E-Mail a Link issue in SharePoint 2007

When I use the “Send to >> E-Mail a Link” in SharePoint 2007, it gave me the wrong link!!!

E-Mail a Link issue in SharePoint 2007

It created a link like this one: https://mysite%2Ecom/test/agenda.doc, But it should be: https://mysite.com/test/agenda.doc

Notice how the server name is URL encoded too. The %2E’s should be periods.

To fix this: we need to edit the core.js file located at C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\web server extensions\12\TEMPLATE\LAYOUTS\1033 (Make a backup copy of this file before you make changes)

Find this line:
fileUrl=escapeProperly(httpRootWithSlash.substr(0, slashLoc))+currentItemUrl;

and replace it with this:
fileUrl=httpRootWithSlash.substr(0, slashLoc)+currentItemUrl;

We need to do the same on all the SharePoint WFE and Application servers. Once done, we will need to do IISRESET on all the above servers.

Salaudeen Rajack

Salaudeen Rajack is a SharePoint Architect with Two decades of SharePoint Experience. He loves sharing his knowledge and experiences with the SharePoint community, through his real-world articles!

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