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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Copy Alerts from One SharePoint List or Library to Another – Using PowerShell

Requirement: Copy Alerts from one SharePoint list to another list. Solution: Use this PowerShell script to copy alerts between SharePoint lists or libraries. My scenario is: We have a list with a number of alerts created for various users. We copied that list to a new site through “Save list as template”…

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Copy List Items Between SharePoint Lists using PowerShell

Requirement: Copy List Items Between SharePoint Lists using PowerShellOne of our SharePoint list called “News” grown rapidly and wanted to archive its contents to another list periodically. Solution: So the task is to copy list items between SharePoint Lists. Let’s achieve it using PowerShell. Important: Both lists should have same columns! So,…

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How to Copy a Site Collection in SharePoint?

Requirement: Clone the Production SharePoint site collection to Test environment for UAT. Copy a Site Collection in SharePoint using PowerShell: While Copy-SPSite cmdlet on SharePoint 2013 or later serves the purpose, It can clone site collection only within the same web application. What if you want to copy a site collection to…

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Export and Import Subsite in SharePoint 2013 using PowerShell

Export-Import subsite using PowerShell in SharePoint 2013 How to export SharePoint subsite? Export subsite SharePoint 2013 PowerShell, Unlike SharePoint 2013, you’ll have to create a subsite first and then import. Export-SPWeb cmdlet used to export a subsite, list, or document library. Open SharePoint 2013 Management Shell and run this command. Change Site…

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Get SharePoint Timer Job History using PowerShell

Requirement: Retrieve and review the SharePoint timer job history for troubleshooting an issue. How to get timer job history in SharePoint? SharePoint 2013 Central Administration site provides an interface to get a timer job history. Here are the steps to get SharePoint timer job history in SharePoint. Navigate to SharePoint 2013 Central…

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Open SharePoint List Items in Edit Mode by Default

Requirement: Open SharePoint Task list items in Edit form directly instead of “Display form”. Solution: Go to your SharePoint task list, click on Site settings gear, Choose “Edit page”  Add a script editor and place the below code: Here is the jQuery to launch list items in Edit mode: Now, on clicking…

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Access Denied Error After Migrating from SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint 2013

Problem: After migrating from SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint 2013 using database attach method, all users received “access denied” error and they were unable to login. Made sure, both the source and destination SharePoint farms are in same Active Directory domain. Root cause: This is because by default SharePoint 2013 web applications are…

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