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Update URL After cloning Server in SharePoint

This would be very common scenario most of us bump into. You may need to clone your Web Front End to host it in different environment. After restoring the cloned instance you may find your new server refers to the old server name.

Quick and easy way to update the server name using stsadm in […]

How to Create Custom Menu Item in Site Actions

The below sample feature creates new menu item in Site Actions menu, Please replace the GUID in the below code.

Sample Feature File

<?xml version=”1.0″ encoding=”utf-8″?>

<Feature

Id=”<GUID>”

Title=”Custom Menu Item”

Description=” ”

December 1st, 2009 | Tags: , , | Category: MOSS 2007 | One comment

TreeView Doc Lib V 2.0 in CodePlex

I have released the next version of TreeView Document Library WebPart for SharePoint 2007.

Added features in this release:

Automatically populates the list of document libraries in dropdownlist in toolpart Collapsed TreeView can be managed from toolpart property Automatically shows the appropriate icons for the files in document library

WebPart included […]

Programmatically Retrieve List of Document Libraries

The following code snippet is used to retrieve the list of document libraries.

SPWeb _web = SPContext.Current.Web;

SPListCollection ListColl = _web.Lists;

foreach (SPList _lst in ListColl)

{

if (_lst.BaseTemplate == SPListTemplateType.DocumentLibrary)

November 26th, 2009 | Tags: , , | Category: MOSS 2007, SharePoint Object Model | Leave a comment

WSS 3.0 Application Templates Grouped by Business Area

If you are looking for free application template, which suites your business area, read this resource on TechNet. It has list of 40 Application templates grouped by the following business category.

Business Management/Finance Human Resources Operations/IT Project Tracking/Product Management Sales/Marketing Specialized/Verticals […]

How to Use Resource File in SharePoint 2007

Create Resource file using Visual Studio IDE

Copy the resource file into 12 hive resource folder

GetLocalized method from SPUtility to read the values from resource file

Syntax:

SPUtility.GetLocalizedString(“$Resources:<<ResourceFileName,ResourceKeyName>>”, “<<ResourceFileName>>”, lang);

Example:

SPUtility.GetLocalizedString(“$Resources:MyResources,FirstName”, “MyResources”, lang);

Sample Source:

November 8th, 2009 | Tags: , , | Category: MOSS 2007, SharePoint Object Model | One comment

The trial period for this product has expired – MOSS 2007 Error

If you encounter the error “The trial period for this product has expired” after upgrading the license from trial to standard/enterprise edition in sharepoint.

Change your app pool account from “Network Service” to Domain account.

How to Enable Document Information Panel in MOSS 2007

By Default the document information panel will not be enabled in document library.

Go to Library Settings

Click Advanced Settings

Enable allow management of content types in Advanced Settings.

Click the Document Content Type and click on Document Information Panel settings.

Check […]

Item Updating or Updated Event Occurs twice in Document Library

Item Updating or Item Updated Event in SharePoint 2007 occurs twice, if require checkout option is enabled for document library.

I found the following workaround from Microsoft Support for this issue.

Check the value of vti_sourcecontrolcheckedoutby in BeforeProperties and AfterProperties, if the both values are null then the event […]

How to Find the SharePoint Version Installed in System

To find the installed version of SharePoint in system,

Browse to Central Administration -> Operations -> Servers in Farm [Topology and Services]

Version information will be displayed for each and every server.