Yearly Archives: 2012

8 Easy ways to change SharePoint for Work

Frequently, I receive requests along the lines of What can SharePoint do and how can it work for me? With endless possibilities and boundless optimism, SharePoint obviously has a great deal more to offer and the manner in which it

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Unable to create publishing site at root site collection in SharePoint Online

In SharePoint Online, when creating a root site collection with publishing site template the resulting outcome is an enterprise wiki site which obviously is not right. I should stress that this behaviour relates only to SharePoint Online part of Office365

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Importing Web Parts in SharePoint Online

In SharePoint Online, part of Office 365 offering, the way you import web parts is done differently than the traditional methods with on-premise SharePoint installations. The way SharePoint web parts are imported with on-premise versions is you simply navigate to

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Transforming SharePoint Announcement Display Form into News Article Style

When viewing a SharePoint list such as, announcements, the display form presents with two column table format and default colour style (see below). Whilst this looks ok and provides us with the right information but it looks like a record.

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SharePoint content migration with folders

Amongst many things to consider when carrying out SharePoint content migration is the folders within document libraries or lists. Whilst content within those folders such as, word, excel, pdf and other files carry the modified datestamp. It is also important

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Quick SharePoint Service Accounts

When creating SharePoint test environments, one of the prerequisites is to have the necessary SharePoint service accounts. The powershell script below will enable you to create the AD accounts and ready for use when configuring the SharePoint farm. These accounts

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SharePoint and Beyond

I want to thank all who shared good wishes for my move to PointBeyond (www.pointbeyond.com). I am excited and empowered to join this dynamic and growing company. Many of you may think why work at PointBeyond. Well to put simply,

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Ready Steady SharePoint

At the start of a new year, new beginnings are to be expected. My own is a big step, not just “cycle more” or “give up chocolate.” This year, after ten happy and successful years at The Salvation Army UK

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