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Is there a free version available in SharePoint 2016?

Unfortunately, there is no a frank alternative for SharePoint Foundation at SharePoint 2016. But you can still use SharePoint 2016 as a trial for 180 days using the following trial keys based on your ...
Mohamed El-Qassas MVP's user avatar
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Difference between Farm solutions and Provider-hosted Apps

Yes, your trouble is quite understandable! First, you should read that "controversial" discussion we had here a few days ago: SharePoint development past and "future": how to keep calm?. ...
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SP 2016 - Display list from Parent site in sub-site

To show list view from Parent site at subsite in SP 2013 / 2016, You have two options Using Data View Web Part Using Content Query Web Part (1) Using Data View Web Part Open your Parent site via ...
Mohamed El-Qassas MVP's user avatar
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Why are files in 16 hive referred through _layouts/15 on a SharePoint 2016 Server?

Alright, got answers elsewhere. Here is an excerpt: A standard installation of SharePoint Server 2016 will only create a 14 folder and a 16 folder. There is no 15 folder in the hive (i.e. at ...\Web ...
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How to install CKSDev on Visual Studio 2017

I found a solution to my problem. Download .vsix package of CKSDev https://marketplace.visualstudio.com/items?itemName=WesHackett.CKS-DevforVisualStudio2013 Rename it to .zip and use any tool to ...
Oleg Savelyev's user avatar
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Time Difference Formula in Calculated Column

Try the following formula =TEXT(Created-Closed,"h") [Output] In case you need to show the exactly Hours and minutes, try this =TEXT(Created-Closed,"hh:mm") [Output] Regarding Days and Hours and ...
Mohamed El-Qassas MVP's user avatar
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Is there a free version available in SharePoint 2016?

As per following article Previous releases of SharePoint Server included SharePoint Foundation, a free edition of SharePoint that included most of the core functionality and architecture ...
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SharePoint Dev and Prod running on same Farm

I think you should turn the question around. What would be the advantages? Sure, less licenses, less hardware, only the requirement to patch a single farm etc. But the real problem will be patching ...
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SP2016 - Change Suite Bar?

There are a couple of new Commands in SharePoint 2016. You can try those. $web = Get-SPWebApplication "http://sp2016 $web.SuiteNavBrandingLogoNavigationUrl ="http://google.com" $web....
Waqas Sarwar MVP's user avatar
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Permission Level which doesn't allow renaming file in document library

There is no single permission to control Rename option. But, if the user has Contribution permissions without Delete Item permission, he will get Access Denied when edit the name of the file. ...
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Unable to load `/temp/manifests.js` on https

Finally figured out what was the problem. Before doing gulp serve run the command set NODE_NO_HTTP2=1. This will allow the manifestes.js file to be served over https. Before opening the SharePoint ...
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SharePoint 2013 to 2016 upgrade in-place

No, you can't do the in place upgrade.only supported way is database upgrade or using 3rd party tools. When you upgrade from SharePoint Server 2013 with Service Pack 1 (SP1) to SharePoint Server ...
Waqas Sarwar MVP's user avatar
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What are the discontinued functionalities between SharePoint 2013 and SharePoint 2016?

Deprecated features User Profile service (ForeFront Identity Manager Client) SharePoint Server 2016 no longer uses FIM as the synchronization client. FIM (synchronize between Active Directory and ...
Mohamed El-Qassas MVP's user avatar
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SharePoint Dev and Prod running on same Farm

It depends on what you mean by "Dev". If Dev = environment to support testing code based, full trust solutions, then this is a disaster. If dev = environment to support admins in testing patches, ...
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Read Only in Datasheet view

Unfortunately, it's by design, you can't edit the multi-line text with Enhanced rich text (Rich text with pictures, tables, and hyperlinks) type in datasheet view To overcome this issue Specify the ...
Mohamed El-Qassas MVP's user avatar
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Migrate from SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint 2016 directly?

Unfortunately, you have to migrate to 2013 first. The only ways to do it directly ie skipping 2013 is by doing it manually or by using some third party tool or building a tool by yourself. See this ...
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Is there a free version available in SharePoint 2016?

There is a trial version of Office 365 that is available for free. You have 30 days of full functionality + 30 days grace period. The subscription is available here and allows you to create 25 users + ...
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Can SQL be present on the same server as SharePoint 2016?

Yes its possible to have a single server SharePoint 2016 development Farm. The machine needs to have atleast 16 GB RAM available. The processor should be 64 bit and 4 cores. Also there needs to be 80 ...
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Javascript not working when page loads relatively

You are noticing the URL with _layouts/15/start.aspx because the new feature Minimal Download Strategy is activated on your site. To know more on how it works you can refer the below links ...
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Can an on-prem solution of SharePoint 2013 or 2016 be hosted in a docker/windows container?

I am quite sure that you currently are NOT able to set this up because SharePoint on-prem requires AD accounts for the various services to run. You can neither run a domain controller on a docker ...
Bernd Rickenberg's user avatar
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SharePoint Dev and Prod running on same Farm

I think it's not a good choice. Problems I see: If you develop components that are installed in the folder LAYOUTS how to test new versions? How to test a services pack or hotfix before installing it ...
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Why can't I edit the Refinablestring managed properties?

From Site Collection Administration go to "Search Schema" in the "Site Collection Administration column. Here the settings can be edited. It turned out that we clicked the (very similar) "Schema" in ...
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How to remove SharePoint Feature from Database

You can remove this feature from the farm, by doing the following: Download SharePoint Feature Administration and Clean Up Tool. Open this tool and reload the web apps > Click on Find Faulty Feature ...
Mohamed El-Qassas MVP's user avatar
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How to use SharePoint FrameWork for SharePoint 2016 on premise

To be able to use SPFX for SharePoint Server 2016, you must first patch you SharePoint Server 2016 with Feature Pack 2 (September 2017 Public Update for SharePoint 2016). Once it installed, you will ...
Mohamed El-Qassas MVP's user avatar
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How to restore content databases in SharePoint 2016

In SharePoint 2016 > Create A new web application. Then Create a new site collection. Go back to Application Management > Manage Content database. Click on Content Database name > Check Remove Content ...
Mohamed El-Qassas MVP's user avatar
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How to change language on "collect data from user" InfoPath form

Where is the language setting for SPD 2010 Workflows on InfoPath Forms? Unfortunately, there is no option to change the Form language of InfoPath form via SharePoint Designer. You just need to use ...
Mohamed El-Qassas MVP's user avatar
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Can SQL be present on the same server as SharePoint 2016?

Yes, in a development environment it's quite common. But in acceptance test and production environment it's not recommended.
Benny Skogberg's user avatar
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Javascript not working when page loads relatively

You can disable the Minimal download strategy feature for the site, located under site settings > Manage site features. That's what adding the extra string to your URL. ("/_layouts/15/start.aspx#").
Christoffer's user avatar
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SharePoint 2016 May 2017 CU update

You don't have to install November 2016 CU before installing May 2017 CU, as May 2017 CU includes the Feature Pack 1. This CU also includes Feature Pack 1 which was released with November 2016 CU. ...
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Onpremise Sharepoint 2016 - realtime coauthoring

Yes, you can co-author documents stored in SharePoint 2016 using either Office 2013 or Office 2016. Here's a screen capture from a demo I do in my upcoming SharePoint 2016 Fundamentals course for ...
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