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Top 5 useful SharePoint 2013 Tools

ULS Viewer You can download this tool from Microsoft’s website. ULS Viewer allows you to search and filter SharePoint logs in a better user interface. SharePoint Property Bag Settings 2013 SharePoint Property Bag offers developers to store configurations settings at different levels of the SharePoint hierarchy outside of...
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SharePoint 2013 Search picks up deleted items.

Recently we encountered an issue with search service application that the crawler picks up deleted items and sites. Although the crawl log shows that these items are removed, they are not really deleted from the index. I also found this article and tried to change the search crawl...
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How to Add Custom Styles to SharePoint Content Editor

Recently I was challenged by a client to add a functionality to the publishing site so that they can add horizontal rules within Content Editor Webpart. My initial reaction is to tell them to just use the Edit Source button and add <hr> tag to the webpart. However the...
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Result Source Permission Error

You don’t appear to have permission to view the account credentials for this result source. You need permissions at the level at which the result source was created. For example, only an account with administrator permissions for a Search Service application can view the account credentials for a...
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SharePoint Taks List Sync with Outlook

SharePoint has the capability to sync your taks list with your Outlook. This is a very useful feature if you use both Outlook and SharePoint to manage your tasks. Activating this feature is pretty simple: Go to the task list Under the List tab, click on Connect to...
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How to Learn Sharepoint Development Quickly

Here are some sources you can find learning material: SharePoint general development – Official Microsoft training materials. Office 365 Developer Documentation -Microsoft Office 365 APIs Sharepoint 101: Introduction to SharePoint Basics -What is SharePoint? How do you use it? What can you use it for? And most importantly, what can SharePoint...
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What are the main differences between SharePoint 2013 server versions?

SharePoint 2013 Versions SharePoint Foundation 2013 Free with Windows Server Basic intranet and file sharing features SharePoint Server 2013 Standard Builds on SharePoint Foundation 2013 Advanced search capability User profile service application/My sites Manage meta data service SharePoint Server 2013 Enterprise Builds on SharePoint Server 2013 Standard BI capabilities Access...
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Exception of type ‘Microsoft.SharePoint.SoapServer.SoapServerException’ was thrown

HTTP/1.1 500 Internal Server Error Cache-Control: private Content-Type: text/xml; charset=utf-8 Server: Microsoft-IIS/8.5 X-AspNet-Version: 4.0.30319 SPRequestGuid: 5f3a679d-f53e-3025-008e-8b68dd250c2c request-id: 5f3a679d-f53e-3025-008e-8b68dd250c2c X-FRAME-OPTIONS: SAMEORIGIN SPRequestDuration: 21 SPIisLatency: 0 Persistent-Auth: true X-Powered-By: ASP.NET MicrosoftSharePointTeamServices: 15.0.0.4763 X-Content-Type-Options: nosniff X-MS-InvokeApp: 1; RequireReadOnly Date: Thu, 10 Mar 2016 17:00:40 GMT Content-Length: 621 <?xml version=”1.0″ encoding=”utf-8″?><soap:Envelope xmlns:soap=”http://schemas.xmlsoap.org/soap/envelope/”...
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