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Develop SharePoint Hosted Add-in with Angular 2 and WebPack

In this post, I will provide step by step instructions on how to create a SharePoint hosted Add-in with latest Angular 2 (i.e @angular/.. ~4.2.0).  I did came across many articles showing how to create a SPA in SharePoint using Angular JS and deprecated version of Angular 2 (i.e. angular 2) and @angular/.. ~2.0.0 but […]

Create Client Side webpart using SPFX framework

By this time, you must have heard about the new SharePoint Client side framework (SPFX). Briefly describing, this framework allows you to create client side web parts that can be deployed to tenants in SharePoint online or SharePoint 2013 on-premise and can be added to both classic and new modern SharePoint pages. For detailed information […]

Create Master-Detail SSRS report from 2 SharePoint Lists using Report Builder

In this post, I will explain two different approaches to create SSRS report to display data from 2 SharePoint lists. Creating similar report from two tables in SQL database may not be very tricky as one can write a SQL query that fetches relational data from two tables which can be consumed in a single […]

Create and apply a Custom theme in SharePoint

In this post, I will give you a walkthrough about how one can create a custom theme in SharePoint. This is applicable to all SharePoint versions except SharePoint 2007. Before we jump in, it would be nice if you know about couple of locations/libraries where existing themes are stored and referred. Theme document library – […]

How to Create and apply filter using multi-value parameter in a SSRS report using Report Builder

In this post, I will explain how we can create a multi-value filter and apply it on SharePoint list using Report Builder. Before we start just have a look at the SharePoint list first. This list contains school applications received from different countries for different schools. Our target is to create a report that should […]

How to display SharePoint List in another Site

In this post, I will explain how we can display SharePoint list in another SharePoint site in the same site collection without reinventing the whole wheel. Briefly summarizing the steps first – Open the source site in SharePoint Designer and export one of the views from the source SharePoint list Modify the exported file and […]

How to create and customize Pie Chart using SSRS Report builder in SharePoint

In this post, we will create a Pie Chart that will display report from the SharePoint list. It shows the number of applications received for different schools. Something like this –  Create a ‘Reports’ document library in SharePoint site using ‘Report Library’ List template. Go to “List settings”, click on ‘Add from existing site content […]

Create a custom action on SharePoint list items using javascript client object model

In this post, I will explain how we can create a custom action on SharePoint list items using EcmaScript or javascript CSOM as shown below. To put this in a perspective, let us consider a scenario – there is a Custom list in SharePoint that keeps track of the SharePoint site creation requests. Each request […]

How to package and install the SharePoint hosted add-in to the live site

This post is part 3 of series “Create and deploy SharePoint Hosted add-ins”. Before reading this article, you may need to visit – Part 1 – How to setup development environment to create SharePoint-hosted add-ins Part 2 – Create a SharePoint hosted add-in In this post, I will explain how to package and install SharePoint-hosted […]

Create a SharePoint hosted add-in

This post is part 2 of series “Create and deploy SharePoint Hosted add-ins”. Before reading this article, you may need to visit How to setup development environment to create SharePoint-hosted add-ins In this post, I will give you a walkthrough about how to create a SharePoint hosted add-in and deploy it to developer site created […]

Create and deploy SharePoint Hosted Add-ins to SharePoint online

As there are different areas to target while creating SharePoint-hosted add-ins(formerly known as apps) such as setting up your development environment, creating an add-in and then packaging and Installing it, I have decided to create a series of 3 episodes. Part 1 – Setting up development environment to create SharePoint-hosted add-ins Part 2 – How […]

Configure to Search only in a specific list or document library in SharePoint 2013

While working for different clients,  I have found that the most common requirements of all by the customers is to enable users to search only in a particular SharePoint List or document library. In this blog, I will show how you can setup your result source to target a specific list or document library. However, […]

Create a cascading dropdowns using SharePoint REST API

In this post, I will explain how to create a cascading drop down in SharePoint using its REST API. There are some other options available too for the same but they have some kind of limitations. One solution that comes up very often is to use JQuery utility known as SPServices, for details on how […]

SharePoint 2013 – Isolated App domain setup issues – Make sure the web address http://apps-6967e27a413f60.xxx.abc.local:2014 is correct.

Today, I will talk about this weird issue which users get when they click on an app installed in SharePoint site- “Make sure the web address http://apps-6967e27a413f60.xxx.abc.local:2014 is correct.” My client installed couple of apps from Office store which can be seen under ‘All site contents’ but when they click on any of the app they were welcomed with the page with the […]

Users not able to Save and Checkin Pages in SharePoint ‘Pages’ library

While working for one of our clients, I found that users are not able to save and checkin pages in ‘Pages’ library though they could Checkout page without any problem. By looking at the error logs based, I found this – Actual Error in LOG File: System.ArgumentException: Invalid SPListItem. The SPListItem provided is not compatible with a Publishing […]

Issue while adding Content editor or Html form webpart in SharePoint 2013 WebPart Pages

Befor we talk about issue while adding Content editor or HTML form webpart in SharePoint 2013 Webpart page, I would like to first explain how to add webpart page to the sharepoint 2013! Beware that it’s little trickier than adding the same in SharePoint 2010. Creating a WebPart page should be fairly easy but it […]

Map InfoPath people Picker to Sharepoint People Picker

Actuallly, we can’t map Infopath people picker field to Sharepoint people picker field directly using InfoPath designer. There is a need to play a little trick here. I created this one stop solution by reffering to different blogs/articles on internet but no article had the complete solution. Solution will be a combination of InfoPath and Nintex […]