Populate SharePoint group from User Profile using Powershell

Populate SharePoint group from User Profile using Powershell

Happy new year everyone!! A few days before the end of the year I published a new script on TechNet Gallery about how to populate a SharePoint group reading from User Profiles using Windows Powershell.

I chose to read from User Profiles instead of querying Active Directory because user profiles could have more information than AD since we could add a synchronization connection that reads from BCS or other sources. Continue reading →

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Troubleshoot SharePoint 2013 search queries 101

There are some easy steps I follow every time I have to troubleshoot SharePoint 2013 search queries when I’m quite sure that I should get some result but the Search Result (or Content By Search, aka CBS) Web Part do not agree.

First of all, I have to admit, I’m not perfect and I know that very well so the first thing I double check is the query I wrote. I usually re-write the query from scratch using a tool other than out-of-the-box Query Builder, SharePoint 2013 Search Query Tool (v2.x).

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Using PreSaveItem to add custom validation to SharePoint list form

Using PreSaveItem to add custom validation to SharePoint list form

In this article I explain how to change the standard server side to a custom client side form validation. You can’t really change for server to client side, but you can validate your input with JavaScript before to send them to the server and then “skip” server side validation.

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