How to setup auto site deletion feature of SharePoint 2010

25. March 2011 09:07 by Rashid Aziz in Sharepoint blogs  //  Tags: ,   //   Comments
Step by step procedure to set SharePoint up to automatically cleans out unused sites: Step # 1: Central admin   navigates to    Application Management -----> Site Collections ------> Confirm site use and deletion  Step # 2: Choose Web Application&nb... [More]

SharePoint 2010 Server Name and Alternate Access mapping

25. March 2011 07:57 by Rashid Aziz in Sharepoint blogs  //  Tags: ,   //   Comments
The “Server Name” mapping and “Alternate Access” mapping are two features of SharePoint which provides to alter the URL’s returned in search results. A very common practice is used by different companies is “Internal” and “External” users. These ... [More]

Create meeting workspace pages programmatically in SharePoint

25. March 2011 05:43 by Rashid Aziz in Sharepoint blogs  //  Tags: ,   //   Comments
You can add meeting workspaces pages with the SharePoint UI and also manage them. It is also possible that you can create workspace pages programmatically. Here is the code to do this. Add the following references using Microsoft.SharePoint; using Microsoft.SharePoint.Meetings; //Code: strin... [More]

Web analytics service application provisioning in SharePoint 2010

25. March 2011 04:14 by Rashid Aziz in Sharepoint blogs  //  Tags: ,   //   Comments
Hi, I am going to show you that how to provision web analytics service application in SharePoint 2010. To accomplish this task you need to follow these steps 1.   Open SharePoint 2010 “Central Administration” site. 2.   Under “Application Management” se... [More]

Activate hidden Site Directory template in SharePoint 2010

20. March 2011 14:49 by Rashid Aziz in Sharepoint blogs  //  Tags: ,   //   Comments
If you are working with SharePoint 2010 enterprise features, You probably know that the Site Directory template is missing, The site directory is hidden because of compatibility issue while upgrading between SharePoint 2007 to 2010. I will show you the workaround to enable it. 1.   Brows... [More]

Installing collaboration portal template in SharePoint 2010

20. March 2011 09:40 by Rashid Aziz in Sharepoint blogs  //  Tags: ,   //   Comments
Today I am going to show you how to install Collaboration Portal template in SharePoint 2010. This template is part of SharePoint Server (MOSS) 2007. Unfortunately in SharePoint 2010 this template has been removed. There are several templates that have been removed in SharePoint 2010, some of the t... [More]

SharePoint 2010 Web Analytics web part

17. March 2011 08:37 by Rashid Aziz in Sharepoint blogs  //  Tags: ,   //   Comments
We have many out of the box web parts in SharePoint 2010; one of them is “Web analytics” web part. It is always good to know about your site traffic and analytics report. The web analytics web part makes it easier; all you need to do is, add “Web analytics web part” on a page... [More]

Send email using SPUtility in SharePoint 2010

17. March 2011 03:21 by Rashid Aziz in Sharepoint blogs  //  Tags: ,   //   Comments
Sending email is a key function of enterprises solutions. Inside SharePoint collaboration environment you always need to send email from within SharePoint. For this purpose you can use SPUtility class SendEmail method. Below is a simple example code for sending email using SPUtility. Add namespac... [More]

Master page fly out quick launch menu in SharePoint

15. March 2011 08:40 by Rashid Aziz in Sharepoint blogs  //  Tags: ,   //   Comments
It is very simple to modify the appearance of “Quick launch” by setting attributes of master page. You can change attributes to collapse the menu view to heading and the fly out menu will be used to show subordinate menu items. The menu control is defined in the default master for the w... [More]

Create document library programmatically in SharePoint

15. March 2011 05:45 by Rashid Aziz in Sharepoint blogs  //  Tags: ,   //   Comments
I have come across a scenario where I needed to create a document library programmatically inside SharePoint 2010 site collection, The “Document Library” is actually a list in SharePoint 2010 but just the template type is different. Here is a method which I used to create a custom docu... [More]

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