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I like blogging about errors and their resolutions.  Sometimes the answer is simple, but I think there is a lot of value in posting the details of an error so that users can find answers in the search engines.  After doing a My Sites upgrade...
I survived another SharePoint Saturday in Houston this weekend and had a great time.  It was fun seeing old friends and making some new ones as well.  As promised, here is a link to my slide deck posted on SlideShare.  Thanks again to Victor...
Recently, I became aware of this troublesome issue in regards to document previews with FAST Search for SharePoint.  It was on a new installation of SharePoint.  I had everything indexing great and my search results looked good.  However...
Recently, a client of mine acquired some KWizCom web parts.  I installed them and they seemed to work fine.  However, during the configuration, we ended up building a new web application or two.  On these web applications, I started to...
I am excited to say that I’ll be speaking at both TechEd North America and TechEd Europe .  This is my first time to even attend a TechEd so I am looking forward to see what is in store.  Both events are sure to be exciting but I am particularly...
I’m excited to be speaking at a number of events over the next few weeks.  The first event is SharePoint Saturday New Orleans this weekend on 3/24.  There, I’ll be speaking about developing solutions for SharePoint Online (Office 365). ...
If you have used Excel Web App (part of Office Web Apps), you are familiar with the fact that there is no “Save” button.  The changes you make are immediately saved back to SharePoint and you even have multiple people editing the spreadsheet at the...
I was working with a client recently who had purchased Metalogix Migration Manager for SharePoint and I came across an issue that confused me for a minute.  I installed the Metalogix SharePoint Extensions Web Services on a few farms.  However...
For those of you familiar with SharePoint 2010, the content type hub is nothing new to you.  However, in SharePoint Online, the content type hub works a little differently.  The first thing to know is that a content type hub has been set up...
During configuration of FAST Search for SharePoint, you will need to use PowerShell to finalize your configuration.  One common error you might receive is the one below.  This error occurs when you execute any PowerShell command for FS4SP. Failed...
A lot of times we have a need to activate a feature on multiple site collections.  This could be a custom feature to do branding or you may simply be activating publishing on multiple site collections.  PowerShell makes tasks like these easy...
I’ve written a number of posts in the last couple of weeks about the new SharePoint features in the Visual Studio 11 developer preview.  These posts include publishing to SharePoint Online , Visual Web Parts , Silverlight Web Part , and the Content...
Visual Studio 11 introduces a new content type editor that you might find useful when building your next content type.  It starts with a SharePoint Project Item that you can pick from the New Item menu. From this screen, give your new content type...
SharePoint URLs can be quite long.  When you paste a link to a document in an E-mail they can prove to be quite long.  The community has developed a number of solutions for SharePoint URL shorteners.  However, I thought I would share a...
Visual Studio 11 adds a new feature that makes working with Silverlight in SharePoint 2010 a bit easier.  The new Silverlight Web Part feature automates deploying your Silverlight applications to SharePoint and can really save you a bit of time. ...
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