How to Stop and Start All SharePoint 2013 Farm Services using PowerShell?

Prior to SharePoint patching, its a best practice to Stop all SharePoint 2013 and its related services and then start once patching is completed. If you don’t do this, your service pack or patch installation will take longer than its expected. So what are all the services to be stopped? SharePoint 2013…

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SharePoint 2013 Search Crawl Log History Report

Requirement: Generate SharePoint 2013 search crawl report on daily basis. How to Get SharePoint Search Crawl Log? Crawl history can be viewed from SharePoint 2013 search service application as in the below screen. It gives the crawl log history report for all content sources. Why don’t we automate it with PowerShell, so…

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SharePoint Online: Delete All List Items using PowerShell

Requirement: Delete All Items from SharePoint Online List using PowerShell We have a list in SharePoint Online – Office 365 site with a bunch of items. Need them to be deleted in bulk rather than deleting one by one from SharePoint web UI. So, let us use SharePoint Online PowerShell to delete…

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How to Delete a List in SharePoint Online using CSOM-PowerShell?

Requirement: Delete a list in SharePoint Online using PowerShell. Important: Make sure, you have SharePoint Online client run time installed on the client machine before proceeding. Download it from here: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=42038 PowerShell Script to delete a List in SharePoint Online: Run it in PowerShell ISE: You can use this PowerShell to delete…

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How to Delete a Service Application in SharePoint 2013 using PowerShell?

Requirement: Delete SharePoint 2010/2013 Service Application using PowerShell. How to Delete a Service Application in SharePoint 2013? Go to SharePoint 2013 Central Administration site  Navigate to Application Management >> Manage service applications On the Manage Service Applications page, Select the Service application that you want to delete. Click on the “Delete” button…

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Configure Variations Feature in SharePoint 2013 – Step by Step

What is Variation in SharePoint 2013? Variations feature provides multi-lingual support for SharePoint 2013 sites. It helps us to manage multi-lingual sites by making the same content available to specific language audiences across different sites by maintaining customizable copies of the content from the source variation in each target variation. A variation…

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Remove User from SharePoint Group using PowerShell

How to Remove user from SharePoint group? From the SharePoint Web interface, if you want to remove a user from the SharePoint group, log in as a SharePoint Administrator, navigate to: Click on Site Settings Gear icon >> Click on Site Settings From the Site settings page, click on the “People and…

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Hide “Upload” Button of a Document Library in SharePoint 2013

Requirement: Disable upload button in SharePoint document library! But why? Because, we wanted users to fill the form by creating new document from the New drop-down and not to upload any existing documents with Upload button. So we need to hide upload button in SharePoint 2013. Solution: CSS! Place this CSS either…

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