Archive for 'Architecture' Category

List of Special Pages in SharePoint 2010 which do not use any master page

By Namwar Rizvi - Last updated: Sunday, April 10, 2011

There are some special pages in SharePoint 2010 which do not use any master page. You should be aware of these pages to avoid bad user experience while branding your site. Following is the list of those pages: AccessDenied.aspx : Displays, if user does not have permission to perform respective action. Confirmation.aspx : Displays, to […]

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HTML Field Control versus Content Editor Web Part

By Namwar Rizvi - Last updated: Sunday, April 3, 2011

Normally, people feel strong temptation to use Content Editor Web Part (CEWP) whenever they need to display HTML content on a SharePoint page. There is nothing wrong in using CEWP as far as you know when to use it and what are the alternatives. Most of the time CEWP performs as needed but there are some scenarios where we […]

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How to solve never ending "Sleeping for 10 seconds" upgrade message of SharePoint

By Namwar Rizvi - Last updated: Sunday, June 13, 2010

Here is the solution to solve never ending “Sleeping for 10 seconds” upgrade message of SharePoint

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Displaying only Year in SharePoint Calculated Column

By Namwar Rizvi - Last updated: Thursday, November 26, 2009

This article describes how to display only year in SharePoint calculated column

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List of all SharePoint Back-End databases

By Namwar Rizvi - Last updated: Thursday, July 16, 2009

List of all SharePoint Back-End databases

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How Sharepoint ranks a document in Search Results?

By Namwar Rizvi - Last updated: Monday, January 12, 2009

Here is a brief and simple description of how Sharepoint ranks a document in Search Results

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List of SharePoint URL tokens

By Namwar Rizvi - Last updated: Monday, December 1, 2008

List of SharePoint URL tokens

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How to crawl Lookup field or column

By Namwar Rizvi - Last updated: Sunday, October 5, 2008

Here is the correct way to add mapping for Lookup field in SharePoint.

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Sharepoint best practices: how many sites, how many libraries

By Namwar Rizvi - Last updated: Tuesday, August 26, 2008

This article describes provides information about optimum sizes and best practices used to design SharePoint sites

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