I use the word Vanity loosly here, it basically creates a nice short URL such as http://SHORT that will redirect to http://sharepoint/sites/mine/SitePages/something%20Very%20Long%20pagename.aspx – this is all done through IIS so you will need access to all web front end servers that are serving your SharePoint farm.
One of the amazing features that was removed from SharePoint 2013 but was in SharePoint 2010 was the quick and easy way to logon as a different user. To do this in SharePoint 2013 simply do the following
Add an HTML form webpart, replace the source text with this,
If you need to quickly disable enterprise features on all site except one run the following script
One can easily use the Get-SPWebTemplate command to get a list of all the templates in SharePoint environment. For a quick reference here is the complete list:
SharePoint 2013 farm config wizard fails with the below error message when running on new server
This button comes from the Document Centre template.
If you get the error message where users can’t open documents from SharePoint, do this on the client machine.
A handy little script to find all site collections in a certain content database which emails the results via PowerShell. Change the items in bold
A handy little script to export site owners to a CSV file, edit the items within bold