Category Archives: SharePoint Shorts

Create a local term set

SharePoint Short #12 Instead of creating term sets that are available farm wide, it’s also possible to create a term set that is only local to a particular site collection. Create a site column as normal, selecting Managed Metadata type … Continue reading

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SP 2013 – SQL Native Client

SharePoint Short #11 If you’re trying to install SharePoint 2013 and during the installation of the prerequisites it fails with the message “Error: The tool was unable to install Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 SP1 Native Client” and the error … Continue reading

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SharePoint Best Practices

SharePoint Short #10 Excellent resource listing the best practices for SharePoint 2010: SharePoint 2010 Best Practices Details things from planning, deployment, development and lots more. Definitely worth bookmarking for future reference.

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Clear Designer Cache

SharePoint Short #9 When using SharePoint Designer, especially in a development environment where content and assemblies can frequently change, SPD can start to behave erratically, sometimes loading content that has been removed from the web site, or using an older … Continue reading

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Update WSP File

SharePoint Short #8 It’s easy to extract and make changes to a WSP file – use any compression program (WinZip, WinRAR, etc.) to extract it to your machine and you’re good to go. Once you’ve made your changes to the … Continue reading

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