Monthly Archives: March 2013

AppFabric Distributed Cache keeps crashing in SharePoint 2013 – Fixed!

I rebuilt the farm and suddenly find my brand new AppFabric (aka Distributed Cache service) crashing continuously. I restarted the service in Services.msc and after a few minutes it would stop again. Event Viewer shows the two errors below every … Continue reading

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Using Trending #Tags web part outside of MySites

By default the Trending #tags web part is added to your Newsfeed in MySites. To use this web part outside of MySites you will first have to export it from the MySites’s landing page (e.g. http://server/my/default.aspx) as a DWP, then … Continue reading

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Making My Tasks web part available outside of MySites

The My Tasks web part exists in MySites by default, and can be found under the Content Rollup category. To make this web part available outside of MySites, activate the “My Tasks Dashboard” feature. This is a hidden Web-scoped feature. The … Continue reading

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