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How do I disable Blogs in mysites

I have a SharePoint Online instance and want to disable blogs for my users. I can't seem to find a setting for this anywhere in SharePoint Online. Any guidance on this would help. If it is not ...
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SharePoint MySite - Changing the notification email

SharePoint 2013 sends a notification email when you first setup your MySite. Does anyone know how can we update this email template. I see one of the ways is to update following key in SPSCore.resx ...
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How to deactivate feature when creating My Site

I have activated the self service creation for My Site Web Application. The thing is that in SharePoint 2013 there is a feature named Minimal Download Strategy (Web Scope) that is activated by ...
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Take ownership over My Sites

Cannot find a way to add an Administrator account (or, for example, Company Administrator group) into Site Collection Administrators list for each of Personal (i.e. My) Sites at SharePoint Online ...
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SharePoint 2010: MySite title holding old information

On SharePoint 2010 with MySite configured, I have the title field to be exported to AD after being changed. I have one particular issue whereby AD holds the correct information, and when I edit the ...
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How to “Change the Look” in My Site?

I cannot find the "Change the Look" option in a My Site site. Is theming possible in a My Site Host web application?
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Hide some MySite social features

I'm new at SharePoint 2010, and I'd like to implement social features. I used MySite, but there are too much possibilities, and I would like to hide (or disabled) some of them (red-cicled in the ...
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MySite My Content deleted

A SharePoint 2010 My Site application has suddenly deleted all data from the "My Content" area of users' profiles. Does anyone have any experience of this or know what the cause is? There were custom ...
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Copy picture from Document Library to Mysite Profile Picture

Today we have picture of all the users in a document library. https://site.url/.../username_jpg.jpg I would like to use these pictures of them on mysite. Can I use powershell or something else that ...
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Branding on MySite

We have a main site and a mySite. Both are having the same branding with the top navigational bar. This menu contains some URLS linked to main site. I am using a sitemap to generate the relative URLs ...
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Single Sign On between two web applications?

In my SharePoint 2013 Server farm I have two web applications: Simple intranet portal (http://portal) My Sites (http://portal:8080) Problem is that users have to authenticate to each application. ...
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SharePoint Online 2013 o365 Personal Site vs Mysite [closed]

Fresh o365 instance. Noticed the SITES link in SPO gives you a personal page. Also noticed SPO (somewhere) offers you the option to create a My Site host. on o365/spo 2013 What's the difference ...
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Create mysite for all users sharepoint 2013

I have synced 5000 users from the AD, and I wish to create a MySite for all users without them having to access the site for it to be created. Is this possible?
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How to change the default behavior of my sites?

I have configured my site on Sharepoint 2013 and my sites are getting provisioned correctly. But, I am wondering if there is anyway to provision my sites with a different look and with some apps/...
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Personal Sites site collections only being created on default.aspx

I am having problems with the self service creation when the system account's site collection is being created automatically in a customized My Site Host. If I go to http://mypersonalsite/default....
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Possible to use a MySites field as a Custom List column?

Ok, odd request incoming.... Is it possible to add a field from our User Profile information in MySites as a column on a custom list? So lets say Mr. SoAndSo creates a new list item....This column ...
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Sharepoint 2013 public view of MySite and WebPartZones in private

Anybody know how to configure mysite so that when another user browse to my site, he/she only views some webparts? Is it possible that the user moves the webparts in other webpart zones within MySite? ...
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How to place My Sites inside another site's URL but still keep them logically isolated?

I'm setting up SharePoint 2013 as a company intranet site, and we want to implement My Sites; I know the best practices call for placing them in their own web application and content DB, but we'd ...
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can't change My site host location

I meet a issue that we have a web application, there are two web zones: Default zone: http://webserver20:91 Internet zone: http://www.abc.com I can't change the my site host location in My Site ...
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Exporting the Organizational Chart

Is there a way to export the organizational chart located in the mysites to excel or another program?
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Apple Users can't view my site profiles because URL's are machine name

Currently we have a staff directory using the People Search Results page type. The problem is our intranet is set up so the url uses the machinename. We'll call my 'intranet' for the purposes here. ...
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Setting up Preferred Search Center for My Sites defaulting to default public URL

I'm having a problem correctly linking the My Site preferred search center to our main portal application's search center. In the User Profile service, Setup My Sites link, there is a place to ...
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Adding Excel Reports / TFS Web Part to My Site

I'm using Sharepoint 2013 and would like to add some Excel Reports to "My Site" but I don't know where to begin. Excel Services have been configured correctly since we also have the team foundation ...
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Setup Department Profile property as Term Set and Sync back to AD

I have a requirement to allow users to only set their Department via a Locked MMS Termset. Also, whatever the user choose from the Termset should be synced back. Im trying to see if there is a out of ...
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Change colour/theme of sharepoint 2013 mysite across the enterprise

I was wondering how I change the MySite theme from the default blue/white look to the Oslo look, or one of the other default themes?
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My Site creation failure for user after moving My Sites to dedicated web application

I have created a new web application at port 8080 with the intention of having all personal site creation (i.e. My Sites) stored in a dedicated WSS_Content database (i.e. a best practice ...
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Reconfigure My Sites to use a new web application in Sharepoint 2010

I want to re-do our use of the My Sites feature to point to a separate web application (instead of the current web app which is Sharepoint - 80). I'm confused about where to create the My Site Host ...
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How can I customize default CSS for personal sites?

I've edited the v4.master in the 'my/' site collection to load a custom css file for styling. The problem is, when a user creates their own personal site it loads the default color scheme. I assume ...
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Web part disappears when editing page

I have a custom tab on the MySites profile page, which displays two web parts. they only display however when I'm editing the page - when I click "Stop Editing" they disappear. It is not a javascript ...
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Backup > Restore to New Farm > My site does not resolve

I have a Dev farm and I restored (SP restore) my site web application. After this, I went to use profile service and reconfigured "My site host". When I type the dev url for mysite it does not resolve....
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Customizing MySite template

my current customer is rolling out SharePoint 2010 (yeah yeah, I know) and wants to know about MySite. They want to customize the MySite experience and are wondering if enabling the features now ...
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format mysite user profile property

does anybody know how i can format a user property value in a mysite. I need to re - format the employees work telephone number that is fed from AD via UPA. Ive edited the xslt of the people search ...
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Smart MySites(My Sites) 2010 Design for Page Real Estate

Some Qustions about SP 2010 My Sites. We have a potential 20,000+ user farm. There are some very big groups that are interested in My Sites. These groups want to promote things on user mysites and ...
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Do we have MySite details in webservice sharepoint 2010

Do we have My Site details available in web-service share point 2010. @ David Lozzi: i want to fetch the data of "About me" using Web Service. I need to display the data in the DataView. Is there ...
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i want to display only “about me” of mysite of a person in the page

i want to display only "about me" of my-site of a person in the page. Planning to display in a simple sharepoint aspx page or add the hyperlink if any in a list and display as data view. How can i get ...
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MySite: An error occurred trying to save your profile

after setting up the MySite Host under SP2010. I have edited my profile just to see how if everthing works. Now to days later I've been told, the users cannot save the changes they made to their ...
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Redirect page does not work if the ProfilePropertyLoader returns null in a sharepoint 2010 profile page

I have a custom person.aspx that is currently used by my mysite application and I wrote a code that checks if the ProfilePropertyLoader control returns a null value of the profile page being viewed ...
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Mysite fails after changed content database?

I have a test environment which has a different URL and a different database server than the production environment. I’ve taken a backup of the production content database of mysite and attached it to ...
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User Profile Inactive Profiles Not Deleting

In the SharePoint farm we have, the inactive user profiles (those are disabled in AD) are not being removed when i am running the my site cleanup timer job. I verified the configuration of User ...
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Retrieve the Large Thumbnail Profile Image in Sharepoint 2010 My Site Profile Page

I am trying to retrieve the profile image with the _LThumb URL, in my people search result. But since my container is 30x30px, SharePoint is automatically retrieving the profile image with _MThumb on ...
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preventing users to create my site

If you synchronize Users so it means that you have created a profile for everyone in Users and everybody in Users can create My Site if he/she logs on to a machine which is contected to AD. is it true?...
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Migrating MySite User Profiles to new account

We are currently in the process of changing (AD) domain and user names for users. This is done gradually, and the old and new domain/user names will coexist in a transition period. A challenge we ...
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SharePoint 2010 people search results recent content showing no results

What are the dependencies for having the "By username" actually work and show recent content within the people search results? I'm assuming the recent content is not just my site content but ALL ...
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What is the My Site search experience in geographically distributed model?

I'm developing an architecture model for my company's global SharePoint footprint and have a question on the people search experience for a geographically distributed model. My plan right now is to ...
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Restore a previous version of My Site pages

How can I restore a previous version of the mysite pages? At some point during customisation, we made some major changes to the pages (particularly default.aspx) that we want to revert but I can't ...
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Newsfeed error - The operation failed because the server could not access the distributed cache

I've recently installed SharePoint 2013 RTM and on the newsfeed page the error "The operation failed because the server could not access the distributed cache." with no items are available in the ...
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Display navigation from another site collection

How can we display the top link navigation from another site collection at MySite? We now have a custom master page with some custom code but it only shows the current site menu. We want it to show ...
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Manipulate my site - business card - Person.asxp

I'm trying to add fields (custom) to the business card. I want to use the default Person.aspx from SharePoint but I can't manipulate what fields I want to display. I've tried "User Profile Property" ...
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Configuring Personal Site Quota Per User

Initially, I would like all users to have the default Personal Site quota, which is 100 MB. Per user request, I would like to increase this quota to 500 MB for that individual user only. Is this ...
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Is it possible to generate a new mysite space with the Web Services?

I need to generate a mysite space upon account creation. As of today, once the account has been created, user is redirected to /_layouts/mysite.aspx generating the mysite. I need to call this ...