Moving Content Databases across SharePoint SQL Server instances

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1. First, reach the content databases management page from Central Admin site. Select the database you want to move – rest of the demo shows moving WSS_Content_2 across two SQL Server instances. 2. Check the remove content database option. This just removes the content database from SharePoint activity, contents are safe in the source SQL … Continue reading Moving Content Databases across SharePoint SQL Server instances

How to remove personalize this page, My settings etc from WSS & MOSS 2007

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If you want to hide certain menu items from the “Welcome” menu in a SharePoint site. You can do the following: 1. Go to the following folder at the MOSS / WSS server: C:Program FilesCommon FilesMicrosoft SharedWeb Server Extensions12TEMPLATECONTROLTEMPLATES 2. Open file Welcome.ascx in the editor 3. Search for elements. For the ones you don’t … Continue reading How to remove personalize this page, My settings etc from WSS & MOSS 2007

How to add left navigation bar when creating new Sharepoint webpages

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Open the page you want the left hand navigation to appear on in a text editor or Sharepoint Designer & remove the following lines: asp:Content ContentPlaceHolderId=”PlaceHolderLeftNavBar” runat=”server”> asp:Content ContentPlaceHolderId=”PlaceHolderNavSpacer” runat=”server”> Save the page & now you have the left hand navigation bar ! If you want to change this on all future webpart pages you … Continue reading How to add left navigation bar when creating new Sharepoint webpages

How to submit an InfoPath form to a Windows SharePoint Services document library

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How to submit an InfoPath form to a Windows SharePoint Services document library Article ID : 826993 Last Review : November 17, 2004 Revision : 2.0 Design your form data source and layout Submit the form data to a SharePoint Services document library Use script to submit the form data to a SharePoint Services document … Continue reading How to submit an InfoPath form to a Windows SharePoint Services document library

How to uninstall Sharepoint templates

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If you want to uninstall the templates you’ll have to use stsadm like this: stsadm -o deletetemplate -title To check if the templates are installed on the server use the following command: stsadm -o enumtemplates

Sharepoint Cannot retrieve the URL specified in the XML Link property

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“Cannot retrieve the URL specified in the XML Link property. For more assistance, contact your site administrator.” If you press ‘Test Link’ a new window opens and correctly shows the feed. The problem is the if the account the app pool is running under doesnt have permission to reach the feed, you can either cure … Continue reading Sharepoint Cannot retrieve the URL specified in the XML Link property

‘Edit Document’ requires a Windows SharePoint Services-compatible application and Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.0 or greater.

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Error: PC gets this error when trying to edit a working file – When you try to edit a Microsoft Office document that is stored in a document library of a Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services Web site, you may receive the following error message: ‘Edit Document’ requires a Windows SharePoint Services-compatible application and Microsoft Internet … Continue reading ‘Edit Document’ requires a Windows SharePoint Services-compatible application and Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.0 or greater.

How To Backup WSS 3.0

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Backup of WSS consists of three stages: Backup WSS site data: Create a batch file & schedule it to run- ‘STSADM.EXE -o backup -directory \ServerSharepointBackup -backupmethod full’ Backup IIS Metabase: See Here for IIS Metabase Backup options Backup files folders: Normal File Backup Procedure

‘Edit Document’ requires a Windows SharePoint Services-compatible application

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Please see the information below to troubleshoot this error. This information was found in Microsoft’s KB. KB Article ID: 833714 SYMPTOMS When you try to edit a Microsoft Office document that is stored in a document library of a Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services Web site, you may receive the following error message: ‘Edit Document’ requires … Continue reading ‘Edit Document’ requires a Windows SharePoint Services-compatible application

AdCenter Labs – Essential tools for Internet Marketeers

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Checkout Adcenter Labs here: MSN Adlab Loads of cool tools here but one that looks very interesting is ‘Detecting Online Commercial Intention’ Microsoft adCenter can detect your customers’ intention to purchase products or acquire information. For example, if a customer searches for “canon digital camera”, it is likely that he or she wants to purchase … Continue reading AdCenter Labs – Essential tools for Internet Marketeers