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 to generate it spmetal /web:http:// /code: Creating…

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 including workflows! Backup Process Backup of…

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 different domain name, these site…

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 will add it to the…

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 a little different, there are…

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 will be pretty much the…

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 browser by default for reading…

Access is denied. Verify that either the Default Content Access Account has access to this repository, or add a crawl rule to crawl this repository. If the repository being crawled is a SharePoint repository, verify that the account you are using has “Full Read” permissions on the SharePoint Web Application being crawled.

Disabling the loopback check worked for me, below are the steps that I took: 1. Click Start, click Run, type regedit, and then click OK. 2….

SharePoint 2010 Master pages

(FYI… I am constantly updating this blog) Here are some of the new master pages with a description: 1. V4.Master: this is the default master page…

MOSS to SharePoint 2010 Migration

This article breaks up the upgrade process into Database upgrade and Visual Upgrade. 1. Database upgrade: a. Create a new database with a copy of…

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