Moving Items Between SharePoint Lists

I came across a scenario where I want to copy large amount of content from one sharepoint list to another.  I have done this by creating custom view on lists and copied contents using datasheet view. Please follow these steps to achieve this. Create one list view for both lists which shoul... [More]

Copy mysite across SharePoint farms

18. November 2011 02:41 by Rashid Aziz in   //  Tags:   //   Comments
In SharePoint when you want to transfer mysite content from one farm to another. You can do this via database backup/restore of mysite content database. I recently came across a scenario while I was working with a client where I need to migrate few employee mysites but not all of them. They have abo... [More]

Show files extension in document library view

15. November 2011 04:48 by Rashid Aziz in Sharepoint blogs  //  Tags:   //   Comments
If you have a custom view on document library where you need to show the each file name with extension. This is fairly simple and can be done this way. Open your document library view in SharePoint designer and follow these steps Open your web site the SharePoint designer Go to you... [More]

Remove “View all site content” link in SharePoint 2007

11. November 2011 06:55 by Rashid Aziz in Sharepoint blogs  //  Tags: ,   //   Comments
Follow these steps to remove “View All Site Content” link form SharePoint 2007 site 1. Open your site master page in SharePoint designer 2. Go to the code and you will see the following <Sharepoint:SPSecurityTrimmedControl runat="server" PermissionsString="ViewFormPages"> <d... [More]

Custom master page deployment in SharePoint 2010

20. May 2011 02:52 by Rashid Aziz in Sharepoint blogs  //  Tags: ,   //   Comments
Today I am going to show you that how easily you can deploy your custom master page as a SharePoint feature and it automatically change the site default master page when you activate this feature. For this you need to create new empty SharePoint project. Add a new item to the project and select mo... [More]

SharePoint feature stapling with site definition

I have created a site definition, there are many ways to use features with this site definition, You can create a site from this site definition and deploy feature on that newly created site, you can also include features in onet.xml of site definition file and then create site from it. Another way... [More]

Create sub site programmatically in SharePoint 2010

13. April 2011 03:14 by Rashid Aziz in Sharepoint blogs  //  Tags: ,   //   Comments
Sometime we require creating a sub site programmatically in code. Here is the simple way you can create a sub site programmatically. (SPSite site = new SPSite(http://siteCollectionUrl))   { using (SPWeb web = site.OpenWeb())         {try &nbs... [More]

Modify web.config settings on feature activation in SharePoint

13. April 2011 02:14 by Rashid Aziz in Sharepoint blogs  //  Tags: ,   //   Comments
In SharePoint 2010 there is a way to modify web.config settings file. You need to use SPWebConfigModification class which is a part of Microsoft.SharePoint.Administration namespace. This class allows us to register entities dynamically. Adding new settings in web.config I am going to use SPWebModi... [More]

Embed YouTube video in SharePoint 2010

4. April 2011 03:16 by Rashid Aziz in Sharepoint blogs  //  Tags:   //   Comments
Some time you need to add YouTube videos in your SharePoint site pages, it is very simple to implement. I’m going to show step by step how to embed YouTube videos in SharePoint 2010 site, using content editor web part. 1.   Go to YouTube video which you want to embed and copy the v... [More]

Using join with CAML in SharePoint development

29. March 2011 09:09 by Rashid Aziz in Sharepoint blogs  //  Tags: ,   //   Comments
You can use the SPQuery.Join property in CAML to querying SharePoint lists data.   The each join is represented by a join element (which is child of Joins element). You can use joins to join multiple lists or use multiple joins to the same list.   Example: I am going to show you how to ... [More]

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