Category Archives: SharePoint 2010

SharePoint 2010 calculated column and hyperlink (no workflows or scripts needed)

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Often you will get a requirement like this: Create a calculated column which concatenate the url text with an existing column value. This seems to be an easy task, except one thing: SharePoint doest…

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SharePoint 2010: Verify the Product Version of SharePoint 2010 that is Installed

I was in the process of updating my production environment and wanted to verify which cumulative updates I had applied already to the test environment. After some searching I found a command to use and compared it to the build … Continue reading

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SharePoint: Ribbon Tabs are Too Small and Sign-on Menu is Missing

Today, I had a user contact me regarding testing they were performing against their SharePoint Team site. They were no longer able to logon as another user. When I went to see their computer I noticed three things: 1) Ribbon … Continue reading

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SharePoint: Errors on Page and Scroll Bar is Grayed Out

We suddenly started to receive calls that people were no longer able to scroll on our Intranet Home Page. This was a quickly spreading problem. There were two common factors: 1) Windows XP SP3 2) Internet Explorer 8 When I … Continue reading

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SharePoint 2010: Move a Site Collection to a Different Content Database

I had recently ran into a case where a site collection was not created in the correct content database. Moving it to the correct database is very simple. SOLUTION 1) Open the SharePoint 2010 Management Shell as the SharePoint Farm … Continue reading

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SharePoint: Database Maintenance

There are two maintenance tasks that should be performed routinely to ensure SharePoint is running at its best A) Database Backup Maintenance Plan B) Integrity and Reorganization Maintenance Plan In addition to these Maintenance Plans, you should also see my … Continue reading

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SharePoint: Automate Farm Backup and Cleanup

Backing up the SharePoint content is extremely important. There are two steps to the backup process that should be performed on a regular basis to ensure that SharePoint is properly backed up and at top performance. In addition, it is … Continue reading

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