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Windows Server 2012: Finding “Active Directory Users and Computers”

How to Find Active Directory in Windows Server 2012 So you finally have a SharePoint 2013 environment and you’re ready to start adding users. Great! After logging into your Windows Server 2012, you ask yourself, “How do I find Active … Continue reading

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Move SharePoint 2013 Search Components to New Server

In this post, I’ll detail how to move all SharePoint 2013 search components to a different server in the SharePoint farm. Unlike SharePoint 2010, there are no topology options in Central Administration so the entire operation must be performed in PowerShell. Although that … Continue reading

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Help! My SharePoint Help Search is Broken

Was your SharePoint Help Search broken? Here’s why: Recently, we had a ticket submitted to us regarding a SharePoint 2013 Foundation server who’s Help Search was in a broken state. Every time we tried to use the search, it would load a big … Continue reading

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How to Configure DNS and SSL for SharePoint 2013 Apps

One of the greatest additions that was introduced in SharePoint 2013 is the app model. This allows for stand-alone apps that add additional functionality to SharePoint. They can be hosted in a SharePoint environment or hosted completely outside of SharePoint … Continue reading

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How I Use SharePoint Lists to Sell Vinyl Records

or “How I Use SharePoint After Work Hours…” In the past, I’ve written blogs on using SharePoint to improve and streamline business processes. Being my first blog of the New Year, I’m going to take a different route. I’m going to illustrate … Continue reading

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SharePoint 2013 Foundation: Remove GUIDs from Search database

How to scrub those GUIDs to rename your search service application databases in SharePoint 2013 One of the limitations of provisioning a search service application in SharePoint Foundation 2013 is that you have to use the Farm Configuration Wizard in … Continue reading

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Implementing Responsive Design into SharePoint 2013

In my experience, most organizations (and certainly their end users) would like to see some flair and customization with their SharePoint 2013 website. To that end, let’s talk about a little thing called Responsive Web Design and how to implement a responsive layout … Continue reading

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SharePoint 2013 Evaluation Site: Checking under the hood

(In a previous blog, Andy Milsark discussed some of the fundamentals of the SharePoint 2013 Evaluation site.  If you need basic understanding of the Evaluation site, check that one out, although I suspect we may repeat some of the same … Continue reading

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