Trick to Edit SharePoint List Forms to Add web part (NewForm.Aspx, EditForm.aspx, AllItems.aspx, etc.) in browser

By default, SharePoint doesn’t allow us to edit the List forms in browser. See the Edit Page from Site action is greyed out! However, Its possible to edit SharePoint list form pages! Here is the trick to edit SharePoint List Forms (like DispForm.aspx, NewForm.aspx, EditForm.aspx) in browser. Just append: &toolpaneview=2 in the…

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List Aggregation-Rollup across site collections (Even across Farms) using Dataview and Web Services in SharePoint

With SharePoint web services and dataview web part, You can aggregate the lists/document libraries/etc between sub-sites/site collections/web applications/even across forms. So, here I’m going to walk through how to achieve this using a simple example. Let’s say I’ve two sites namely:  Site1  and Site2 and I have an Announcement List 1 in Site 1…

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Add Favicon for SharePoint sites

What is FavIcon? Favicon appears next to the URL in the address bar and in bookmarks menu next to the site name will show with the icon. In SharePoint Favicons are good way to add some additional branding to SharePoint sites. How to create a FavIcon? Simple. Take your company logo or…

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How to find the SharePoint Site Template being used?

How to find the site template of an existing SharePoint site? There are many ways to find the site definition being used for a site, Here are some: 1. Use SharePoint Manager to find the SharePoint site template. Navigate through the site, and look for “Web Template” as in the below picture….

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Exclude SharePoint Folders from Antivirus

In SharePoint servers, some of the SharePoint, IIS, SQL Server folders should be excluded from anti-virus protection in order to avoid performance hits! such as: (C:\ may be other drive as well) C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office Servers\14.0\Logs  C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office Servers\14.0\Data. C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office Servers\14.0\Bin C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office Servers\14.0\Synchronization Service,  C:\Documents and Settings\Default…

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Convert Subsite to Site Collection and Site Collection to Subsite in SharePoint

During the migration of MOSS 2007 to SharePoint 2010, wanted to convert some of the large subsites into site collection in a separate content databases. How to convert a subsite to a site collection in SharePoint? sure, Its possible to promote subsite to site collection in SharePoint. Follow these Steps to Convert…

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Hide Site templates and List Templates in SharePoint

In my SharePoint Farm, I wanted to disable certain site templates in site creation page. Here is the technique for hiding a Site template in SharePoint 2007: There are XML manifest files found on the file system of the web front end.     Look for the file webtemp.xml,webtempsps.xml,etc  in “C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\web server…

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How to display Google map in SharePoint?

In SharePoint, we can display Google Maps without any third-party web parts. Here I explain how you can insert “Google Maps” maps in your SharePoint site with standard out-of-the-box SharePoint features. You can display Google Maps in SharePoint by embedding Google map code in the SharePoint Content Editor Web Part. Go to…

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