Embed video in multiple lines of text field in SharePoint List

This post is a contribution from Jing Wang, an engineer with the SharePoint Developer Support team Problem Description: SharePoint site user created a custom list and added a multiple line of text field called “note”, which is used to embed a video. The video is stored in Azure. Add new item to the list, insert…


How to fix HTTP 504: Gateway Timeout Error in SharePoint Search

I stumbled upon an interesting issue yesterday with my former colleague Hans Herrgott and decided that it is worth to write about it, to help people who might struggle with the same one at some point in the future. Scenario SharePoint Search cannot crawl SharePoint content sources. SharePoint sites can be succesfully accessed using the browser (from…


О добавлении визуализаций Visio в отчеты Power BI

В прошлом году была в нашем блоге была опубликована статья, от том как Visio и Power BI прекрасно дополняют друг друга. Есть очень хорошая статья пошагово описывающая процесс: Добавление визуализаций Visio в отчеты Power BI. Единственным не очень очевидным шагом в этой статье можно назвать указание URL-адреса документа MS Visio (этап 5, шаг 3): На…


SharePoint Search Thesaurus not getting updated

SharePoint search has a feature called Thesaurus which helps us to add synonyms to the keywords via a file into the search system, post updating it, the search will include these synonyms in the Query automatically along with the actual keyword searched on the site.   How to Inject Thesaurus into Search System ? Create a Key-Synonym pair .csv file and…


SharePoint Tidbit – Optimizing SQL for SharePoint on-prem

Hello All, First of all, these steps will be true for both SharePoint 2013 or SharePoint 2016 unless mentioned otherwise, as well the steps will be true for all supported versions of SQL unless stated otherwise. I’m sure you realize this but let it be said SQL is the heart, brain, and body of SharePoint…


Configuring MIM 2016 Full and Incremental Imports for SharePoint

Recently I was assigned to help get MIM 2016 working with SharePoint 2016. The initial MIM Install was pretty straightforward. I am going to assume you have installed MIM and have run the PowerShell for Full and Delta imports using SharePointSync.psm1 and that they are working correctly. I am also going to assume you have…


Setting Access Request for SharePoint 2013/2016

Hey Guys, Took a quick look and figured how to set Access Request for all Site Collections, the script is provided AS-IS and should be considered a sample. While I have some error checking and extra logic in there you will probably want to add your own in there. Add-PSSnapin Microsoft.SharePoint.PowerShell $DefaultEmail = “admin@weaver.ad” Get-SPSite…


SharePoint Tidbit – Patching SharePoint 2013

Hello All, First to start, you will have the following steps:  Apply binary to all Servers Run Upgrade-SPContentDatabase Perform PSConfigui.exe on First Server (Pick any server it really doesn’t matter) Perform PSConfig.exe on the remaining servers For the first step it is better if you can stop all SharePoint services on the server as this…


Building the Microsoft 365 Cloud Vision and Business Case

This is the 2nd post in my “Cloud Adoption Journey – Blog Series” In this post, we will go deeper on Phase 1 – Building the Vision and Business Case. Key areas of consideration include: Creating the vision Assessing the financial costs and benefits The changing role of IT Driving the business forward Creating the Vision…


Manipulating webparts using PowerShell

Hello All, One of my customers is making some changes to there Sites and part of that is to set the owner in a Contact Details webpart, since it is for several site we went and figured out the PowerShell.  The customer changes the title from ‘Contact Details’ to ‘Site Owner’. I wrote this without…