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Step-by-Step SharePoint Online Authentiaction Process via HTTP Protocol

By Namwar Rizvi - Last updated: Monday, March 21, 2016

Here is the step-by-step, behind the scene, authentication process of SharePoint Online. You can use it to connect to SharePoint Online from any Microsoft or Non-Microsoft technology.  It gives you an idea of how things work at the very basic level of HTTP protocol, while authenticating a user in SharePoint Online. Assumption: User is trying […]

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Welcome to SharePoint 2010 – Join Virtual Launch Events

By Namwar Rizvi - Last updated: Wednesday, May 12, 2010

SharePoint 2010 Launch Events

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User Profile Import is not updating changes in Manager property of Active Directory

By Namwar Rizvi - Last updated: Monday, May 25, 2009

Here is a step-by-step solution to solve the User Profile Import is not updating changes in Manager property of Active Directory

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Display "! Updated Today" indicator just like "! New" icon in Document Library

By Namwar Rizvi - Last updated: Sunday, March 1, 2009

Here is the step-by-step procedure to add “Updated Today!” icon in Sharepoint document library to indicate which files are updated today.

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Launch Office Application from SharePoint Portal Page

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

Here is the quickest way to launch office applications directly from SharePoint Portal page.

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Add Custom context menu by Javascript in SharePoint

By Namwar Rizvi - Last updated: Thursday, February 19, 2009

Here is the quickest way to add a custom context menu in SharePoint Document Library item context menu, just by JavaScript

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How to fix Cannot run Windows SharePoint Services on this page?

By Namwar Rizvi - Last updated: Tuesday, February 3, 2009

Here is the step by step procedure to fix “Cannot run Windows SharePoint Services on this page” error

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How to get all available search contexts for the current site collection?

By Namwar Rizvi - Last updated: Monday, January 26, 2009

If you want to retrieve all available search contexts for the web site collection where your application is initiated then you can use the following code to get it

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SQL Server 2005 Service Pack 3 and Sharepoint 2007

By Namwar Rizvi - Last updated: Thursday, January 1, 2009

This article describes the changes in SQL Server 2005 Service Pack 3 related to Sharepoint 2007

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How to get rid of Login prompt while opening documents in Microsoft Office

By Namwar Rizvi - Last updated: Friday, July 18, 2008

This article describes the reason and technique to get rid of annoying login prompt while opening documents of a document library in Microsoft office applications.

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