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How to create a Custom Theme in MOSS 2007?

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What is SharePoint theme? A theme in Office SharePoint Server is a set of fonts, colors, graphics, and other decorative elements that provide a consistent appearance to your site. A site comes with a set of themes that enable you to quickly change the appearance, based on your organization's needs. Here are the steps if you want to create your own theme in SharePoint: Copy the Existing Theme:   1.   Log in to your WFE(s) and browse to the following folder: C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\web server extensions\12\TEMPLATE\THEMES 2. Copy the folder that corresponds with your theme. say for e.g. "Classic" folder. 3. Paste this into this same THEMES folder, Rename this folder to MyTheme. Edit the .INF file inside the Custom Theme folder 1. Rename the .INF file within the MyTheme folder to MyTheme.INF 2. Search and Replace the "Classic" with "MyTheme" inside the MyTheme.inf file Edit the SPTHEMES.XML file: Open " C
How to create a Custom Theme in MOSS 2007? How to create a Custom Theme in MOSS 2007? Reviewed by Salaudeen Rajack on 8:57 AM Rating: 5

SharePoint Search Crawl Rules - What is that, what it does for us?

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Search Crawl rules are mechanism to influencing the behavior of the crawler when it crawls specific sites. A single crawl rule is created by specifying a URL wildcard matching sites plus a set of options for setting the behavior of the crawler for these sites. When performing a search in SharePoint you often find you get noisy results where not only will it return the document you searched for, but it will also return the view and edit properties pages, the AllItems.aspx view form etc. To prevent these from being returned you need to update the crawl rules. To do this follow the steps below: For example: if you like all the document views and properties page to be excluded, you can use achieve it by configuring the crawl rule: *://*/Forms/*.aspx 1. Go to the crawl rules section of the search setting in the SSP 2. Add crawls rules to exclude the following path: Add crawl rules to exclude the following paths: *://*webfldr.aspx* *://*my-sub.aspx* *://*mod-view.aspx* *:/
SharePoint Search Crawl Rules - What is that, what it does for us? SharePoint Search Crawl Rules - What is that, what it does for us? Reviewed by Salaudeen Rajack on 12:31 PM Rating: 5

HTTP 401 Unauthorized Error - Unable to Browse FQDN Site from SharePoint Servers?

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Windows Server 2008 and 2008 R2 have a security feature that prevents the WFE itself from browsing to FQDN server names (i.e., intranet.company.com) it hosts. This is only an issue from the web server and does not affect external clients. Microsoft addressed two methods to solve the issue: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/896861 For a production server, you are advised to go with method 1, For a development or test environment, method 2 is an easier fix. This error may occur when you provide wrong user name/password when trying to access SharePoint or wrong credentials in cache.
HTTP 401 Unauthorized Error - Unable to Browse FQDN Site from SharePoint Servers? HTTP 401 Unauthorized Error - Unable to Browse FQDN Site from SharePoint Servers? Reviewed by Salaudeen Rajack on 12:34 PM Rating: 5
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