Create New Office Documents in SharePoint using Javascript CSOM


Trying to create new Office documents in SharePoint using client-side development technologies, i.e. Javascript with JSOM or REST is a common enough scenario, though Googling it with Bing yields little to no help. It is possible to create new Office documents in SharePoint using JSOM, but not REST, at this time at least. Also, the solution in this … Continue reading Create New Office Documents in SharePoint using Javascript CSOM

SharePoint Content Organiser PropertyBag Property Settings


The SharePoint CSOM API doesn’t have an implementation to change the Content organiser settings for a site, but these settings are persisted on the Webs propertybag, meaning that you can change them using CSOM or REST. The Content Organiser Settings Setting PropertyBag Property Require users to use the organizer when submitting new content to libraries with one … Continue reading SharePoint Content Organiser PropertyBag Property Settings

SharePoint Search Crawled Properties not Created for XML Provisioned Site Columns


Scenario Crawled properties are not created by the search crawler for Taxonomy type fields provisioned using XML and CSOM. You create Managed Metadata site columns using the XML field schema and the CSOM remote API, as you probably know, for Taxonomy type fields there are 2 site columns involved; The Taxonomy field type (single/multi-value) An accompanying … Continue reading SharePoint Search Crawled Properties not Created for XML Provisioned Site Columns

SharePoint Designer Cached Credentials and Sorry, another account from your organization is already signed in


Scenario You open SharePoint Designer and load a site from a tenancy for the first time, you are prompted for credentials and the site opens. SharePoint Designer caches those credentials so that you’re not promted to enter them again. You now wish to open the site again in SharePoint Designer using different credentials, but when you … Continue reading SharePoint Designer Cached Credentials and Sorry, another account from your organization is already signed in

SharePoint Client People Picker Control Helper


The SharePoint people picker client-side control is a bit of an opaque beast, many times when you’re doing a client-side customisation you might want to Add or Remove person or group entities or otherwise examine the list of entities the user has selected. The good news is that there is an API of sorts found in clientpeoplepicker.js, as … Continue reading SharePoint Client People Picker Control Helper