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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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Import-SPWeb can not find my .cmp folder

This issue occurs in case you are using -NoFileCompression parameter in the Export-SPWeb cmdlet. In this case, the cmdlet will export the files with no compression in a Folder instead of one file ...
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Import/Copy/Paste Data from Excel into Existing SharePoint List

The key points are recognizing the column types and formatting the data appropriately in Excel before the attempting the import. Certain column types are not able to be imported in this way, such as ...
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Missing some documents after import-spweb for a document library

looks like you have 29 documents that are checked out. Make sure that all documents are checked in first. when performing a export-spweb it does it on the checked in version. if it doesn't have one ...
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Import Spreadsheet with field name listed vertically/per row

SharePoint won't be able to create a list from a spreadsheet in that format. Nor will you be able to copy and paste it into quick edit mode. (Theoretically you would be able to copy and paste it, but ...
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Error "Method Post of object IOWSPostData failed" when import Excel as new list

It happened to be an old bug (or old design) of SharePoint. The site collection with import problem have URL http://sharepoint.com/sites/ABC/. It happened that every site collections under same web ...
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Importing from Excel to a Calendar

SharePoint doesn’t offer a command or a tool that allows users to bulk add events into a calendar; but by using Office apps (Excel and Access) we can do that very easily. Kindly check the below ...
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Script to import a CSV file to a SharePoint List

There are a couple of ways you can do this, provided that you have the same content type in the old list as the new one. If you do, it's fairly straight forward to use PowerShell, to read each item in ...
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Unable to upload a design package by using powershell scripts?

You need to define the function first since this is not OOTB function. Try the code as below: Add-PSSnapin Microsoft.Sharepoint.Powershell function Import-SPDesignPackage { #written by Ingo ...
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how to run JS code from SharePoint

You cannot automate running of a JavaScript code in SharePoint site. The page in which JavaScript is loaded should be browsed manually or through some tool to run the code.Also JavaScript based ...
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How to export blog posts from sharepoint 2010 and import them in new blog in sharepoint 2016

I did the things in this way: Exporting the posts using Central Administration https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee428301.aspx After that I used SharePoint Management shell in order to ...
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Drawbacks and limitations of using "Import Spreadsheet" app to import an excel sheet inside my sharepoint sites

Not using content types is considered bad design, but a lot of people have created a lot of solutions without them, and the simple truth is that there are many scenarios where not having content types ...
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Requirements and effect of Export/Import lists and documents from one farm to another

Import and export operation required both farm should be same SharePoint version i.e. 2010 to 2010. But you can go lower build to higher build number within same SharePoint version. Both site ...
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SharePoint Online: Import data from excel to SharePoint list

Try this powershell script. You need to change some parameter. http://www.c-sharpcorner.com/blogs/load-csv-file-value-into-sharepoint-list-using-powershell-script
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Custom Excel import into sharepoint list

You can't import an Excel file to an existing SharePoint list. Out of the box, the best option would probably to copy and paste your content from Excel to SharePoint Quick Edit mode. Have you tried? ...
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How do I move SharePoint Lists including metadata

In the import command, I had to append -IncludeUserSecurity: Import-SPWeb "NewSiteURL" -Path "PathToExportFile" -IncludeUserSecurity
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Get a specific file with PnP Powershell

To download a specific file, use the following syntax: Connect-PnPOnline -Url https://contoso.sharepoint.com/sites/somesite Get-PnPFile -Url "/sites/somesite/SitePages/Home.aspx" -AsFile The ...
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How to import active directory SharePoint online

You will need to use Active Directory Connect to sync your on-premises Active Directory. I recently did this on a trial account and I don't think there is any restriction, obviously, you only get 5 ...
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Is there a way to import excel sheets into an existing SharePoint list when they both have different column names?

Regardless of column names, you can't import an Excel sheet into an existing SharePoint list. Out of the box, the best option would probably to copy and paste your content from Excel to SharePoint ...
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Restore Root site collection to another Web Applications sub site in SharePoint2013

Here this can be achieved using Export/Import-SPWeb Powershell Commands Export the Site Collection: Export-SPWeb -Identity http://sitecollection1/sites/asite -Path C:\backups\sc_asite.bak 2....
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How to import generated pages into SharePoint

Use PowerShell to upload the pages. You can write a PowerShell script that will look at the spreadsheet, download or grab the file in the cell for the row, and upload it to the document library that ...
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SharePoint 2013 - import into a Promoted Links list

You should be able to export the list with links to Excel, and reformat it + add links to your description and background image for each field, and then use quick edit in a promoted links list to copy ...
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Script to import a CSV file to a SharePoint List

You can export the list from the old site as a template including the content and then bring it over to the new site. This way you will have your list settings as well as all the content as it was on ...
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Problems with import photo from AD to SP 2013

SharePoint 2013 supports two types of profile synchronization: The classic "Synchronization Service" with ForeFront Identity Manager. The new Feature "AD Import". Picture-Import is only possible ...
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How to import a SharePoint 2010 list at a specific version using powershell?

The All Versions command, doesn't mean versions of the list, but means it exports all versions of all list items. When the list is then imported, the entire version history of the list items is ...
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SP-Import 'File Not Found' error

Follow these steps: Navigate to C:\inetpub\wwroot\wss\Virtual Directories\your web app's virtual directory here. You can also open IIS Expand Sites Right click on your SharePoint site Choose ...
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Import-SPWeb command not working

to run the import command, you have to make sure couple of things. Make sure destination site collection / subsite should be created 1st. Iw ould prefer to create it using powerShell without ...
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Copying sites / site collections with workflows

This is the kind of limitation of export / import process: A major drawback of this operation is that it does not preserves workflows instances, associations, history and tasks. Every workflow ...
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How to migrate a team site with publishing infrastructure enabled under another publishing subsite

In this scenario, you have to create the new subsite without any template then import the Asite on that url. New-SPWeb -Name "Asubsite" -Url "http://sharepoint.com/sites/Bsite/Asite/" Now run the ...
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How can you minimize export time on a large site collection?

I would recommend a 3rd party tool to be honest. This allows you to create a new site collection from scratch, allowing you to set up things like IRM policies to expire content, indexed views, ...
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