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”

Not able to view result while building Search Query


Hello SharePointers ;), Here is another quick finding which I just thought should be shared to save someone precious time. If you are dealing with SharePoint 2013 search and Result sources, you must try to test the query template before saving it. If you are not able to see any results instead just a red errorContinue reading “Not able to view result while building Search Query”

SharePoint PowerShell: Upload multiple documents to sharepoint document library


Hi, I was creating a script to replicate document library structure similar to Prod just in order to test the ShareGate Migration. Let me take a brief description about my scenario: Description: There is a document library present on Prod, which contains bulk document (~3000). Now I need to update metadata for all those documents using ExcelContinue reading “SharePoint PowerShell: Upload multiple documents to sharepoint document library”

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”

Migrate SP list from SP 2010 to SP 2013 without using any tool


Hi guys, You might asked to migrate SP list from SP 2010 to SP 2013 environment. This question might be asked that why II now didn’t talk about migration of whole site/site collection. Answer is, as there are number of ways one can adopt for migration of whole environment like: 1) Database attache detach(best in case of 2010>2013)Continue reading “Migrate SP list from SP 2010 to SP 2013 without using any tool”

Powershell: Change Like and comments settings of a library


Hi, Recently I was working on the requirement to enable the like and comments settings of any library. So I prefer to use PowerShell script for same. I am sharing the code as below: function Change-SettingsForLikeComment() { # Change page library settings for Likes and comments $list=$web.Lists[“Pages”]; if($list -ne $null) { Write-Host $list.Title “not null”;Continue reading “Powershell: Change Like and comments settings of a library”

Powershell: Update “Subsite Templates” under AreaTemplateSettings.aspx


Hi, This time I am discussing about how one can update the “AvailableWebTemplates” once you have created a site. Just for the information, we can define this property in Onet.xml while creating any new site. But what if you have created sites, sub sites underneath and sub sub sites underneath, in that case you needContinue reading “Powershell: Update “Subsite Templates” under AreaTemplateSettings.aspx”