SharePoint Offline Synchronization with Colligo Reader

With this free tool, You can connect to a SharePoint site and download the documents and lists to your local machine and access them offline. There is another product from the same vendor, Colligo Contributor, which allows two-way sync with SharePoint and which is not free. By the way, we have SharePoint…

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SharePoint SubSite Size Storage Report

SharePoint 2010 offers nice storage reports with sub-sites. Go to: Site actions > Site Collection Administration >  Storage Metrics to determine the size of SharePoint subsite Get SharePoint Subsite Size with PowerShell: how to check SharePoint subsite size? We Can use PowerShell to get subsite size. Here is the PowerShell script to…

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Playing Videos in SharePoint using JWPlayer

Requirement:  To play a .MOV video file in SharePoint site. Solution: Used the JWPlayer in SharePoint. Here are the detailed steps. Step 1: Download the JWPlayer files from https://www.longtailvideo.com/jw/upload/mediaplayer-viral.zip Extract and open the jwplayer.js file, Search for  /jwplayer/player.swf and then replace this with the location where you are going to upload the files….

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IIS URL Rewrite Module with SharePoint

Want to get rid of “/Pages/” from SharePoint URL? Want to redirect from “HTTP” to “HTTPS”? Want to redirect from one SharePoint site to another? Then your search ends here. Use IIS URL Rewrite Module, Just a free add-on to IIS. Here are the posts on using IIS Rewrite module with SharePoint:…

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Excellent Online Tools to Build & Test Regular Expressions

Often I’m forgetting syntax with regular expressions and it leads to trouble! Lately, I find these online tools which helped me to build better regular expressions in my coding (Yes, I do code rarely!) 1. https://regexr.com/   – Online Regular Expression builder with brief help text on each regular expression character. https://gskinner.com/RegExr/desktop/ –…

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List Aggregation/Rollup in SharePoint – Third Party Products

There are many third-party products are available to achieve List Aggregation or Roll-up in SharePoint. Here is the comparison table in my View:  Feature Bamboo solutions  SharePoint Boost URL: https://bamboosolutions.com/sharepoint/web-parts/list-rollup/ https://www.boostsolutions.com/listcollection.html Export to Excel/PDF No No Across Sites and Site Collections Yes No. ONLY within Site collection! Cross-Site collection/Sub-sites Yes Yes Filtering/Sorting…

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Tools to Create Mockup for SharePoint Sites

Looking for Creating Mockups for your SharePoint Site? Here is the wonderful product: Balsamiq URL: https://balsamiq.com/products/mockups SharePoint 2010 balsamiq wire frames: Visio 2010 comes with Powerful UI wire frame features, You can give a try to it. Don’t forget to start with downloading SharePoint stencil for Visio from https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=35772 https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=21480 Other tools:…

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