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Wictor Wilén - SharePoint MCA, MCSM, MCM and MVP - How to patch the Distributed Cache in SharePoint 2013

Hi Wictor, is it possible to discover the patch level of the Distributed Cache without looking at control panel? Powershell?<p>Hi Wictor, thanks for …

Search in SharePoint 2013..increased functionality makes it simple!

One of the search features introduced with SharePoint 2010 was the concept of search refiners and this really gave power to the users to filter and …

How to change the text that is displayed in the Search Box Web Part in SharePoint Server 2013

This is a blog post in the series "How to change how search results are displayed." To demonstrate how you can customize your search results, I'll …

The Ultimate Guide to SharePoint Server 2013 Certification V2

I am glad to announce the release of the second version of <b>The ultimate SharePoint 2013 Certification Guide V2 on my Blog!</b> The Guide has been out …

Demystifying the Enterprise Keywords Column

A while back, I gave a webinar about designing SharePoint information architectures, and I was surprised that there were many people unaware about …

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Adoption Tactics; Why Your End Users Will Rant & Rave Over SharePoint 2013 #SPSAlbany

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In your Site Collection navigate to <b>Site Settings | Query Rules</b>.<p>On the <b>Manage Query Rules</b> page set the context for your rule, in my case I choose <b>Local</b> …

Building your first Provider-Hosted App for SharePoint using Windows Azure – Part 1

If you’ve been tracking on this blog, you’ve seen me write a few posts about SharePoint and Windows Azure. For those of you that have explored …

Refining SharePoint Search (Tutorial)

​​<p>Refining SharePoint Search Using Enterprise Keywords<p>If you have read anything about the latest version of SharePoint you may have heard that a lot …

SharePoint Built-in Lists: Content Approval, Versioning and Security

My team was researching SharePoint built-in lists like Calendar, Document Library etc. while developing new features for our product Documentation …

Introducing new forecasting capabilities in Power View for Office 365 | Microsoft Power BI Blog | Microsoft Power BI

Today at the PASS Business Analytics conference we announced the availability of new forecasting capabilities for Power View in Office 365. In Power …

SharePoint OneDrive for Business storage quota can now be increased to 1TB | On MSFT

You can now increase your SharePoint OneDrive for Business storage quota to 1TB, a big increase from the default 25GB and previous limit of 100GB, …

CHANGE: Service Pack 1 for Office 2013 and SharePoint 2013

We have released updated Server SP1 patches that correct an issue blocking deployment of future public and cumulative updates. Please find new …

SharePoint 2013 Warm-Up Script

A Warm-Up Script is essential for seldom used pre-production environments to avoid waiting for what seems like an eternity for the web applications …

What happen when you press F5 in Visual Studio in SharePoint 2013

In this post we will discuss what will happen when you press F5 while developing an App in SharePoint 2013 using Visual Studio 2012.<br>Also you can …

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January 7 Visio webcast on organizational charts now available on-demand - Microsoft 365 Blog

Join us on <b>Tuesday, January 7 at 10:30am PT/1:30pm ET</b> to learn how effective and up-to-date organizational charts can improve your productivity and …

Customer-delivered presentations at the SharePoint Conference 2014 - Microsoft 365 Blog

With a little less than a month to go, let us give you a valuable reason to attend SharePoint Conference 2014 (SPC14) - the Customer Showcase track. …

Create and import query suggestions in SharePoint 2013

An easy way to help users search for information in SharePoint is to create <i>query suggestions</i>. Query suggestions are words that appear under the …

Add and configure the Recommended Items and Popular Items Web Part in SharePoint Server 2013

This is a blog post in the series “How to display Recommendations and Popular items on a website”. In the previous post, I showed you how to modify …

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Workflow in SharePoint 2013: More options, easier solutions

In the latest release of SharePoint 2013, Microsoft made some dramatic changes to the workflow engine, how it interacts with SharePoint and how …

Enable Disable developer dashboard in SharePoint 2013

In this post we will discuss how we can enable or disable developer dashboard in SharePoint 2013.<p>You can check this article and this article to know …

SharePoint Governance Maturity Benchmark infographic

An infographic from Metalogix (formerly Axceler) with data from the 2012 SharePoint Governance Maturity Benchmark.

Create list using SharePoint 2013 client object model

In this post we will discuss about how we can create SharePoint list using SharePoint 2013 client object model. In my previous we have discussed how …

Change local debugging URL in visual studio 2012 for SharePoint 2013

In this post we will discuss how we can change the local debugging URL in visual studio 2012 for SharePoint 2013. Also you can check my previous …