Display Result of Search Core Result Web part in XML Format

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1) Edit the search core result web part 2) Click on XSL Editor under ‘Display Properties’   3) Copy-Paste following code in editor: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <xsltylesheet version="1.0" xmlns:xsl="http://www.w3.org/1999/XSL/Transform"> <xslutput method="xml" version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8" indent="yes"/> <xsl:template match="/"> <xmp><xsl:copy-of select="*"/></xmp> </xsl:template> </xsltylesheet> Above Lines of code will allow web part to display in XML format Output for Technical […]

Add the icon (DocIcon) of the file-type to a custom xsl-template when using the ContentByQueryWebPart (CQWP)

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by Eric Bartels In one of my current projects it was required to show the recent documents inside the site collection along with its associated icon. Of course our friend theContentByQueryWebPart (CQWP) comes in. But how do I get the icon of the document? The result Don’t do it again One could start to use a long […]

SharePoint 2013 Version Comparison Chart

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Posted By : Dave Coleman Please find below a version comparison chart for all the features for an on premise install of SharePoint 2013 you can also find a downloadable PDF version here In the coming weeks I will also post about the Office 365 version to hopefully demystify the features available in each SKU.   SharePoint Foundation […]

IE10 fails to render ratings in SharePoint 2013 wikis

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by Tobias Lekman I have found a couple of compatibility issues between Internet Explorer 10 and SharePoint 2013. One example is the page rating control in Enterprise Wikis. In the above picture, we see that the script that renders the star rating controls fail to complete (unless you hold down CTRL + F5). The same behavior […]

Not able to create publishing pages!!

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Recently I worked on a case where the customer was not able to create publishing pages at all.  Whenever they trying doing so, it errors out in the browser and in the ULS logs we see the following stack:    System.ArgumentOutOfRangeException: Index was out of range. Must be non-negative and less than the size of […]

A case of custom email templates not used when alerts are created from code in SharePoint

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Posted By :sridhara2   Recently, I had a case where customer was creating SPAlert object using SharePoint object model code and things were not working out well.   What seem to happen was that whenever the condition that warrants alert trigger is met (e.g., an item is changed in a list), the alert email that […]

PDF MIME Type support in SharePoint

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One of the more common questions about SharePoint 2010 is how to get PDF documents to open in the browser.  By default SharePoint only gives you the option to Save PDFs.  This is because the default configuration of SharePoint 2010 does not consider PDF documents safe for displaying in the browser. If you do a […]

SharePoint Server OOTB web Parts

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Dave Coleman has provided this useful info. In the post yesterday SharePoint Foundation OOTB web Parts I said that I would cover the web parts available with SharePoint Server 2010 for a comparison of the two versions. With the server version there are 11 categories but in SharePoint Foundation there are only 5 which is very understandable when […]

Resolution for Invalid SPListItem. The SPListItem provided is not compatible with a Publishing Page.

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Problem:  When accessing any page in sharepoint site which has publishing site infrastructure feature actiavted. above given error appears. Resolution: First try to Deactivate and ReActivate the Sharepoint Site Publishing Infrastructure feature at both Scopes (Site And Web) level. If this will not solve your problem then try to run following Power shell script. $web = […]

India to Oppose International Framework for Net Censorship

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According to Hindustan Times, today India would be looking to oppose the any form of internet governance rules set up under the UN. Internet censorship already exists in many countries, in which many social networks, YouTube and search engines fine themselves blocked in countries. But ITU’s plans are to take such censorship further in laying down […]