Trigger a SP workflow on a timer basis: Information management policies


How to trigger a workflow on a timer basis: Information management policies Steps: Configure settings on Document Library: Open SharePoint Site and go to Library Settings of document library where you want to configure Information Management Policies. On Library Settings Page click on the Content Type for which you want to configure Information Management Policies.Continue reading “Trigger a SP workflow on a timer basis: Information management policies”

Get Yammer Group Details using PowerShell


Hello Guys, While working with cloud platform you might face any random requirement from your clients. I was asked if it is possible to work with yammer using Powershell commands. My first thought was it should not be easy to do but with very first internet search, I found REST APIs which are exposed byContinue reading “Get Yammer Group Details using PowerShell”

Search Display Template: Show manager display name


In this post, I will explain how you can display the any user manager’s information in search display template. I assume here that you already have search configured on your SharePoint environment and basic knowledge of managed properties and search display template. SharePoint introduced a technique for presenting search results: Display Templates during its 2013Continue reading “Search Display Template: Show manager display name”

Access SharePoint Online using Postman


There are number of ways to access the SharePoint API to fetch or update its resources. In all the ways, the authentication plays the important role in authorizing the access to get the information. As a developer, you may very much interested in using the PostMan tool for accessing the REST APIs. Postman Chrome ExtensionContinue reading “Access SharePoint Online using Postman”

Hide All Day Event and Recurrence field from SharePoint Calendar in SharePoint


A very basic requirement under the SharePoint Calendar list is to hide All Day Event column from all the forms and libraries. It looks very easy but unfortunately there is not direct way of implementing this change. One have to install SharePoint designer in order to achieve this requirement. Let explain in this blog howContinue reading “Hide All Day Event and Recurrence field from SharePoint Calendar in SharePoint”

Blog post filtering based on category not working


Hello, Recently, I faced an issue while working with SP Online blog site. This issue applies to other versions of SharePoint as well. If you are working on blogs on SharePoint platforms, you might have faced an issue when trying to filter blog posts based on category by hitting the category link shown on theContinue reading “Blog post filtering based on category not working”

Create a workflow with elevated permissions by using the SharePoint Workflow platform


Hello, There are various reasons that one requires elevated privileges to list/site workflow. Most common use case is, if workflow need to fetch data from some other list/library at site collection/sub site level. SharePoint App-Only is the older, but still very relevant, model of setting up app-principals. This model works for both SharePoint Online andContinue reading “Create a workflow with elevated permissions by using the SharePoint Workflow platform”

Enable empty SP search textbox does not update results


Hi Guys, This post is about enabling empty search queries. By default, when user press ‘Enter’ on an empty Search Box, nothing happens.  A very simple question might be asked that why would anyone search for empty string any way?  True, no one actually needs it desperately but while going in flow this case couldContinue reading “Enable empty SP search textbox does not update results”

Add welcome pop up for first time users of your site using AngularJs Material


Hi Guys, We really do only have one chance for putting a first impression for end users on our website. User’s will never land back to your website if there is nothing interesting found on web site. Same logic works for SharePoint sites too. When a visitor lands on your site for the first timeContinue reading “Add welcome pop up for first time users of your site using AngularJs Material”

Get user information SharePoint using REST Api


Hi, While working on a requirement, I encountered a scenario where I need to show welcome pop up to the first time users. First time user, SharePoint does not provide any api or any solution which gives information about users who logged on first time on your web site. I have documented the whole solutionContinue reading “Get user information SharePoint using REST Api”