Delete All Document Versions in SharePoint Document Library using PowerShell

Requirement: Delete all old document versions in a SharePoint site collection to free up some disk space occupied by document versions. Because simply disabling versioning does not delete old versions which are already created until the next update happens on the document! So, If you want to release the space occupied by…

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How to Hide SharePoint 2010 Ribbon Tab – Group – Button – Menu?

How to hide Ribbon Tab – Group – Button – Menu in SharePoint 2010? But why? Because the requirement is: Users fill the form and not upload any existing documents to the document libraries on a particular site. So wanted to disable the Upload Document button from the SharePoint ribbon. Solution: Override…

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Open with Explorer Error – Alternate Method

When you try to use “Open with Explorer” on SharePoint document library, Received Error “Your client does not support opening this list with Windows Explorer”. You tried all the workarounds on Open with Windows Explorer Error: “Your client does not support opening this list with windows explorer” , but no luck! Well,…

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How to Remotely Execute SharePoint PowerShell Cmdlets?

PowerShell allows us to run cmdlets remotely from client machines. We can run SharePoint 2010 cmdlets on the SharePoint Server, remotely connecting from client machines by following these two steps: Step 1: To execute SharePoint PowerShell remotely, you have to enable PowerShell Remoting on the server first! By default, PowerShell Remoting is…

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How to Hide a List or Library in SharePoint?

Requirement: Hide a SharePoint list or library from the browser But why? Because, My custom application uses some configurations which should be stored and retrieved from a SharePoint list, but it must not be visible to end-users to avoid any mess. So, we got to hide our configuration list from users. We…

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Change “Save” or “OK” Button Text on SharePoint List Forms

Wouldn’t it be more meaningful to rename SharePoint List NewForm.aspx “Save” or “OK” button text to “Submit” in Request Tracking Lists? Yes! Sure, It’s possible to change the “Save” button’s text to something else which gives more meaning in the context. Using jQuery to Rename “Save” button Text: Place the below jQuery…

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