Create a SharePoint Group using PowerShell

Requirement: Create a new SharePoint Group using PowerShell SharePoint groups simplify permission management by assigning a set of users to a group and assigning permission levels to them through the group. There are default groups that get created based on the site template you choose while creating site collections, Such as Owners,…

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“There has been a critical error while processing the form.” – Error in InfoPath

Problem: SharePoint browser-enabled InfoPath form gave this error message: There has been a critical error while processing the form.Click Start Over to load a new copy of the form. If this error persists, contact the support team for the Web site. Click Close to exit this message. Error details:Object doesn’t support property or…

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How to Connect to SharePoint Online from PowerShell?

I know I said it several times, but I’ll say it again: I’m a big fan of PowerShell! PowerShell makes repetitive tasks easier and makes our life smarter, and it helps to automate complex tasks and reduces the risk of human errors. In this article, I’m exploring how to use PowerShell with…

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Delete Button Missing in SharePoint Column? Here is How to Delete it!

How to delete a Column from SharePoint List when Delete Button is missing? Unable to delete list column in SharePoint since there is no delete button in field properties? In some cases, columns added through “Add existing columns” don’t provide the option to delete! To make them deletable, revert these two properties:…

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Delete a Site Column using PowerShell in SharePoint

Requirement: Delete site column with PowerShell in SharePoint How to Delete a Site Column in SharePoint? Site columns in SharePoint can be deleted when we don’t need them anymore. When you delete a site column, any lists and libraries with the particular site column don’t get affected, and that site column becomes…

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Create Site Column in SharePoint using PowerShell

Site columns are reusable fields that you can add to your SharePoint sites, and they can be used in any number of lists or libraries! The PowerShell way of adding site columns is extremely helpful when you have to add site columns in bulk. Say, You may have certain site columns created…

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Copy Permissions from One User to Another in SharePoint using PowerShell

Permission management in SharePoint is always a complex task, especially in large environments. Granting permissions in SharePoint becomes cumbersome when you are trying to clone an existing user’s access rights. Consider this scenario: You have an existing user in a department granted access to various SharePoint web applications, sites, lists, files, etc.,…

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PowerShell to Create a Folder in SharePoint Document Library

Requirement: Create a new folder in SharePoint Server Document Library. How to add a folder in SharePoint Document Library using PowerShell? By using PowerShell, you can quickly create folders in SharePoint. This blog post will learn how to use PowerShell to create a new folder in a SharePoint document library. To create…

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The text entered for Person or Group Column isn’t an item from the list. Select an item from the list, or enter text that matches one of the listed items

Problem: End-user wants to copy-paste a bunch of rows from Excel to SharePoint using Datasheet view. Datasheet view doesn’t allow users to paste the data for Person or Group type column! It gives the error message: The Text entered for the “Person or Group column” isn’t an item from the list. Select…

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Disable Throttling on SharePoint List using PowerShell

The throttling feature helps to avoid performance hits in SharePoint. We set throttling limits for an entire web application, and it’s not possible to set throttling limits on a specific SharePoint list or library. But we can disable/enable throttling on SharePoint lists. PowerShell to disable list throttling: Use the below script to…

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