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PowerShell script to test Word Automations Services in SharePoint 2013

Troubleshooting Word Automation Service can be tricky. So I created a Powershell script til help you……..

1. Create and upload word document (ex. test.docx)

2.Change variables in script… 397 more words

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Sample PowerShell script to create web application and a site collection in SharePoint 2013

Just sharing a sample script that we are using to create a web application and a site collection of type publishing in it.

# SharePoint cmdlets
Add-PsSnapin Microsoft.SharePoint.PowerShell</pre>
# Set variables
$WebAppName = "MyAppPool"
$WebAppHostHeader = "servername"
$WebAppPort = "portnumber"
$url = "http://servername"
$WebAppAppPool = "MyAppPool"
# This User has to be a Sharepoint Manager Account
$WebAppAppPoolAccount = "domain\username"
$AuthenticationMethod = "NTLM"
$ap = New-SPAuthenticationProvider -UseWindowsIntegratedAuthentication -DisableKerberos

# Create a new Sharepoint WebApplication
New-SPWebApplication -Name $WebAppName -Port $WebAppPort -HostHeader $WebAppHostHeader -URL $url -ApplicationPool $WebAppAppPool -ApplicationPoolAccount (Get-SPManagedAccount $WebAppAppPoolAccount) -AuthenticationMethod $AuthenticationMethod -AuthenticationProvider $ap

# Set variables
$SiteCollectionName = "MySiteCollection"
$SiteCollectionURL = "http://servername:portnumber/"
$SiteCollectionTemplate = "BDR#0"
$SiteCollectionLanguage = 1033
$SiteCollectionOwner = "LSS\lssspadmin"

# Create a new Sharepoint Site Collection
New-SPSite -URL $SiteCollectionURL -OwnerAlias $SiteCollectionOwner -Language $SiteCollectionLanguage -Template $SiteCollectionTemplate -Name $SiteCollectionName

Hope it helps ..


Gotcha When Using the SharePoint Link to a Document Content Type

The “Link to a Document” content type in SharePoint allows you to add URL links to a Document Library, much like you would with a Links List, but in this case you can add a Link item to a document library without having to add a document. 444 more words


How To : Create, Edit and Maintaining a Coded UI Test for Silverlight Application

Using the Microsoft Visual Studio 2013 Coded UI Test plugin for Silverlight, you can create Coded UI Tests or action recordings for Silverlight 5.0 applications.

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How to connect a SharePoint 2013 Document Library to Outlook 2013


One of the key methods of gaining User Adoption of SharePoint is ensuring and pushing the integration it has with Microsoft Office to information workers. After all, information workers generally use Outlook as their ‘mother-ship’. 689 more words

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A Look At : SharePoint 2013 Site Templates

SharePoint 2013 offers a vast variety of out-of-the-box site templates. One of the success factors of your SharePoint deployment is choosing the most suitable site template that meets your business needs. 445 more words


Getting started with REST in SharePoint 2013 - Part IV

Welcome to the fourth post in this series about REST in SharePoint 2013. In the previous posts I wrote about how to interact with SharePoint lists, but now it’s time to look in to how to retrieve information from an external source with help of JSON. 851 more words