SharePoint Newsfeed Insights

One of my clients who is using SharePoint 2013 Sitefeeds extensively in his new social intranet asked me to build ‘something’ to get some insights out of the Social feeds. So I went and build a little demonstration just to get the following insights out of a SharePoint Site Newsfeed. total number of posts total number of replies total number of likes I wrote the following peace of JavaScript code to get to the JSON response of a Newsfeed. From there it is just [...]


SharePoint 2013 URL Trailing Slash causes Video to disappear

It was like every other Monday in my work life. I got a call that started like this: “SharePoint is not working…” Well…after 10 minutes I got a more precise description of the problem and I found the issue kind of funny and share worthy. Background We developed a Web Part that aggregates News using SharePoint Search. Issue Description A User created a new “News Article Page” and added a Video Web Part to it. Everything was working fine. This new page was picked up [...]