SharePoint get followed sites using REST Api


Recently I was tasked with a project requirement that the user should be able to see list of content he/she followed. To me this sounds much like using the following feature of SharePoint 2013 which allows you to follow documents, sites, people and tags. Also, we don’t want the user to navigate to his/her mySiteContinue reading “SharePoint get followed sites using REST Api”

Send message to client app part using a “PostMessage Shim”


In this post, I’ll walk through how to use the postMessage api to enable cross-frame communication between your Client App Parts and the hosting SharePoint page, to make your SharePoint App Parts more dynamic and responsive to changes in the parent page. Overview In the SharePoint 2013 App Model, Client App Parts are implemented asContinue reading “Send message to client app part using a “PostMessage Shim””

SharePoint 2013: The search service is not able to connect to the machine that hosts the administration component.Verify that the administration component.


Hi, Issue: The search service is not able to connect to the machine that hosts the administration component. Verify that the administration component ‘GUID’ in search application ‘Search Service Application’ is in a good state and try again. In Farm Search Administration page when click on “Modify Topology” get error “An unhandled exception occurred in theContinue reading “SharePoint 2013: The search service is not able to connect to the machine that hosts the administration component.Verify that the administration component.”

Fix for Memory leak by Noderunner.exe


Hi, Issue: My virtual development machine is allocated 8 GB RAM out of 16 GB of Host. Still it runs very slow. In order to develop things I have to stop the Search service and memory consumption reduced to ~5GB from 6-7GB. But this is just a work around what if I need to build some moduleContinue reading “Fix for Memory leak by Noderunner.exe”

Allow anonymous access


Hi all, As per one of my project requirement, I need to configure SharePoint 2013 sites to be accessed by anonymous users. So I had configured the anonymous access on SP 2013 web application and documenting steps below which are required to configure anonymous access to an existing SharePoint 2013 site. 1. Please navigate to the SharePoint 2013 Central AdministrationContinue reading “Allow anonymous access”

Clear SharePoint Config Cache with PowerShell


Hi, In my previous post, I have explained about issue “An update conflict has occurred, and you must re-try this action”. That issue occurs because of cache issues. I have already explained the manual way to clear cache. In this blog, I do same thing using the poweshell script. Following code of PowerShell will clear the cacheContinue reading “Clear SharePoint Config Cache with PowerShell”

SharePoint: An update conflict has occurred, and you must re-try this action


Hi, I have faced this issue while trying to modify list items of a list. This issue encounters if the file system cache content on the SharePoint server is newer than the content present in the configuration database. One have to clear the cache manually to get rid of this issue. Sometimes it get solvedContinue reading “SharePoint: An update conflict has occurred, and you must re-try this action”