Sameer Mohammed

Force FBA users to download word document instead of having them open in MS Word

FBA users when opening documents get either prompted with login or MS Word opens up the document and it…

Anonymous user gets prompted to view list items even through they have view list item permissions

In a publishing site even if anonymous users have been granted permission on all the level i.e in Central…

Converting a site to a Site collection

Creating a site collection from site 1. Below I am creating a new database since my site is a publishing…

LinQ to SharePoint examples

Namespaces to refer in Visual studio for using LinQ using System.Linq; using Microsoft.SharePoint.Linq; using System.Collections.Generic; Generate Entity classes using SPMetal Run the following command…

Moving content using the granular “Perform a Site Collection Backup” option in SharePoint 2010

The good part about it is that using this option everything within a site collection will be backed up…

Host header site collection VS Path based Site Collections in SharePoint 2010

SharePoint gives the ability to create site collections with its own domain name while the web application has a…

Adding Custom Styles to Ribbon’s Styles dropdown

The cool part about SP2010 is that as soon as it sees styles in the custom CSS file, it…

Creating site Collection in its own Database

Creating site collection from CA is one of the easiest things but creating it with its own database is…

Implementing SSL on SharePoint 2010 and IIS 7 and forcing http request to redirect to https

1. The certificate is already imported in IIS 2. I am using a wildcard cert here but I believe it…

Have SharePoint 2010 open office documents in browser on an live farm

This blog walks through the process of configuring a SharePoint server so that office documents open up in the…