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SharePoint Server is the Microsoft product "SharePoint Server".

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Is accessing SharePoint content Database in code advisable?

I want to know if it is a correct thing to access SharePoint content database in code i.e (using custom SQL queries)? If not can anyone provide me with an explanation why shouldn't it be done?
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Timerjobs doesn't execute

I did an upgrade from SharePoint Foundation to Standard (inplace). The installation worked fine. The configuration wizard stopped at point 9 of 10 because it displayed it was at 10.00% on upgrading ...
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Sharepoint 2013 SP1 not available

Service Pack 1 for SharePoint 2013 has been pulled by Microsoft, however I now face an interesting dilemma: I have a DB backup, and am trying to re-instantiate the server it should be attached to, ...
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Extend a SharePoint 2013 site

Hello I am quite new to this depth when it comes to SharePoint so bear with me when you extend a SharePoint site it creates a new IIS site, but does it also create entry's in a SQL database and if so ...
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REST API Web/Lists SharePoint Online vs. On-Premise - different responses?

I'm currently working on a client application for iOS which retrieves documents libraries from a remote SharePoint 2013. To support SharePoint Online as well as On-Premise installations i got a test ...
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Logon Rule based on time

Is there any way to control when users can login in a site or not? Example: I have a bunch of FBA users that can only login in the site from monday to friday, each day from 6am to 7pm.
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How to consume external web services on SharePoint 2010

I'm trying to get data out from DB2 mainframe into SharePoint 2010. My Orz use common web services and one of the developers have given me the WSDL file that they have used before. I'm not sure how ...
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Deleting SharePoint survey results on daily bases

I have created a survey where users can indicate which sandwich they want to eat for lunch. Now I want the results to be deleted on a daily bases. Is this possible? I can't seem to find any options to ...
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Intranet logical architecture in SharePoint 2013

So, I am building a Intranet portal. I got my Physical architecture build thanks to tips from stackexchange users. Now i got som other thoughts. What is a preferred logical architecture for a ...
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Simple way to implement cascading drop down?

I am very new in SharePoint development. when I am doing a task, I got a problem in cascading drop down, so i need to select a value from one drop down depends on another one. i really don't know to ...
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'Main' method suitable for an entry point error in SharePoint Event receiver

I have created a simple list event receiver with item adding,updating,and deleting events in SharePoint 2013. But some how it is giving me a strange build error when i try to deploy the event ...
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How to edit the fields on welcome page of document set properties

I have a document set with some items . Each item when pressed gets you to the welcome page fields , "Employee name , employee supervisor , employee type etc. I want to put values into those welcome ...
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Add refiners 'RefinableStringXX' to the SharePoint refinement panel using PowerShell

I have created a custom managed metadata field which is managed to one of my terms in the terms store. I have set up the 'RefinableString05' to my custom managed metadata crawl property as shown below....
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How to change my sharepoint hostname?

For example my SharePoint site is open from win-ah555085rrk/sites/empmgnt, I want it to be accessible from SPserver/sites/empmgnt. How can this be done?
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Thoughts on a SharePoint 2013 architecture?

My task is to build an Intranet environment. What should be the may thoughts when building a SharePoint topology from the ground, for a Intranet site with 1000-1500 users. My idea is to use the ...
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Infopath to Sharepoint: Create multiple list items from a date range?

I have a request from a client to create a SharePoint/InfoPath form that has Start Date and End Date fields. Their request is that when submitted it will make a separate entry for each day in the ...
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How to know the right crawled property

I am trying to map a crawled property to a managed property. My intension is to get data from a site column present in a particular site collection in search. When searching for crawled properties, I ...
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SPSitedataquery Excluding a particular list

I'am using SPSitedataquery to query to 7 task lists but in all i have 8 task lists but i want to exclude 1 task list from the query how can i do it? Any ideas? Thanks in advance? Following is my code ...
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Add HTML elements programmatically

I think it is a very simple question, but I'm just stuck on it. I'm developing custom page for my SharePoint 2010 portal, and I need to add a button (or other elements) to my .aspx page: <input ...
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Powershell add sitecollection primary adminstrator

I want to create PS script to create sitecollection and add the primary and secondary sitecollection administrator. However i need to find out if the user account user that used to assign in ...
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Cross-site publishing on SharePoint 2013 Standard

I'm trying to set up cross-site publishing on the SharePoint 2013 Standard version, on premise. While trying to activate cross-site collection publishing feature I get the error as here NOSCOPE The ...
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Error in restoring a sharepoint2013 site collection using powershell command

We have requirement to restore an existing site collection in share point 2013 to a new site in share point 2013 and for this we have taken back up of the old site collection using this power shell ...
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SPFieldUserValue on a Person or Group field where multiple selection is turned on

I have a list Called Notification Groups which has a Person or Group field where multiple selection is allowed. Following is my code SPList list = web.Lists["Notifications Group"]; ...
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How to begin with making a custom web part in Visual Studio, collecting data from lists across different sites?

First of all I'd like to say that I'm very new at working with Visual Studio 2013 and with C# as well. I want to make a certain web part in Visual Studio 2013 for a SharePoint 2013 test environment. ...
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Configuring SharePoint 2010

I am trying to configure a existing SharePoint environment to the standards set, so my question is Is it possible to change the path of virtual directory of the application after it has been ...
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Approvers user tasks

I have site in Sharepoint 2007 server. I am using the workflow to assign task to task list. when task is assign to particular user at that time User is assigned in Approvers group. The problem is ...
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How to activate features on deployment

I have a package with several features all scoped at the web level. I would like to have all of these features activated once the solution is deployed. I see feature receivers, but don't see an ...
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Change the color of the blue sharepoint toolbar when clicking on the “Blog” option

We can change the color of the blue SharePoint toolbar by changing the color using the below code in the master page. div#suiteBarLeft{ background-color: red; } When we click on newsfeed, ...
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Will separate crawled properties gets created for same site columns present in two site collections?

Will separate crawled properties gets created for site columns having same name and type in two site collections? If so, is there a way to find out which crawled property represents (site column in) ...
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Access a sharepoint site via local machine

I need to access to a SharePoint site "//employee/site" via my local machine. I added the IP address of the server & URl to the host file of my local machine. but I still have 404
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Why SharePoint stores all list data in one table - AllUserData?

The question is, Why SharePoint stores all list data in one table - AllUserData? I found numerous blog posts and articles about fact, that all list data stored in AllUserData. But could you explain ...
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Filtering on managed metadata columns in the insert link from SharePoint view throws invalid viewstate error

I've seen this error before in SharePoint 2010 and now in SharePoint 2013 (w/SP1), and it should be pretty straightforward to reproduce using the following steps: Create a document library Add one or ...
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Unattended execution of C# scripts

I'm a beginner designing automatizing tasks. I have 2 scripts in C# .These scripts generate two XML docs which are connected and synchronized with two native lists in a SharePoint Portal through ...
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SP 2013 My Site - Tasks - Page can't be displayed

On a SP 2013 My Site on 2 different environments we see the same behavior, that the page /personal/useraccountname/AllTasks.aspx could not be found. Has anybody come across this issue before or do ...
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Datatables not working when placed in one single webpart?

We have added two datatables in one single webpart. And when one of the datatable is empty the search function does not work for the other one which has data. Why does that happen? Or how can we ...
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two drop-down side by side

I want to show two drop-downs for Day and Month in SharePoint OOTB form in one row (side by side).
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In sharepoint 2013, how to get the layout url of current page?

Recently i am migrated from SP2010 to SP2013 and i am trying to use the on demand js in pop ups. While doing that, i am facing an issue in getting an alternative for the following var url = SP....
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Working Example of Retention policies

Can anyone explain me with a working example about retention policies?
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splongoperation and executiontimeout

Does SPLongOperation overrides setting of executionTimeout in layouts/web.config for sharepoint 2010 standalone/farm and 2013 standalone? As I have a long running process which works fine in a ...
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Sharepoint - Moving database files to different drive

I found this technet post moving the database: http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/40701cb5-05a8-4a8a-9cf2-8be0e632a2f5/moving-sharepoint-database-from-one-drive-to-other?forum=...
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Automate creation of SharePoint 2010 Search Profile Pages

Does anybody have any lead on how to automate the configuration of External Content type Profile Page host site creation (Parameterized for the site URL) as well as default actions for each entity? I ...
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How to work with SharePoint Roles Claim?

I'm working with a Claims-base authentication and I'm wondering what kind of roles I can put for a Claim of the type: http://schemas.microsoft.com/ws/2008/06/identity/claims/role
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Unable to Register Managed Account

When I followed http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/fp179923%28v=office.15%29 ,section Create an isolated app domain on your development computer step 5, I should create a new managerAccount. But ...
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other way to upload files in library

I have requirement to create an alternate link to upload files in document library as OOTB link (i.e.Add new document)gives option to user to overwrite existing file.(or new version of existing file ...
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Organizing my data under the metadata navigation term store

I am working on a Wiki library for our company. The idea of the wiki is to organize our work per department, then per project. For example for our financial dept we will have the following hierarchy:- ...
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Need site inventory tool for SharePoint 2007 that doesn't require server access

We're migrating from 2007 to 2010 and I need a full inventory (site, libraries, lists) so I can remove stuff that's no longer being used. However, everything I've found so far requires server access. ...
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Visual Studio and Sharepoint development

GIVENS: - We run Sharepoint 2010. - No one here has ever used Visual Studio here to enhance Sharepoint. - They want to stick with SP 2010. QUESTIONS: - Is there any advantage to using Visual Studio ...
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How to integrate different domain in sharepoint

Currently using Sharepoint 2010 with domain A, i want add user in different domain B. Could you please help me how to do it. Thanks, Hieu
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Creating a View or custom content query web part to show all files checked out by logged in user

I know that there are some answers out there to show an admin all of the checked out files by a user... i.e. these two links: http://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/contents/articles/12966....