Archive for 'Configuration' Category

Quickly find the current used storage of your site collection by using REST

By Namwar Rizvi - Last updated: Wednesday, November 19, 2014

If you want to find out how much storage your SharePoint site collection is currently using then you can use the following REST url in your browser ://<Replace your Site Collection Url>/_api/site/Usage/Storage For example: http://sp/_api/site/Usage/Storage You will get response similar to following. Please note SharePoint report storage in bytes so to get the size in […]

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Ideal list of tools you need for SharePoint Development

By Namwar Rizvi - Last updated: Monday, May 7, 2012

After working with several clients, I have compiled a list of tools, addons, plugins and technologies which are needed for development, customization or administration of SharePoint. This list is not a “Mandatory Tools List” but in fact, it is a compilation of tools and technologies which can be used at any point in time depending on your role. I […]

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List of SharePoint Base Permissions with their Hex and Decimal Values

By Namwar Rizvi - Last updated: Sunday, October 23, 2011

Here is the list of all SharePoint base permissions valid for Windows SharePoint Services and SharePoint Foundation both, along with their Hex and decimal values. I hope it will help you to easily reference them in your projects. Permission Name Hex Value Decimal Value Description AddAndCustomizePages 0x40000 262144 Add, change, or delete HTML pages or […]

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What is the meaning of “Limited Access” in SharePoint?

By Namwar Rizvi - Last updated: Saturday, October 22, 2011

If you are wondering what is “Limited Access” in SharePoint and how does it affect you then here is the simple explanation: “Limited Access” in SharePoint means a user has an access to an item of the page specifically but not the whole SharePoint list. Normally, we don’t manage individual item permissions and list items normally inherit […]

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SharePoint 2010 Service Pack 1 is out!

By Namwar Rizvi - Last updated: Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Today Microsoft has released the much awaited Service Pack 1 for SharePoint 2010 along with Office 2010.  Along with many bug fixes and minor updates, here is a quick list of new functionality which SP1 will add in your SharePoint environment:   For video display, you will now be able to select a frame as […]

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Access Denied while changing name of a Document of Document Library

By Namwar Rizvi - Last updated: Sunday, June 21, 2009

So, if you are getting Access Denied error while changing the Name of a document of a SharePoint Documnt Library and you know that you have the Update/Modify permission on that doucment then make sure you also have Delete permission on that document.

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Solution for "Virtual PC has detected an invalid or missing Product ID" error

By Namwar Rizvi - Last updated: Friday, March 27, 2009

Here is the quickest solution to solve the “Virtual PC has detected an invalid or missing Product ID” error

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How to display real Error in Sharepoint web site

By Namwar Rizvi - Last updated: Saturday, October 25, 2008

Just perform the following steps to display the real error happened in Sharepoint site instead of a generice Unknow error message.

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How to remove or Extend New! Item tag for Sharepoint List Items

By Namwar Rizvi - Last updated: Sunday, September 7, 2008

This article describes the step-by-step procedure to set the duration for which New item tag will be displayed in Sharepoint List

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Moving Sharepoint Portal from one server to another server

By Namwar Rizvi - Last updated: Thursday, August 28, 2008

It describes step-by-step procedure to move databases from one machine to another machine and how to attach them.

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