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  • Blog Post: Delete a Builtin ContentType from the list - Item, Document ... SPBuiltInContentTypeId

    Hi, In order to delete a out of the box content type from a list/Library (item, document, etc..), you need to delete it from name as the associated Id in the list is a child of the site contentType . When you add a site content type to a list or library, SharePoint Foundation makes local copies...
  • Blog Post: SPException: No item exists at http

    Hi, Today I get a request from a partner who were experiencing the following error: Error: No item exists at http://server/site/Pages/pagename.aspx?id=37 . It may have been deleted or renamed by another user. Description: An unhandled exception occurred during the execution of the current...
  • Blog Post: SharePoint Labs - NetWork Monitor SharePoint Parsers

    Hi, Occasionally I like to design solutions that extend our product, just as part of my motto. So I would like to start a series that raises at least the first objective Imagine ;) As you may know we have a packet analyzer that enables capturing, viewing and analyzing network data and deciphering...
  • Blog Post: Security SharePoint boundaries - Securable objects Best Practices

    Hi, I have found this question to be trickier than expected, so I wanted to put together my favorites links. Let's start with oficial published information: Plan site security (Office SharePoint Server) Plan for software boundaries (Office SharePoint Server) [people objects table] Best...
  • Blog Post: SharePoint Labs vNext features - wishlist

    Hi, For the next SharePoint version, I will bet on ASP.NET Routing as a main technology adoption. Upgrading VirtualPathProvider implementation would benefit the platform in many ways, even the following adoption of ASP.NET MVC. Today I remember my main wishlist: friendly urls. http://server...
  • Blog Post: PauseCrawl vs PauseBackgroundActivity

    Hi, Just a comment about my pausecrawl powershell script . Although it seems clear the pausecrawl command pauses an active crawl for the content source; I get last week some questions about it. On the other hand, the PauseBackgroundActivity pauses all content-related activity for a Shared Services...
  • Blog Post: Follow SEO recommendations in your public SharePoint deployment

    Hi, Today I received a request about SEO recommendations in your SharePoint deployment. Well you should care about it always, no matter if it is SharePoint or not (although it would be better :)) In case you came from other dimension, search is the technology behind everything. Just to the spec...
  • Blog Post: JQuery and SharePoint 2010 Javascript Conflict

    Hi, Yesterday I faced a problem with a PoC I did some months ago. I added a ratings feature to SharePoint 2007 Lists using JQuery. There were a conflict caused by sp.js and jquery.js using prototype methods. I just followed the recomendations to avoid it. As I had put everything in my document...
  • Blog Post: JQuery Rating in SharePoint Lists

    Hi, Last week I was asked to create a sample to include in a SharePoint list rating functionality without any server code. That means only SharePoint Designer and client script. First was how to store those ratings. Based on experience the obvious solution was to store scores in a separate list...
  • Blog Post: Foxit PDF IFilter must be reinstalled after installing a software update or ... Microsoft Filter Pack

    Hi, Testing search in a development environment, I faced that after installation of MS Filter Pack you need to repair FoxIt ifilter installation. So it seems it behaves as a software update too ;) By the way, they got a success story in Microsoft Exchange Hosted Services. Great! Cheers! P...
  • Blog Post: How to: Programmatically read the ChangeLog in PowerShell

    Hi, When I was working to get powershell scripts from MSDN samples to get/set information, I created too one for reading the changelog. It was a bit tricky to build, but I manage to port Querying for specific changes to PowerShell. You can review the changelog API in the Microsoft SharePoint Developer...
  • Blog Post: Web Slices and SharePoint

    Hola, Last week, I read in a DL a question about how to show something cool, provide value and without custom code. Well there are many scenarios in SharePoint that empower final users in order to do this. I instantly thought about WebSlices. As a microformat you can "decorate" your markup and...
  • Blog Post: Migration from Microsoft Access to SharePoint

    Hi, Yesterday I was asked about migration paths for Access applications. Yes, there are still a spread active group (usually at the department level). I have worked with several alternatives, however at the end you should consider four main requirements: Security (Custom, AD, Sec. trim.)...
  • Blog Post: From app_offline.htm to Failover Farm. SharePoint High Availability Scenarios

    Hi again, Last months this has been one of our main tracks we have been working on. As useful reading in order to get previous concepts, you may start reading the Plan for redundancy guide. Here you will get the idea that there are several roles that can be redundant, and others not; and traditional...
  • Blog Post: Sharepoint: supportability scenarios

    Today I posted some samples about Search and Powershell integration. I mention about the supportability of querying sharepoint tables. I thought about it and I wanted to clarify my point of view and what is public & published. I have listed the main areas (I'm primarly focusing on Office12) where...
  • Blog Post: How to: Programmatically Manage the Crawl of a Content Source in PowerShell

    Hi, If you have read my previous post you may think, why did you stop there? Well, that is what I thought too :), and started with this article from MSDN. We wanted to start managing the crawling of our content source more programmatically, as we have seen that running several at the same time...
  • Blog Post: How to: Programmatically Export the Crawl History to a CSV File in PowerShell

    Hi, When I came across the article at MSDN How to: Programmatically Export the Crawl History to a CSV File I thought I would never create such a tool just for that specific feature, as you end up with additional requirements in order to create an admin tool. But today I needed to get data from...
  • Blog Post: Use jQuery to make FrontPage requests

    Hi, It is interesting to see JQuery growing in the SharePoint space. For sure client APIs will enrich the ecosystem of SharePoint applications. Some time ago, we needed a way to get some information we were storing in the property bag of our SPWebs. As the process to store the values were automated...
  • Blog Post: Inside SharePoint - Customize the Mobile Home Page

    Hi, These days I've been reviewing different ideas I wrote down in the last months. One of those was about how to extend mobile sharepoint features. So I started re-reading the SDK, landing at How to: Customize the Mobile Home Page through Redirection article. It certainly describes in depth the mechanism...
  • Blog Post: Information Design for MOSS

    Hi, I was reading today Stephen P. Anderson's book and then I realized that Information Architecture is to Findability what Information Design is to Understandability. We focus on the type of information we present to the user, in order to be completely relevant, but I do not really see focus on...
  • Blog Post: URL Rewriting in MOSS 2007

    Hi, There are two things you hear in your first deployment of a Publishing Site: XHTML validation Full URL customization Although there were some commercial solutions (I remember RAPID having developed an HTTPModule, buti t seems they had deprecated it), I saw public information in order...
  • Blog Post: The URL of a subsite may appear in uppercase even though you used lowercase when you created the subsite in SharePoint Server 2007

    Hi, You may find this problem being arised by your customers. You can find the description in the KB: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/953457/en-us As you can read in the BCL recommendations at http://blogs.msdn.com/bclteam/archive/2005/06/01/424012.aspx DO: Use ToUpperInvariant rather than ToLowerInvariant...
  • Blog Post: do not grant Local Activation permission for the COM Server application

    Hi, I though that it would be useful to include this as this has appeared many times: If you receive this message: The application-specific permission settings do not grant Local Activation permission for the COM Server application with CLSID {61738644-F196-11D0-9953-00C04FD919C1} to the user...
  • Blog Post: MOSS XHTML Compliant

    Hi, There is an increased number of projects focusing on get MOSS being XHTML compliant (well sure it is one of the most requested features for Office14). So I wanted to start a list with all this solutions: Get SharePoint to Validate, http://www.codeplex.com/GSPTV To get SharePoint...
  • Blog Post: MOSS Performance Counters and thresholds

    Hi, Imagine you have reached Ben Curry's article when searching for performance counters , but you don't know which thresholds to monitor! Some time ago I found PAL Tool , and I checked a good thing: it has MOSS2007 thresholds. So this should be a good starting point. Cheers!
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