SharePoint Storage Metrics to Check size of a document Library

SharePoint storage gives us a very useful report to understand the size of a site, sub site, list and library. To view the Storage Metrics report you have to follow simple steps Go to Site Collection Settings –> Site Collection Administration –> Storage Metrics You can drill down the document library or sub site to …

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Show or hide SharePoint list and libraries

SharePoint lists and libraries are visible to all users and there are various ways to hide them. Admin can break inheritance for the list/libraries and set permissions for a specific group of users, this will hide the list from all users except that specific group and list content will only be available if user have …

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Enable versioning in SharePoint Document library

Versioning is very important for documents, it provides a way to keep track of the changes and who made to those changes. ¬†Each time you save the document, it saved with a new version, versions can be minor or major. Follow the below steps to enable versioning in document library Go to SharePoint Document library …

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Integrating Yammer with SharePoint

Yammer has been moved under Office 365 and there are different ways to integrate it in SharePoint Online or SharePoint On-Premise. Below are different ways to integrate yammer in SharePoint Online and on-premise We can use the remote provisioning pattern to create Yammer groups or Topic feeds to facilitate conversations when you create new SharePoint …

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Using JSLink as an alternative for Calculated columns

JSLink came with SharePoint 2013 but it was not used that much at the time because people are much more comfortable with farm/sandbox baased solutions and playing with XSLT was fun. But with rise in usage of SharePoint Online (office 365) it become one of the necessity one should know. JSLink is pretty smart or …

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Missing web part and features in office 365

Many office 365 users face the issue that the root SharePoint site not showing all the web parts and features but these features and web parts are available in other site collections of the same tenant except the root site like http://mstalk.sharepoint.com. This happen mostly when you setup a new tenant and try to add …

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Hide fields from SharePoint List Forms

Some time we got the requirement to hide few fields from a SharePoint list form but do not want to remove them from the list, some list columns used in different content types and we cannot hide them through column properties. Most of the time we need this in task forms to hide or disable …

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Changing site logo for all sub sites in a Site collection for SharePoint Online (Office 365)

In my previous article, I shared details for changing site logo for a site collection and its sub sites using PowerShell, but that was only for on-premise environment.¬†PowerShell script for SharePoint Online is different from on-premise where we refer SharePoint client dlls, make sure you should have installed SharePoint Online Management Shell, if not then …

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SharePoint how to refer file URL in client side script

In SharePoint, sometime user finds it difficult to refer URL for any file in client side scripting languages like jQuery/javascript, so in this post I am sharing how to refer different level of sites using tilde (~). ~site: is used to refer to current site URL. ~sitecollection: is used to refer the current site collection …

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How to check Column Internal Name for a SharePoint List

In a SharePoint list, we usually use the user friendly (readable) names in list columns or fields. Each column has a display name and internal name which we also call as physical name of the filed. Just like Title, Description, Full Name. There internal names are like Column Display Name Column Internal Name Title Title …

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