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Question related to SharePoint community sites

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Reply as Anonymous(Unknown User) in SharePoint Community forum?

I have a SharePoint Community Site. Our Management believes users are not giving genuine replies due to lack of anonymity. So we need to provide a functionality to "Reply as anonymous" in a community ...
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Is using Hub sites the new way of having sub-sites

I am working on a new sharepoint online project. and we need to build the following: Have a main intranet site where users can publish news, events and general documents and templates. To have ...
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Generate an Email when users filed out the form in SharePoint online list using flow

I have a SharePoint List which has list items that are filled by users. IT department would like to get daily email to when users filled out the form. I have no idea why, when users missed to filled ...
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SharePoint 2013 Community Membership

I am managing a community discussion on my sharepoint and users are given the opportunity to join community. I grant them contribute permissions but they do not fall into the "new members" category ...
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How do I create hierarchy chart in the community page

I have community page in my SharePoint modern site. I want to show organization hierarchy chart in the home page of the community site NB: I just tried using power point SmartArt and attached to the ...
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Community Portal Architecture for Sharepoint 2016

Where do you create a community portal for a farm that hosts individual organizations per web application? Best practice is 1 community portal per farm so what to do?
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Unable to get data from 'Management' view in Discussions List

I am working Community sites in SharePoint 2013. I have a requirement where I want to fetch the discussions from the Management view and display but I am unable to do so. I have used the following ...
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Get data from discussions list in community site sorted by the count of Replies

I have tried both CAML query and REST API to retrieve data from the Discussions List in the community site but I am unable to accesss the Replies column. How to access this column and sort data? ...
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Create a discussion board/ forum embedded in SharePoint

I would like to pick your brain on the following issue: I am looking to create a discussion board, basically something similar to SharePoint Stack Exchange site: A site where users can share and ...
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How to set managed metadata as global navigation in communication site?

How to set global navigation using managed metadata in communication site SharePoint online and update left navigation using navigation tab. I am also not able to activate publishing feature in ...
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On a SP Community want alert for specific Category (not all)

In SharePoint when I go to set alerts, even if I filter down to a specific Category it gives alerts on ALL Categories or Discussions
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Many drawbacks and problems when i enable the “Community Site Feature” inside my team sites

this week i have faced many problems when i enable the "Community Site Feature" on my team sites inside my on-premises 2013 farm. now we have the following structure:- 2 site collections of type Team ...
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@Mention someone inside some discussion boards will be shown inside the “MySite>NewsFeed>Mentions”, while on other Discussion Boards it will not

I am facing this weird behavior inside my SharePoint enterprise farm 2013. when i have enabled the "Community Site Feature" inside my team sites. The problem details is as follow:- I have 2 site ...
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Enable “Community Site Feature” on a subsite site, will prevent users from accessing it unless they have contribute permision on the root site

I am working on an on-premises team site collections 2013. now the site collection have some sub-sites which have unique permissions. and for certain users they only have contribute permission on the ...
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Mentioning someone in a normal discussion board list will not show the activity on the user's my-site under “NewsFeed”>>“Mentions” section

I am working on a sharepoint farm 2013 on-premises, and i am facing this problem:- i added a new team site collection, and i enable the publishing features. then i add a new discussion board list. ...
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first post :some users can not view community sites in community portal

I created community portal , some users can see the community sites, some users don't. how can I solve this issue?
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How to customize user profile in SharePoint 2013 by Organizational position?

Is it possible for a user profile be different by Organizational position in color or what can be viewed etc?
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Usage of hashtags Community Sites vs. Newsfeed

I can use hashtags in Newsfeeds and Community Sites. When I click on a hashtag within the Newsfeed I get to an overview page where I see all previous usages of this hashtag. This is all fine. However,...
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SharePoint 2013 Community Site feasibility

Is it feasible to create SharePoint 2013 Community Site as a public facing site. Is there any SharePoint public facing site with Community Site features enabled.
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What's happening" web part in Sharepoint 2013 community site shows only count upto 20 members

I have sharepoint 2013 On-premise infrastructure with June 2016 CU installed .. " What's Happening" webpart with no customizations shows only members count upto 20. When number of joiners exceeds ...
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Moving Community Site from Site Pages to (Publishing) Pages

For a project I'm working on I want to enable the Community features of SharePoint. This works like a charm, but the community pages are created as Site Pages. Is there a way to convert Site Pages to ...
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SP2013 Community Site category tiles: “Discussions” and “Replies” counts are frozen after migration

We recently moved a SharePoint 2013 Community site from a test environment to our company's live environment, where it has been getting regular use. It now has about 30 members and 30 discussion ...
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Differences between team site and community site

What is the difference between team site and community site? When would you use one over the other?
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Community site, bad reputation

Just created a site collection based on the out of the box community site template. Farm version is SP1 Mark 2 (15.0.4571.1502). Added a few members, had a few posts and replies. Reputation and ...
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How to add members in category of community site in SharePoint 2016

How to add members in category of community site in SharePoint 2016 . Actually I want to Set permission category wise, For e.g. I have 2 categories SP2016 and SP2013 with 10 and 15 user ...
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How to find and replace specific words on a 2013 Community Site?

When you create a new Community site, you'll see the Discussion list. Just above that is a button where it says "new discussion". Below that is a view called "My discussions". See screenshot below. ...
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Discussion membership counter is not accurate

The membership counter on our SharePoint 2013 discussion board is not accurately counting the numbers of people who have joined the board. We think it may be related to the fact that the 'join the ...
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Modal Dialog doesn't work with Community Site Discussion

I am trying to add a button to a page showing a community site discussion that launches a modal dialog showing the page with the discussion and all replies but when I click the button the modal dialog ...
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Community site alerts pretty much useless to users

We have a community site set up with several different categories. All those categories use the Category.aspx page to pull discussions from the discussion list. Users who set an alert on a page ...
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Programmatically add XsltListViewWebPart to Community Homepage

As you may know, when you create a Community site, it automatically creates a discussion list which is added to /SitePages/Community Home.aspx which looks like so. I am trying to replace this with ...
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How to know which user has marked a reply as Best Reply in a Sharepoint Community

I recently created a community site in Sharepoint 2013 and noticed that when someone marked a reply as Best Reply, I cannot see which user has done this action. Is there a way to get this information ...
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jslink missing in newform discussion for community

How come jslink is not available for the Newform webpart in a discussion in a Community site template?
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Integrating a mailing list in a discussion group in SP 2013

Using Sharepoint 2013 community site. I need to: Send post of a discussion group to a mailing list (outlook users). Answer a thread through mail and replies in a mailing list to a specific Does ...
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What does a member status value of “2” mean on a SharePoint Community site?

When users click "Join this Community" on a SharePoint 2013 community site, it automatically adds their name to the members list with a Member Status value of 1. Their reputation score starts at zero, ...
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Assign Category to multiple already existing Discussions

I am dealing with Community Sites in SharePoint 2013. I have a Discussion Board with multiple discussions in it, all of them with a blank Category field associated. I've created a Category and I ...
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SharePoint 2013 community site - Discussion list calendar view missing

I have a SharePoint online intranet portal in Office 365 and I have created a discussions list. I tried to create a calendar view but noticed that this option is missing. Am I missing something or the ...
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SPWeb.ContentTypes[“Document Set”] returns Null?

I am writing code for creating DocumentSets dynamically in one of my Document libraries in a SP2013 Community site. SPContentType docSetCT = web.ContentTypes["Document Set"]; The above line always ...
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Forced Library Column Value

In our Community Site (2013), We have a library that will allow the users to upload documents by category. Below is our requirement. Users Select a Category from the home page. Category page will ...
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Filter Categories based on user Permissions

We have a community site. On the home page we have listed all the available Categories. Is there any way that we can filter the Categories on the Home Page to only show categories that the user has ...
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How to show last 10 sites/communities visited into a webpart?

We have a webpart that shows the communities for which a user is a member. We have a request from management to change it to show the LAST 10 sites (communities/teamsites/projectsites) that the user ...
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Increasing the item limit for discussions web part on Community home page

How can you increase the number of discussions displayed on a Community Homepage in the Discussions List web part? If I edit the page and select the web part, the List Tab is displayed in the ribbon, ...
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JavaScript error with paging in community discussion SP 2013

I have a community site with many discusssions. One of them is a discussion divided into 3 pages (each answer has text and animated gif). When I try to go to page 2, in default (Flat) view mode, I ...
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Mobile view of Community Site Template

Is there any way to enable mobile views and / or device channels on the Community Site Template, without custom development? I've tried enabling the site publishing feature, but even then there is no ...
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How do I customize the Subject View for my SharePoint Community?

TLDR: Is there a way to change the UI for the default Subject View for SharePoint discussion forums? I've gone into SharePoint designer and changed the ReadOnly attribute of the view to FALSE, but all ...
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Manually add to “Community Site Members” or use SharePoint group

I am using the Community Site Feature. Users need to click the "Join Community" button to become a member. I would like to have this "member list" be either manually pre-filled or even better use a "...
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How to check out communityreputationsettings.aspx

I'm trying to change the Reputaion Settings on a community site. When I click OK after selecting the settings I get a 'Something Went Wrong' error message telling me to check out the document before ...
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Updating metadata for Discussions and Replies in Community site in SP 2013

I have successfully created discussions and replies using code in my Community site on SP 2013 server. Actually i received XML files containing the Discussions and Replies along with the corresponding ...
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SPO 2013 - Community Site Reputation Levels

We are using O365/Sharepoint Online 2013. We were wondering if it's possible to add more ranks than the default of 5 in the Sharepoint Online community site? If it's possible, how can it be done? I ...
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SPO 2013 - Community Site category tiles showing incorrect amount of topics/replies

We are using O365/Sharepoint Online 2013. We have a community site in our intranet and we have added 9 categories there. The topic and reply counts that are showing in the "What's Happening" -web ...
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How can I close discussions in SharePoint 2013 Community Site

I have been handed a requirement for a community forum intranet project I am part of. part of the spec is a retention policy which will automate closing inactive threads, retain them for a period in ...