SharePoint 2010: Content Database not upgraded

Problem: Every time customer would run Upgrade-SPContentDatabase on a specific Content Database it would fail. The database was stuck in a compatibility mode since it could not be upgraded to the build version of the rest of the farm. Troubleshooting: Looked at upgrade logs and found the error ‘Field name already exists’. Lucky for us, this…


SharePoint 2013: Workaround: Cannot add web part to Community Portal page

Requirement: Customer wants to add a Content Editor web part to Community Portal page  Problem: When user clicks on the Gear icon>> ‘Edit Page’, then clicks ‘Add a Web Part’ there is no response  Workaround: Below is an out-of-the-box workaround.  Create a ‘Web Part Page’ (via     SPD 2013 (SharePoint Designer 2013) or the GUI).           NOTE: It…

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