"Metadata Navigation Settings" Link Missing in SharePoint 2013 Document Library?

February 28, 2014    , , , ,
Problem: Metadata navigation settings in SharePoint document library is missing! Metadata navigation makes it easier to find and dynamically filter content in large lists and libraries.  Once enabled, it uses a navigation tree in the quick launch. Solution: You must activate "Metad…

Find All Inactive Features in SharePoint with PowerShell

February 24, 2014    , , , , , ,
What is inactive Feature in SharePoint? Well, Features which are installed but not activated anywhere! Here is the PowerShell script to find inactive features for SharePoint: Add-PSSnapin "Microsoft.SharePoint.Powershell" -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue $InactiveFeatures = @() #Get A…

SharePoint Features Usage Report using PowerShell

February 24, 2014    , , , , , , , ,
Task: Generate a report for All Installed/Activated Features for the entire SharePoint Environment. Here are some nifty PowerShell scripts to find features installed on the farm as well as specific features activated on a particular scope. Get-SPFeature cmdlet: Get-SPFeature cmdlet retrieves …

How to Add New List Item in SharePoint using PowerShell?

February 22, 2014    , , , , , ,
My PowerShell scripts to add list item in SharePoint: Add SharePoint list items using PowerShell The syntax to add new list item in SharePoint using PowerShell, goes like this #Get Web and List Objects $Web = Get-SPWeb "http://sharepointsite.com" $List = $Web.Lists["ListName&qu…

Exclude a Column from SharePoint Search Crawl

February 20, 2014    , , , , , ,
Requirement:  By default, SharePoint search engine craws and indexes all documents and its associated metadata properties from lists and libraries. In our case, We keep few fields for configuration in a custom SharePoint application and don't want those fields to appear in SharePoint Search …

Copy Files to SharePoint Servers Remotely using PowerShell

February 20, 2014    ,
Requirement: During a branding project, We had to deploy a logo file every time to all SharePoint servers by individually logging in to them and copy pasting given file to all SharePoint 2013 server's 15 hive. Wanted to do a bit automation with PowerShell here. Let the PowerShell do Copy-Pas…

Find Who has Created / Modified a SharePoint View

February 20, 2014    , ,
Ever wondered how to find the user who has created or modified a particular SharePoint view? and when it was created/modified? Well, There is no SharePoint UI to get these information! But using SharePoint object model, we can retrieve these data programmatically from SPFile object's propert…

Get All SharePoint Site Collection Owners (Primary/Secondary Site Collection Administrators)

February 18, 2014    , , , , ,
Requirement is to find out owners of each SharePoint site collection in the environment.We needed this data to get approvals on critical changes and to inform site owners prior to maintenance windows. Simple! Use STSADM command: On SharePoint 2007 and above, STSADM command can be used to get p…

SharePoint Number Column without Commas

February 17, 2014    , , , , ,
Problem: SharePoint Number columns shows , (comma) in View/Display Forms. There are specific numeric columns, User wanted to display without commas. There is no direct way to remove comma/avoid thousand separator in SharePoint Number fields, But the below tricks help to get SharePoint 2007/201…

Add-Remove-Get Event Receivers in SharePoint with PowerShell

February 12, 2014    , , , , ,
We usually use C# console application or feature activation code to register event receivers with the target list or library in SharePoint. At times, we may have to handle event receiver associations explicitly. Of course, there are some great tools in codeplex (E.g. http://speventreceiverman.cod…

Create Sharepoint Alert for a Group

February 03, 2014    , , , , , ,
SharePoint doesn't provide a direct way to create alerts for groups. Alerts are always targeted to individual user accounts in SharePoint. If you have a requirement to create alerts for a group of people, create a E-mail enabled AD security group and add alert to it from SharePoint. Set a…

Increase Maximum Size of Site Template, List Templates in SharePoint

February 02, 2014    , , , , , , , ,
In SharePoint 2007, You can't save a list or site template (.stp ) file which is bigger than 10MB. MOSS 2007 gives an error message: " The list is too large to save as a template. The size of a template cannot exceed 10485760 bytes. " When you try to save a list or site which by inc…

Delete List Template in SharePoint using PowerShell

February 02, 2014    , , , , ,
Requirement:   Delete a list template in SharePoint How to delete a list template SharePoint? To remove list template in SharePoint, Login to your SharePoint site collection (List templates are scoped at site collection level) >> Click on Settings >> Site Settings On Site Setting…

Copy Attachment from SharePoint List to Document Library using SharePoint Designer - PowerShell

February 01, 2014    , , , , , , ,
Requirement: Copy Attachments from SharePoint List to Document Library Solution: SharePoint keeps attachments under "List >> Attachments >> 'List Item ID'" folder path. So, if you want to copy attachment from list to document library, follow these steps: Open you…

Server Status Remains "Upgrade Available" Even After Installing Latest Patches

February 01, 2014    , , ,
Recently, We patched one of our SharePoint 2013 environment and ran SharePoint products configuration wizard without any issues. However, we noticed that the server status is still in "Upgrade Available" for SharePoint application & Web front end server from Central Administration &…

Create Service Application Proxy Group in SharePoint 2013 using PowerShell

February 01, 2014    , , , , , ,
What is Proxy Group in SharePoint? SharePoint 2016 groups service applications together for consumption of the web application through proxy groups. These are simply groupings of service applications that you can deploy to different web applications. In other words, A proxy group is a link betwe…

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