How to Create Redirect (URL Shortcut) to a Subsite in SharePoint?

May 28, 2014    , , , , , ,
Requirement: We've a sub-site located at the URL - http://sharepoint.crescent.com/sites/marketing/regions/us/brandcenter/ and the requirement is to create a shortcut to this subsite. That is the URL shortcut: http://brandcenter.com should redirect to the above subsite. Solution: To red…

Configure Self Service Site Creation in SharePoint 2013

May 24, 2014    , , , ,
What is Self Service Site Creation in SharePoint? To create a new Site collection in SharePoint, Usually SharePoint Administrators use SharePoint Central Administration site or SharePoint Management Shell. Self-Service Site Creation feature enables end users to create site collections within a p…

How to Hide Quick Launch Bar in SharePoint 2013?

May 22, 2014    , , , , , ,
How to hide SharePoint quick launch? Want to remove the quick launch from SharePoint 2013 or SharePoint 2016 sites, perhaps to see the home page in full width? How to hide quick launch in SharePoint 2013?  Well, to enable or disable Quick Launch through the SharePoint 2013 user interface, Go to:…

Enable Anonymous Access in SharePoint using PowerShell

May 21, 2014    , , , , , ,
How to Enable Anonymous Access in SharePoint using PowerShell? In continuation with my last post, How to Enable Anonymous Access in SharePoint 2013 , Here are some nifty PowerShell scripts to manage anonymous access in SharePoint: Enabling anonymous access in SharePoint involves three steps:…

How to Enable Anonymous Access in SharePoint 2013?

May 21, 2014    , , , , ,
As the name suggests, Anonymous access allows anonymous users to view pages in SharePoint. Setting up anonymous access in SharePoint sites is a common task for most us, Often we do it to enable anonymous access for SharePoint 2013 for public facing sites. Lets see the steps needed to configure an…

Merge-SPLogFile: Merge SharePoint Log Files from Multiple Servers

May 17, 2014    , , , , , ,
Problem: In a multi-server SharePoint farm, if you need to trace an issue, you have to log-in and review the ULS logs on each server in the farm. This process could be tedious in multi-server farms since you're not sure on which server the error has occurred. Solution: Use the Merge-SPLog…

Database is up to date, but some sites are not completely upgraded

May 17, 2014    , , , , , ,
Problem: Getting database status as "Database is up to date, but some sites are not completely upgraded" from "Review Database Status" page in Central Administration, Root Cause: This simple means: SharePoint Products Configuration wizard is unsuccessful in upgrading the …

Restore-SPSite: The operation that you are attempting to perform cannot be completed successfully

May 15, 2014    , , , ,
Problem: While trying to restore a site collection, with "Restore-SPSite" cmdlet in PowerShell, Got this error: Restore-SPSite : The operation that you are attempting to perform cannot be completed successfully.  No content databases in the web application were available to store yo…

Change Quick Launch Width in SharePoint 2013/2010/2007

May 07, 2014    , , , , , ,
When using lengthy titles in SharePoint 2013 quick launch bar, we may have to increase the width to fit the contents without wrapping to next line. Here are the nifty collection of CSS styles to change the width of left navigation in SharePoint. SharePoint 2013 left navigation width: <style…

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