Configure Require Check Out Settings in SharePoint 2016

Require Check out Setting in SharePoint Check out is a quick way to lock a document from editing by other users. The require check out feature in SharePoint 2016 eliminates the risk of accidentally overriding another user’s update on the same document at the same time. As SharePoint is a collaboration platform,…

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How to Reindex a SharePoint Site using PowerShell?

Requirement: Reindex SharePoint Site collection using PowerShell. Reindex feature introduced in SharePoint 2013 onwards allows you to force the search service to re-index the whole site, list, or library (doesn’t matter items are changed or not). By default, the full crawl picks up all items, however when you reindex, SharePoint marks the…

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How to Delete Drop Off Library in SharePoint 2016?

Problem:When the content organizer feature is enabled, it creates a “Drop Off Library” document library in your SharePoint site. But disabling the feature does not remove the library! Also, you can’t simply delete “Drop Off Library” because the “Delete this document library” link is not available when you go to “Library Settings”….

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How to Copy a SharePoint List using PowerShell?

Requirement: Copy a SharePoint List to Another List How to copy a list in SharePoint? While Export-Import is an option, You can save the list with or without content as a template and create any number of new list or libraries from the list template. Go to the list settings and save…

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How to Change the Document Template in SharePoint Document Library?

Requirement: Change document template in SharePoint document library. How to Add New Document Template in SharePoint? To add a document template to the SharePoint document library, we’ve to first upload a new document template to SharePoint and then change the document template URL of the SharePoint document library from Document Library Settings…

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How to Add Document Template to Content Type in SharePoint?

Requirement:  Add document template to content type in SharePoint. How to Associate a Document template with content type? Content type with document template helps to enforce consistency and save time on SharePoint document management. With document templates, users who create new documents based on a content type can have a pre-populated starting…

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PowerShell to Search SharePoint and Export Results to CSV using Keyword Query

Requirement: Search SharePoint site and export the search results to CSV file using PowerShell. PowerShell to Export SharePoint Search Results to CSV: Here is the PowerShell to search all documents in a SharePoint Online site collection and export search results to CSV.  and the result CSV: Here is how to search SharePoint…

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How to Make a Field Required in SharePoint List using PowerShell?

Requirement: Make a Field Required in SharePoint Online List. How to Set a List Field Required in SharePoint? To make a field required in SharePoint, or to remove the required field (to make it non-mandatory) in SharePoint list: Go to List Settings >> Pick the Field by Clicking on its “Title” under…

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Create Search Service Application in SharePoint 2016 Multi-Server Farm using PowerShell

The Search Service Application in SharePoint provides a search functionality, as its name implies. We have to use PowerShell scripts to configure search service application from SharePoint 2013 onwards as there is no user interface to configure the Search topology from SharePoint Central Admin – although we can create a new search…

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