Find Who has Created / Modified a SharePoint View

Have you ever wondered how to find the user who has created or modified a particular SharePoint view? And when was it created/modified? Well, there is no SharePoint UI to get this information! But using the SharePoint object model, we can retrieve these data programmatically from SPFile object’s properties. Here is how…

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Column Default Value Settings based on Location in SharePoint

While it’s possible to set default values for SharePoint columns at library level at field settings, What if you want to set the default column value of a document based on the folders it’s saved? SharePoint Server / SharePoint Online provides a new feature to set metadata values based on the location!…

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How to Create a Subsite in SharePoint?

What is a subsite in SharePoint? A subsite is a site that is nested within a parent site, inheriting its permissions, navigation, and other settings. Subsites are useful for organizing related content, projects, or teams within a larger SharePoint site structure. Whether you’re using Microsoft SharePoint 2013, 2016, or SharePoint Online, understanding…

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Get Query String and Set List Form Field Value using jQuery

Years back, I used JavaScript for the similar requirement in SharePoint 2007: Get the value from URL Query String and populate the value of SharePoint list form field: How to Get the Query String from URL and Set SharePoint List Form field value? Now in SharePoint 2010, lets use jQuery to get…

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Hide List Form Field in SharePoint using jQuery

My earlier post listed various methods such as C# Object model, PowerShell, JavaScript methods to hide columns in SharePoint list forms: Hide Columns in SharePoint List NewForm, EditForm and DispForms Now, let’s hide fields in SharePoint list form pages using jQuery. Let’s say you have a field called “Parent Project” and want…

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SharePoint Permission Levels – Explained

As organizations grow and projects become more complex, managing access to files and information becomes increasingly important. SharePoint, Microsoft’s web-based collaboration platform, offers powerful tools for controlling access to resources, but great power comes with great responsibility. In this comprehensive guide, I will walk you through everything you need to know about…

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Create a Scheduled Task to Run PowerShell Script

Requirement: Schedule PowerShell Script in Windows Task Scheduler. PowerShell is really a game-changer to automate repetitive or time-consuming processes, isn’t it? We have a PowerShell script to generate a report on SharePoint content database size growth – Storage Report; we used to run it on the first day of every month on…

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Navigation Link Missing in SharePoint Site Settings

Created a site collection for the “Marketing” team today, and they came with a complaint: “I couldn’t see the Navigation link under site settings! As the ‘Navigation’ component gives more options, we need it badly! How do we get it?”, Alright, I went to Site Actions  >> Site Settings >> Look and…

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