. How do I grow as a web developer when I'm stuck in Sharepoint?

I apologize if this is out of scope but I've seen other career type questions. I can't just switch jobs because the only reason I'm a quasi developer in the first place is because my company let me ...
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Can I make a Access 2010 web database and pulish it on to Sharepoint 2010?

I'm a little limited to in the use of Sharepoint designer on our new SP2013. In order to allow some more flexibility I would like to develop an Access 2010 web app and publish it to Sharepoint 2013 ...
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Designing a front facing website using Dreamweaver

I know similar questions have been asked in the past, but I wanted to make sure I fully understood some things, or could be pointed in the right direction. I am new to SharePoint and SharePoint ...
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Looping through all the document libraries and modify the items

I have here a piece of code which loops through the all site collections and webs and lists to find particular and modify some items: foreach (SPSite site in webApp.Sites) { ...
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Lost navigation when testing on one Web Front-End server taken off Load balancing?

Last week we experienced a phenomenon which didn't make sense (to me). We have an environment with one SQL Server and two Web Front-End servers in the Farm. Upon deploy one WFE were removed from Load ...
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How can I change the URL of my intranet so it's just the company name?

I was wondering if it was possible to change the way a sharepoint 2010 URL displays. For example, if the real URL is, "http://intranet.myco.org/sites/intranet/default.aspx", can this be changed to ...
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Get List of Items in SharePoint List

I am trying to get a list of items that are contained inside a sharepoint list. When I use the code below I get an error [ArgumentException: Value does not fall within the expected range.] ...
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Change Display Mode of SharePoint Page based on edit Control Panel

I have a custom web part which shows a different interface when in edit mode. When in edit mode the default control panel displays on the right. When the user clicks OK, Cancel or Apply the web part ...
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Editing a webpart in Sharepoint 2010

I feel like there is something that I am missing here. It may be a gap in my Sharepoint 2010 knowledge (which has been developped via trial and error). I have a webpart that has some old information ...
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Conditional List Filters

I'm having trouble figuring out a way to create a filter that I need for a list I've made. I need to filter a certain column based on the current user. For example, if the current user is "John ...
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Site is not opening with IE

I have a Claims-Based web application with a site collection. I can not open the site from IE (neither from SharePoint Designer, it prompts for credentials) but it works fine from Chrome. What can ...
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Set value in web property bag using REST API

I am trying to manage web properties from property bag using REST API. It is pretty straightforward how to get the values var url = "https://site.sharepoint.com/_api/web/allProperties"; $.ajax({ ...
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Web app server: How to show a document that the user doesn't has access

I 'm designing a system with 100s of sites,1,000s of SP groups 1.000s of lists and 100.000s of documents. After a certain period of time, the documents will "move" from their current location to a ...
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Web template deployment of a custom default page using features

I'm trying to deploy a web template to Sharepoint 2013 as a sandboxed solution with Visual Studio. I was hoping that I could "replace" the default.aspx with my own page. The deployment consists of two ...
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Portal Site Connection update via web services

Can Portal Site Connection (_layouts/15/portal.aspx) be updated via SharePoint web services?
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SharePoint 2010 Bookmarks automatically redirect back to top of the page

On my SharePoint 2010 deployment I used Bookmarks to navigate to particular headlines. I implemented bookmark links on the page itselfe to navigate within the page and on the welcome page to direct ...
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Not able to show the xlsx reports in webbrowser

I am not able to display the xlsx reports in web browser . It displays an alert as to open,save,save .... If the URL is host site/myreport.xlsx it shows an alert ... If the URL is given as host ...
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How to find data source for a SharePoint 2007 Access Web Datasheet

I inherited a SharePoint 2007 site. There is a Access Web datasheet that is retrieving data from some kind of data source. The user has informed me that it is no longer updating. For further ...
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Microsoft apps on the web

I'm a database manager in a growing company. My boss is pretty savvy with data too. He occasionally creates spreadsheets or Access databases. These would be better with collaboration. We need total ...