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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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.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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Add list (from external sharePoint site) in web part

I'm using SharePoint 2007. I need to web-part, in this web part I want to add list' this list is placed in external sharePoint site.
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Error while programmatically creating a site from web part SPO

I'm trying programmatically create a site from a web part, sandbox solution for SharePoint Online 2010. My web part has a text box in which displays error messages and a button Create, in which on ...
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Showing a non-ASPX Web Page in SP?

I want to show a non-ASPX web page on my SharePoint page. Can I somehow add a basic web page that shows up (maybe as an IFrame) on my SharePoint page?
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FBA and applicationName

I have created a custom membership provider for FBA (SharePoint 2010). My CustomMembershipProvider (+ role provider) are defined in the 3 web.config (CA, STS, webapp). In web.config of webapp, I set ...
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What is the scope of SPContext.Current.Web.GetList?

In my visual web part for sharepoint 2010, I use the function SPContext.Current.Web.GetList("myserverrelativeurl") to get a document library. But I noticed this only works if the link is in the same ...
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How can I stop the automatic redirection to “/pages/default.aspx”?

When user goes to http://site/web/ I do not want them to be redirected to that web's welcome page, http://site/web/pages/default.aspx. How can I disable this redirection? I am fully aware this would ...
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How to read web.config

I want to read username and password from web.config file. Username,password will be stored in custom tags of web.config file of sharepoint project.
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Button Onclick EventHandler from CreateChildControls

I have declared a button in my CreateChildControls method in my web part page: TableCell updateCell = new TableCell(); Update = new Button(); Update.Text = "Update"; ...
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Where does sharePoint store Web application information so we can report full site collection URLs in a SQL report?

I know MS does not support SQL commands against SharePoint Databases. But we are just reading data using SQL and SSRS so no harm to be done. I have SQL Syntax that querys every content DB WEBS table ...
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foreach “Webs” works on dev but not in staging

I had a script I was working on a while back that got put on the back burner, but now I'm trying to finish it up, and I thought I had reached that point. I was running this script on our development ...
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How Do I Get the MySite Images and Full Name of the MySite owner in MOSS 2007 in C#

I am building a simple web part that needs the image that is used from the MySite and the First and Last name of the site owner. I know how to get the current user, I need the name. I am also having ...
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Sync two SP calendars

My criteria is as follow: If I add an event in Calendar A , then I want the same event to be added in a different calendar B with some condition. So that I don't have to pick a specific item from ...
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403 Forbidden immediately after creating web

I can't tell exactly what's causing the 403 Forbidden error (that's literally all of the information I have in the browser regarding the error) but this is the scenario: I navigate to my application ...
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Excel web part from list - Autorefresh

I am using SharePoint 2010. I currently have a list that gets updated many times throughout the day. I currently have an Excel Web Part with graphs and summary tables on the first tab, and its data ...