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My Site stuck on "We're almost ready!"

Please go into the User Profile Service Application in Central Administration. Go to Manage User Profiles. Search for the profile experiencing the issue. Modify the "Personal Site Capabilities" ...
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Making global CSS changes in SPO 2013 MySite

Normally I would do this through feature stapling, however it doesn't seem to be supported in SPO/O365. There may be some workarounds though. If you are okay with doing it manually, you can create a ...
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Current MySite url by javascript

This is just an expansion of @aveenavs answer, which works great for me, unless the user is on the root site of the application. The only difference is using _spPageContextInfo.webAbsoluteUrl instead ...
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Dynamic link in left navigation menu

Yes, the Links in the QuickLaunch are static, but... You can make a link to a static Redirect Page (or Custom APSX Page), where you extract the link to OneDrive and redirect to it with window....
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Best way to apply branding to SharePoint mysites

The supported approach to customize My Sites is to design a Feature and then use Feature Stapling to associate that Feature with the site definition. For example, you might design a Feature that ...
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My Site stuck on "We're almost ready!"

There are the couple of things which can cause this issue. check and make sure Distributed Cache is properly configured, up and running. check this Check the Site Naming Format setting.Did the Site ...
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Mentioning someone will not send any email notifications

Is the outgoing email server correctly configured in the farm and My Site host web application? Have you tested other notifications like site sharing invitations? If those don't work you may need to ...
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SharePoint Upgrade from 2010 to 2013 - Missing Organization Browser / Org Chart

It's by design! the Organization Browser is removed/hidden by design in SharePoint 2013. To enable it back, Try to browse this URL http://<my site>/organizationview.aspx Or enable the ...
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Provisioning MySite with feature that creates library with content type from CT hub

I found the solution. Forgot to publish the content type and run the timer job (content type hub & subscriber). After that everything worked! I don't have to run the timerjobs in the feature (...
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Current MySite url by javascript

You can use CSOM or REST api to get user's personal MySite url. //Get user's personal MySite url SP.SOD.executeFunc('sp.js', 'SP.ClientContext', GetUserProfileProperties); function ...
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Current MySite url by javascript

Try this: var profileManager = new UserProfileManager(ServerContext.GetContext(SPContext.Current.Site)); var profile = profileManager.GetUserProfile("domain\\username"); //instead of ...
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Do I need SharePoint 2013 Enterprise to use MySites?

No you don't. It is part of the Standard license. It falls below the "Enterprise" tag in "Create new site collection", but it is not part of the Enterprise license. See for example under "Social ...
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Can we Share a Newsfeed inside the MySite with specific user/s only, inside sharepoint enterprise 2013 on-premises

You can use Target Audience setting on the Newsfeed webpart to display it only to a group of users. Create a SharePoint group (Site Settings, People and Groups, Click "Groups" on the left quick ...
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Powershell Script for Enabling Specific Site collection feature if not already activated

If the are all under a managed path you can do something like this: $sites = Get-SPSite https://mysiteurl/* -Limit ALL foreach($site in $sites){ Enable-SPFeature "name or GUID here" -Url $site....
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Auto Populate MySite User Profiles

There are a couple potential issues with user profiles and active directory related to missing information. One is just a configuration issue. Another has to do with how users are considered active in ...
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MySite Branding Event Receiver not firing

I also faced the same issue. Please make sure that the feature id that you have mentioned in feature stapler must be exactly same as feature id by which you are deploying your event receiver. Please ...
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The site does not contain a default keywords termstore?

Looks Like you have to make sure the Managed MetaData Services proxy associated with your MySite Web Application. To Check: central admin > Application management > Manage Web Applications on this ...
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Allow manager to edit MySite profile?

It is little complicated, how many managers you want to give this kind of permission? If one then it really easy, otherwise create a group and add all managers in it then delegate them Manage Profile ...
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Listing all users and their personal site in SharePoint Online

I would try using Search REST API for this. The API can be used to query User Profiles and return the path to their My Site. You could even create a A-Z directory if you wanted. Very easy to do with ...
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Make cross origin requests to the personal site in SharePoint Online

This could be done with SP.WorkManagement.js , if I understands you correctly. Example code: RegisterSod('SP.WorkManagement.js', '/_layouts/15/SP.WorkManagement.js'); SP.SOD.loadMultiple(['sp.js', '...
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How to setup connection between Office and SharePoint automatically? (script, GPO, etc)

As I aleady stated in an older post (Hosting Office Templates in a Document Library (Office & SharePoint 2010)) you can manage those "links" in the Central Administration of SharePoint. The ...
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SharePoint MySite last modified date - Create CV based on mysite's properties / lists

I would recommend using a query against the change log. The "Event Receiver" really isn't it's just a timer job using the same approach detailed in the article. You could even run it all external to ...
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Retention policy on mysite - move / delete after AD user no longer exist

This happens automatically for you when an account is marked as disabled or deleted. Ownership transfers to the users manager to access any business critical content. If a the user does not have a ...
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Dynamic Links to and from MySite

There are two ways to do this One using a global JS variable (either in Master Page or js file in layouts folder). Inside this file you can have the URL and use it to form the dynamic URL Using JS ...
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Organization chart not working in Chrome

We had the same issue and we learn that google is opting out from silverlight and they are disabled the silverlight plugin support in chrome. Their is still a workaround which you can use till end of ...
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The search for user profile not showing any result ( sharepoint 2013 )

After creating the Enterprise Search Center I changed the setting in my Intranet by entering a Search Center URL and results page URL and now it's working. Thx for user19952.
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SharePoint 2013 Newsfeed Following Publishing Pages

You have to add the "Content Following Item Updated Event Receiver" event receiver to the pages library. Farm Solution with Feature and Module: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <...
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Change MySite template

I can suggest you two blogs which I just read because I was planning to do the same as you are. What is feature stapling and how to achieve it here. How to create a list with data whenever a site is ...
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MY Site creation feature to be disabled

I think you need to turn off the self-service site Creation options for my sites. Self-Service Site Creation allows users to create and manage their own top-level websites automatically. When you ...
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User Profile Sync (on prem 2013) with no mysites

You do not have to configure MySites with the UPSA, although I'd recommend still creating a MySite host for users to be redirected to when they click on a name, etc. for additional profile information....
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