SharePoint 2010 Survey Issue

I recently had a problem where I have a site for hosting #SharePoint #Surveys. This was working amazingly with custom permissions so the users could only add items. The problem came when we introduced #branching into the questions. It appears that SharePoint creates the item after the first question so when the second one comes … Continue reading SharePoint 2010 Survey Issue

Degraded Search SharePoint 2013

So recently I came across this error within #SharePoint2013. Search service overall state: Degraded This was actually really easy to fix for me in this instance.  Both of my WFE’s had run out of space on the Index #LUNs. As soon as I expanded the disk, the #Degraded warning triangle disappeared! Nice and simple but … Continue reading Degraded Search SharePoint 2013

Restart SharePoint 2013 Workflows with PowerShell

Recently I had an issue where my #SharePoint list #workflows wouldn’t run and were in suspended state. The reason for the suspended state was an item already existed in the destination folder where the workflow was supposed to move the file to. I tried lots of tricks to get the workflows to automatically start, I … Continue reading Restart SharePoint 2013 Workflows with PowerShell

Active X errors SharePoint 2013/ SharePoint 2010 & IE11

This may not be the same for everyone but I recently had this error at work and it was doing my head in. When a user got upgraded to IE11 from IE8 and went to a #SharePoint site, they were presented with a nice #ActiveX error that just wouldn’t go away! After lots of Investigations … Continue reading Active X errors SharePoint 2013/ SharePoint 2010 & IE11

Code blocks are not allowed in this file

Problem Users report the following error when attempting to access a document library in #SharePoint. An error occurred during the processing of /site/SharedDocuments/Forms/AllItems.aspx. Code blocks are not allowed in this file. Explanation Ever so often I have clients contact me with a SharePoint library fully corrupted reporting an error such as “Code blocks are not … Continue reading Code blocks are not allowed in this file

Host-named Site Collections

You must use #Windows #PowerShell to create a host-named site collection. You cannot use the #SharePoint 2013 Central Administration web application to create a host-named site collection, but you can use Central Administration to manage the site collection after you have created it. You can create a host-named site collection by using the Windows PowerShell New-SPSite … Continue reading Host-named Site Collections