Category: SharePoint

  • Usefull SharePoint Online Links

    SharePoint Online and OneDrive for Business software boundaries and limits https://support.office.com/en-us/article/SharePoint-Online-and-OneDrive-for-Business-software-boundaries-and-limits-8f34ff47-b749-408b-abc0-b605e1f6d498

  • Cheat Sheet: Fixing SharePoint Page Layouts containing Webpart with the same ID

    I had problems upgrading a WSP containing one or more Page Layouts? Unable to edit or update a Page Layout? Related article: Editing SharePoint Webparts embedded within Page Layouts https://www.sjlewis.com/2015/10/15/editing-sharepoint-webparts-embedded-within-page-layouts/ Navigate to the site settings of the root website (within a site collection) Click Master pages and page layouts and locate the Page Layouts Make a […]

  • Cheat Sheet: Editing SharePoint Webparts embedded within Page Layouts

    Navigate to the site settings of the root website (within a site collection) Click Master pages and page layouts and locate the Page Layouts Make a note of the file name, for example: PageLayout.aspx Note: you will not be able to view or edit the page layout directly by clicking on the title or a […]

  • Example: Office 365 Video REST API & Script Editor webpart

    Here is an example of how to embedding a video using a Script Editor webpart and the Office 365 Video Portal REST API within SharePoint Publishing site. When try this example yourself, don’t forget to edit the VideoPlayer.webpart and replace the blank GUIDs. Quick Start: Upload a video to your Office 365 Video Portal Add […]

  • Deleting SharePoint Online Root Site Collection

    Deleting SharePoint Online Root Site Collection

    Today I had a lengthy conversation with Microsoft Support regarding a number of failures we have been experiencing while deleting and recreation the Root Site Collection for a particular SharePoint Online Tenancy. I was using the following PowerShell commandlets to delete a site collection: Remove-SPOSite Remove-SPODeletedSite After running the commands (and checking that the root […]

  • SharePoint: Can’t deploy a Sandbox solution (WSP)?

    Trouble Shooting SharePoint Online Well I’ve been seeing these problems with one of my tenant and it turns out that Microsoft has rolled out a so called “fix” (apparently started back in October 2014), to prevents Users from run custom scripts… From the description you may have thought that it was to stop contributors adding JavaScript […]

  • Virtual Machine: SharePoint failing to create a Web Application

    So your Virtual Machine doesn’t quite have enough resources to create a new Web Application using Central Admin, then you have two choices PowerShell or the workaround I’m going to describe today. Before I describe the workaround let me describe why you might be here in the first place. Normally you would open SharePoint 2013 […]

  • Jasmine with Visual Studio and SharePoint Apps – Part 3

    In this post I want to talk about Fixtures and a major pitfall I’ve found when working with Chutzpah Test Adaptor for the Test Explorer.

  • Jasmine with Visual Studio and SharePoint Apps – Part 2

    Jasmine with Visual Studio and SharePoint Apps – Part 2

    Last week I wrote about how to configure Jasmine to run within Visual Studio using Chutzpah Test Adaptors. However since then I’ve run into a number of issues for which I will share my thoughts in this post.

  • Jasmine with Visual Studio and SharePoint Apps – Part 1

    Jasmine with Visual Studio and SharePoint Apps – Part 1

    This blog does no​t describe how to perform JavaScript ​TDD (test-driven development) or BDD (behaviour-driven development). It does however describe how to set-​​up Visual Studio and configure an App for SharePoint project to get you started.