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You can disable content approval setting in list versioning settings to achieve this:


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Here is a blog post explaining how you can edit existing posts with Word editor.


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Although it is not mentioned directly in the MSDN documentation, the <Now/> element only takes effect when used inside the DateRangesOverlap element. Please have a look at the CAML example given in both links. When used outside the tags, where you would normally use a <Today/> or a <Month/> element, SharePoint simply ignores it which makes ...


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Here is a tool to migrate your blog you might want to buy http://www.metalogix.com/Products/Migration-Manager-for-SharePoint/Blogs-and-Wikis-Edition.aspx?id=12


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End User Setting up an alert for blog posts is a bit hidden. Without a shortcut, the easiest steps I can find to setup a new alert are: Click a blog post Click "Posts" in the breadcrumb Click Actions -> Alert Me Site Administrator To manage existing alerts, make sure you are within the site that contains the blog. For example, if your Posts list is at ...


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Here is a thread about it on msdn The essence from the thread: You'll need to activate SharePoint Server Publishing It is not available in enhanced rich text but it is in Publishing HTML. Change your column type to Publishing html and it will work


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The advantages would be as I see them: Tighter integration into the company SharePoint platform Single user login for intranet / blog More business orientated, linked with the mysites this can be customised to show hierarchies and business structure Integrates with people search More administrator control Single code base, meaning less in house variety of ...


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There are just a few easy steps to follow in order to customise you blog page, the best way is to edit the blog.xsl file responsibl of rendring the blog posts. The standard SharePoint 2010 default page looklike : Assuming that you have already created a blog site, let's go to the 14 hive of your server and edit the blog.xsl file. C:\Program Files\Common ...


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You can use Rating feature for you post in blog. In order to do this, click Manage Post > List Settings > Rating settings and then choose Yes under Allow items in this list to be rated?


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Ok, the problem is solved. In the newest verstion oh Windows Live Writer 2011 you don't need the metaweblog.ashx. Just do the following to connect to your blog. Add Blog -> Other Services -> Enter normal webadress without path to metaweblog.ashx and credentials (WLW knows what service to use).


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I'd recommend using Windows Live Writer (WLW) rather than Word for editing blog posts. Word is really overkill and not specifically designed for blogs like WLW is. WLW is a free download from Microsoft: http://explore.live.com/windows-live-writer


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EDIT I have now tried this from within a console application local to my SharePoint VM. I can confirm it works in that environment (both "Created By" and "Modified By" were updated). Let us know if you run into issues using it from within your Windows Service. If I understand your requirement correctly you could most likely update the list item after the ...


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The blog post rendered by xslt transformation. In this case you should change XSL template for your posts in 14\TEMPLATE\LAYOUTS\XSL folder. You can use this post as start point to understand how does it work.


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Yes, you can change the order. The webpart that displays the posts is just a list view webpart. The trick is this - go to the posts list add a new view, get it sorting the way you want, test. save. go back to your blog homepage edit the page edit the 'posts' webpart's properties select your newly created view in the 'list views' section click OK. Save. ...


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Create a view only showing published items and change the alerts to be on changes to an item that appears in that view. Note that the list needs at least one view with a filter for that option to appear


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2;#post1 is a SPFieldLookupValue where the LookupValue is "post 4" and the LookupId is 2. The LookupId of the item being looked up is the list item ID in the list it's being stored in. To set the value of a lookup field you have a few options: newItem["PostTitle"] = 2; // Just pass the lookup ID newItem["PostTitle"] = new SPFieldLookupValue("2;#post1"); ...


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Which will work best to achieve my requirements; to have a wiki site or to have a blog site OR there is a better approach to follow?. I would rather have an Enterprise Collaboration Site with Publishing Feature enabled for the requirements mentioned below. It just gives the little extra "room" for managing content. And then as and when required ...


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The problem was resolved by deactivating the SharePoint Publishing web feature on the Blog. Looks like there are some incompatibilities beetween the blog and the publishing web feature. The Execution time for binding DataFormWebPart went from ~3s to ~1ms.


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Ouch. Your SQL Server seems very slow I think something is slowing down your SQL Server. To be sure, can you check that all SharePoint sites are slow during that time ? (not only the blog) I would recommand you to take a deep look onto the SQL Server, in particular : Is there an antivirus that may be the cause ? Is there a robot used to copy data that ...


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This question came up some time ago on the MS foras. The answers are more usable for anonymous access (eg removes for all) but see if it gets you going. http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/sharepoint2010general/thread/4848315b-c9c2-4bbb-a1cd-f3a106e0fd8e


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Create a site definition based off the blog template: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/gg276356.aspx or a better way is to utilize feature stapling, where you can inject your customization for just about anything, including changing master pages. http://www.mssharepointtips.com/tip.asp?id=1065


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I don't know if its still actual, but if your users have a profile photo, you can go to the "Posts" list settings, choose column "Created by" and set "show field" to "Name (with picture)" or picture and details. It depends on way how you use profiles.


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Using Word 2010 I went through the actions to create a new blog post to get to the Blog UI Use the "open existing" command Make edits and "publish" as usual


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SharePoint Blogs runs on SharePoint infrastructure. They cannot run without apporpriate version of SharePoint installed on target environment.


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Go into the list settings for the blog. Click on Advanced Settings and set the Allow Management of content types to Yes and click OK. Click on the Post link in the Content types section and then click category. Set the field to either Hidden or Required and click OK.


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I solved it. For posterity: CamlQuery cqUserName = new CamlQuery(); foreach (ListItem liItem in oListInfo) { FieldUserValue fuvAuthor = (FieldUserValue)liItem["Author"]; cqUserName.ViewXml = "<View><Query><Where><Eq><FieldRef Name='ID' />" + "<Value ...


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When you say that it didn't work, does it fail to parse, or does it simply not match your desired data? <Value IncludeTimeValue='TRUE' Type='DateTime'><Today /></Value> should work, I tested this in a query in U2U and it worked fine. I would check <Geq> as well as <Leq> to make sure it's not an issue of timezone. SharePoint's ...


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I can give you the overview of the process and hopefully kickstart something that will get a post with more detail: You will need to add a CQWP to the page and configure it to pull posts. Then you will need to export the webpart and modify the fields it is pulling in. By default you only get the titles, you need to configure it to get the "rich html" ...


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I got it working, with help from rjcup's answer (which help me link them together). here's my working (uncleaned) code: protected void btnStart_Click(object sender, EventArgs e) { string qmSPSiteURL = ConfigurationManager.AppSettings["qmSPSiteURL"]; using (SPSite site = new SPSite(qmSPSiteURL + ...


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I went a little different direction to fix this problem before. I created a special webpart which allowed you to configure it to create a blog post as another user. Here is the meat of the code to accomplish that: //UserId = string of full login name of manager/person you want the blog to be created by //listView = SPView of the blog using (SPWeb listWeb ...



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