SharePoint folder deletion error: Cannot delete/checked out issue

Recently I have seen an issue where user was unable to delete a folder in a SharePoint online document library because a file was checked out for editing by a user. An in folder there was not file with pending checkout. And mandatory checkout was disabled on the document library. Solution: There were mandatory fields …

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Get list of all hidden lists in a SharePoint Site

You can hide lists and libraries in a SharePoint site using SharePoint designer or PowerShell cmdlet which can be using for different operations. There are several hidden lists in SharePoint which exists in a SharePoint site just like workflow history list, User Information list and many others which have different usage in SharePoint. Below screenshot …

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SharePoint Modern UI: Using Sites web part page

The new Site’s web part allows users to show the logged in user’s current sites or you can also customize it to show specific sites. On my opinion it’s a very useful web party introduced with SharePoint Modern UI which an end user can easily configure. It minimized the effort to create custom web part …

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SharePoint Modern UI: Activity web part

Activity web part is a modern UI web part which is available in SharePoint modern UI pages, you can add a modern ui page in classic team site. The modern activity web part shows the activities on the site from different users which include add/edit documents, creation of new list and libraries etc. You do not …

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Get SharePoint list detail for a site

This is one of the important reports to get details of list information for a SharePoint site or all sub sites under a site collection. I am sharing a PowerShell script which I have written for SharePoint online. I used SharePoint list properties to get details about the list title, Creation date, Last modified data, …

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Assign/Revoke Administrative Access on Deleted OneDrive Using PowerShell

When a deleted OneDrive is restored then its also important to give access to some user. The easiest way to restore a deleted OneDrive is to restore the deleted user but this is not ideal case every time, so you must restore the deleted site/OneDrive and then assign administrative access to an active user using …

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Restoring a deleted OneDrive using PowerShell

In Office 365, when a user is deleted, his/her OneDrive will be automatically deleted after the given retention period which is by default 30 days. Only a Global Administrator or SharePoint Administrator can restore a deleted OneDrive and assign access to some other user. All the shared content will be available as they were available before …

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Add/Remove Administrative Access on a Site Collection

There are three ways to change the administrative access for a site collection. Go to SharePoint Site Collection settings and click on Site Collection Administrators link under Users and Permissions. On this screen you can add/remove a user for assigning or removing site collection administrative access for a user. You can also follow this step …

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SharePoint Post Migration Comparison Report to Verify Migrated content using PowerShell

Being involved in migrations for past couple of years, one of the pain area is to verify the migrated content. There are some amazing migration tools like Sharegate, Metalogix, AvePoint and they provide some very useful reports to verify the content but still I haven’t seen a report which can compare the migrated content in …

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Adding a Column to list Index using PowerShell and UI

Adding a column to a SharePoint list is pretty simple job, you need Edit permission on the list to update the list column index and also item count in list must be less than 20000 as you can not add a field to list index if item count is over 20K. You can add upto …

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