Technical

Get Started with PowerShell on Azure Government

Many folks using Azure Government probably have a subscription or two on public Azure. If you’re bouncing between environments and using PowerShell on each, it could become cumbersome to switch between them. This post shows […] Read More

Live 360 Bootstrap in SharePoint Session

I have the privilege of presenting a couple sessions this week at the Live! 360 Conference in Orlando, FL and I just finished presenting “How to Improve the SharePoint UI using Bootstrap 3”. This was […] Read More

Interactive Ratings in Search Results

I found a great post that saved me a TON of time when working on a solution to bring in interactive ratings of documents to a search results page. Thank you Eugene! (Not sure what […] Read More

To-Do When Adding Managed Property Mapping to Hover Panel

I often have a request to display custom data in a search hover panel in SharePoint 2013. No big deal…pop open the IDE of your choice (BTW, if you have a favorite IDE other than […] Read More

Format Date on Search Results

In building a custom display template for search results I found myself in an interesting scenario. The display template needed to make a REST call back into SharePoint 2013 to get additional info for display […] Read More

Duplicate Key Error when Editing a Content Search Web Part

When developing custom display templates for your CSWPs, be careful when setting the property value for ManagedPropertyMapping. This property is used to tell the template how to map managed properties to properties within the template, […] Read More

Custom Access Denied Page in SharePoint 2013

In SharePoint 2010, it was quite easy to tell SharePoint to use a custom access denied page that you developed and deployed to the farm instead of the out of the box page. There are […] Read More

SharePoint 2013 Web Templates

I thought I would update my 2010 Web Templates post with the same info for the 2013 platform. Here is a list of all the web templates in SharePoint 2013, including the ID, Description and […] Read More

SharePoint 2013 Claim Expiration and AD Sync

Here’s an interesting scenario I hadn’t experienced before:  SharePoint 2013 farm doing a user profile sync with Active Directory. Security was based on Active Directory security groups managing membership and authorization controlled through SharePoint groups […] Read More

Prereqs for Office Web Apps Server 2013

Just a quick programming note for our home viewers installing Office Web Apps 2013 on Windows 2008 R2. If you’re following the instructions on TechNet, they list the following prereqs as of the writing of […] Read More