SharePoint 2016 IT Preview Released

August 30, 2015    
SharePoint 2016 IT preview has been released! Cloud-first infrastructure, Large file support (10GB!), Durable links, Zero downtime on patching, App launcher, Cloud hybrid search are some new exciting features!! You can download the SharePoint 2016 IT Preview at: https://www.microsoft.com/en-u…

Update Calculated Column Formula in SharePoint List using PowerShell

August 27, 2015    , , , ,
Requirement: Update a Calculated Field's formula for a specific column of a list across entire site collection. PowerShell to update calculated field formula in SharePoint: This updates the site column's formula for all subsites in the site collection. Add-PSSnapin Microsoft.SharePoi…

Find All Web Parts in Use in a SharePoint Site using PowerShell

August 27, 2015    , , , , , , ,
Requirement: Generate a report to get the Inventory of all web parts in use in a SharePoint site collection. PowerShell script to generate web parts in use in a site collection: Add-PSSnapin Microsoft.SharePoint.PowerShell -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue #Configuration parameters $SiteURL = &q…

How to Create a Self-Signed SSL Certificate in IIS for SharePoint?

August 27, 2015    , , , , ,
Self-Signed certificates provides encryption between the two ends. Technically, self-signed certificate are signed with its own private key. Often they are used in ADFS configuration. We may also have to use self-signed certificates in DEV-Test environments and for evaluations purposes. Lets see …

SharePoint 2013 Design Manager - Cannot Map Network Drive in Windows Server 2008/2012?

August 26, 2015    , , , ,
Problem:  I was trying to map Master Page Gallery as network drive from Windows Server 2008 R2, but got this error message: "Network Error: Windows cannot access <URL>. Check the spelling of the name. Otherwise, there might be a problem with your network. To try to identify and resol…

Get Current User Account Name, E-Mail using Javascript Client Object Model in SharePoint 2013

August 24, 2015    , , ,
Get Current User Account Name, E-Mail in JavaScript Client Object Model You can use this code in Content Editor/Script editor or anywhere in SharePoint artifacts like Pages, Page Layouts, Master pages or external Javascript files. <script type="text/javascript"> ExecuteOrDela…

SharePoint Online: Get All Lists and Libraries using PowerShell

August 22, 2015    , , , , , ,
While working with SharePoint online, you may have to iterate through all lists in a site. Here is the PowerShell script to get all lists from SharePoint online site. SharePoint Online: PowerShell to Get All Lists   Here is the PowerShell script to get all lists and libraries from given Share…

How to Use ULS Log Viewer to Analyse SharePoint Errors?

August 21, 2015    , , , , ,
ULS logs are unavoidable in SharePoint administration and support. This post describes the basic usage of ULS log viewer to reveal actual error message in SharePoint 2013 environment. Scenario: You got an E-mail from end-user saying: They received a typical "An unexpected error has occurr…

Display List from Top Level Site to SubSite in SharePoint

August 21, 2015    , , , ,
Requirement: We have a announcement list in Top level site of a SharePoint 2013 site collection and wanted it to appear on each subsite! Solution: Requirements to show Lists/Libraries from Root site to Sub-site or Sub-site to Root site is quite common. In short, the solution idea is: Export t…

Query-Import SharePoint List to Excel using Data Source Connections

August 14, 2015    
Have you ever had to query and import SharePoint list to Excel? or ever required to use SharePoint list as excel data source? Well, just follow these steps to excel data connection to use SharePoint list as excel data source: Step 1: Create a SharePoint list view with desired columns and order:…

How to Delete a Document Library in SharePoint using PowerShell?

August 13, 2015    , , , , ,
Task: Delete document library in SharePoint with PowerShell How to Delete a Document Library in SharePoint? Document Libraries are used to store and manage Microsoft Office documents, PDF files, and other type of files within SharePoint. To delete a document library in SharePoint, follow the…

How to Delete a Permission Level in SharePoint using PowerShell?

August 07, 2015    , , , , ,
Requirement: PowerShell to remove a permission level in SharePoint How to remove a permission level in SharePoint? To delete a permission level in SharePoint, follow these steps: Login to your SharePoint site as Farm/Site collection administrator.  Navigate to Site Settings >> Site Pe…

How to Save List as a Template using PowerShell in SharePoint?

August 07, 2015    , , , , , , ,
Requirement: Save SharePoint list as a template using PowerShell How to Save List as template in SharePoint? List templates in SharePoint provides great re-usability without having to recreate every single columns. Say for e.g. you may have created a custom list (say: Projects) in a SharePoin…

SharePoint Online: Add Site Collection Administrator using PowerShell

August 01, 2015    , , , , , ,
Site Collection Administrator in SharePoint Online SharePoint site collection administrators have Full access rights to manage all sites under a site collection. When creating a site collection, a Global Administrator or SharePoint Online Administrator will automatically become the primary site …

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