SharePoint 2013

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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Juan Carlos

How to Customize a SharePoint 2013 Site Top Navigation Bar

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


As you know, SharePoint 2013 sites have a new look and feel aligned with modern UI interfaces. For instance, the new Team Site template includes Live Tiles in the home page. Additionally, every SharePoint 2013 site has new navigation top bars designed to simplify how a SharePoint user can access common places and functions like his personal Skydrive, his social content areas, etc. In this article I will show how you can easily customize these navigation bars by using JavaScript:

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Lydia Bronze

SharePoint Color Palette Tool

April 16th, 2013 | Author: | Filed under: CloudShare, SharePoint | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,


A couple of months ago I wrote an article about the new look of SharePoint 2013, focusing on the new Site Collection themes for SharePoint. I gave a couple of examples for the new built-in themes included in SharePoint 2013.

09 - SharePoint 2013 Theme

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Juan Carlos

How to Debug SharePoint Autohosted Applications using the Windows Azure Service Bus

April 12th, 2013 | Author: | Filed under: CloudShare, Demos & POCs, SharePoint | Tags: , , , , , , , , ,


As you know SharePoint 2013 introduces a new development model, known as the App Model, that allows you to create and deploy applications for SharePoint On-Premise and SharePoint Online in Office 365. If you want to know more about how to build applications for SharePoint, I recommend you to visit the Build apps for Office and SharePoint portal created by Microsoft. There you can find a lot of useful information and resources about this new development model, how to build apps, and so on.

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