Category Archives: SharePoint

Turn off the mobile view in SharePoint/ Office 365/ SharePoint Online

The Microsoft team recently released the SharePoint mobile app for iOS: https://blogs.office.com/2016/06/21/your-intranet-in-your-pocket-the-sharepoint-mobile-app-for-ios-is-now-available/ While the app in itself is pretty neat, it comes with it’s own limitations just like any other mobile app. The same holds true for the view of SharePoint … Continue reading

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Community Portal and Custom Master Page – Solved!

Working with SharePoint has it’s Aha moments! And when you work on multiple consulting projects as an Infrastructure Architect, Information Architect and Developer all in one, trust me you come across a lot of them 🙂 One such moment was on a SharePoint 2013 Intranet roll out that I’ve … Continue reading

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Speaking at SharePoint Saturday New Jersey on September 20th 2014

I am truly excited & honored to be speaking at SharePoint Saturday New Jersey (SPSNJ) on Saturday, September 20th. Its going to be a great event with lots of SharePoint awesomeness. The list of sessions with the equally awesome speakers is available … Continue reading

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SharePoint Server 2013 Virtual Machine Download (updated Aug 16, 2017 & SP2016 VM coming soon)

I earlier created this SharePoint 2013 RTM Virtual machine on Win Server 2012 way back in Jan 2014. A lot has changed since then with the introduction of SP1 and hence I thought it was time to create a new one so … Continue reading

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SharePoint 2013 On Prem and Online Edition and Feature Comparison (updated May 7th 2014)

Microsoft provides SharePoint Deployment Planning Services (SDPS) that allow its customers to use their Software Assurance Benefits to cover the costs of engaging with qualified providers for SharePoint deployment and upgrade planning services. You can read more about SDPS here. … Continue reading

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Install the Windows Phone 8.0 Emulator without installing Visual Studio 2012 (or how to test local SharePoint sites on a Windows Phone 8.0 device)

I recently wrote this post on launching the Windows Phone 8.0 emulator without launching Visual Studio 2012. One of the reasons to be able to use the emulator without the need for Visual Studio could be when you only want … Continue reading

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SharePoint 2013 Installation – IISExt.vbs

The pre-requisites installation in one of my recent SharePoint 2013 farm installations was failing at the step where it configures the Application Server and Web Server role for the Server: Further, the error logs had the following entry: ——————————————————————————————————- – … Continue reading

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