Category: SharePoint 2013

Wikipedia states that SharePoint is a web-based collaborative platform that integrates with Microsoft Office. Launched in 2001, SharePoint is primarily sold as a document management and storage system, but the product is highly configurable and usage varies substantially between organisations.

According to Microsoft, SharePoint 2013 makes it easy to work together securely on documents and team projects. SharePoint lets users explore features and support options that are available for SharePoint, and get tips for using SharePoint to manage your teams and projects efficiently.

In this category, learn everything from troubleshooting SharePoint 2013 to
Digital transformation and beyond.

Therefore, this category is full of handy tips, tricks, advise and How To videos specifically for SharePoint 2013 users. Check out some of the Step by Step features, expert blogs, eBooks, How To videos and webinars.

Introducing Meetings for Microsoft SharePoint 2013
Introducing Meetings for Microsoft SharePoint 2013
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At AvePoint Labs we’ve been working hard to produce our latest product innovation called Meetings for SharePoint 2013. This SharePoint 2013 app will be available in the Office Store around the end of March for free, with a premium app that can be unlocked on purchase for more enterprise-level reporting features.

The Anatomy of SharePoint 2013 Display Templates
The Anatomy of SharePoint 2013 Display Templates
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Display Templates, used in Search Results, Content Search Web Part and other search driven Web Parts to establish the visualization of the displayed data, are a combination of an HTML file and a JavaScript file. In order to create your own Display Template, you only need to modify the HTML file and let SharePoint handle the .js conversion. You can add your own JavaScript logic by referring to your own separate .js file in the HTML file.

SharePoint - Moving a Document with a Document ID to Another Site Collection
SharePoint – Moving a Document with a Document ID to Another Site Collection
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In the past months I talked a lot about Document Management with SharePoint 2013. In my last session in Rosenheim there has been an interesting question. The scope of the standard Document ID provider that is shipped with SharePoint is ‘Site Collection’. In other word: to activate the Document ID you need to activate a Site Collection feature. What happens if you have two different Site Collections that use each the standard Document ID provider and you move a document (with a valid Document ID) from one Site Collection to the other?

The Truth Behind Shredded Storage
The Truth Behind Shredded Storage
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I’ve had many people ask me about how Microsoft SharePoint 2013 Shredded Storage and Remote BLOB Storage work together, and how AvePoint supports this from a storage optimization perspective. Bill Baer, Senior Product Marketing Manager and Microsoft Certified Master for SharePoint, posted about this topic during SharePoint Conference 2012 and hopefully clarified a lot of the confusion around Shredded Storage. SharePoint MVP Dan Holme, AvePoint Enterprise Trainer & Evangelist Randy Williams, and I put together an article for Dan’s weekly column on Shredded Storage a few weeks ago which is also worth a read.

Creating a Design Package for SharePoint 2013
Creating a Design Package for SharePoint 2013
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Design Package is the lightweight option to create a branding solution (a .wsp file) that can be imported to any Site Collection via the Design Manager. No centralized farm deploy is needed (nor possible, though), which makes it THE way to brand SharePoint Online sites and possibly other hosted or singled out different-than-the-rest-of-them Site Collections (used e.g. for marketing campaigns or such), especially since sandboxed solutions are not the way to go anymore.

SharePoint 2013 Base Fonts and Sizes
SharePoint 2013 Base Fonts and Sizes
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After reviewing the main CSS files that make up the base look and feel for the SharePoint 2013 look and feel. The number one font is“Segoe UI” which is applied to the global BODY element.

Risk Management and SharePoint Governance
Risk Management and SharePoint Governance
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While presenting at a SharePoint user group session in Germany last month, I had a conversation with an attendee about the new app model in SharePoint 2013, and how different the model was compared to all the work his company had done around sandbox solutions in 2010. He observed that purchasing an app through the Microsoft marketplace, while having gone through a technical review from Microsoft, could still open up his company’s environment to potential risk depending on the content it accessed and what company or individual information is stored in the cloud. It was a great point, and led to a conversation around risk management as part of any SharePoint deployment plan.