Blocking access to mobile view in SharePoint

Recently received a request from the cx where he wanted that whenever anyone tries to browse a SP URL with ?mobile=1 appended it should fallback to SP desktop site only i.e. should not take the user to mobile version of the site. As we all know there are 3 ways to block the mobile redirection…

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Results from SharePoint 2013 in Windows Explorer

Below is the Sample OSDX file that we can use to get results from SharePoint 2013 in windows explorer directly ==================== <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <OpenSearchDescription xmlns="http://a9.com/-/spec/opensearch/1.1/" xmlns:ms-ose="http://schemas.microsoft.com/opensearchext/2009/"> <ms-ose:MaximumResultCount>500</ms-ose:MaximumResultCount> <ShortName>Spinifex SharePoint</ShortName> <Description>Search the Spinifex SharePoint Search Center</Description> <Url type="application/rss+xml" template="<SP URL>/_layouts/15/srchrss.aspx?k={searchTerms}&amp;count={count?}&amp;start={startIndex?}"/> <Url type="text/html" template="http://<SP URL>/_layouts/15/osssearchresults.aspx?k={searchTerms}&amp;start={startIndex?}"/> <ms-ose:locationProperties> <ms-ose:property name="TreatLinkAsEnclosure">-1</ms-ose:property> </ms-ose:locationProperties> <ms-ose:ResultsProcessing format="application/rss+xml"> <ms-ose:LinkIsFilePath>-1</ms-ose:LinkIsFilePath> </ms-ose:ResultsProcessing> </OpenSearchDescription> ================================================ #…

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Automatic checkout / check-in in InfoPath 2013 with SharePoint 2013

Automatic checkout / checkin in InfoPath 2013 with SharePoint 2013 =========================================   Checkin check out steps : =========================================   # Create a blank form publish it to forms library.   # create a data connection library in the site.   # start secure store service and create a secure store service application   # configure…

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Configuring outgoing email settings for SharePoint with Exchange Online aka office365

  Install SMTP role on one of the Servers in the domain which has access to internet, since we need to connect to smtp.office365.com this is must. Configuring SMTP service so that it can talk to office365 smtp Open –> IIS 6.0 Manager –> right click on SMTP –> properties 2.1 First we will configure the Access, we…

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Upload user photos in AD using PowerShell

In some scenarios due to some issue in the user profile sync we often end up loosing profile pictures on the users mysite i.e. initially you are exporting pictures from SP to AD but one fine day you lost the sync connection and created a new one without mapping the export for the profile picture,…

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Recreating default display, edit and new forms of a list in SharePoint 2010 using Powershell

Following script recreates dispform.aspx, editform.aspx and newform.aspx of a list using PowerShell, useful in scenarios where we need to recreate these forms to fix issues induced due to upgrades $url = Read-Host "Enter URL" do{$listname = Read-Host "Enter List Name"$web = get-spweb $url $list = $web.lists[$listname]$files = $list.rootfolder.files#—————————- Delete Forms ———————-$form1 = $list.RootFolder.files | ?{$_.url…

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Fixing permmask field

Issue: ===== Edit item options are missing in the ribbon and in the drop down of the items in a list   Cause: ===== Issue is due to PermMask field schema has missing “RenderXMLUsingPattern”, it can be at the site level, web level or list level   Resolution: ===== Run the following script, it run…

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Incorrect display URL in search results – SharePoint 2010

Issue: In search results when we click on an item it takes us to an incorrect displayform URL. For example in an working scenario when we click on an item in search results it takes us to <url of the list>/dispform.aspx?id=<***>, but in case where there are multiple display form created for a list search…

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Error while trying to enable enterprise features or upgrading Standard License to Enterprsie License in SharePoint 2010 multiple Server farm

Issue: Enabling enterprise features on SharePoint 2010 or upgrading from Standard license to Enterprise license fails on multiple server farm with the following error in GUI   An error occurred while enabling Enterprise features. Refer to the event logs on your server machines for more details. For more information on how to fix this error,…

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Unable to re-use saved list templates in SharePoint 2010

Issue: ==== Recently we worked on an issue where none of the saved list or site template can be used to create new list or sites respectively. We do see the templates in galleries but when click on create we dont see them as an option. We noticed that in list template gallery none of the…

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