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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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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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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Get SharePoint List Inventory using PowerShell

PowerShell scripts are very useful to generate some amazing reports, recently I have written a PowerShell script which retrieves all lists and libraries for a SharePoint site collection under all sub sites with item count and versioning enabled. This is a report which can be very useful when you are going to the delta/cutover migration …

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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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SharePoint how to lock and unlock a site collection

Making a site read-only (also known lock) is required most of the time when you are going to migrate to newer version and restrict user for any modifications. This is most of the time required over cut over migration. If you have to lock a web application read-only which contain multiple site collections then you …

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