Creating a Document Rollup Using SharePoint 2013 Search

SharePoint 2013 Search One of the most powerful (and most overlooked) features in SharePoint 2013 is SharePoint 2013 Search. Unfortunately, few people realize just how powerful it can be. I suspect that this is because most people just envision a search box and search results when, in fact, is that there is so much

How to Fix a SharePoint 404 Error After Restoring a Content Database

SharePoint 404 Error (After restoring a previous copy of a content database to replace the current one) A 404 error in SharePoint can mean multiple things. In this case, it happens because we restored an older version of a content database to resolve an issue. Now when we go to the site we get

By | 2017-06-05T17:38:48+00:00 October 16th, 2015|Categories: Enterprise IT, SharePoint Solutions|Tags: , , |

How to Delete a SharePoint 404 Error When the Site Collection is Corrupt

SharePoint 404 Error Site Collection Corrupted (Error 0x80070003) How to Delete Previously we took a look at a possible cause of a 404 error in SharePoint after a content database restoration. This time we have determined that the site collection is corrupt, and we don’t have any backups (you should always have backups). Another

By | 2017-06-02T02:31:49+00:00 October 16th, 2015|Categories: Enterprise IT, SharePoint Solutions|Tags: , , |

Part 3 BONUS: SharePoint 2013 Business Connectivity Services, Create a Display Template for a Result Source or Result Type

Back to Part 3 Create a New SharePoint Item Display Template In the previous blog post, we had created all of our SharePoint BDC connections, content types, search schemas, and crawls. But the display left something to be desired. Now we will update the display templates to show a bit more information in our

SharePoint 2013 Search Results Webpart Timeout

Initial SharePoint Search Results Timeout Problem When working with several million results and extremely complex queries even with a relatively robust farm you may get a "Something Went Wrong" error in search. Delving deeper you can see that there is a timeout set for queries longer than 15 seconds. So what we want to

How to Install and Configure Workflow Manager SharePoint 2013

Workflow Manager SharePoint 2013 Installation Verification If you follow Microsoft's Install and configure workflow for SharePoint Server 2013, in the verification section it says “When you have completed the installation of SharePoint 2013 Workflow Manager you can check Central Administration”. And if everything looks good you will be able to create workflows in Central

By | 2017-06-05T17:31:32+00:00 April 18th, 2014|Categories: Enterprise IT, SharePoint Solutions|Tags: , , |

Installing Workflow Manager Offline for SharePoint 2013 Workflows New Command Line

How to Install Workflow Manager Offline Many times when working on a client's servers they are not allowed outbound access to the internet and the client may not have the latest versions of prerequisites available. There are several blogs that indicate how to install offline versions of these prerequisites, but I encountered an error

By | 2017-06-02T02:24:43+00:00 April 15th, 2014|Categories: Enterprise IT, SharePoint Solutions|Tags: , , |

Part 3: Select SharePoint 2013 Business Connectivity Services, Search and Profile Page Demo

Back to Part 2 Configure Search Crawl This section is relatively quick. The only caveat is that by default BDC only returns 2000 results. For our example this is fine. But often times you will need to increase this limit significantly. Once you have the limit set to what you want you can create

Part 2: SharePoint 2013 Business Connectivity Services, Search and Profile Page Demo

Back to Part 1 Create the External Content Type External Content Types are similar to regular content types in that they contain several fields that make up that particular content type. The main difference is that these fields are mapped to columns in the SQL database in this case. We are only going to

By | 2017-06-05T18:04:28+00:00 January 22nd, 2014|Categories: Enterprise IT, SharePoint Solutions|Tags: , , |