Harness SharePoint Library and Folder Default Views to build more appealing solutions

Article Index 1. Introduction Why use different default views based on navigation hierarchy? What are the different levels that a default view can be set? Caution: Per-location view defaults 2. Library default views 3. Folder default views 4. Custom Folder default views 5. Document Set (and Custom Document Set) default views 1. Introduction This article... Continue Reading →

Integrating Outlook Web Access (OWA) and SharePoint 2013

SharePoint 2007 and SharePoint 2010 had a series of Web Parts dedicated to surfacing and interacting with an Exchange mail account directly from a page in SharePoint. Overview of the Outlook Web Access Web Parts (for SharePoint 2007 and 2010) If you are not familiar with the functionality here’s a quick overview (this info is... Continue Reading →

SharePoint Client Browser 1.0 released, bye bye preview!

Very handy tool that developers and admins can add to their toolbag. Similar to the SharePoint Manager 2010/2013 tool that has been a great resource for many years now. SharePoint Client Browser has the added benefit of supporting different credentials modes, remote SharePoint Sites and handy PowerShell integration.

Bram de Jager - Coder, Speaker, Author

Finally after 2 months I decided to build the 1.0 version of SharePoint Client Browser and released it to the community! Although the preview (beta) status did not prevent people from downloading it. The counter is currently set at 555 downloads since start of the project on the 2nd of July (only 2 months ago).

CodePlex project and download at https://spcb.codeplex.com/.

So what got changed? I guess almost everything changed from authentication support for default (username and password), SharePoint Online, anonymous and forms based all the way to almost complete coverage of the Client Side Object Model (CSOM). That’s a bit over the top, but the basics for Foundation are in the tool. New capabilities for future releases will focus on Server components like taxonomy.

Remote PowerShell for SharePoint Online and on-premise

A hidden gem is the PowerShell support. It’s very easy to start a PowerShell session and use…

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How to create a custom SharePoint list definition using Visual Studio 2012

In this article you will learn how to create a custom list definition (not a list instance) using the Visual Studio 2012 visual designer with step-by-step with screenshots.In Visual Studio 2012 select File | New ProjectSelect Templates | Visual C# | Office/SharePoint | SharePoint 2013 – Empty ProjectIf you don’t see this type of project... Continue Reading →

SharePoint Site Mailbox integration with Outlook – A new way to get email into SharePoint

What are SharePoint Site Mailboxes? The SharePoint Site Mailbox concept is aimed at bringing Exchange emails and SharePoint documents together. So how does it do this? The SharePoint Interface A site mailbox can be created at a site level (maximum of 1 mailbox per site). From a navigation point of view the mailbox appears just... Continue Reading →

White Paper – SharePoint 2013 Site Mailboxes

Microsoft SharePoint 2013 has introduced a new concept called Site Mailboxes to help bring together Microsoft SharePoint and Exchange content within Microsoft Outlook 2013. SharePoint Site Mailboxes provide many benefits and also have their limitations. This White Paper: SharePoint 2013 Site Mailboxes - Overcome their Limitations looks at Site Mailboxes and how they can be... Continue Reading →

SharePoint Conference 2012 (Las Vegas) – Just 3 more sleeps

The worldwide SharePoint Conference for 2012 (SPC12) is almost upon us. We are expecting this years conference to be massive with the new Wave 15 of technology having now having been release to manufacture by Microsoft. So we go into this conference with SharePoint 2013, Office 2013, Exchange 2013, Windows 8 all ready for production.... Continue Reading →

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