Category Archives: SharePoint 2010

Cancel button of ButtonSection does not return to previous page (SharePoint)

In SharePoint you can leverage OOTB controls to create professional and OOTB-looking pages. For example, below is a custom setting page that I have deployed to Central Admin. This page uses the OOTB InputFormSection and ButtonSection controls, as well as a few … Continue reading

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Posting blog comments as original author of blog post in SharePoint 2010

I had a requirement for a feature that would enable admin users to post comments to blog entries that would appear as if they were posted by the original author of the blog article. The scenario here is a corporate … Continue reading

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Merge-SPLogFile does not return any record for correlation ID

Given a correlation ID, Merge-SPLogFile is one of the best ways to track down a SharePoint error as this cmdlet searches for this ID across the ULS of all servers in the farm. You can even specify other filtering criteria, such … Continue reading

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Cannot login in with FBA with AD LDS in SharePoint 2010: An exception occurred when trying to issue security token: The security token username and password could not be validated..

I was setting up FBA with AD LDS for SP2010. I created some test users in AD LDS and was able to see them in the PeoplePicker and grant them access. I couldn’t login as these users however, and was seeing … Continue reading

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NullReferenceException at Microsoft.Office.Server.Administration.UserProfileApplicationProxy.get_ApplicationProperties()

You get the exception below when browsing to your SharePoint site. In my case this happened on a brand new site that I just created. Server Error in ‘/’ Application. Object reference not set to an instance of an object. … Continue reading

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Adding Enter and ESC default keys to SharePoint list forms

When creating or editing list items in SharePoint, have you ever wished that you could save the item by pressing Enter? I have developed a small solution that enables users to save the list item by pressing Enter when the … Continue reading

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Cache Monitor: Now you can force that cache item to refresh!

Caching is a two-edged sword. It is essential to the performance of your site, but it becomes a problem when you, or the business, needs to affect a high priority change in production. If you are using the HTTP runtime’s … Continue reading

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