Create a SharePoint Group using PowerShell

Requirement: Create 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, Members,…

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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. It helps to automate complex tasks and reduces the risk of human errors. In this article, I’m exploring how to use PowerShell with SharePoint…

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

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. That site column becomes a…

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Create Site Column in SharePoint using PowerShell

The PowerShell way of adding site column is extremely helpful when you have to add site columns in bulk. Say for e.g. You may have certain site columns created in your DEV environment and would like to have them in Staging or in PROD environment. Will you be creating them one by…

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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 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 access to various SharePoint web applications, sites, lists,…

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SharePoint 2013: PowerShell to Create a Folder in Document Library

Requirement: Create a new folder in SharePoint How to add a folder in SharePoint Document Library using PowerShell? To create a folder in the document library in SharePoint 2013, use this PowerShell script: The above codes doesn’t provide much fault tolerance, isn’t it? What if the particular library we are looking for…

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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

Throttling feature helps to avoid performance hits in SharePoint. We set throttling limits for entire web application. Its not possible to set throttling limits on specific SharePoint list or library. But we can disable/enable throttling on SharePoint lists. PowerShell to disable list throttling: Use the below script to disable list throttling in…

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