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Are there any risks of doing an Export/Import for a document library between 2 farms, where these 2 farms have different farm build numbers

First, you should specify what's the type of risk that you expect when you try to export and import a library from one farm to another with different build number Will the cmdlet be worked and ...
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Assigning "Contribute" permission instead of "Edit" to the SharePoint Modern Team site's Site members

The blog you linked to has the correct answer. It's not optimal, but it works. One source of confusion is that after creating a team site, there are two groups with the same name. For example, if you ...
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Modern Site Page - Hiding total page Views and Like option in Office 365 SP Online

In my experience, it shows the total number of page views since page creation. Though, the method to calculate page views is not known to me, so it could be different. Its not stored in any hidden ...
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Installing SharePoint Designer 32-bit versus 64-bit

Sharepoint designer consider as a part of the office family so that its version should match with other installed office products. In your case you have 64 bit of Windows and 32 bit of office so you ...
Waqas Sarwar MVP's user avatar
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best appraoch to modify a site collection url inside sharepoint 2013

Source: http://www.sharepointrelated.com/2015/03/30/change-site-collection-url-sharepoint/ $site = Get-SPSite http://servername/customer/questions $site.Rename("http://servername/customer/...
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Register-SPWorkflowService : Failed to query the OAuth S2S metadata endpoint

I had this issue in past when configured the workflow manager. In my situation, I ends up doing the following. I removed the workflow manager service application using this command...Get-...
Waqas Sarwar MVP's user avatar
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How i can verify that our migrated "Contribute" permission level is exactly the same as the source Contribute permission

I can show how to get this using JavaScript and REST: $.ajax({ url: _spPageContextInfo.webAbsoluteUrl + "/_api/web/RoleDefinitions/getByName('Contribute')", async: false, headers: { ...
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unable to install SP1 for my sharepoint designer, error "The expected version of the product was not found on the system"

Open Command Prompt use below command C:\path_of_download_directory\spdsp2013-kb2817441-fullfile-x86-en-us.exe PACKAGE.BYPASS.DETECTION.CHECK=1
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inside my powershell script ,why i am able to reference a site column using its Display name , while can not reference it using its internal name

Because of the Powershell is not showing any description related to the data type of the value . so I tried to check the parameter type that should be passed to web.Fields in visual studio and I found ...
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Sharepoint 2013 - List of Site Collection Administrator (JavaScript)

Users are not allowed to enumerate 'higher' permissions. So have your script (which only has to run when administrators havechanged) dump the info into a public List (or formatted HTML file)
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moving my site collection from root to a new managed path

Above scenario should work, as you are deleting the existing site collection then you will not see the Duplicate GUID problem. You may need to refresh the config db, in order to update the record ( ...
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How i can reset my list items IDs and remove all the list data

You can save the list as a template, then create it where you want. The updates on the list view won't be migrated, so what you can do is: Open the first list in SharePoint Designer, by clicking on ...
Mohamed Derhalli's user avatar
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SharePoint certification 70-331 vs 70-448

70-331 (Core Solutions of Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013) is about installing, configuring and maintaining a SharePoint farm. It's not about developing solutions (despite the name); it's about ...
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Can not access the value of a Calculated column inside my power-shell script

Your calculated field, even if defined as a number, isn't a full number - it's structured almost like a lookup - there a float;# in front of it. You can do a .split(';#')[1] to get the value. It ...
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Is there a way that can allow me to view who are the sharepoint online admins inside our office 365 server

If you are an Global Admin yourself, you can use the default User Management dashboard of Office 365. Navigate to: Admin -> Users -> Active Users -> Filter the view to view the users with the admin ...
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Unlike on-premises i can not save a team sub-site as template when its root site have the Publishing features enabled

By default, if you enabled the SharePoint publishing feature in root site, then there is no “save the site as template” option in site settings. There is a workaround. You could save the site as ...
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Number of documents inside a document library will be different when viewed from "Site Content" & "Open with Explorer"

This is because, site contents shows count of all the documents and folders, but when you open document library it shows only documents and folders which you have permission to access. Also there ...
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Sharepoint 2013 - List of Site Collection Administrator (JavaScript)

It is possible to list all administrators of a site collection using JavaScript(REST API). UserInformationList has the all users information of your site. You can get administrators using $filter. ...
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Rest API stop working due to "minFreeMemoryPercentageToActivateService"

This issue occurs if the available memory on the web server is low So Try to restart Sharepoint search host controller in windows service to release all the leaked memory and consumed memory ! Or ...
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How i can increase the Storage Limit for my office 365 site collections

To Manage site collection storage limits you should be Global Admin or SharePoint Admin. Steps Sign in to Office 365 as a global admin or SharePoint admin. Open the Office 365 admin center. In the ...
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If I want to create Web Parts using SPFx, do I need to be an O365 Admin User?

Your administrator can give you permission to upload packages to the App Catalog. The permissions work the same way they do in any "normal" site collection.
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Prevent Site Collection Administrator from viewing library documents

Their is no way to block site collection administrators from viewing anything on that site collection. You have to think different strategy i.e. enabling auditing so that who ever access that ...
Waqas Sarwar MVP's user avatar
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Assigning "Contribute" permission instead of "Edit" to the SharePoint Modern Team site's Site members

When you create a modern team site, it automatically creates an office 365 group (azure ad group) that contains all members and adds to site members sharepoint group. When you add user/invite user ...
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"Site Pages" library was created automatically

'Site Pages' library will show up when you activate the 'Wiki Page Home Page' feature under the Manage Site Features in Site Settings. I am not sure if it has any link with designer though. Could be ...
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Is there any harm if I install SharePoint designer on live SharePoint server

As a recommended approach, you should not install the SharePoint Designer on the SharePoint server, reason is same as you mentioned. SharePoint Designer is client application and you can connect to ...
Waqas Sarwar MVP's user avatar
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Removed Farm solutions using (Remove-SPSolution) are still showing inside my site collection "Site features"

Completing removing a solution requires two steps: Retracting the solution (can be done from the the CA, or with Uninstall-SPSolution) Removing the solution (also, can be done from the CA, or ...
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Creating a New Site Content Type which have the built-in Discussion CT as its parent , will show a discussion item without the subject

When you inherit Content Types, you should inherit as is. Otherwise you'll lose functionality of the default content type and breaks internal dependencies. That's the whole point of inheritance. ...
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Are there any differences if i create a new Sharepoint User Group from the site collection level or from the sub site level

It doesn't matter where you create them, groups only exist in one place, the site collection root. Creating them anywhere makes them available everywhere in the collection.
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