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Multiple login prompts for SharePoint Users

Today I got into a peculiar situation for one of our SharePoint Portal which was on another domain. The users were prompted for logins twice and this was irritating. On a closer look I found that the addition of the SharePoint URL tot he intranet zone by group policy has resolved these issues. If anyone [...]

Enable SharePoint 2013 Enterprise features: Convert from SharePoint 2013 Standard to SharePoint 2013 Enterprise

Enable SharePoint 2013 Enterprise features: Convert from SharePoint 2013 Standard to SharePoint 2013 Enterprise Go to Central Administration and click Upgrade and Migration tab and select Enable Enterprise features. Now you can add your enterprise license key and click OK. You will see the next screen upon update that the Enterprise version has been successfully [...]

SharePoint 2013 Databases in Suspect Mode

Today I noticed that our Test SharePoint 2013 was down and accessible. Upon further investigation found that the databases were in SUSPECT mode. I restarted the Server and tried to access the Central Admin site but got an error. Server Error in ‘/’ Application Runtime Error Description: An application error occurred on the server. A [...]

SharePoint Tools: Download Free Color Palette Tool

MS SharePoint color Palette Tool Free download Get a Freee SharePoint Color Palette Tool. Follow the instruction below and download the Color Palette Tool for SharePoint. This Color Palette tool provides color palette functionality to use with SharePoint designs.

Sandboxed Solutions in SharePoint 2010

This topic describes how site collection administrators can install, uninstall, and upgrade sandboxed solutions. Installing a Sandboxed Solution Just as with a farm solution, there are two steps to installing a sandboxed solution. In the context of sandboxed solutions, these two steps are called uploading and activating. Upload stage: The upload stage consists of uploading [...]

How to Change the Icon on the Sign-In Page in SharePoint 2010?

You’ve turned on claims-based authentication for a web application in SharePoint 2010, and you’ve also enabled the “Forms-based authentication” option in the authentication settings for one or more zones. The sign-in page SharePoint displays when you browse to the site has an error icon (red circle with a white X) on it, and you’d like to replace that with a different icon

What’s new in SharePoint 2010 SP1

What’s new in SharePoint 2010 SP1 With all the latest buzz on the release of SharePoint 2010 Service Pack1, here is what SharePoint 2010 SP1 adds: Site Recycle Bin: With this new feature, administrators can restore site collections and/or sites that have been accidentally deleted by their owners. How often does this happen? Hopefully not [...]

Improvements in SharePoint 2010 Service Pack1

As some of you already started testing the release of SharePoint 2010 Service pack1 and there is already enough fuss about this Service pack 1. Personally I feel that the SP1 release and the June CU for SharePoint 2010 releases added more fuel to the problem. I have stressed this enough to install the Service [...]

How to Pass Querystring data into an InfoPath Form

Recently I came across this blog when trying to test some new functionality in  Infopath and SharePoint 2010. How to easily send a value from the browser’s query string into an InfoPath form. Hopefully this will help somoeone. Please see the link below.

SharePoint Illegal Characters

Today we started to bring in the documents for our new department and found lot of errors trying to move the folders and the documents to SharePoint. This is due to the Illegal characters in the naming conventions. Characters that can’t or shouldn’t be used in File, folder and site names. ~ # % & [...]

SharePoint 2010: Missing Links in Central Administration

Today 03/14, I came across this scenario, and wanted to post something up as it will make you second guess your SharePoint configuration [and sanity].  I have SharePoint 2010 hosted on my Windows 7 laptop.  In my Favorites Bar in IE, I created a SP2010 folder, and in that folder, I add a favorite for [...]

Accessing the term store as a manager or contributor

Accessing the term store as a manager or contributor Today 03/03, we ran into a situation where one of the users who manage the SharePoint 2010 Site was unable to access the term store management links. I’ve touched on the term store a few times in posts this year. But as ever the best way [...]

Catch 22 for Approval Workflow in SharePoint Designer

Today 02/09  I began blogging on this, and found someone else’s blogpost from Dec 2010 who also blogged on this exact topic.  Though I never saw his blog post prior to writing this, credit to Lars Nielson. I ran into an interesting dilemma while working on my most recent project.  The project involved a number [...]

How to Install a software update for SharePoint Foundation 2010

Recently we encountered some issues with the SharePoint updates. Even though the previous update procedures may be quite successful you may somehow find new or additional issues after the updates. Please see the below link from Technet explains the procedures for various SharePoint Server 2010 updates. Click Here to see the Procedure for Updates