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Missing Site Pages and Site Assets libraries in SharePoint 2010

Ever wonder why sometimes when you create a site in SharePoint 2010, the Site Pages and Site Assets libraries are not created, yet other times, they are? The answer lies in a feature called Wiki Page Home Page, which is enabled by default for Team Sites in SharePoint 2010. However, other types of site templates may not activate that feature […]

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How to Create a Second Web Application Using the Default Port in SharePoint 2013

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Creating a SharePoint Web application is one of the common operations in SharePoint 2013. In this article, I will walk through the process of creating a second Web application using the default port 80 in SharePoint 2013. 1.    Go to Manage web applications > Select default port 80 > click New on the Ribbon: 2.    Under “Create a new IIS […]

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How to use Host headers for SharePoint site

Follow the steps below to create a host header for SharePoint site. You create a new web application and a site collection, which will give you a URL which would contain the server name and the port number (e.g. http://servername:7555) Now instead of providing the url to the user there should be an easy way by which the user should […]

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How does SharePoint delete orphan ad users in SharePoint

How does SharePoint Foundation\Server 2010 handle site users that have been deleted from my active directory? Whenever I delete an active directory user, I can still lookup the deleted active directory user from the people picker. I know SharePoint deletes the MySite that is associated with the active directory user, but it does not delete the user from any of […]

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Some key differences between stsadm export and backup operations

It’s not obvious to understand key differences between a backup and an export. Although they are both designed to backup data, they work completely differently. Stsadm –o backup/restore With the URL and filename parameters, it allows you to backup either a site collection or web application. You can basically consider the file generated more or less as a SQL dump […]

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WordPress Visual Editor is blank

WordPress Visual Editor is blank, to fix this issue go to your worpress admin section and login take a screen shoot of your plugins page so you know what you have enable and save it! turn off all your plugins switch to twenty eleven theme or a generic wordpress theme logout refresh your browser and clear your cache go back […]

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SharePoint Permissions Management What you need to know for SharePoint 2007 2010 2013

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So you have a new SharePoint Site and you need to allow access so people can actually use this site. It’s not always as easy as it sounds, but while it can seem overwhelming if you haven’t done it before, there is an easy way to start looking at this. Throughout this blog, I will break down the basics in […]

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looking for god the movie

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Looking for God (the movie) mock up 1 please click on the image to view large design. Proposed navigation: Story/home Cast & Filmmakers Videos/Gallery Partners News Store Music

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sharepoint 2010 save site as template

ISSUE: I would like to save my webpart page as a template. The problem is that i don’t see “save site as template” anywhere on this site. On another site i’ve created the “save site as template” is visible. What could be the problem? I think i activated the necessary features. SOLUTION: Then as a workaround, you may access the […]

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SharePoint 2010 Feature GUID and Name Mapping

This project is to help people to track what exactly do those weird GUID means in SharePoint feature list. This could help when you try to upgrade your server farm and run pre-check tools, or try to identify whatever is installed on your SharePoint farm. SharePoint Server 2010 Feature GUIDs (get-SPFeature)  GUID Feature Name  Description  001f4bd7-746d-403b-aa09-a6cc43de7942 PublishingStapling   00bfea71-1c5e-4a24-b310-ba51c3eb7a57 BasicWebParts […]

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