Archive for 'SharePoint 2013' Category

All possible ways to find SharePoint Version and Build number

By Namwar Rizvi - Last updated: Monday, November 3, 2014

If you are trying to find exact Version and Patch level of your SharePoint installation, then use one of the following methods Method 1 : Using Service.cnf url Navigate to following url in your browser  <Your SharePoint Site>/_vti_pvt/Service.cnf You will a response similar to following vti_encoding:SR|utf8-nl vti_extenderversion:SR|14.0.0.4762  Check the number shown in your response at SharePoint […]

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Solution for “SharePoint Designer cannot display the item” error to edit workflow

By Namwar Rizvi - Last updated: Sunday, November 2, 2014

If you are unable to edit workflows in SharePoint 2013 after upgrading from 2010 and getting following error then perform  the steps mentioned below to resolve this issue.   Make sure you have uninstalled SharePoint Designer 2010 Close SharePoint Designer 2013 On the local computer, browse to the following folder: C:\Users\<Replace Your User Name>\AppData\Local\Microsoft\WebsiteCache Example: C:\Users\mark.lee.contoso\AppData\Local\Microsoft\WebsiteCache […]

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Exam 70-489 Developing Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 Advanced Solutions Format

By Namwar Rizvi - Last updated: Sunday, January 19, 2014

If you are preparing for the SharePoint 2013 certification 70-489 i.e. “Developing Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 Advanced Solutions” then following will be helpful for you with regards to exam format: Exam will consist of total 46 questions Minimum passing score is 700 Exam questions will be either multiple choice or scenario based drag and drop […]

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Get FormDigest from C# using REST in SharePoint 2013

By Namwar Rizvi - Last updated: Sunday, March 17, 2013

If you want to communicate with SharePoint 2013 through REST, you need to send FormDigest value with every request. In JavaScript, it is very easy as it will always be available on SharePoint Page where your JavaScript code is executing. It is quite tricky when you need to submit REST requests from C# code as […]

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SharePoint 2013 beta announced

By Namwar Rizvi - Last updated: Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Microsoft has announced the new version of SharePoint  i.e. SharePoint 2013. It is in beta version right now and can be downloaded from SharePoint site http://sharepoint.microsoft.com/en-us/preview/sharepoint.aspx To get the better idea of what is coming in next version of SharePoint, please check the Microsoft presentations at http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=30361 For developers, there are training videos available at http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-US/office/apps/fp123626 One of […]

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