Create Enterprise Search Center in SharePoint using PowerShell

What is Search Center in SharePoint? Search Center site in SharePoint provides an interface for users to submit search queries and get search results similar to any other search engine. A Search Center site is typically a top-level site of a site collection that provides a central search facility. How to Create…

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SharePoint Online: Add User to Group using PowerShell

Requirement: SharePoint Online PowerShell to Add User to Group How to add users to an existing group in SharePoint Online? Each SharePoint Online site comes with a default set of SharePoint groups, such as Owners, Members, and Visitors. You can add users to these groups so that you can manage group permissions…

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Site Owners with Full Control Could Not Access or Edit SharePoint Group

Problem: Site Owners with full control couldn’t access or edit member of a group. Root cause: By default, only SharePoint group owners can add/remove members of the group, even though you have full control access rights to the site – This is by design! Solution: Change the group owner! You can either…

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How to Change SharePoint Group Owner using PowerShell?

Change group owner in SharePoint site: Follow these steps to update SharePoint group owner in SharePoint. Go to Site Settings >>  People and Groups Pick the group you want from the Left navigation From the group page, Click on Settings >> Group Settings >> Set the new group owner in “Group Owner”…

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SharePoint Group Owner Cannot Add User! Gets Access Denied

Problem:  SharePoint group owner cannot add user! group owner gets access denied. Root cause: Its a common misconception that group owners get access automatically as you made them owner of the group! Just because you made someone as “Group Owner” doesn’t mean they get access to the site! They can’t access the…

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SharePoint Online: Delete Content Type using PowerShell

Requirement: SharePoint Online Delete Content Type from site. How to delete a content type in SharePoint Online? Content types which are not used by lists or libraries can be deleted. To delete a content type in SharePoint Online, follow these steps: Login to your SharePoint online site >> Click on Site settings…

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How to Add User to SharePoint Group using PowerShell?

Requirement: Add User to SharePoint Group using PowerShell How to add a user to a group in SharePoint 2016? From the SharePoint site, you can follow the below steps to add a user to a particular group. Go to your SharePoint site and click on Site Settings gear icon >> Select “Site…

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How to Upload List Template in SharePoint 2013?

Requirement: Upload a list template in SharePoint 2013! SharePoint 2013 offers many list templates such as Task List, contacts, calendar, etc to create clones. At times, You may have to import a custom list template obtained from other sites into your SharePoint. How to upload a list template in SharePoint 2013? SharePoint…

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SharePoint 2016 Installation Guide – Step by Step

SharePoint 2016 is in RTM finally with all new features. Lets walk-through SharePoint 2016 standalone installation process step by step: System Requirements: What’s my Server Farm Configuration?Here is my SharePoint 2016 farm’s server configuration (Hardware/software). Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard as Server Operating system and SQL Server 2014 Standard SP1 as my…

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InfoPath Form: Show Thank You Page on Submit

Requirement: To deliver a better user experience, wanted to show a neatly designed thank you page on submitting a customized SharePoint list form in InfoPath. Although we can customize the standard popup message shown on successful submissions through “Submit Options” under the Data tab, we wanted to customize the entire look and…

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