SharePoint 2013

Juan Carlos

How To Import Search Query Suggestions using PowerShell!

July 6th, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: CloudShare, Demos & POCs, Dev / Test, SharePoint, Training | Tags: , ,


Undoubtedly, SharePoint search is one of the most powerful features available in the platform not only for the out of the box features but also for the multiple extensibility points provided. In this post we will see how we can improve the search user experience through search query suggestions imported in SharePoint using the power provided by PowerShell. Read the rest of this entry »


Juan Carlos

How to determine the size of the SharePoint Content DBs in a SharePoint Farm!

June 20th, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: CloudShare, Demos & POCs, Dev / Test, SharePoint, Training | Tags: ,


One of the most common administration tasks when managing a SharePoint environment is to have under control the sizes of the SharePoint content databases available in a SharePoint farm. Although there are several possibilities to get this information, I recommend you to use Windows PowerShell so you can take advantage of the features and great capabilities it provides when doing SharePoint administration task. As you will learn in this article, you can easily get the size for your SharePoint Content Databases by means of a PowerShell Script.

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Juan Carlos

SharePoint 2013 and Yammer Integration Features in the Service Pack 1

April 26th, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: CloudShare, Demos & POCs, Dev / Test, SharePoint | Tags: , ,


After some weeks where I guess SharePoint team has been very busy, we can finally say that the “real and definitive” service pack (SP) 1 for SharePoint 2013 has just arrived and it’s ready to download and install on your SharePoint deployments (Note: For your reference, I recommend you to read Stefan Goßner ’s blog post about the re-release of SharePoint 2013 SP 1. In this article I will show you one of the enhancements included as part of the SharePoint 2013 SP 1: a first integration approach between SharePoint 2013 and Yammer. Indeed, SharePoint 2013 included a first approach to real hybrid solutions where we will have out of the box the possibility of using on-premises and Office 365 features.

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Juan Carlos

How to hide the SharePoint 2013 Ribbon programmatically!

April 15th, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: Dev / Test, SharePoint | Tags: , , , ,


This time I want to share with you some tips about how to hide the SharePoint 2010 / 2013 Ribbon programmatically.

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Juan Carlos

Installing SharePoint 2013 SP1 in a CloudShare environment and what’s new in the box!

March 1st, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: Demos & POCs, Dev / Test, SharePoint | Tags: , , , ,


Microsoft has recently released the Service Pack (SP) 1 for SharePoint 2013. In this article I will show you how easy is to install the first SP for SharePoint 2013 and also some of the new goodies coming with the platform. Let’s start.

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Juan Carlos

How to create a Web Performance Test for SharePoint 2013 using VS 2013 Update 1 – Part I!

February 3rd, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: CloudShare, Demos & POCs, Dev / Test, SharePoint, Training | Tags: , , , ,


In this post I will explain how you can do web performance tests in SharePoint 2013. In the same way you can detect/prevent any issue or problem on your SharePoint Solutions doing an exhaustive analysis using tools like MSOCAF (Microsoft SharePoint Online Code Analysis Framework), you can verify performance and stress abilities on your SharePoint applications by creating web performance and load tests. In this first post I will show you how to create a Web Performance Test for SharePoint 2013 using Visual Studio 2013 (VS 2013) Update 1 in a SharePoint 2013 CloudShare environment.

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Juan Carlos

How to Use the Same Autogrowth Value for SharePoint Content Databases

August 28th, 2013 | Author: | Filed under: CloudShare, SharePoint | Tags: , , , ,


As a SharePoint professional, there are some configuration options you should know about in order to ensure good performance in your SharePoint 2013 deployment. One of these configurations is the Autogrowth size for content databases (DBs). In this article I will show you how to configure this property in order to apply the same value for all SharePoint content DBs. Read the rest of this entry »


Juan Carlos

Site Policies in SharePoint 2013

August 13th, 2013 | Author: | Filed under: CloudShare, Dev / Test, SharePoint | Tags: , , ,


One of the new, and lesser-known, jewels included as part of SharePoint 2013 is the ability to define site policies. SharePoint 2010 allowed you only to create policies attached to content types or at a site collection level, but SharePoint 2013 includes a new set of rules which provides an out-of-the-box site lifecycle management mechanism. In this article you’ll learn how to define site policy for a SharePoint site and how to use site lifecycle management. Read the rest of this entry »


Juan Carlos

How to Change SharePoint Compatibility Range at the Web Application Level

June 20th, 2013 | Author: | Filed under: CloudShare, Dev / Test, SharePoint | Tags: , ,


In terms of backwards compatibility, SharePoint 2013 provides great support allowing you not only to run SharePoint 2010 migrated sites without switching to a SharePoint 2013 mode, but also to create site collections in two possible user experiences: SharePoint 2010 and SharePoint 2013. Read the rest of this entry »


Lydia Bronze

Top 10 Most Viewed Blog Posts on CloudShare Community

May 30th, 2013 | Author: | Filed under: CloudShare, SharePoint | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,


This week we’re going back into the blog vault to share the most popular CloudShare Community blog posts from last year.  We hope you find this trip down memory lane useful (Especially all the SharePointers out there)!

The installation of this server is not a traditional SharePoint Server installation. It can be a bit complicated and quite confusing. I have decided to make your life a bit easier by writing this post with a step-by-step guide to installing SharePoint Server 2010 With SQL 2012 PowerPivot, PowerView and Reporting Services.

SharePoint 2010

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