Web Designer Galleries section is missing on SharePoint Online

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Problem Recently I had to create a trial Office 365 account for a demo purposes. But there are some sections such as “Web Designer Galleries”, “HTML Field Security”, “SharePoint Designer Settings” (under Site Collection Administration section) were missing on the setting page of the SharePoint site.Also I was not able to upload JavaScript file in […]

Features Deprecated in SharePoint 2016

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Features Deprecated in SharePoint 2016 Bill Baer from Microsoft disclosed several deprecated features of SharePoint 2016. But have no fear! There are alternatives to still use these features. The following is a list of those deprecated features. SharePoint Foundation Stand-Alone Installation ForeFront Identity Manager Client (FIM) SharePoint Designer Excel Services in SharePoint Tags and Notes […]

What Happend in an Internet Minute?

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SharePoint 2013: Optimize your development Environment

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SharePoint 2013 demands more resources – especially more memory. When we need to setup a SharePoint 2013 environment we can optimize resource usage in the development server by provisioning/configuring required services as well as following some other guidelines listed in this post. Search Service Applications Search Service is EXTREMELY resource hungry. noderunner process (Search Service […]

Difference between SharePoint Online and SharePoint On Premise

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This article provides a basic overview of the primary differences between SharePoint Online and SharePoint On-Premises. So let’s begin by taking a look at the different environments needed to run online vs. On Premise: SharePoint Environments As with any on-premise vs cloud based discussion, one of the most significant differences is the impact on internal […]

Using SharePoint’s Rich Text Box in a page

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ASP.Net does not provide a rich text box control in its set of web controls. So, if you need to place a rich text box on your SharePoint page you’ll have to use a commercial, free or open source text box control (and there are plenty out there). However if you don’t want to introduce another […]

5 Ways to brand Office 365 without Modifying the Master Page

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Starting from 1 easiest to 5 hardest (requires dev skills) 1. Office 365 (Personal and Tenant Wide) Themes – You should start here. Office 365 themes After you’ve created your theme Custom logo optionally clickable: Select the image and upload your own JPG, PNG, or GIF with a resolution of 200 x 50 pixels, no […]

Renew an expiring client secret in a SharePoint Provider Hosted Apps (Add-in) without deploying the Apps again by changing Client Secret key using Powershell

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When you create Provider Hosted you have registered a Client ID and Secret ID using SharePoint Register App Page (AppRegNew.aspx) and you have used this Client ID and Secret ID in the Web Config in the web application part of the provider hosted app (App Web), after one year your Apps is stop working, and […]

Site Pages and Application Pages (Difference Between SharePoint Application Pages Vs Site Pages)

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Application Pages Site Pages Application pages are stored in the server’s file system.  Site Pages is a concept where complete or partial page is stored within content database and then actual page is parsed at runtime and delivered to end-users.   SharePoint Designer tool cannot be used withapplication pages.  Site pages can be edited by using SharePointDesigner tool.  Application pages cannot be used within sandboxed […]

Use Site Url in SharePoint

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There are several ways to reference site collection or site url in masterpage, layout page, application page and web parts.1. Token: ~sitecollection ~siteThese tokens only works with SharePoint server side controls. They do not work with ASP.NET control or HTML control.2. SharePoint Server Token <% $SPUrl:~sitecollection/…%>This token is only available for SharePoint Office Server not the SharePoint Foundation […]