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Update the installed certificate for an Identity Provider

If you use ADFS or some form of federated identity in SharePoint eventually you’re likely to need to update the certificate you have installed. This is because SharePoint holds a copy of the public certificate to verify the incoming SAML … Continue reading

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Page mode and JavaScript

So I ran into a scenario recently where a customer had a jQuery script making some DOM modification which they wanted and everything looked good. Until you went to edit the properties of some web parts. Unfortunately due to the … Continue reading

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SharePoint MVPs do an AMA

Are you a redditor? If you are start collating some questions for the SharePoint MVP AMA which will be held on October 30 6am (October 29 at 1pm EST according to the post in /r/sharepoint). If you’re not a redditor … Continue reading

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Why do I need to use SPWeb.AllowUnsafeUpdates?

We have a customer who has a couple of custom feature bound onto a WebTemplate that was giving them grief when they attempted to provision sites from this template via PowerShell but worked just fine when using the web UI. … Continue reading

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SharePoint 2013 Search: Add User Profile Properties to the Full Text Index

We would like to allow users to search on values stored against user profiles without needing to use an explicit managed property search, i.e. they just want to type in the keyword and have the relevant people returned. Pretty much … Continue reading

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The Sandbox is dead! Long live the Sandbox!

So, you may have heard that Sandboxed solutions have be deprecated in SharePoint 2013. This was one of the big news items that came with the new version of the product along with the new SharePoint App Model. That’s not … Continue reading

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Design Manager and Server 2008 R2

I was trying to use the design manager features today and ran into this on my dev server. I’d copied the short cut from the screen and pasted it into the map network folder dialog and got this:   If … Continue reading

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