Backup/restore SharePoint site collection using PowerShell

15. March 2011 05:24 by Rashid Aziz in Sharepoint blogs  //  Tags: , ,   //   Comments
You can quickly perform site collection backup and restore using PowerShell commands. It is powerful and quick. Back up a site collection using PowerShell 1.      Make sure that the user has rights to perform backup. 2.      On the “Start&rd... [More]

Creating SharePoint 2010 permission level programmatically

15. March 2011 05:03 by Rashid Aziz in Sharepoint blogs  //  Tags: , ,   //   Comments
If you have many sites under a web application, there will be a situation when you need to use the custom permission for a particular site. Some time you inherit the roles and sometime not. You can create custom permission level programmatically. You can only create new role (permission level) at s... [More]

SharePoint 2010 web application regional settings

10. March 2011 04:30 by Rashid Aziz in Sharepoint blogs  //  Tags: ,   //   Comments
You can change Time Zone of your webapplication by using "Central Admin" site. Go to “Central Admin” Click “Application management” from the quick launch. Click “manage web applications” under “Web application” heading Select ... [More]

Enable self-service site creation in SharePoint 2010 Server

9. March 2011 05:41 by Rashid Aziz in Sharepoint blogs  //  Tags: ,   //   Comments
It is an OOTB feature of SharePoint 2010 server which allow user (who have the use self-service site creation permission) to create sites in defined Url namespaces. I am going to explain how you can enable this service by using central admin and stsadm commands. Enable “self-service site cre... [More]

SharePoint on iPhone (iShare)

7. March 2011 15:29 by Rashid Aziz in Sharepoint blogs, Techno blogs  //  Tags: ,   //   Comments
iShare is an iPhone application. By using which user can serach and browse all the required important documents from the phone. It’s the world’s first iphone application.It connects with Microsoft SharePoint Server 2007.That connection provides you a secure and authenticated access to te... [More]

Configure recycle bin in SharePoint 2010 foundation and server

7. March 2011 06:19 by Rashid Aziz in Sharepoint blogs  //  Tags: ,   //   Comments
 The recycle bin in SharePoint is used to help site users to protect and recovery of data. Configure recycle bin in SharePoint 2010 Server You need to verify first that the account you are using to configure the recycle is a member of Farm administrator. Go to the central admin site and clic... [More]

Change site actions menu text in SharePoint

7. March 2011 05:57 by Rashid Aziz in Sharepoint blogs  //  Tags: ,   //   Comments
The “Site actions” text is set by the “text” property of SharePoint:SiteActions control in master page. The text property is not editable, it is read only. I have done this in a different way. Here is the alternative solution. You need to create an image which includes the... [More]

SharePoint 2010 Managed Metadata columns programatically

2. March 2011 08:42 by Rashid Aziz in Sharepoint blogs  //  Tags: ,   //   Comments
You can provision managed metadata column into the content type. You need to add the “Metadata” column into the site columns and content type using element xml file, and also need to connect the field to metadata column in the feature activation. Here is the solution 1.  &... [More]

SharePoint 2010 custom actions page inside Modal Dialog

2. March 2011 06:19 by Rashid Aziz in Sharepoint blogs  //  Tags: ,   //   Comments
If you have a custom action under SharePoint 2010 “welcome menu” or under "site actions menu” and when you click on the custom action you want to open the application page in standard SharePoint modal dialog. Here is the solution, You need to change the UrlAction code in the eleme... [More]

Hide Quick launch section in SharePoint 2010

28. February 2011 13:47 by Rashid Aziz in Sharepoint blogs  //  Tags: ,   //   Comments
If you don’t want to change show the quick launch section on few pages or sites (i.e Team Site), you need to do a trick with content editor web part, so let’s start. 1.   Add a content editor web part, doesn’t matter where you add it. (Located under “Media and Cont... [More]

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