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SharePoint Certificate errors

January 9 2012 18 comments

This article introduces some tools and practices that I’ve seen useful for tackling SharePoint 2010 errors arising from SSL Certificates. The main reason for writing this article is the “The root of the certificate chain is not a trusted root authority” – error.

Let’s first take a look at a useful tool for solving certificate errors. Windows has built in…

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Anonymous Access and Publishing Web Pages List

December 22 2011 4 comments

As You know, using PublishingWeb.GetPublishingWeb(web) method causes Access Denied exception for anonymous users. You will also get the same exception if you try to access the PublishingWeb.GetPagesListId(web) or PublishingWeb.GetPagesListName(web) methods.
There are solutions here and here and in many other blogs. These solutions use SPSecurity.RunWithElevatedPrivileges,…

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Remove Keys From PropertyBag on FeatureDeactivating Override

December 13 2011 3 comments

You can add keys to spweb propertybag trough a feature using CAML:

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<Elements xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/sharepoint/">
  <PropertyBag ParentType="Web" RootWebOnly="False">
    <Property Name="MyCustomProperty"
             Type="string" Value="MyValue" />
  </PropertyBag>
</Elements>

The property is…

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SPList’s Title Property & SPField’s DisplayName not Updating

November 14 2011 16 comments

We encountered a problem which seemed really strange while provisioning our site collection with PowerShell (New-SPSite). Our provisioning contains programmatic custom list creation to our publishing webs via feature receivers. The procedure is that the feature receiver creates the list with a URL friendly Title and then changes the Title to a UI friendly…

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Extending the SocialCommentControl

April 6 2011 161 comments

SocialCommentControl is the control, which enables commenting on a page. You can use social commenting feature with the Note Board web part (Social Collaboration > Note Board) by adding the web part onto your page. You would have to have User Profile Service Application provisioned to enable social comments. Comments are stored in the Social DB (SocialComments table) of…

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Fix SharePoint 2010 for Opera Part I

March 28 2011 3 comments

I can’t use IE9 because UAG doesn’t support it yet on VPN connections. I can’t use IE8 or older because they don’t play well with the rest of the Web. I can use Google Chrome, Apple Safari, Mozilla Firefox and of course Opera. SharePoint 2010 plays fine with all these new generation browsers, except for the one: Opera. Opera isn’t…

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