How to Rename SharePoint Web Application Name and URL?

We may want to change a web application name to make consistency in naming conventions or in some other scenarios. But I don’t find any SharePoint Central Administration options to rename a web application! So how to rename SharePoint 2013 web application Name? Well, PowerShell can help! Rename a SharePoint web application…

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SharePoint Workflows Inventory Report using PowerShell

In continuation with my other post: Workflows Inventory Report for SharePoint, which was done using C# object model code, This is a PowerShell version to find all workflows deployed in the SharePoint environment to generate the workflows Inventory report. Basically, this script iterates through all site collections-sites-List objects to fetch workflow data…

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Hide SharePoint List Columns based on User Permissions

Requirement: We have a “Requests” link in our Help Desk site. The “Status” field in the help desk requests list should be hidden when users create a new entry in the list. Same time, Status field must be visible to people in “Help desk operators” group. So, the requirement is to hide…

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How to Make SharePoint List Column (Form Field) Read Only?

How to make a column read only in SharePoint 2010? Well, there are many ways. Here are some: Make column read only in SharePoint list programmatically use jQuery to make SharePoint field read only Using SharePoint Designer to set field read only in list forms. Programmatically Set SharePoint list field to Read-Only…

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Find and Delete Orphaned Users in SharePoint with PowerShell

Some times back, I posted an article on Orphaned Users in SharePoint. in short, SharePoint orphaned users are those who are deleted from Active Directory, but still have permissions to SharePoint sites!  Read more here: Find and Delete Orphaned Users in SharePoint PowerShell to Find and Delete Orphaned Users in SharePoint Now,…

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Fix Custom SharePoint 2010 Logo Missing in Web Part Pages

SharePoint 2010 and SharePoint 2007 web part pages doesn’t display the custom logo because they override PlaceHolderPageTitleInTitleArea place holder. Even though the new logo you applied reflects on all other places, Web part pages are still displaying SharePoint 2010’s default logo. Well, Its a known issue. To fix this on web part…

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Export SharePoint Users and Groups to Excel using PowerShell

Requirement: Export SharePoint Users and Groups to Excel for analyzing SharePoint Groups and Users along with their Account Name, E-mails!We can export SharePoint User Group to excel using PowerShell. Here is how: PowerShell Script to Export Users & Groups: This script will Export SharePoint user group to excel. Here is the report…

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Import from CSV to SharePoint List with People Picker Field Values

Requirement is: To add bulk of records from a CSV file to SharePoint list with People Picker field of “Allow multiple selections” set to “Yes”. Unfortunately, SharePoint datasheet view doesn’t allow us to copy-paste People picker values. So, I got to write the script! Here is my data to be imported to…

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Set SharePoint Person or Group Field (People Picker) Default Value to Current User

Requirement: In a request tracking system, wanted to auto-populate people picker value from currently logged-in User.  Solution:  How to set the People Picker field value to the current user? Let’s use jQuery and SPServices to fetch the logged-in user name and fill the SharePoint list form’s people picker field value. In short,…

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SharePoint Incoming Email does not Trigger Workflow

Today, created a Nintex workflow to send out E-mail notification to SharePoint groups. Start-up option for the workflow was: “Start when Items are created”, but in SharePoint 2007 incoming email didn’t trigger the workflow on new item creation. Root cause: Incoming E-mail attachments areuploaded to SharePoint libraries using “System Account” (If E-mail…

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