Maintenance Page for SharePoint - Quick way to Implement

July 26, 2012    , , , , , ,
Here is the quick way to implement Maintenance page in SharePoint, during scheduled down times/upgrade/service pack patching: Create a new app_offline.htm file in IIS Root folder of your SharePoint site. Place some descriptive text/images to the file, Make sure the file size is at least 512 byt…

Restrict File Types in SharePoint Document Library Upload using Event Receiver

July 19, 2012    , , ,
Requirement: In a Project collaboration SharePoint site, had a requirement to Allow users to upload only PDF files to a Document library and prevent all other files from being uploaded. Solution: Our requirement is basically to prevent files being uploaded other than PDF, isn't it? So le…

SharePoint 2013 Preview Officially Launched!

July 18, 2012    ,
SharePoint 2013 preview officially launched with great features. Here are some useful URL's to get started: SharePoint 2013 Home: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepoint/fp142366 Download SharePoint 2013 Preview: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/evalcenter/hh973397 SharePoint 2013…

Customize Top Navigation Programmatically in SharePoint 2010

July 12, 2012    , , , , ,
Requirement: Had to customize the Top navigation with bunch of provided internal/external links as part of a branding project. Solution: Designed a feature to programmatically add links to top navigation bar. when activated, feature will add bunch of links to the top navigation bar. Customi…

SharePoint List Column Limits

July 08, 2012    , , ,
There are limits in number of columns we can create in a SharePoint list. You may Get "Column Limit Exceeded" when You add a new column to a SharePoint List. This is because of the column limitations. For SharePoint 2003/2007: With Windows SharePoint Services, you can create the fol…

How to Create Custom Application Page in SharePoint 2010 to get List Owners?

July 02, 2012    , , , ,
In my environment, This is one of a Frequently asked question: How do I find who has created a List or Library? oops, I don't find any direct way from SharePoint interface to know who has created a List or Library. Lets develop a Application page, host it under Layouts folder and let the …

How to Change Site Collection URL in SharePoint?

July 01, 2012    , , , , , , ,
How to change SharePoint site URL? At times, we get requests to change the Site collection URLs. While its relatively straightforward and easy by going to Site Actions >> Site Settings >> Title, description, and icon under Look and Feel to change the sub-site's URL, changing th…

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