Enable IFraming in a SharePoint Provider Hosted MVC App

In order to show your shiny remote provider hosted app in a dialog or IFrame, the calling domain of the page with the IFrame, must match the domain of the target page (the page being IFramed). Why might you do this? well there a quite a few patterns in the OfficeDev PnP which use remote provider hosted […]

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Set a PropertyBag Property as Indexed (Queryable via Search) using CSOM + Powershell

PropertyBag values in SharePoint 2013 can be indexed, which means that they’re indexed by Search and a crawled property is created using the PropertyBag name as the crawled property name. If you then create a managed property mapped to the crawled property you can use it in your search queries. The code below creates an indexed […]

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Gotcha using Office 365 / SharePoint REST API and ODATA Minimal Metadata

You’ve probably heard that in Office 365 / SharePoint Online, the REST API service now includes support for JSON light responses, meaning that you can vary the style of the ODATA response. Reading that post you’ll notice that the ‘shape’ of the response is also different when using the minimalmetadata or nometadata types; For example, when using […]

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Setting a SharePoint Multi-value Lookup Field value using PowerShell and CSOM

In this super short post I’ll show how to use Powershell and CSOM (Client-side Object Model) to set the value of a multi-value Lookup field column in a list or library. To set the value for a single-value column you just need to set the column value to a FieldLookupValue instance, note that only the LookupId […]

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Gotcha When Using the SharePoint Link to a Document Content Type

The “Link to a Document” content type in SharePoint allows you to add URL links to a Document Library, much like you would with a Links List, but in this case you can add a Link item to a document library without having to add a document. The “Link to a Document” content type is […]

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