Enable/Disable Modern UX in SharePoint Online with PowerShell & CSOM

Microsoft has announced the rollout of several new enhancements to SharePoint Online team sites in Office 365. These  enhancements are the Modern UX for Team Site publishing ...
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Word Automation Services for SharePoint 2013

Introduction Word Automation Service is a service provided by Microsoft in SharePoint 2013 to perform conversion of documents that are supported by Microsoft Word. The ...
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Understanding SharePoint Framework (SPFx) – Developers’ Perspective

Our recent webinar on 'Introduction to SharePoint Framework’ (SPFx) attracted very active participation from a large number of developers.
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Configuring Workflow Manager in SharePoint 2013

Workflow Manager is a multi-tenant host for running and managing Windows Workflow Foundation workflows, and supporting high scale and high density execution. Workflow Manager ...
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Understanding Representational State Transfer (REST)

Introduction SharePoint 2013 introduces a Representational State Transfer (REST) service that is comparable to the existing SharePoint client object models. REST allows for a ...
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Comparing SharePoint Migration Tools

Microsoft SharePoint periodically releases newer versions with advanced features. There is value-add in every release, making migrating to newer versions beneficial ...
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What is SharePoint Sprawl?

Introduction SharePoint Sprawl explains a situation where an excessive number of unattended or rarely used SharePoint sites and content, farm. A perusal of such sites will have ...
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Creating Custom Master Page Using Design Manager

Design Manager is a collective set of pages and functionality in SharePoint 2013 that guides users through the design process. It gives one the ability to map a local drive to ...
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5 Ways to Maximize Business Value in Insurance with SharePoint

Today, enterprises have become data-intensive! It is all about controlling expenses, increasing efficiency and above all engaging with customers. The insurance Industry is no ...
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Hybrid in SharePoint 2016

Most of us who work on Microsoft SharePoint can safely agree that Microsoft is pushing its customer base towards SharePoint online. However, the fact is,  as long as the demand ...
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SharePoint Online and Salesforce Integration

SharePoint online and Salesforce are two different cloud platforms, provided as “Software as a Service” from two different vendors. SharePoint is a cloud based “Software as a ...
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SharePoint's 'Crawled' and 'Managed Properties' for Search

When we start learning SharePoint, we focus more on columns and site columns. However, in SharePoint 2013, the major feature that everyone talks about is the `search’ feature ...
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AngularJS with SharePoint

In the recent past, web apps have taken on an extremely important role with a prerequisite that they be fast and appealing. More importantly they need to be user friendly. ...
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When To Use Content Query Web Part (CQWP) and Content Search Web Part (CSWP)

Share Point 2013 has several out-of-the-box web parts and the most widely of these are Content Query Web Part (CQWP) and the Content Search Web Part (CSWP). These two web parts ...
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SharePoint 2013 User Profile Synchronization with Active Directory

SharePoint active directory import allows you to import the active directory user information to SharePoint user profile service.
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Provision SharePoint in One Click

Introduction Provisioning SharePoint makes it easier for developers and the organization too, as it reduces time consuming manual effort and resource utilization. More ...
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Apps in SharePoint

What are Apps? Over the last few years, desktops became laptops.  Laptops gave way to Notebooks. Notebooks became Ultra Books and the trend is moving towards Tablets and ...
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Customizing 'Content Query Webpart ItemStyle' using XSLT in SharePoint 2013

Share Point 2013 has many out-of-the-box web parts and one  of them, i.e. a widely used  web part is Content Query Web Part (CQWP). ContentByQuryWebpat referred to as Content ...
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SharePoint Custom Code Analysis using MSOCAF

Code review, as we all know, plays a critical role in software development.  It helps in developing high quality, custom codes using industry best practices. Code analyzing can ...
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Customizing Content Query Web Part and ItemStyle

Content Query Webpart in SharePoint is a feature of Enterprise Content Management functionality. The Web Part helps to aggregate and display list items within a site ...
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Search Architecture in SharePoint 2013

Search architecture in SharePoint 2013 has undergone massive changes in comparison to the earlier versions of SharePoint. A primary change is, SharePoint 2013, fast search has ...
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Managed Metadata in SharePoint 2013

Metadata is defined as 'data about data' or 'metadata'.  It can also be defined as 'information about information'. For example, a book can have Meta data such as, title and ...
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Driving SharePoint User Adoption [Part 2]

We have looked at the challenges and few basic rules to enhance user adoption for SharePoint sites in the previous blog Driving SharePoint User Adoption [Part 1]  Now, let us ...
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New Features in SharePoint 2016

Office 365 Integration Microsoft has enabled Office 365 integration in terms of hybrid scenario, which can be configured using SharePoint 2016 on-premises central ...
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Driving SharePoint User Adoption

Today, IT success is measured by long term user adoption and driving adoption is about understanding the business challenges that you will address with solutions. It is about ...
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Creating Open XML Documents using SharePoint Object Model

Introduction Open XML files are Zip files that contain XML, and it is very easy to generate or modify Open XML documents programmatically. Using the programmability features of ...
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Overview of Three Important Markup Languages of Open XML

Introduction Open XML Markup standard has been introduced to store the content in XML-based format on the Microsoft Office platform. It uses Open technologies which enable ...
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Introduction to REST API with OData Operators in SharePoint 2013

What is REST API? REpresentational State Transfer Application Program Interface (REST API)  is an architectural style which consists of a set of constraints applied to ...
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SharePoint 2016 Beta 2 – Closing the loop with enhanced usability

Just a few months after Microsoft released its SharePoint server 2016 Beta 1 i.e. IT Preview, it launched the last public beta releases - SharePoint Server 2016 Beta 2 and ...
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How to automate creation of list in SharePoint 2013 in different ways ?

SharePoint lists are easy to create by any IT Pro User without any assistance of a developer. List is often the primary source of data for solutions and apps. They can be easily ...
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5 Ways to Business Intelligence (BI) in SharePoint 2013

SharePoint 2013 provides numerous ways to get Business Intelligence done. They vary   from simple Excel based data presentation to PerformancePoint to Visio Services. Here is a ...
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SharePoint 2010 Development: ADFS Users not syncing with Site collection in SharePoint 2010 server

We had two ADFS(Active Directory Federated Service) users not showing up in site collection although their user profile was being pulled properly from AD. We tried full synch, but ...
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Create Awesome Extranet Portals using SharePoint 2013

One of the areas that most of our clients have hugely benefited from SharePoint 2013 is the capability to build extranet portals that allow them to closely and collaboratively ...
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SharePoint for CFR Part 11 Compliance

Recently we had a prospect who contacted us to evaluate how SharePoint can help in meeting the requirements of 21 CFR part 11. The evaluation was done at multiple level including ...
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3 SEO Overhauls in a SharePoint 2013 Public Facing Website

Until recently, SharePoint was widely adopted as a platform of choice for managing internal workload. Enterprises leveraged its capabilities for building intranets, search ...
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Customer Portal improves operational efficiency & customer loyalty

Since its introduction in early 2000, Enterprise Portal technology has seen its fair share of transition. A technology, which was first conceptualized to form the face of web went ...
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Three types of SharePoint customers, which type are you?

Microsoft’s most revered collaboration platform, SharePoint boasts of more than 125 million users, and its user base is still expanding. Ironically, very few of these customers ...
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SharePoint Saturday, Boston, 4/12/14

This year's SharePoint Saturday, Boston was on 4/12/14 at Microsoft's office at One Cambridge Center.   The event was packed  with over 30 different sessions by great speakers.
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Data Security in Office 365 (SharePoint Online)

The concern on where the data resides goes with all Cloud solutions. The data storage as part of the agreement is at the discretion of the service provider (usually unless ...
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SharePoint 2010 to 2013 Upgrade - Resolving Error during FIM Key Import

During the migration of user profile service application from SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint 2013 I ran into this issue, was unable to import the FIM key and were getting the below ...
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SharePoint 2013 Search Feature Updates from Cem Aykan (Senior Product Manager, Enterprise Search at Microsoft)

Webinar Recap: Roadmap for SharePoint 2013 Search and why Metadata matters? Enterprise search is one of the non-quantifiable benefits that come with many inherit ...
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SharePoint 2013 + Yammer Flashback: Why need a Social Strategy?

“Social is catching on fast with enterprises” -  has been the proverbial  phrase for the last couple of years. However, it was Yammer’s acquisition by Microsoft for a whopping ...
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SharePoint Development - What it takes to be the best SharePoint Developer ?

SharePoint Developer - What is expected of him today? A SharePoint developer’s role goes well beyond merely customizing the platform as per client’s needs. They should possess ...
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SharePoint Migration - Restricting Search by site collection using KQL in Sharepoint 2013

SharePoint 2013 Search Migration Here’s an interesting episode that caught me engaged for a few days. Due to an overhaul in search scope in SharePoint 2013, we had to customize ...
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SharePoint Customization - Is it a development platform or an application suite?

When is SharePoint Customization required ? The feature set and flexibility provided by Microsoft in SharePoint platform often gets us to this on the topic- Is it a development ...
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What are SharePoint's Pros and Cons ??

SharePoint Benefits SharePoint strength is in the breath of functionality that it provides out of the box. Individually there might be comparable and better products in the ...
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“I Dream of Geni”- The Birth Of Yammer & SharePoint 2013 Integration

Everything about Yammer SharePoint integration– To Yammer or Not to! Social networking is catching on fast with Enterprises. The concept of social networking has evolved to an ...
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SharePoint Consulting- How to Step Up your SharePoint 2013 Site Performance ?

SharePoint Consulting – Achieve Optimum Site performance by setting Quotas Congrats! Your SharePoint consultant might have got your SharePoint 2013 site up and running in less two ...
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The "NAPA" Office 365 Development tool and SharePoint 2013 App Development

Guess, why SharePoint 2013 Online is humming Nancy Sinatra’s 1967’s tune – “Strawberries cherries and an angel's kiss in spring, My summer wine is really made from all these ...
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Design SharePoint Site - Responsive web design in SharePoint 2013

There are approximately 250 odd unique screen sizes in mobile itself in production (the smallest being a Nokia phone with 94x44 screen size). Add to this all the sizes available ...
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Why SharePoint implementation rather than using Shared Drives ?

Shared Drives vs SharePoint Development We sift through thousands of documents and files to get the relevant information / documents / content in the shared drives. Searching ...
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MS Dynamics CRM & SharePoint 2013 Integration - Document Versions save you a fortune using Shredded Storage

MS Dynamics CRM & SharePoint Integration - What's in Store for you ? Microsoft Dynamics CRM and SharePoint integration enable users to use the document management capabilities of ...
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SharePoint 2013 Customizations - Solutions or Apps?

Previous versions of SharePoint has promoted solution model for many customization's. But with the new SharePoint 2013, Microsoft has introduced a new app model. This new app ...
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SharePoint 2013 - drag & drop file upload limitations

Drag and drop of files from your desktop to SharePoint document library in the browser window is a cool feature that is very much appreciated by many our clients. Unfortunately, ...
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Simple Excel based BI in SharePoint 2013

Excel is here to stay. IT professionals may hate the proliferation of Excel documents containing important information, floating around the corporate file servers. Users love them ...
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SharePoint Development for Investment Consultants/Asset Management Companies

Investment Consultants Functions and Goals Investment consultants formulate strategies and guide investors to make correct long term or short term investments. They constantly ...
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