Category Archives: SharePoint 2010

Future of InfoPath – SPC14 Notes from Office and SharePoint Forms Roadmap Update

Ever since Microsoft has announced that InfoPath 2013 would be last release for their most popular forms technology, industry and SharePoint community was awaiting for what’s next at Microsoft’s announcements at SPC14. As you have may have noticed from my … Continue reading

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Step by Step – How to Prepare SharePoint 2010 Developer VM for People Search

Recently, I was working on SharePoint 2010 environment and needed  to make Developer VM ready for People Search Customization. Here are the high level steps I had followed to configure People & Expertise Search on my VM. Please note that … Continue reading

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Code Snippet – Programmatically Retrieve Localized SharePoint User Profile Properties Label

Please note this code snippet has been tested on SharePoint 2010 using Visual Studio 2012. It should work fine with SharePoint 2013. If you are working on multi-lingual or support multiple languages in your SharePoint application, there might be at … Continue reading

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Magical SPUtility Class – A Hidden Jewel for SharePoint Custom Development

I have been using SPUtility ever since I have started building Custom SharePoint Applications but once in a while I come across SPUtility functions to solve problems which I normally either find myself in the corner or scratch my head … Continue reading

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Handy SharePoint Administrative URLs Reference

As most of SharePoint Professionals, I have been keeping list of handy URLs to navigate through my day to day tasks. Recently I have came across this blog article – Famous SharePoint URLs and Locations and felt like everyone has … Continue reading

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Configure ULS Logs for Troubleshooting SharePoint

Here is the quick tip on how to turn on & off ULS Logs for Troubleshooting. This is mostly self-reminder note for me. Download ULSLogViewer from MSDN, this is one of my all time favorite tool which doesn’t install anything … Continue reading

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SharePoint March 2013 Public Update, Invalid FormDigest, Client.SVC ProcessQuery 403 Forbidden

Recently I came across interesting error ” _vti_bin/client.svc/ProcessQuery 403 Forbidden” while making CSOM API call during on load of SharePoint 2013 publishing page article in edit mode. Our logic was simple – make CSOM API calls whenever Publishing Page is … Continue reading

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SharePoint and ADFS Configuration Error – ID4220: The SAML Assertion is either not signed or the signature’s KeyIdentifier cannot be resolved to a SecurityToken

Yesterday, while configuring my SharePoint 2013 farm with ADFS v2 farm, I came across peculiar issue which I haven’t seen before. After successful initial configuration of trusted connection between SharePoint and ADFS, while browsing to the SharePoint Site, ADFS responded … Continue reading

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SQL Best Practices for SharePoint Farm – Use Latin1_General_CI_AS_KS_WS Collation for SharePoint Database Engine

It is important to set Latin1_General_CI_AS_KS_WS collation for both SharePoint 2010 and SharePoint 2013 databases – Case insensitive, Accent sensitive, Kana sensitive, Width sensitive. SharePoint uses the Latin1_General_CI_AS_KS_WS collation because the Latin1_General_CI_AS_KS_WS collation most closely matches the Microsoft Windows NTFS … Continue reading

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Disable the Loopback Check for Specific Host Names on all SharePoint Web and Application Servers

Microsoft has introduced new feature – Loopback Security Check in Windows Server 2003 SP1 to prevent access to a web application using a fully qualified domain name (FQDN) if an attempt to access it takes place from a machine that … Continue reading

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