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Enabling colleagues blog posts in Newsfeed of your SharePoint My Site

We recently came across an issue with one of our clients who was having troubles with showing colleagues’ blog post updates in newsfeed part of the profile page in SharePoint (2010) MySite. In our client’s case the problem was that

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SharePoint 2010 Search Features that are deprecated in SharePoint 2013

As SharePoint search technology evolves, improves, incorporating FAST search components into a single SharePoint Server 2013 search architecture. Alongside comes with changes to features that were of limited usage or were merged with new search capabilities. This post summarises the

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I’m Speaking at SharePoint Saturday India Online

SharePoint Saturday India Online is next week & I’m looking forward to delivering a session on Windows Azure with SharePoint 2013 Farm in the cloud. I really like this phenomenal event and the community that help organise it. Registration is free

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Building a Multi-Server SharePoint Farm in Windows Azure

Since the announcement of new services in Windows Azure last month, we have been eager to try out the installation and configuration of a SharePoint farm in the Windows Azure environment with dedicated domain controller, SharePoint, and database virtual machines

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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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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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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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Summary of European SharePoint BPCUK 2011

With so much publicity in SharePoint Communities and the massive success of the third European Best Practices SharePoint Conference lasting for three days (checkout #BPCUK on twitter), I thought I better write up my version of events. The conference kicked off

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SharePoint 2010 growing…

Attended the first SharePoint Saturday UK event at Hilton Metropole Birmingham…and won a signed copy of SharePoint 2010 Admin companion book! a great event 🙂

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Speaking Engagements

SharePoint Saturday Belgium 2017
21 October 2017

SharePoint Saturday Barcelona 2017
28 October 2017

Collab 365 Global Conference 2017
1-2 November 2017

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