A case of custom email templates not used when alerts are created from code in SharePoint

Recently, I had a case where customer was creating SPAlert object using SharePoint object model code and things were not working out well. What seem to happen was that whenever the condition that warrants alert trigger is met (e.g., an item is changed in a list), the alert email that was sent out was not…


How to subscribe for an alert for a “Post” in discussion board programmatically

This post is a contribution from Jaishree Thiyagarajan, an engineer with the SharePoint Developer Support team. Let’s first talk about some basic facts about discussion board and alert terminologies. Discussion Board We all know about discussion board. Discussion board is where we can add “posts” and for every single post we can add “replies (comments)”….