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Following people, sites or documents in SharePoint 2013

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How to unfollow deleted site SharePoint

Here is my problem at SharePoint. That site is deleted but still on my followed sites.
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Followed sites graph api not working

For our project we are using the /me/followedSites graph API (https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/graph/api/sites-list-followed?view=graph-rest-1.0&tabs=http) for fetching the followed sites data but ...
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Auto send news from followed sites to users via email

We want to send a news digest to users automatically. The mail should contain new/unread news posts from sites the user is following. Ideally this would happen on a fixed day in the week. I found the ...
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Sites which I am following in SharePoint are showing .aspx (Page Name) instead of Site Title or Name

I am following few SharePoint sites and the page - https://[[SPOnlineTenant]]/_layouts/15/sharepoint.aspx, is showing page name(.aspx) for few sites instead of the Site Name. Could you please help me ...
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Sharepoint online follow site not working

I have a SharePoint Modern Communication site that has "follow" button. This button is not working for few users. They see the "Follow" option, but on clicking the button, nothing happens. I am ...
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How can I have individual logos shown in the Sites I'm Following

I've been asked if it was possible to replace the default "SharePoint" logo with a unique logo for each site that I am following? We are using SharePoint 2016 On-Prem. Can this be accomplished? ...
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InternalError : Could not follow the item http://webapp/sites/sites

i would like to use the SharePoint Homepage in SharePoint 2019, but when i try to follow a site, i get the error InternalError : Could not follow the item http://webapp/sites/site The ULS has the ...
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Force team to follow site and conversations

We have a sharepoint 365 mailing list and site. It is imperative that all members receive the conversations to their inbox, not just the group folder. Some of our teammates aren't the sharpest tool in ...
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"Sites I'm following" shows old urls after Migration from SP13 to SP16

we have migrated from SharePoint 2013 to SharePoint 2016. We migrated User profile service application as per the Microsoft guideline. After migration, we see old URLs in "Sites I'm following" section ...
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Problems to get followed sites with Hybrid Profile

I'm trying to get the followed sites of the current user without success. I'm working on Sharepoint 2016 On-Premise but the Profile is Hybrid so the remote profile site is something like: https://...
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Custom user links

I am using sharepoint online. I'm trying to create a webapp that is unique for each employee in my company that will appear on the homepage of the intranet. It will be a list of documents or pages ...
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Following Sites from another SharePoint farm in the same AD domain

I have two SharePoint Enterprise farms in the same domain. Farm 1 is hosting the intranet and the User Profile Service Application and Farm 2 is hosting all the "project sites". They both are ...
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I am following script with show more button

I'm just working with the "I am Following" script from Codeplex. One of the requests was to not show all the followed sites at once. So the best solution would be a "Show More" and a "Show Less" ...
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how to change the link of document when archived in SharePoint 2013

Scenario: I am following a document, that shows on home page as " domain name\ is now following test.docx document "(url-https://libraries-shp. itn. intranet /abc /test.docx) . when i archive that ...
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Get the followers of a list item

Is it possible to get all the followers of a list item? I am registering an event receiver and using ItemUpdated(SPItemEventProperties) to get the SPListItem. From this, I would like to get all the ...
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REST API for following a site

Can anyone share the code and help me on how to follow and test if you are already following a site?
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SharePoint 2013 Newsfeed Following Publishing Pages

I got a issue with not being able to track changes to a Page on the MySite Newsfeed if im following it. If I follow a document (.docx etc) I get notified when the document has been changed. But not ...
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How can you prevent users following your site?

I don't want a particular site being found by search, therefore stopping users without permission on that site from following it and seeing social feeds posted into there on their Newsfeed (which ...
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Stop Following a SocialActor doesn't work when the site doesn't exist

One of my users can't stop following one specific site. It appears on the .GetFollowed() array, but the site doesn't exist anymore, so when .StopFollowing() it says False and log says that Exception: ...
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Programmatically follow a site with JSOM but error message is a lie?

I try to follow a page with JavaScript Object Model. My solution is based on many examples in the web and should work... var siteActorInfo = new SP.Social.SocialActorInfo(); siteActorInfo....
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Changing default URL breakes links in "Sites I'm following" and news feed

I have an upcoming change of default URL of a customer's production environment. When I've tried this in my dev environment I've run into a major problem with the "Following" functionality. There ...
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Web API with social.following

I would like to create a Web API which interacts with the SocialFollowManager. I want to be able to make a document unfollowed. The exposed Web Api will be later accessed by a mobile application. ...
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Users are not able to follow documents in my SP2013 site, what should I do?

The site that I have has the feature of "Following Content" activated, but users can't follow any of the documents in it. Can someone help me here? What else do I have to do to completely activate ...
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Efficiently get a collection of all users following a list in SP2013 using CSOM or SSOM?

Does anyone know if there is a way to leverage the SocialFollowingManager() class or the SPList() class to efficiently get a collection of all of the users that follow a specific List? I thought ...
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Powershell Script to Stopfollowing not work

I found this script at MSDN forum [System.Reflection.Assembly]::LoadWithPartialName("Microsoft.Office.Server") $web = Get-SPWeb https://www.contoso.com/teams/yourteam $context = [Microsoft.SharePoint....
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SharePoint 2013 user profile policy: auto follow people from team -- what's a team?

Under Manage Profile Service page, in the People section, click Manage Policies. There is a policy "Auto Follow People from team". May I know what is the definition of "Team" in this policy? In our ...
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Cannot find site lookup info for request Uri

I am investigating an issue with users cannot follow up site and looking at the logs I find the following error. Action: Follow a site Error: Something went wrong Sorry, we couldn't follow ...
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Followed sites don't appear in "Share with" list

SCENARIO I'm facing a problem about following sites: They are shown in Following section but they don't appear in "Share with" list in Newsfeed. DETAILS I follow 3 sites and on the right I see ...
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Event Receiver for Social Features

Are there any such things as event receivers for social activities in SharePoint 2013, e.g. when a user likes or rates an item? If not, are there any other ways to execute custom code when events like ...
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How to get another user's (including current user) followed sites

How to get another user's followed sites, programmatically. It seems that SPSocialFollowingManager followingManager = new SPSocialFollowingManager(userProfile, context); only works for the current ...
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Follow notifications not working

I have created a SP2013 (Oct CU) farm using SPAutoInstaller which meets the client requirement of a single Web App. MySites is a site collection hosted on this web app with the usual /personal/ ...
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Following document set

Am I missing something? It looks like I can't follow a document set in a document library. I can indeed follow any document inside the document set, but not the set itself. Is there a way to enable ...
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"Doc's I'm following" Webpart

on the mysite there is a section with the documents which I'm following. Is there a chance to display these documents in a Webpart on another site? Thanks in advance!
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Is there an event to watch for when a user follows a person/document/site/tag?

We are doing R&D on integrating the updates post in Confluence with the SharePoint newsfeed. One thing I need to do is create a "listener" that can update a central content store when a user ...
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Error when calling isFollow() method. Error is "Invalid Pointer"

I am getting issue while fetching follow information for a site. I am getting error when calling isFollow() method. Error is "Invalid Pointer". below is my code function isAlreadyFollowed() { ...
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Socialfeed not showing notifications from certain sites

We are having a problem with SharePoint 2013 in multiple environments. A user choose to follow a site (say a team site or a user blog) by clicking the "Follow" button in the top right. The users gets ...
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What is the precise differece between sharing vs following a document in Sharepoint 2013?

I just tried sharing a document with a fellow worker on skydrive pro and when the email is sent out, he sees only a link to the file and a link to "Follow". Although he does get access to the shared ...
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Programmaticly follow a site, but recieving a error

I have a method in my aspx.cs file that should make sure that current user follow the current site. When I check ULS I receive this: FollowedContent.FollowItem:Exception:Microsoft.SharePoint....
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How can I do a check if current user is following current site?

I have a usercontrol and inside its ascx.cs file I would like to do a check(if) if current user is following the current site. How can I accomplish that? So far I have done something like this: ...
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Error following site across farm using shared user profile service application

I have published my user profile service application and my search service application from one farm which hosts mysites to another farm which is just for collaboration. I would like to be able to ...
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