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Change the display value of list column

Every now and then my customers are asking me to hide some list column from different views. Because every time I have to think that what is the best way to fulfill this requirement I decided to write this post that basically tells the different options. There are ways x to hide the column in […]

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New-SPConfigurationDatabase – system error 5 (Access is denied.)

This not something very fancy and the solution is actually very clear and something I should have understood right from the error message. But because it took me a while to figure it out and googling with error message didn’t give that much help, maybe this helps someone else also. I was installing SharePoint 2010 […]

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SharePoint 2013 and Search-Driven Content

For the last year I have done a lot of concept and architecture design together with development in cases where SharePoint is used as organization internal communication, news, announcement and general information channel. Basically I mean traditional Intranet with news pages, announcements lists, blogs, HR content sites, department sites etc. For this reason I have […]

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SharePoint Application Configuration part 1 – Property Bag

Property bags are power full and good way to store properties and static details that is used in SharePoint. Earlier the most common way was to store for example some URL information in web-config. And still web.config is a good place to store information. Only administrators are able to modify web.config so the information is […]

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SharePoint Application Configuration – Application Configuration

Lately I’ve been worked a lot with projects where we have tried to find a good way to give site collection owner or farm admins possibilities to maintain and even change the way how our custom SharePoint application (web part, controls etc.) work. The answer to this is by using configuration data. The main reason […]

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