Tag - SharePoint 2013

Color palettes and fonts in SharePoint 2013

Today I want to talk just a little bit about designs in SharePoint 2013. You should know that I am not one of the greatest Web Designers and I believe I was never meant to be one of them. But Microsoft made it very easy to get your own corporate look and feel in SharePoint 2013 by just adjusting the color palettes and fonts. It’s not a full-blown design but its maybe just right for some of you. But still [...]

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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 [...]

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SharePoint 2013 – Error in SPJobDefinition.Update()

I discovered the issue during the migration of my SharePoint 2010 solution to SharePoint 2013. I have a custom generic SPJobDefinition that was working perfectly fine in 2010, but in 2013 I got the following Error… Error Page From the call stack you can tell that there is a parameter named FullName in a Stored Procedure named proc_putClass() and the parameter is to long. So I took a look in the Stored Procedure Microsoft.SharePoint.SPStoredProceduresConfig.proc_putClass() which can be found in the ConfigDB of SharePoint. Here is [...]

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How to enable a list as a catalog in SharePoint 2013 with Powershell

Configure a list as a catalog with PowerShell to automate cross site publishing configuration in SharePoint 2013. PowerShell $siteUrl = "http://<<Server>>/sites/test" $webUrl = "/sites/test/subtest" $site = get-SPSite -Identity $siteUrl $web = Get-SPWeb -Site $site -Identity $webUrl $list = $web.Lists | where { $_.Title -eq 'Pages' } 12345 $siteUrl = "http://<<Server>>/sites/test"$webUrl = "/sites/test/subtest"$site = get-SPSite -Identity $siteUrl$web = Get-SPWeb -Site $site -Identity $webUrl$list = $web.Lists | where { $_.Title -eq 'Pages' } Adds important Indexed Properties to the List. Add IndexedRootFolderPropertyKeys to the lists PropertyBag PowerShell $list.IndexedRootFolderPropertyKeys.Add("PublishingCatalogSettings") $list.IndexedRootFolderPropertyKeys.Add("IsPublishingCatalog") 12 $list.IndexedRootFolderPropertyKeys.Add("PublishingCatalogSettings") $list.IndexedRootFolderPropertyKeys.Add("IsPublishingCatalog") Enables Anonymous Access to the [...]

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