Change SharePoint Site Title, Description and Icon (Logo) with PowerShell

February 27, 2013    , , , , ,
Its not necessary to continue with the name and description Administrators provides during the creation of the site, isn't it?  Let's see how we can change SharePoint site's Title, Description and Icon (Logo) from SharePoint Interface as well as using PowerShell. How to Change Log…

Create, Update, Copy, Delete SharePoint List Views using PowerShell

February 26, 2013    , , , , ,
Requirement is: There are lot of document libraries in a SharePoint site. Periodically, in all libraries there is a need to: Create a new view Update an existing view with new filter condition Create new new by copying existing view and modify the filter Delete an existing view Add new fie…

Nintex Workflow "There was an error installing the content type required for the flexi task action"

February 25, 2013    , ,
Nintex Workflow was giving an error, when trying to publish: " There was an error installing the content type required for the Flexi-Task action. Please arrange for an Administrator to run the following command on the server: stsadm.exe  -o installfeature -n nintexworkflowcontenttypeupgrade …

Find the GUIDs of SharePoint Web Application, Site Collection, Site, List, View and Columns

February 25, 2013    , , , , , , , , ,
We may have to find the GUID of SharePoint objects such as web application, site collection, web, list, view or column at times. Here are some nifty techniques: Get web application GUID in SharePoint 2010 Lets find web application GUID in SharePoint 2010. Go to Central Admin >> System Se…

PowerShell to Get All Files of Particular Type from a SharePoint Web Application

February 22, 2013    , , ,
In a Branding revamp project, After updating new logo on the SharePoint CSS Files, Found there are lot of InfoPath forms out there with old logo. So had to figure out all deployed InfoPath XSN Templates! PowerShell Script to Find all XSN Files: [System.Reflection.Assembly]::LoadWithPartialName…

Find All Checked Out Files and Check-In them Back using PowerShell

February 20, 2013    , , , , ,
I'm Sharing one of the PowerShell script I used in SharePoint 2010 migration. Since its very difficult to check-in back all the checked-out files after migration, its a best practice to check-in all checked out files prior. Find All Checked-Out files and Check in back in a SharePoint Librar…

Redirect Old MOSS 2007 Site to New SharePoint 2010 Site during Migration using URL Rewrite

February 18, 2013    , , , , ,
In a database attachment method of migration from MOSS 2007 to SharePoint 2010, we gradually moved site collections one by one by attaching content databases of individual site collections. It took a while to address migration fixes and make them in a good shape for each site collection. Meanwh…

Hide Links in Site Settings Page with HideCustomAction

February 14, 2013    , , , , ,
Problem: People makes SharePoint branding inconsistent by creating and applying random themes and breaks corporate branding. So need to stop users from creating & uploading new themes and applying them. Solution: Hide Themes and Site Themes links with "HideCustomAction" from S…

SharePoint 2013 Correlation ID - Get Detailed Error using PowerShell

February 11, 2013    , , , , , , ,
Correlation IDs are introduced in SharePoint 2010 to uniquely identify each error encountered. Later, these correlation ids are used as a starting point reference to get the complete error details from ULS logs during troubleshooting issues. How to check correlation id in SharePoint 2013 ? Wh…

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