Archive for 'SP2010' Category

Continuous Integration of SharePoint Project by using TFS

By Namwar Rizvi - Last updated: Friday, August 26, 2011

SharePoint projects are some what special in the way they use assemblies and some time it is very difficult to setup your TFS build process for continuous integration. Today, SharePoint Developer Team has published an excellent step-by-step process to properly setup your TFS Build Process for SharePoint Projects. You can read the article here This article guides […]

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Solution for “Access denied by Business Data Connectivity” Error

By Namwar Rizvi - Last updated: Sunday, August 14, 2011

If you are trying to create external data type list and get the error “Access Denied by Business Data Connectivity” then the most common reason for that can be the incorrect permissions for your target External Content Type. To fix the issue, please perform the following steps: Open your SharePoint 2010 Central Administration Page Under […]

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Solution: The Taxonomy feature (Feature ID “73EF14B1-13A9-416b-A9B5-ECECA2B0604C”) has not been activated

By Namwar Rizvi - Last updated: Thursday, July 21, 2011

If you are trying to add a Managed Metadata type column and getting “The Taxonomy feature (Feature ID “73EF14B1-13A9-416b-A9B5-ECECA2B0604C”) has not been activated” error then here is the quickest way to enable the required feature by using following PowerShell cmdlet: Enable-SPFeature -id “73EF14B1-13A9-416b-A9B5-ECECA2B0604C” -url “YourSiteUrl”          

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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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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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Find duplicate items in SharePoint

By Namwar Rizvi - Last updated: Wednesday, December 22, 2010

Here is a quick and simple way to find duplicates for SharePoint documents.

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What is Sharepoint\System account?

By Namwar Rizvi - Last updated: Sunday, September 5, 2010

This article demystifies SHAREPOINT\System. It describes what it is and how it is used.

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SharePoint 2010 Administration Toolkit V1 is released

By Namwar Rizvi - Last updated: Monday, August 2, 2010

Here is the link to download the SharePoint 2010 Administration Toolkit 2010 V1. It enables you to better manage User Profiles Data, reduce security vulnerabilities, CMIS connection, Load Test SharePoint Foundation from Visual Studio Team System (VSTS) 2008

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Powershell script to enable Sandbox solution on Domain Controller

By Namwar Rizvi - Last updated: Monday, July 26, 2010

Here is the quick Powershell script to enable Sandbox solution on Domain Controller

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How to edit source in SharePoint 2010 Content Editor Web Part (CEWP)?

By Namwar Rizvi - Last updated: Monday, July 19, 2010

Here is the way to edit source in Content Editor Web Part CEWP in SharePoint 2010

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