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Optional functionality defined either at the site or farm level, limited by the specific version of SharePoint that is installed. Available features increase as higher license levels are purchased.

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What are the discontinued functionalities between SharePoint 2013 and SharePoint 2016?

I've tried to come up with a comprehensive listing of functionalities that have existed in SharePoint 2013 Server, but do not exist in SharePoint 2016 Server. The only MS's material I've hit has been ...
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Enable Business Data Web Parts in site

I am using SharePoint Server 2010 and we do have Enterprise licenses. But what feature AND WHERE must be turned on in order to show the Business Data Web Parts like in the image below. Something ...
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Get list of all features (installed and not active) on site? Trying to use FeatureDefinitions?

I have an issue trying to get all the installed (not activated) features in SharePoint 2010. I have one site and site collection and what I want to do is have one feature that activates all my ...
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Any news about SharePoint 15 release date?

As MS Office next version is scheduled to be released this year, I wonder is there any news about next version of SharePoint? I found a link for SharePoint 15 Technical Preview Interoperability API ...
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Activate feature using feature name in C#

I deployed a feature creating a new feature item in Visual Studio. I'm currently using SharePoint 2013. I'm trying to activate this feature in C# by using the feature name. I need to activate it ...
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Web App Level Feature not showing in SharePoint 2013

I have a SharePoint 2013 site configured for FBA and Multi Tenancy. In our case, we have a Multi Server Farm, which has a Web Front End, App Server, Search Server, Workflow Server and DB servers. We ...
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Application DLL replaced sometimes in 14 Hives feature folder

I deploy Infopath forms using powershell script. After deployment, dlls of my deployed application appears in 14 hives/feature/guidfeaturefolder After some modifications when i deploy again the same ...
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Getting AssemblyFileVersion of a wsp **without** a feature

I got a monitoring page where I show the version of all web parts, features etc. If I use features with Event Receiver I can easily get the version. If the Feature has no event receiver I solved that ...
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how do I copy web application from one farm to another in SharePoint 2013

Farm 1 consists of several custom solutions and a web application that has custom features and a custom master page. I have just configured a Farm 2. I want to export the web application along with ...
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Is Enterprise Search Center an Enterprise Feature?

I need to implement an enterprise search center for a customer, but the customer doesn't have SharePoint 2013 Enterprise Edition. Is the Enterprise Search Center available within all SharePoint 2013 ...
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Site collection audit settings: /_catalogs/MaintenanceLogs library missing

As far as I know there should be MaintenanceLogs library for site collections to store the audit logs in. However, recently it seems that some of our site collections are missing /_catalogs/...
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Access a list of all the installed features on a site using javascript

I am trying to find a list of all the features on my SharePoint 2013 cloud site using JavaScript. When I get the context to the site I don't see FeatureDefinitions as part of the site object (SP....
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Grant permissions on documents in a document center based on the document ID

First of all let me start by saying that I'm not a professional SharePoint 2010 developer. I know some basics and read about how SharePoint is constructed and stuff, played with it a little, but it ...
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Search : features that need to be activated (or not)

I want a site to be crawled for search. In site (not collection) features which of the following features should be activated? Search Config Data Content Types Search Config Data Site Columns Search ...
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How to activate hidden features using Powershell

I want to activate site scoped and web scoped hidden features using Powershell Command. What will be the command?
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Getting SharePoint feature properties programatically using CSOM in SharePoint Online

I am working on "Getting properties of SharePoint Feature using CSOM in SharePoint Online". Following is the code which I wrote : try { Password password = new Password(); ...
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How to activate content type on specific web?

I have site collection ex: http://microsoft.com/ and i got few child webs: http://microsoft.com/news/ http://microsoft.com/somethingelse/ <Elements xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/...
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Deploying Multiple Features from a single WSP

I am working with SharePoint 2010. In my solution I have multiple features and event receivers for each feature, and no web part in the solution. I am not sure how to deal with multiple features in a ...
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Activate features on subsite Sharepoint 2010

I have a problem when I activate the feature on the subsite. I try to create a wsp package with the module and feature. In the module I have stp files (list templates). <?xml version="1.0" ...
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Storage Location of Installed Features

Are features installed on a site stored in any of the databases? I know the assemblies installed to the GAC from a .wsp are not, however are the features themselves stored in a database?
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Document Library item metadata

I have a document library that I create via a feature. I have events on the library for when a document is updated, added and while the document is deleting. When someone adds a document for the ...
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Steps to Deploy multiple webparts with one feature

(SharePoint 2010) I have created 4 webparts each in their own solutions and they work great. How could I add each webpart to an empty solution and deploy them as one feature & have each web-part ...
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Remove uninstalled feature when feature GUID not recognized

I have uninstalled a few features and am now getting an unexpected error when trying to navigating to the "Manage content and structure" page. The ULS logs show the following error: "The ...
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How to activate a feature only in powershell

I am trying to do this but cant find how Update-SPSolution –Identity Teams.HomeWebTemplate.wsp –LiteralPath "D:\xx\bin\Debug\xxx.wsp" –GacDeployment Get-SPFeature –Identity "xxx Links Feature" –Site ...
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A duplicated name Audience was found

Whenever I try to activate the "SharePoint Server Publishing Infrastructure" feature in my site collection with Team Site template I get the message on the page saying that A duplicate name ...
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Unable to get the DisplayName of feature using CSOM

I am trying to get the names of all the features available at site collection using CSOM. Below code works fine to get list of all the Features but i am unable to get the DisplayName property. ...
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SharePoint PickerTreeView throwing null exception

When clicking the browse button for selection of document library or site null exception error occurs. This is the url of the popup that opens: _layouts/15/PickerTreeView.aspx?title=...
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Error occurred in deployment step 'Add Solution': Specified argument was out of the range of valid values

I've been working o a Timerjob project. All of a sudden, when I try to deploy the solution from VS, I got this error: Error 1 Error occurred in deployment step 'Add Solution': Specified ...
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Site scope feature will not deactivate

I have a site collection scoped feature that deployed a web part in my site collection, and I am trying to remove them. If I run "stsadm -o enumallwebs -includefeatures" I see that the feature is ...
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Does SharePoint 2013 require server role “Http Activation” enabled along with its feature role?

I see "HTTP Activation" at both server role and under features as well. Is it needed to be enabled under server role as well. Please suggest.
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Are (site)features 2010/2013 exactly the same?

Are the SharePoint 2010 and 2013 (site) features exactly the same if they have the same ID? OR does the "14/15" change something in the code of the feature? Workflows 0af5989a-3aea-4519-8ab0-...
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Features activated for a page

Are there any features activated or deactivated for different pages like Wiki Page, SharePoint Page or Web Part page in SharePoint? Or the features are relevant only for the sites and not pages?
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How to verify feature staus (enabled/disbaled) using client object model in SharePoint online?

I am working on "Retrieving activated features of specific scope". I have written following code. ClientContext context = ContextManager.GetClientContext(cred, siteUrl); Site site = ...
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How to change feature id in an existing Visual Studio solution

I have created a Visual Studio solution containing all the required design elements (like master pages and user controls) that I would be re-using in all my new applications. I created a visual studio ...
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How to toggle feature visibility by dependency

How can I hide a Web-scoped feature until a specific Site-scoped feature has been activated?
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Is it possible to write a feature to inject a custom control into a masterpage?

I have 3 site collections that need a specific css file, and to not have to make changes in multiple places our team has opted for a single masterpage. Instead of creating a second masterpage with a ...
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Activate SP Server Publishing Infrastructure on Online Publishing Site -modern XP

I have a problem when trying to enable SharePoint Server Publishing Infrastructure site coll feature on one of my site... I know this has been discussed many times, but even when triying every ...
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Custom developed form feature not displayed in Site collection Features

I'm new in sharepoint. I work with Sharepoint 2010 and have this problem : when I install a solution, Although the package contains a feature (to update the ContentTypes). The feature is not listed in ...
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Removed WSP's features still showing in site collection in SharePoint 2010

some WSP's were deployed in SharePoint 2010 Farm and those WSPs have been completely removed from the Farm and not showing in "Manage Farm solution" section but those features (belong to WSP's) are ...
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SharePoint as a Client Portal

For the record, I am not familiar with SharePoint. My company is looking to create a file portal for clients to access our documentation. This is strictly a need for the clients; there is no need for ...
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Powershell to list All Activated Features in All Site Collections 2010/2013

Need a powershell script to list all activated features, for all site collections/webs and to output to a csv, per Site Collection and to work on both 2010/2013. Have seen things like this for a ...
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Features of SharePoint 2013

We can see a list of features in Site > Site Settings > Site Actions > Manage Site Features. Is there any site where I can find a description for each and every features that is/ could be mentioned in ...
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Custom Workflow Feature not available in Site Features or Site Collection Features

I have a Sequential Workflow created in Visual Studio. In VS I can right click and deploy the package without issue. On the TEST environment I use the command add-spsolution and then deploy it to my ...
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Features visibility with web scope

in our company we have SharePoint 2010 solution, which contains many Features for customizing standard SP Ribbon. The main reason why: we need specific functionality for other lists. So we are ...
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How to add feature to web template

I have created a web template into my project. I have created a feature and add event receiver where I have added code to create custom list. Now I want to add this feature to the web template. How I ...
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How do I update or add field in a list item so that the value is a space character

I am building an event handler. When items in a library on one server farm are updated or deleted, I take that information and ammend a list that resides on another site. I require that one of the ...
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what is “Site rename operation extendend storage” feature in SharePoint Online sites

I couldnt find any documentation on "Site rename operation extendend storage" site collection scoped feature. Can any one share the details if you happen to know.
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Create a SharePoint page that is mobile friendly

I have a SharePoint 2013 site hosted by a third party (so, no access to web.config). I am building a mobile app to use specific pages from the site. I am currently getting errors redirecting my pages ...
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REST API get active features

I would like to see if the site has active features with API. The following API endpoint: _api/site/features. Shows all the features on a site. And I cant see actived features with that API.
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Can a SharePoint Feature be part of multiple Solution Packages?

We have an existing Branding Solution Package (WSP) that contains multiple features for page layouts, list definitions, master pages etc.. Because of the number of files/features (dozens if not ...