What’s New in SharePoint 2016

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1) Hybrid Microsoft has worked hard to bridge the gap between SharePoint Online and SharePoint On-Premises. Some businesses trust the cloud, while others, for privacy concerns, would rather keep their data on-premises, since they can’t always trust servers to host all their sensitive information. SharePoint 2016 offers a hybrid feature that allows for the storage […]

You cannot start the SharePoint Administration Service

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To work around this problem, configure the computer so that the network does not retrieve trusted and untrusted CTLs. To do this, use one of the following methods: Method 1  Validate that boundary firewalls, router access rules, and downstream proxy servers enable systems that have update 2677070 installed to contact Microsoft Update. For more information about […]

No “Solutions” Gallery or other “Web Designer Galleries” under Sharepoint Online “Site Settings”

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No “Solutions” Gallery or other “Web Designer Galleries” under Sharepoint Online “Site Settings” Assume following situation: you buy an Enterprise or Business Office 365 Plan; you want to use some custom Sharepoint Site Template (your own or 3-rd party); you have a Web Solution Package file (.wsp) you want to use; you try to use Microsoft Office support manual to Upload the site template to […]

Top 10 SharePoint 2010 Configuration Mistakes — and How to Fix Them

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Microsoft SharePoint 2010 is a complicated beast, with more knobs and levels than you can shake a stick at. It’s no wonder we get some of them wrong from time to time. Over the past year and a half of installing SharePoint 2010, I’ve seen quite a few configuration mistakes, mostly at my own hands. […]

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 […]

SharePoint: 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 […]