List View Threshold in SharePoint Online – FAQs

What is List View Threshold Limit in SharePoint Online? List View Threshold is a limit of 5000 items in SharePoint Online, which can’t be exceeded! Although SharePoint Online can store up to 30 million items, when a list view tries to show more than 5000 items, you’ll get “The attempted operation is…

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SharePoint Site Collection vs Subsite – Determine Which One to Create

SharePoint newbies often get confused with this question: When to create Site collection and when to use Subsites? What are the advantages of having a Ste collection rather subsite? Well, the choice of Site collection or subsite can be determined based on these factors: Security/Permission Management – Every Site collection uses unique…

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SharePoint 2010 Visual Upgrade – FAQs

What is Visual Upgrade in SharePoint 2010? Lets understand visual upgrade in SharePoint 2010. In short: It’s a feature introduced in SharePoint 2010 to ease up transition from MOSS 2007 user interface to SharePoint 2010 UI. When sites migrated from MOSS 2007 using database attach method, They will be using the v3…

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SharePoint “NT AUTHORITY\Authenticated Users” – FAQs

Who are AUTHORITY\Authenticated Users in SharePoint? Any user account that can log on to your network! So, If you want all of your AD users to access a SharePoint site, Grant access to “NT AUTHORITY\Authenticated Users” to the relevant SharePoint group. ‘NT Authority\Authenticated Users’ can also be used to grant access to…

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What is SPContext in SharePoint?

SPContext is often used with custom web parts and pages to retrieve SharePoint site objects from the context of the SharePoint site accessed. Its a good practice to use SPContext instead of creating new objects (So that we can avoid disposal of objects). SPContext object will be available for access in our…

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Can I Install Both SharePoint Designer 2007 and SharePoint Designer 2010 on the Same Machine?

As a SharePoint administrator, You may have to have both SharePoint Designer 2007 and SharePoint Designer 2010 on the Same Machine to Manage SharePoint sites. Because SharePoint designer 2010 can’t be used for managing SharePoint 2007 sites, same way SharePoint Designer 2007 can not be used with SharePoint 2010 sites. Technically, You…

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