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Adding newsfeed to an upgraded SharePoint Team Site

​Found a great little post about how team sites look before and after an upgrade from SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint 2013. In the article, it mentions how to turn on the newsfeed (something that is included with NEW SharePoint 2013 team sites). I had already figured out that the newsfeed was a feature called "Site […]

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When is a Member not a Member?

When they are part of a new SharePoint 2013 team site. A funny thing happened on the way to SharePoint 2013. The members permission group we all know and love got a very significant permission upgrade. If you open up a new SharePoint team site, you will notice that the members group now has a […]

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The Perfect Storm (InfoPath, Versioning and Rich Text)

Update April 1, 2015 Microsoft apparently issued a hotfix for this issue in June of 2013. If this is your problem – then get the hotfix here:  http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2817395 I have a SharePoint list with a custom InfoPath list form, versioning turned on (3 major versions only), and 3 multi-line text fields that are defined as […]

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Changing the 2010 Team (Wiki) Sites Home Page

SharePoint 2010 Team Sites are wikis with all the familiar team site default lists and libraries. The home page of a Team Site is Home.aspx making the URL for a Team Site something like http://server/TeamSite/SitePages/Home.aspx. To me, this is odd and frustrating (maybe it will be an improvement for users who are not used to […]

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