How to find the SharePoint Site Template being used?

How to find the site template of an existing SharePoint site? There are many ways to find the site definition being used for a site, Here are some: 1. Use SharePoint Manager to find the SharePoint site template. Navigate through the site, and look for “Web Template” as in the below picture….

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Want to know your SharePoint version?

There are several ways to get your SharePoint version. Here are some: You can get the SharePoint version in central administration. Go to CA > Operations >  Servers in Farm (under Topology and Services) 2. You can identify the SharePoint version from Installed Programs. Go to Control Panel > Add and Remove…

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SharePoint Search Crawl Rules – What is that, what it does for us?

Search Crawl rules are mechanisms to influencing the behavior of the crawler when it crawls specific sites. A single crawl rule is created by specifying a URL wildcard matching sites plus a set of options for setting the behavior of the crawler for these sites. When performing a search in SharePoint you…

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Manage Blocked File Types in SharePoint

Recently another user came to me saying, He got the below error while he tried uploading a file to SharePoint: “The following file(s) have been blocked by the administrator” This is because: The user tried uploading .OCX files, which were in the blocked file type. Here is what I did to allow…

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