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Archive for January, 2013

Rating Feature
While trying to answer one of the forum queries here I found an interesting feature dependency with Community Site definition in SharePoint 2013 so thought why not write a post on it. Given below is error and scenario of the query. Scenario: Created a root site collection using team site template and then create a sub site using Community Site. Was expecting an error has mention in the forum query above but it worked perfectly fine (I mean no errors). Error: 0x8107058aDependency feature 'Ratings' (id: 915c240e-a6cc-49b8-8b2c-0bff8b553ed3) for feature 'CommunitySite' (id: 961d6a9c-4388-4cf2-9733-38ee8c89afd4) is not activated at this scope. e030f99b-16c3-6081-3cf2-f8c5f541a495 Now the Read more [...]

Please find below the list of available templates in SharePoint 2013 RTM, this would help you while performing feature stapling or while creating site pro-grammatically. Template Name Title Description GLOBAL#0 Global template This template is used for initializing a new site. STS#0 Team Site A place to work together with a group of people. STS#1 Blank Site A blank site for you to customize based on your requirements. STS#2 Document Workspace A site for colleagues to work together on a document. It provides a document library for storing the primary document and supporting files, a tasks list for assigning to-do items, and a links list for resources related Read more [...]

Developer Site Template
In SharePoint 2013 we have a new site template called Developer Site Template. I was pretty excited to know more about this template but was not able to get much info on the same so thought of posting a brief overview on this. (I would rather say my understanding of Developer Site TemplateJ.) To start let us understand what is a Developer Site Template? It is a site template which is used extensively for App development and you can only deploy apps for SharePoint to a Developer Site.n How do I create a site using this template? When you are creating a root site collection for a web application from Central Administration you can select Developer Site Template available under collaboration Read more [...]

SharePoint 2013 provides a new namespace called Reputation Model.  The classes available in this namespace can be used to perform operation like Rating and Like on a SharePoint List Item in SharePoint 2013 using Object Model. Note: If you are planning to use this in object model makes sure you have enabled Rating/Like Feature on the list. Assembly: Microsoft.Office.Server.UserProfiles.dll You can access these class methods by adding Microsoft.Office.Server.UserProfiles.dll as a reference in your project Class: Following are the classes which are available with the namespace Reputation ElevatedPrivilegesHelper While exploring Reputation class I have come across the below Read more [...]

SharePoint 2013 has many enhancements and some cool new features. In this post I will be providing references to five such development post series which will help you to understand and extend SharePoint 2013 features. 1. Building Internet facing Site in SharePoint 2013 Waldek Mastykarz has written couple of posts which explains how Mavention has used SharePoint 2013 to build internet facing site. It also explains how authoring is handles in SharePoint 2013. For more details go through the below post. http://www.mavention.com/blog/maventionnl-v3-authoring-site You can download the case study for upgrade from SharePoint 2010 to 2013 from here 2. Leveraging or using C# 4.0 or .net Read more [...]