If you have a SharePoint task list where the task is assigned to a SharePoint group, you may notice that the My Task list does not show tasks even if you are a member of the group of which the task is assigned. Fortunately, there is a simple fix. It does require SharePoint Designer though. […]Read more "Filter SharePoint task list view to show tasks assigned to groups I am in"
I loaded SharePoint Designer this morning and when I clicked on the Lists and Libraries navigation item I saw just a blank screen with the message “There are no items to show in this view”. I knew that I recently made some changes to some List Definitions (I deleted a list definition from my solution) […]Read more "SharePoint Designer shows “There are no items to show in this view” message"
I stumbled across this article that talks about different site provisioning techniques available in SharePoint 2013. It is good to understand the differences and pick the best solution for your needs. You can read the full article here. The article explains the advantages and disadvantages of using: Feature Stapling Site Templates Web Templates Site Definitions […]Read more "Site Provisioning techniques and remote provisioning in SharePoint 2013 (Link)"
Ever been asked to create a delayed site collection? When asked, I thought, what the heck is a delayed site collection? I never heard of such a thing. Turns out, when you create a site collection (or a site) and don’t pick a template, it it called a delayed site collection. The template is applied […]Read more "What is a delayed site collection?"
You can download the standalone SkyDrive Pro client for Windows. It will allow you to sync both SharePoint 2013 as well as SharePoint 2010 document libraries to your local machine. http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=39050Read more "Download the standalone SkyDrive Pro client"
I just ran across the new refinement configuration for SharePoint 2013. I was expecting to modify the Refinement Filters XML like I did in SharePoint 2010, but was pleasantly surprised to see that Microsoft has created a nice GUI to do this for you. It can be found in the refinement web part properties. Instead of seeing the Refinement Filters XML you have a “Choose Refiners…” button. When clicked, this button opens a nice GUI that lets you manage your refinements.Read more "New Refinement Configuration for SharePoint 2013"