2010


[SharePoint 2010] Service Pack 2 Available for Download

Microsoft has just released Service Pack 2 for SharePoint 2010. It is available for download here: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2687453. Service Pack 2 adds support for Windows Server 2012. It is important to note, however, that due to changes in the Prerequisites Installer, you will have to obtain the SharePoint 2010 with Service Pack 2 media rather than […]

[SharePoint 2013] Restore the Breadcrumb (Navigate Up) Navigation

Update: I have packaged this solution up in a SharePoint solution. You can get the packaged solution and the source code here: [SharePoint 2013] Restore the Breadcrumb (Navigate Up) Navigation Part 2. SharePoint 2010 had a breadcrumb feature on the ribbon that would let a user navigate up the breadcrumb. In SharePoint 2013, this feature […]

[SharePoint 2010] JavaScript Errors in sp.ui.rte.js and sp.ui.rte.debug.js

In SharePoint 2010, there is a bug in the SP.UI.RTE.js file (and it’s debug version) that causes a JavaScript error in a few different situations. For myself, it was occurring when using the TaxonomyWebTaggingControl on a custom application page. Others have noticed the error with form validation. The issue is caused by a null reference […]

[SharePoint 2010] Updates are currently disallowed on GET requests. To allow updates on a GET, set the ‘AllowUnsafeUpdates’ property on SPWeb.

I was working on a WCF web service that is hosted by SharePoint 2010 that provisions a users My Site and I kept getting this error message when trying to run the service: In searching the issue, I found a workaround on the MSDN forums that works quite well: set the current HttpContext to null. […]

[SharePoint 2010] Specifying Which Server a Custom Timer Job Will Run On

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 […]

[SharePoint 2010] Web Analytics: Monitors the health of the Report Consolidator component

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, […]

[SharePoint 2007/2010] WebDAV Connections Slow (Open With Explorer)

Have you noticed that when you connect to SharePoint via WebDAV or use the Open With Explorer option from a Document Library that it is incredibly slow? There is a very simple fix: Goto Start > Control Panel Select the Internet Options control panel Under the Connections tab, select LAN Settings Uncheck “Automatically detect settings” […]

[SharePoint 2010] Custom Timer Job in Visual Studio

One of the great aspects of developing custom solutions on SharePoint is the ability to create timer jobs. Rather than creating a Windows Service or Windows Scheduled Task, using a SharePoint timer job makes it simple to keep the timer job a part of your custom SharePoint solution and it lets SharePoint manage the job. […]