How to Deploy SharePoint 2010 & 2013 using PowerShell

How to Deploy SharePoint 2010 & 2013 using PowerShell

September 29, 2017

Introduction: First of all I would like to start by thanking Brian Lalancette and many others for their great work on the AutoSPInstaller Project. AutoSPInstaller is a PowerShell based tool which automates the deployment of SharePoint 2010 and 2013. It has the ability to granularly configure most aspects of the farm and includes some interesting features such as: centralized farm deployment, granular database naming, XML configuration and more.

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Get Inventory of OneNote Notebooks in Office365 Using CSOM

Get Inventory of OneNote Notebooks in Office365 Using CSOM

September 29, 2017

After discovering that migrating OneNote notebooks from one SharePoint location to another is difficult to do while maintaining the integrity of the notebooks (http://help.share-gate.com/article/907-onenote-migration), I needed to retrieve an inventory of all OneNote notebooks that reside on a collection of Office365 personal sites.

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Get Crawled Property names and values for a Document

Get Crawled Property names and values for a Document

September 29, 2017

Issue: When creating Managed Properties in SharePoint Search it is difficult to find the exact name of the crawled property. This proves to be impossible in a very large environment as there can be hundreds of similarly named crawled properties.

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Adding Tabbed Web Parts in a SharePoint Page Layout

Adding Tabbed Web Parts in a SharePoint Page Layout

September 29, 2017

The Problem Something that has come up a lot in the past with clients implementing SharePoint 2010 in tabbed content - specifically, tabbed web part zones. But those of you who have researched this before will know that this functionality is simply not available in SharePoint 2010 Out-Of-The-Box. I thought I would take a minute and show how we typically implement tabs for our clients.

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How to get item count of a large list using jQuery

How to get item count of a large list using jQuery

September 29, 2017

One of the clients came to us with a pretty simple request. They need to display total item count of several views in a large SharePoint list using jQuery (more than 40,000 items). Normally, we would use APIs to retrieve information about lists and list items. In this case, SharePoint list object has an ItemCount property which returns the total item count of the list. Following is the code sample using list.get_itemCount() in ECMA. It is very efficient and fast.

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Field validation with Client-side rendering

Field validation with Client-side rendering

September 29, 2017

Client-side rendering (CSR) has been introduced by Microsoft with SharePoint 2013 and Office 365. With CSR you can add additional functionality to some SharePoint elements very easily by just adding a JavaScript file which implements the missing functionality. There is neither an explicit deployment process nor any WSP deployment!

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