Category Archives: SharePoint 2013

SharePoint Server 2013 Virtual Machine Download – March 2018

Download a trial version of your SharePoint 2013 VM from here. Continue reading

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

The Microsoft team recently released the SharePoint mobile app for iOS: 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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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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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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Configure Apps for SharePoint 2013

Microsoft has published a very comprehensive set of guidelines for installing, configuring and managing Apps for SharePoint 2013. These guidelines are available on the TechNet site here: Without duplicating those details however, I wanted to capture the few necessary steps for those who wanted … Continue reading

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