Create a SharePoint Group using PowerShell

January 30, 2015    , , , , , ,
Requirement: Create new SharePoint Group using PowerShell SharePoint groups to simplifies permission management by assigning a set of users to a group and assigning permission level to them through the group. There are default groups gets created based on the site template you choose while cr…

How to Connect to SharePoint Online from PowerShell?

January 27, 2015    , , , ,
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. It helps to automate complex tasks and reduces the risk of human errors. In this article, I'm exploring how to use PowerShell with S…

Delete a Site Column using PowerShell in SharePoint

January 21, 2015    , , , , , ,
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 doesn't get affecte…

Copy Permissions from One User to Another in SharePoint using PowerShell

January 20, 2015    , , , , , ,
Permission management in SharePoint is always a complex task especially on large environments. Granting permissions in SharePoint becomes cumbersome when you are in a situation to clone an existing user's access rights. Consider this scenario: You have an existing user in a department granted…

SharePoint 2013: PowerShell to Create a Folder in Document Library

January 20, 2015    , , , , ,
Requirement: Create a new folder in SharePoint How to add folder in SharePoint Document Library using PowerShell: To create folder in document library in SharePoint 2013, use this PowerShell script: $folder = $list.Folders.Add("", [Microsoft.SharePoint.SPFileSystemObjectType]::Folde…

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

January 19, 2015    , , ,
Problem: End-user wants to copy paste bunch of rows from Excel to SharePoint using Datasheet view. Datasheet view doesn't allow user 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 t…

SharePoint 2013 Patch (Service Pack-CU-Hotfix) Installation Guide - Step by Step

January 10, 2015    , , , , , ,
So you want to maintain your SharePoint environment healthy, secure, stable and up to date by installing latest patches? Well, this article walks through the various steps involved in installing patches for your SharePoint 2013 environment. SharePoint 2013 patching best practices Before procee…

SharePoint 2013 Specific User Permission Analysis Report using PowerShell

January 05, 2015    , , , , , ,
Analyzing SharePoint permissions for a particular user is often a common task in SharePoint administration. Generally, How do we check what permissions a user has on SharePoint content? By getting into site or list settings page and check permissions for the particular user, isn't it? Well, Y…

SharePoint Online: Activate a Feature using PowerShell

January 03, 2015    , , , , ,
Requirement: Activate a feature in SharePoint online site collection using PowerShell. Solution: In SharePoint On-Premises, We use: Enable-SPFeature cmdlet to activate/enable features. In SharePoint online there is no such cmdlet available through PowerShell to activate feature. But we can u…

How to Hide Column Headers in SharePoint List View Web Parts using CSS, jQuery?

January 02, 2015    , , , , ,
I was looking for some ways to hide SharePoint list view column headers today. Here are my findings: You can use CSS to hide column headers Use JavaScript/JQuery to Hide column headers You can edit the page in SharePoint designer and remove column headers Hide Column Headers of All List V…

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