SharePoint 2010

Versioning for SharePoint 2010 Document Management

2015-08-17T09:30:12+00:00 August 17th, 2015|

[In Part 3 of his series on Document Management and Collaboration in Microsoft SharePoint, Matt Milsark introduces SharePoint Versioning. Missed the last post? Please read about SharePoint Document Check-In and Check-Out] Understanding SharePoint Versioning Version control is a critical feature for any enterprise-scale document collaboration platform. In SharePoint, the versioning [...]

Help! My SharePoint Help Search is Broken

2015-03-11T09:37:26+00:00 March 11th, 2015|

Was your SharePoint Help Search broken? Here’s why: Recently, we had a ticket submitted to us regarding a SharePoint 2013 Foundation server who’s Help Search was in a broken state. Every time we tried to use the search, it would load a big nasty, multi-language error saying, “Sorry, the page you’re looking for [...]

SharePoint 2013 Evaluation Site: Checking under the hood

2014-12-23T09:33:36+00:00 December 23rd, 2014|

(In a previous blog, Andy Milsark discussed some of the fundamentals of the SharePoint 2013 Evaluation site.  If you need basic understanding of the Evaluation site, check that one out, although I suspect we may repeat some of the same things here.) In this post, we’ll discuss in more detail what [...]

Allow Anonymous Access for SharePoint 2010 and IIS 7

2014-06-25T08:30:06+00:00 June 25th, 2014|

I recently ran into a problem with Anonymous Access in SharePoint 2010. It was setup correctly in Central Administration – on the site, the Anonymous user had access, and in IIS, the site had Anonymous Authentication allowed.  And yet, for some reason, I still could not get in anonymously. […]

SharePoint Headache: Change in ‘Wait for Field Change’

2014-06-05T08:38:13+00:00 June 5th, 2014|

With every new version of SharePoint, there are expected changes. Some changes are minor, some are major; some you’ll never notice, and some are just frustratingly trivial. So, what do I mean by frustratingly trivial? These are changes that, at first glance, seem minor and inconsequential, but in truth lead [...]

Add Images to a List Web Part in SharePoint 2010

2014-05-07T10:41:55+00:00 May 7th, 2014|

I was recently working on a request to have Images appear in the announcements Web Part for SharePoint 2010. At first, I figured this was a simple enough task – just add an image to the page, right? Well, I fell down the rabbit hole looking for the best way to [...]

Document Sets in SharePoint Server: Finally an ECM feature for the masses!

2014-04-02T08:30:20+00:00 April 2nd, 2014|

In SharePoint, the Document Set is a powerful Enterprise Content Management Feature hidden in SharePoint Server that most power users don’t know about or haven’t implemented yet. This feature which bundles Office documents into a single malleable unit has a myriad of applications which can improve your process efficiency.  Let’s [...]

Why is Uploading Files to SharePoint 2010 Failing?

2014-03-31T08:56:45+00:00 March 31st, 2014|

This is a common question we receive at, the home of SharePoint Hosting. Luckily, you don’t even need to be a SharePoint expert to get to the root of the problem. There are a few easy-to-follow steps that help identify the cause of a failed upload in SharePoint which [...]

A Look Back at Our Top SharePoint Tweets of 2013

2014-01-09T08:37:09+00:00 January 9th, 2014|

As new hashtags start trending and the first videos of 2014 go viral, is taking a look back at some our most popular SharePoint tweets and topics of 2013. During 2013, some of the most popular SharePoint topics discussed on Twitter focused around understanding which type of SharePoint was [...]

Fun with SharePoint 2010 List Workflows

2014-01-07T09:00:56+00:00 January 7th, 2014|

How to Use SharePoint List Workflows to Track Statistics So recently some of my cohorts and I discovered a fun and quick baseball dart game. The rules of the game are fairly straightforward. There are nine innings (or more if needed due to a tie). In each inning, each player [...]