O365 SharePoint Online / 2013 chrome extensions for speedy development

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Chrome SP Editor Create and update SharePoint Online css/js files, inject files to web and manage web properties from Chrome Developer Tools A Google Chrome Extension for creating and updating files (js, css), injecting files to sites and modifying web propertybag values (add, edit, remove) in SharePoint Online from Chrome Developer Tools. This tool will … Continue reading O365 SharePoint Online / 2013 chrome extensions for speedy development

O365 – Provider hosted apps client secrets expiring

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  Haven’t used this yet but looks like a good tool to provide visibility on your provider hosted apps & which client secrets are going to expire, currently information which is not made available as standard:   Tenant Information Portal Summary This solution is used to display information regarding your Azure Active Directory Tenant specifically related … Continue reading O365 – Provider hosted apps client secrets expiring

SharePoint 2013 O365: Display top navigation on search results page

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  Elio Struyf has created a handy piece of JavaScript that will display the global navigation on your search results page as by default its hidden. <script> var refElm = document.getElementsByClassName(‘ms-searchCenter-refinement’); if (refElm.length > 0) {   // Unhide the title row   document.getElementById(‘s4-titlerow’).setAttribute(‘style’, ‘display:block !important’);   // Set the Site Title   document.getElementById(‘DeltaPlaceHolderPageTitleInTitleArea’).innerHTML = … Continue reading SharePoint 2013 O365: Display top navigation on search results page

ODfB & SharePoint online: “There is a problem with your account, please try again later” error when you try to open Office documents

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When you try to open Office documents that are stored on OneDrive for Business or SharePoint Online by using the Office client application or when you sign in to the OneDrive for Business client (Groove.exe), you receive the following error message: There is a problem with your account, please try again later https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/3136373

O365 – New feature: Mandatory Anonymous Link Expiration is now available

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Details: Mandatory Anonymous Link Expiration is a new feature for SharePoint Online and OneDrive for Business. This feature will start rolling out today (12/01/2016) and is scheduled to complete in the coming weeks.   What does this feature do? With this feature, administrators can now set a mandatory expiration length for all anonymous links created in … Continue reading O365 – New feature: Mandatory Anonymous Link Expiration is now available

Get started with the OneDrive for Business Next Generation Sync Client in Windows

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The OneDrive for Business Next Generation Sync Client lets you connect and sync files from your OneDrive for Business. You can add a work or school account to the new OneDrive for Business sync client and sync all your files to your computer. This release of the OneDrive for Business Next Generation Sync Client has … Continue reading Get started with the OneDrive for Business Next Generation Sync Client in Windows

Sharepoint 2013: Cleanest way to remove Recent from the quick launch menu in O365

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In SharePoint 2013 / SharePoint online when you create a new list or library it automatically appears under a ‘Recent’ section. There are multiple ways to hide this from sandboxed solutions to Jquery etc, however the cleanest way for me to remove / hide this is by using OOTB features & in this case audience … Continue reading Sharepoint 2013: Cleanest way to remove Recent from the quick launch menu in O365

Sharepoint: Site owners with full control get access denied error when trying to create a subsite

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A site owner or user with full control should / would normally be able to create a sub site. However sometimes we get calls where by a site owner cannot create a sub site, when they submit the create new site form they get an access denied page display. If you are getting this error … Continue reading Sharepoint: Site owners with full control get access denied error when trying to create a subsite

Sharepoint online – Sharepoint client browser

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A great free tool that gives you a good insight into you SharePoint online environment http://spcb.codeplex.com Why use this tool? Get insight in your site collection structure Find hidden lists, items or documents Discover artifact properties Easily start PowerShell, via context menu, and run (scripted) queries against your remote site collection Support for both SharePoint … Continue reading Sharepoint online – Sharepoint client browser

Sharepoint 2013: Missing search results in search results webpart compared to result source

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In SharePoint 2013 / SharePoint online you may come across a weird thing where: – You create a result source & verify the results & all appear correct – Configure a search results webpart to use your new result source but you see numerous results missing This is typically happening because by default the search … Continue reading Sharepoint 2013: Missing search results in search results webpart compared to result source

Sharepoint: Open content from CSWP in Office web apps

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When surfacing content using the CSWP it always opens document in the client application instead of the web apps regardless of the configuration. There is a managed property called ‘ServerRedirectedURL’ which provides the correct URL to open documents in the relevant web app. The trouble is that if you users upload non office documents the … Continue reading Sharepoint: Open content from CSWP in Office web apps

O365 Sharepoint: How to get the GUID of a site

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Browse to your site eg. https://yourdomain.sharepoint.com/sites/yoursite/yoursubsite/ Then append _api/web So your complete URL looks like: https://yourdomain.sharepoint.com/sites/yoursite/yoursubsite/_api/web Now look for:

O365 – Querying office graph

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Graph Query Language (GQL) is a preliminary query language designed to query the Office graph via the SharePoint Online Search REST API. By using GQL, you can query the Office graph to get items for an actor that satisfies a particular filter. https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/office/office365/howto/query-Office-graph-using-gql-with-search-rest-api?f=255&MSPPError=-2147217396

O365 useful troubleshooting tools

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O365 health readiness & connectivity checks (For end users to run from their PCs) – www.aka.ms/checkmypc Directory sync troubleshooter (Needs to be run from dir sync server by an admin) – www.aka.ms/dsup The above tools are available from the O365 admin center along with some other tools https://portal.office.com/Admin/Default.aspx#ToolsPage

O365: Display content in a accordian in O365

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This JSLink sample will show how to change rendering logic for the whole List View. This sample will read the Title and Description fields’ values and render the fields in an accordion style view. https://code.msdn.microsoft.com/office/Client-side-rendering-code-ccdb2a0e

O365: Tabbed forms in O365

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This JSLink sample allows you to use JQuery Tabs within your SharePoint List Forms. https://code.msdn.microsoft.com/office/Client-side-rendering-code-b2eedf92 I had a bit of trouble getting this to work so I had to: 1) I think #4 is a typo 2) Upload my JS file to the master page gallery as a ‘JavaScript Display Template’ In my case changing … Continue reading O365: Tabbed forms in O365

Sharepoint 2010 Search Refinement Panel: Some refiners tool tips are bank or empty

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Implemented the Sharepoint search refinment panel on a Sharepoint 2010 enterprise search center. The content for this search center was tagged using both standard Sharepoint column types and some managed metadata columns. What I noticed was that when you hover over some of the refiners on the refinement panel the tooltip would display as expected … Continue reading Sharepoint 2010 Search Refinement Panel: Some refiners tool tips are bank or empty