It seems that with every version of SharePoint, Site Actions gets moved or otherwise changed. SharePoint 2013 is no exception. Site Actions has been replaced with the image of a cog in the top right corner of the page. In addition, it has been simplified with only a few of the menu options it once […]
Published yesterday, July 16th, the preliminary MSDN documentation for SharePoint 2013 is now available: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj162979(office.15).aspx. The SharePoint Server 2013 preview can be downloaded from TechNet at http://technet.microsoft.com/en-US/evalcenter/hh973397. Microsoft’s guide to setting up a testing environment can be found here: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/sharepoint/ee554869(v=office.15). Happy Coding!
By default timer jobs in SharePoint are scheduled for all servers in a SharePoint farm and whichever server picks up the job first is the one that runs it. There may be times when creating a custom timer job for SharePoint 2010 that you want to specify the server in the farm that the timer […]
When the SharePoint Web Analytics Service Application takes longer than five hours to process the Health Monitor will report the “Web Analytics: Monitors the health of the Report Consolidator component” for review. It offers the following explanation: With the following suggested remedy: The provided link instructs on how to reduce the amount of records processed, […]
There are times when there is some SharePoint list data that needs to be accessed from a SQL Server query. However, it is unsupported by Microsoft to query the SharePoint Content Database directly and doing so can cause performance or other issues. The question then becomes: How do you query SharePoint data from SQL without […]
When creating custom SharePoint timer jobs in Visual Studio 2010 you cannot debug the timer job like you would a web part or application page by simply hitting F5 or the Debug button. Instead, you have to deploy the project to your local SharePoint instance and then attach the debugger to the SharePoint Timer Process. […]
I recently needed to set the email address that Access Requests from SharePoint 2010 go to for all sites int the Web Application. Since there is no way to do this in bulk within the interface, I found this blog post outlining a useful PowerScript commant that parses through each SPWeb and sets the Access […]
I tend to use LINQ for just about everything I can. Many times this involves populating ASP.NET GridViews from code with anonymous types from LINQ. For example: The issue that I came across is that when I need to access data from that query during an OnRowDataBound event. When trying to access the item using […]