PowerShell script to download all Farm solutions

Some time we got requirement to download farm solutions and it is specially required in migrations. Below I am sharing a simple PowerShell script which can download all solutions deployed on the SharePoint Farm. You need to execute  this script on SharePoint Farm with SPFarm account as this script need SharePoint Farm administrative access to execute. [void][System.Reflection.Assembly]::LoadWithPartialName(“Microsoft.SharePoint”) [void][System.Reflection.Assembly]::LoadWithPartialName(“Microsoft.SharePoint.Administration”) …

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SharePoint Server 2016 Hardware and Software Requirements

SharePoint Server 2016 release candidate patch has been released few days back which need to be applied on SharePoint Server 2016 Beta 2. In this post I just summarized the hardware & software requirements and Installation prerequisites which are already listed on different sites, at the end of this article you can the listing of few important …

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List Fields not showing in Add, Edit and display forms after migration

Background: We have completed a tool based SharePoint migration for a client which was from SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint online, during the migration we got some hurdles which is because of custom features, custom list columns, deprecated list & site templates and invalid data but at the we were good to migrate all the content …

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Creating a Display Form / Data View Web Part in SharePoint Online

I had a requirement to display a custom view for a list interface instead of the default list view in SharePoint online, I know couple of jQuery and css scripts which made life quite easier in these scenarios but still I have seen people asking how they can edit page using SharePoint Designer and how …

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SharePoint Server 2016 Live Preview – Hosted site

Yesterday we have shared a post with step be step installation on SharePoint Server 2016, and today we are going to share the live preview SharePoint Server 2016 Web Application from a hosted environment. You can access hosted site though http://techtalk.cloudapp.net/. [Update: 22-Oct-2015] – Now most of the users have tested and reviewed the SharePoint …

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SharePoint Server 2016 IT Preview is now available

Great news that today SharePoint Server 2016 is announced and is now available for download on 180 days trial. You can download it from from Microsoft Download Center. And as we already mentioned in our post “No More SharePoint Foundation” SharePoint Server 2016 is an end of SharePoint foundation which means no more free SharePoint …

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Managing Documents in SharePoint, the intelligent way!!

Document Management in SharePoint is a cumbersome task that often leaves IT administrators scratching their head with files & folders. Scanning, uploading and integrating content to SharePoint is just not enough. To quickly access the content that your employees, individuals or managers need, you want much more than a simple, document storing SharePoint application. What …

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Comparing SharePoint 2016 Boundaries and limitations with SharePoint 2013 & 2010

You can examine new improvements in boundaries and limitation whenever a new SharePoint version is coming which are helpful to figure out the best capacity planning for customers. In this blog post I am going to discussing improvements in boundaries and limitations for SharePoint 2016 and there comparison with earlier versions. From ignite and further …

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No More SharePoint Designer & No More SharePoint Foundation in SharePoint 2016

SharePoint Designer In SharePoint 2016, there will be No More SharePoint Designer, means no new version of SharePoint designer is coming to for new version of SharePoint but we can still use SharePoint Designer 2013 with SharePoint Server 2016. Microsoft SharePoint Designer (SPD), formerly known as Microsoft Office SharePoint Designer, is a specialized HTML editor …

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