Fixing the Page Reload Issue for SharePoint ASP.NET MVC Provider Hosted Addins


If you launch a SharePoint/Office365 provider hosted addin using a direct URL to the app, rather than using the site contents page/applauncher, either as a dialog or fullpage immersive – you may notice that after your addin displays in the browser, the page is automatically reloaded. First, in this scenario because you [probably] won’t have an access token, nor a context … Continue reading Fixing the Page Reload Issue for SharePoint ASP.NET MVC Provider Hosted Addins

Add SharePoint Context Parameters to your MVC Provider Hosted App Form POST


You’re developing a SharePoint provider hosted app and you need to do a form post to a controller action, and in that controller action you need to get a SharePoint context using the SharePointContextProvider class. When you do this, you may find that an exception is thrown by this class because there aren’t any of … Continue reading Add SharePoint Context Parameters to your MVC Provider Hosted App Form POST

Updating your Azure WebJob using the Kudu Console


So you’ve already published your shiny Webjob to Azure either using Visual Studio 2013 publishing awesome-ness or ‘manually’ using the Azure management portal, and now you want to update it. There’s a super-easy way and thats using the Kudu console. Login to the Kudu console for your web app using the url shown below; https://{webapp name}-scm.azurewebsites.net … Continue reading Updating your Azure WebJob using the Kudu Console

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 … Continue reading Enable IFraming in a SharePoint Provider Hosted MVC App

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