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short for Application software, also called an app, which is software for specific purposes. From version SharePoint 2013, apps was introduced.

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How do I turn on SharePoint App store in SharePoint 2013

I am getting this message when I want to add a app: Sorry, apps are turned off. If you know who runs the server, tell them to enable apps.
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(Solved) Start a Workflow of the Host-Web via SharePoint App and JSOM

The Last Update is the Solution I have got an App for SharePoint 2013, which needs to start a Workflow. This Workflow is in the HostWebContext, not in the AppContext. The List, the Workflow is ...
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Error occurred in deployment step 'Install app for SharePoint': Apps are disabled on this site

We have installed SharePoint Server 2013 on a Windows Server 2008 machine. In our development environment we have installed Visual Studio 2012 on a Windows 7 machine and have installed Office ...
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Is it possible to package, deploy, and use my own image for a ribbon CustomAction in a SharePoint-hosted App for SharePoint 2013

I've been working on a SharePoint-hosted app for SharePoint 2013. In order to "extend the reach" of the app a bit, I've included a CustomAction that will add a button to each document library's ribbon ...
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Get the ID and Name from multiple Client side People pickers to store in a list

I have a form which contains 3 client side people pickers, i use the following JS to produce the People Pickers // Render and initialize the client-side People Picker function initializePeoplePicker(...
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Problem Adding Apps at the SharePoint Store

I am trying to add an app at SharePoint Store but I just get errors. I've got the following error: "Sorry, we can't seem to connect to the SharePoint Store. Try again in a bit." Now this error ...
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SharePoint App giving credentials popup

I have configured the environment for SharePoint recently, and created a developer site in a web application, the user that's logged in to the machine has dbowner and dbsecurity on SQL, and has ...
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Delete Registered App in Sharepoint

I registered an SharePoint Add-in using ...pwa/_layouts/15/AppRegNew.aspx but I did a writing error on the Redirect URI and because of this reason, my Add-in is not working. Is there an Page ware I ...
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Is there a difference between a Sharepoint Hosted App and a Cloud Hosted App?

Other than the initial setup steps is there a difference between a Sharepoint Hosted App and a Cloud Hosted App? Can you do anything in one and not the other? If you create one type of app could it ...
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Can i create site columns, content types by publishing a sharepoint-hosted APP

I am working on SharePoint 2013 server and I like the idea of creating site columns & content types using visual studio as this allow me to easily manage the artifacts among my different farms, ...
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Getting an error once i try to add an app to my site

I am getting the following error after i added the app to the app catalog. The specified application identifier * is invalid or does not exist. I have no idea whats wrong. Can anyone help me?
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SharePoint hosted app - valid app package always NO

While publishing a SharePoint hosted app file to the App catalog site it always shows Valid App Package: No And App Version is always 1.0.0.0. I changed the version in AppManifest.xml from Visual ...
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When does the word “New” being removed from new item inside an announcement list, or document library

I have a document library and an announcement list, now for any new item inside these lists a “New” word or symbol will be displayed for couple of days , then it will be cleared out. So my question ...
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Caching Ideas for SharePoint 2013 Autohosted App

I am working on a SharePoint 2013 Autohosted App that retrieves a lot of information from a remote system before displaying it to the user in the App. I'd like to create a caching layer to boost the ...
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Adding an existing app part using the client object model( finding the xml)

I've recently found this nice thread on adding an existing webpart using the csom: Add an existing WebPart Using the Sharepoint client object Model I've tried the same approach for an app part (so an ...
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Access Denied in deploy SharePoint Hosted App

I'm trying to build a sharepoint app with type sharepoint hosted app, i'm following the instructions of msdn site: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/fp179923(v=office.15).aspx#...
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Full page custom app - Web part or Application page or App or Asp.Net web app with SSO?

I have an extranet running on SP 2013. We want to add couple of new pages (full pages) to SP, which queries SQL DB and display the data based on business logic & logged-in user role. We are not ...
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SharePoint 2013 Web Parts and Apps

Does SharePoint 2013 support Web Parts or only new Apps?
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Replicate the Export to excel button in javascript for a JSOM app

I have completed my first sharepoint 2013 app (sharepoint hosted) where I'm using my own code to display list data etc rather than use any OTB pages/functionality. The one feature I want to include ...
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Understanding NLB between WFE and App Servers

There are two WFEs with high availability. I asked someone if you are using NLB between them to load balance and he said yes. Then he said we also have two app servers with high availability. I ...
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Configure App Url message

When trying to configure the App Url, I get this message: The Subscription Settings service and corresponding application and proxy needs to be running in order to make changes to these settings ...
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Reference SP scripts in html page in app

I am trying to make an html page in an app, and I want to be able to get: SP.Utilities and _spPageContextInfo, which scripts do I need to add to my html in order to make it work? I am in Office 365. ...
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How to upgrade SharePoint app where the SharePoint app is installed on 20+ sites?

I understand stand the App upgrade process for a SharePoint hosted app and when I update my App Catalog for the web application I then can upgrade the app successfully manually for a site. But my ...
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Error while opening "configure app urls" in central admin sp2013

App Management Service & Microsoft Sharepoint Foundation Subscription Service are running but it still shows error as follows. Error message : Settings or services required to complete this ...
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Stuck on We're removing your app

I was deploying my app and after 20 minutes I canceled the deploy by hitting AltGr + PauseBreak or Crtl + PauseBreak (don't remeber). Now in SharePoint it just says We're removing your app... for ...
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App Parts and Custom Actions in SharePoint apps at tenant scope

I have installed a sharepoint app at tenant scope. Source 1, Source 2. In my app I have an app part, which is available in App Catalog (where the original app is installed). However on all other ...
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Unable to create a list from a custom list template in gallery - SharePoint Online

I have saved a list as a template including the content and now ) can see the template in the list templates as well. When I go to a sub site underneath that web and try to create an app using the ...
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Block Microsoft SharePoint Mobile App?

I need to block my users' access to the SharePoint Online site from the 'Microsoft SharePoint' mobile app. Or at least hide everything on it? Is this possible? Thanks!
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SPFastDeploy "Error deploying to SP App" SharePoint Online

Is there a way how to find out why SPFastDeploy fails to upload files? If I create new project it works without problems, only in my older one there are issues. SharePoint Online Waiting on ...
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SP.WebProxy.invoke Alternative

I'm working on a SharePoint 2013 on premises Hosted App. The app needs to get data from an external REST endpoint from a web service on another computer. I've managed to get in Javascript the SP....
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Cannot connect to SharePoint 2013 from visual studio 2013 when creating an app

I m trying to create a new SharePoint app from vs2013.I have the vs2013 ultimate edition and all the needed updates installed.When I press Finish in the process i got this message One paradox is ...
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What is the difference between a service and an application in Sharepoint 2013?

What is the difference between a service and an application in Sharepoint 2013?
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Are There Many Developers Creating Apps for SharePoint 2013?

In my company we have a team of 5 SharePoint developers. It just so happened that every one was very excited about new app model at first. But as time went by we started to realize that we can't find ...
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App Web Vs Host Web Vs App Catalog inside sharepoint 2013

whenever i want to start developing my first sharepoint app (add-in), i got confused on the terminologies which are used in the App world mainly :- App Web Host Web App Catalog. and most of the ...
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Open Dialog for new List Element with JavaScript - Access Denied

My SharePoint 2013 App has a button with the click Event: OpenDialog("/Lists/ListName/NewForm.aspx?IsDlg=1"); where OpenDialog is defined the following way: function OpenDialog(URL) { var ...
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calling click event on dynamic controls

What I have is fairly standard code for using JavaScript with SharePoint 2013. Inside the sharePointReady function, I have a few dynamic controls that are added to the page. The problem is that when ...
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How to stop authentication while accessing Provider Hosted APP and Create SSO for APP?

I have to setup provider hosted app to client side. I have to enter two time credentials while accessing app. First Time SharePoint Page and Second time while accessing APP. Any SSO possible for same....
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App Permission (appinv.aspx) /app/manifest cannot contain text

I got the problem, that if I want to grant the Workflow to trust (/_layouts/15/appinv.aspx), I get the following error: The element 'AppPermissionRequests' in Namespace 'http://schemas.microsoft.com/...
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How to configure SPO to do app-only auth with PFX private key?

We are trying to set up SharePoint online app-only access. We are writing a C# application using https://github.com/SharePoint/PnP-Sites-Core The first thing we did was we (successfully) tested this ...
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Access Denied on use of AppPrincipalManager

We are getting the following error Access denied. You do not have permission to perform this action or access this resource. when executing the following code AppPrincipalManager ap = ...
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There was no endpoint listening - AppEventReceiver

I'm developing provider-hosted SharePoint 2013 App with Windows Azure as a backend. I created an app event receiver to fire when app is installed. When i publish my Web App (.NET MVC4) to Azure, ...
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Saved Template not listed

Selective sharepoint List templates are not listing as Apps that can be used (Add an App). Any clues as to why this is so? I am able to save other lists as templates and these do show up as available ...
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Can i force my Web Hooks to work/Fire on Synchronous events

I was reading this article on MSDN about Remote Event Recievers https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepoint/dev/solution-guidance/use-remote-event-receivers-in-sharepoint and they mentioned that ...
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Error in SharePoint Hosted App

I am creating a SharePoint hosted app in which i am fetching a SharePoint list data and showing it on html page . Whenever i am making the rest API call , i am getting " Access denied. You do not have ...
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How to retrust an app programmatically (c# or powershell)?

I created a high trust provider trusted the app. I have some strange issue that I need to click on the retrust hyperlink after I deploy the app in SharePoint 2013 on premises. Can I do this ...
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What does the "enable" app feature actually do in the app catalog

Trying to get a clearer understanding of what "enable" means. In this doc, and in the feature description, Msft implies that you if you enable an app "End users should see this app as an option to add ...
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Can item Adding & item Editing operations be canceled inside Remote Event Receivers

I am trying to find the differences between Server-Side event receivers and Remote Event Receivers. now in server-side event receivers i can achieve following scenario:- Check if the user who is ...
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Disable sharepoint mobile APP

So i know i can disable mobile access from the browser - that's easy. Problem is I do not want users to access sharepoint from the new Sharepoint mobile app they can download. Is there any way to ...
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Unable to create subsite with SharePoint hosted app

Below is my code for creating sub site in SharePoint Hosted App: function createWebsite() { var clientContext = new SP.ClientContext("https://rootSite/sites/Site1"); this.oWebsite = ...
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Missing Apps in SharePoint Online

I am using SharePoint Online/365. When I attempt to add an app I only am given the option of doc library, custom list, tasks, and site mailbox. I know that there are other apps including ...
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