Migrate from SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint 2013 – Step by Step

So you are excited by SharePoint 2013’s new features and tend to migrate from SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint 2013? Well, this article walks through moving from SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint 2013 step by step, assuming all necessary migration preparations and planning strategies are done, lets move to the core migration process. Before…

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Create SharePoint Site Collection in New / Existing Content Database with PowerShell

Requirement: Create a site collection in new database Having a dedicated content database for each site collection is recommended for larger SharePoint site collections. Create a site collection in a new content database in SharePoint using PowerShell: As the Central Administration doesn’t provide any direct interface, let’s use PowerShell cmdlet to create…

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Configuring Workflow Manager in SharePoint 2013 – Step by Step Guide

IntroductionBy default, SharePoint 2013 doesn’t come with the SharePoint 2013 workflow engine. We get only SharePoint 2010 workflow platform type in SharePoint Designer 2013. So, we got to manually configure SharePoint 2013 workflows. This implementation guide walks through configuring Workflow Manager 1.0 step by step. Steps summary: Download and install Workflow Manager…

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How to Install and Configure Office Web Apps 2013 for SharePoint 2013?

Office web apps server 2013 allows us to view and edit office documents (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and OneNote) directly in browser without needing Microsoft Office installed on Client machine.  OWA is considered as LITE version of Microsoft Office Client. This implementation guide walks through step by step on how to install and…

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How to Change SharePoint Web Application Port?

While extending existing SharePoint web application to change its port is one option, there is an another workaround to change port of SharePoint web applications (Applies to both SharePoint 2010 / SharePoint 2007). How to change SharePoint web application port number? We can change the port of a SharePoint web application, by…

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Disable People Picker, Lookup Fields in SharePoint List Forms

In continuation with my earlier post: How to Make SharePoint List Column (Form Field) Read Only, There are questions on disabling (or making them read-only) People Picker, Lookup Fields in SharePoint List Forms. Here I’m sharing the jQuery scripts to disable people picker / Lookup fields in SharePoint list forms (NewForm.aspx, EditForm.aspx)….

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How to Clear SharePoint Designer Cache?

Problem: We face some odd issue with SharePoint Designer: SPD shows files checked out already even though they weren’t. While trying to check-in, SPD errored with “Cannot perform this operation. The file is no longer checked out or has been deleted.” Also experienced SharePoint designer crash unexpectedly sometimes and few lists no…

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How to Change Column Type in SharePoint List using PowerShell?

Recently, There was a requirement to change column types from “Single line of text” to “Multiple Lines of Text” in multiple lists. Needless to say, PowerShell is the most efficient way to get such things done in bulk. Here is the PowerShell Script to change column type in SharePoint programmatically: PowerShell to…

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How to Hide Site Templates in SharePoint with PowerShell?

How to hide a site template in SharePoint ? Editing “webtemp.xml” file is one option to hide site templates in SharePoint 2007 as per my another article: Hide Site templates & List Templates in SharePoint However, There is an another way to hide site templates in SharePoint 2010: Using PowerShell! Update “WebTemplates”…

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Change SharePoint Site Collection Quota using PowerShell

In some cases, I have seen site collection quotas are turned to “Individual Quota” in the database attachment method, even I copied the quota templates before database attachment. All quota settings are lost! I don’t know the cause of this issue and want to apply the site collection quota to existing sites….

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