Show Quick Launch in SharePoint 2010 Web Part Pages

By default, SharePoint 2010 Web part pages don’t have quick launch navigation! Web part page missing quick launch in SharePoint 2010.  Show quick launch SharePoint 2010 web part pages: We can bring it by editing the web part page. Just edit the web part page in the SharePoint Designer 2010 Advanced mode…

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How to Connect to a Specific Web Front End Server in SharePoint Farm?

A typical SharePoint farm may contain more than one web front-end server – load balanced. When you hit the SharePoint site URL, say: http://portal.crescent.com, it hits the load balancer first. Load balancer decides to which web front end server this request needs to be transferred based on server load and other load…

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Add a User to Owner Group of All SharePoint Sites using PowerShell

Requirement: Add user to Owner Group of All SharePoint site collections using PowerShell! We’ve site collections grouped by managed paths such as “Teams”, “Projects”. Got a requirement to add a user to the Owner/Members group of all sites under a particular managed path. How to add a User to the Owner/Member Group…

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Create Web Application in SharePoint using PowerShell

A web application in SharePoint acts as a container for one or more site collections. Web applications provide the link to the corresponding website in IIS and to specific content databases in SQL Server for the storage of site collections and associated content. How to create a Web Application in SharePoint? To…

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Remove All Users from a SharePoint Group using PowerShell

Requirement: Remove all users from a group in SharePoint SharePoint PowerShell to remove all users from a group: PowerShell script to remove all user from a SharePoint group programmatically:

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How to Edit SharePoint Survey “All Responses” View?

By default, SharePoint Survey’s “All Responses” view shows “View Response”, “Created By”, “Modified”, “Completed” columns. There was a requirement to add one of the Survey answer to the view for easier categorization and filter. Unfortunately, There is no direct provision to edit Survey views as we edit any other list/library’s view. Typical,…

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Create a Scheduled Task for PowerShell Script with Windows Task Scheduler

Requirement: Schedule PowerShell Script in Windows Task Scheduler. PowerShell is really a game-changer for repeatable processes, isn’t it? We have a PowerShell script to generate a report on SharePoint content databases size growth SharePoint Content Databases Size – Storage Report, We used to run it on the first day of every month…

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Break Inheritance and Add-Remove Item Level Permission with PowerShell

Requirement: Break the permission inheritance of a SharePoint list item and grant permission only to a specific user and group. How to Break Permission Inheritance in SharePoint? You can change a document or item’s permissions by stop inheriting its permissions from its parent and add remove permissions to the item directly. To…

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Clear SharePoint Config Cache to Fix “An update conflict has occurred, and you must re-try this action” Error

When trying to update some configuration settings in SharePoint 2007 Central Administration, Got the error message: An update conflict has occurred, and you must re-try this action. The object SPFarm Name=SharePoint_Config is being updated by DOMAIN\username, in the STSADM process, on machine MACHINE-NAME.  View the tracing log for more information about the…

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Export-Import SharePoint Content Type using PowerShell

Requirement: Copy a Content Type from development environment to staging environment. Solution Overview: Export site columns associated with the content type from the source site collection Export custom content data types from source site collection Import site columns from the exported site columns XML Re-Create custom content types programmatically with PowerShell in…

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