Deleting unused application pool in SharePoint 2010

There is no GUI available in the SharePoint Central Administration website to delete a SharePoint 2010 application pool. Deleting the application pool from the Internet Information Services (IIS) manager is also not helping as you will still get the error when trying to create a new application pool with the same name. The only way is to delete the application pool…

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InfoPath Web Form repeating attachment error in SharePoint Server 2010

Recently, I created a custom InfoPath form which worked fine on the preview. After publishing to a SharePoint List, the Web form’s attachment control in a repeating section failed with the following error. “The security Validation for this page is invalid. Click back in your Web Browser, refresh the page and try your operation again” I…

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Exporting and Importing SharePoint Designer 2010 List Workflow

Exporting and importing of the List Workflow to and from another list or site is actually a non-supported feature. However, there is a “workaround” to achieve this.   In SharePoint Designer 2010, click on your completed List Workflow. Click on “Save” and “Publish” for the completed List Workflow. Next, click on “Export to Visio”. Save the file…

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SharePoint Web Part Maintenance Page

Web Part Maintenance page is one of the most important tip for SharePoint designers or developers. At times, when a Web Part is unable to be deleted via the page editing, you can use the Web Part Maintenance page. The Web Parts Maintenance page can be opened by appending “?contents=1” to any page that contains…

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