Setting up SharePoint 2010/2013 User Profile Synchronization to import profile photos from active directory user accounts
Recently I developed a solution for a client, which centred around a list which managed gift registration data. The client wanted some expressive labels next to the field controls, to provide guidance on how to fill-in each field; Field Descriptions I showed the client how field descriptions would appear underneath the field controls, but what … Continue reading Customizing SharePoint List Forms with Content Type Rendering Templates .
If you are using the SharePoint REST API (listdata.svc) to return non-trivial amounts of data you should definitely consider implementing some form of paged access to the data; not only to reduce the burden on the server but also to improve the overall user experience. Fortunately with the SharePoint REST API this is pretty straight forward to do. … Continue reading Client and Server Driven Paging with the SharePoint REST API
Series Links SharePoint: Adventures with the REST API Part 1 SharePoint: Adventures with the REST API Part 2 – The AIR Tool Client and Server Driven Paging with the SharePoint REST API Updated 2013-03-19 :: Entity-set Schema. Updated 2013-03-15 :: Using REST with JSON. In this post; Introduction to REST Entity-set Schema Using the $select … Continue reading SharePoint: Adventures with the REST API Part 1
Creating a Publishing site collection in SharePoint 2013 Preview using the Central Administration UI, results in a nice shiny publishing site, as you’d expect; Creating the same site using Powershell, at least for me, resulted in something not quite the same. The powershell I used was this, simple stuff; Checking the SPWeb properties of the … Continue reading SharePoint 2013: Error Creating Publishing Sites with Powershell
The Distributed cache Service or AppFabric is a new component included with SharePoint 2013, you can read more about the service here and here. By default when SharePoint 2013 installs the service, it gets allocated 10 percent of the total RAM available. When you’re building an all-up developer or test VM, as part of other optimizations, … Continue reading SharePoint: Configure the Distributed Cache Service (AppFabric)