Last week Microsoft announced general availability of Infrastructure as a Service(IaaS) support for Windows Azure. You can signup here to see what is new in this release? Key Enhancements are made in General Availability like creating a new virtual machine and virtual networks in Windows Azure. This post outlines the steps to create a new […]
Office Developer tools for Visual Studio 2012 allows you to develop Apps for office and SharePoint 2013. The tools can be downloaded from here. This post outlines the steps to create the SharePoint ContactListApp using Visual Studio 2012.
Create a new Project in Visual Studio 2012 and select App for SharePoint 2013 template.
once you click […]
A Big boost for social features in SharePoint 2013 which were an extension for the features introduced in SharePoint 2010. In SharePoint 2013 Collaborating and exchanging information options have been improved a lot, Features like Micro Blogging, Community sites and sharing introduced in SharePoint 2013. The out of the box SharePoint 2013 social features can […]
The default sitepage in SharePoint 2013 site contains Tiles but if you want to create custom tile in your site page then follow the steps described in this post. The default SharePoint 2013 site tiles looks as below
You can remove the above tile using remove this link and create your own tiles, To create […]
This post explains the steps to configure Excel Services in SharePoint 2013 server farm. The first step in configuration is , navigate to the SharePoint central admin and start the Excel Services service on your application server.
To start the service click Manage Services on server under System Settings section in central admin
Start the excel calculation […]
Using Design Manager in SharePoint 2013, you can convert .html file into a Master Page. After completion of the conversion process both HTML and Master Pages are get associated with each other, so when you change the HTML file and save, the changes are synced to the associated Master Page. If you use Design Manager […]
This post outlines how to create a new query rule that will render the visual best bet. You need to create a document library and upload some assets to be used as visual best bet. After creating and configuring the query rule then you should be able to see the Visual Best bet when user […]
Social Features in SharePoint 2013 were an extension for the features introduced in SharePoint 2010. You can read this post to know what those new extensions in SharePoint 2013. This post outlines the social features which are included in SharePoint 2013 community sites. You can read the community site features here.
Creating and Configuring Community site […]
My Site is a personal site in SharePoint for user. You can read this post to know how to create a My Site in SharePoint 2013. This post focuses on the Social Features which are included in ShareP0int 2013 My Sites.
Activity Posting in My Sites – Follow the below step to post updates to a […]
This post outlines the Architecture and Structure of Community Site Features in SharePoint 2013. Social Features that introduced in SharePoint 2013 can be read here. The following are the Features of Social Community site
Discussion and Moderation
Discovery and Membership
Community sites offer a form of experience that categorize and cultivate discussions for a broad group of […]