SharePoint Customization

SharePoint 2010 Web Parts Customization

How to merge Power Point presentations on SharePoint.

In this article, i am going to explain how you can merge different Power Point presentations into one presentation using slide library of SharePoint 2010. Step 1: Create Slide Library
  • How to create slide library:
To create a Slide Library, you need to have at least Designer permissions.
  1. On the Site Actions menu , click Create.
  2. Under Libraries, click Slide Library.
NOTE    Slide Libraries can be created in only certain types of sites, such as a Team site and Document Workspace. If you do not see Slide Library under Libraries, the type of site you are working on does not support Slide Libraries.
  1. On the New page, under Name, type a name for the library. The name appears in any navigation links that you set up.
  2. Under Description, type an optional description.
  3. Click Create.

SharePoint 2010 Workflow to transfer bulk InfoPath forms to archive document library

In this post i am going to explain how to transfer bulk InfoPath forms from current SharePoint library to archive SharePoint library. Scenario: Recently I have requirement from inventory control department to copy all InfoPath from current folder to archive folder where machine’s disposal status is “Collected by CDL”, “Broken up for parts” or “Sold to Scrumpymacs”. (more…)

How to Link Facebook with SharePoint 2010

In this post i am trying to explain, how we can link our facebook page with SharePoint. Step 1: Add Content Editor Web Part to page
Content Editor Webpart
SP 2010 Content Editor
Step 2: Click inside content editor web part, Editing Tools breadcrumb will appear on top menu.
Editing Tools
Editing Tools breadcrumb

How to Install PDF iFilter for SharePoint 2010

In this post i am going to explain how you can install PDF iFilter for SharePoint 2010. By defualt in SharePoint 2010 there is no filter installed for indexing PDF files. That's why none of the PDF documents is indexed, so it is impossible to search them. So let's start the process 1. You need to download PDF iFilter 64 bit from Adobe's website which is free. URL: 2. Run this installation file on each server (more…)

How to Add Icons to Document Types in SharePoint

In this post i am going to explain, how you can add icon to unkown document types. If you add a unkown document type to SharePoint library, a netural document icon appears.
SharePoint Unkown Document Type
Unkown Document Type
  The above shown example is for PDF type document. In this example i am explaining about how to add pdf document icon but these steps are same for any document type. 1. Download pdf 16x16 icon icone_pdf   2. Store icon to following path of 14 hive folder  C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Web Server Extensions\14\TEMPLATE\IMAGES   3.  Open the file DOCICON.XML located in the folder C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Web Server Extensions\14\TEMPLATE\XML. Add following line of code into section ByExtension tag <Mapping Key="pdf" Value="pdf16.gif" />   4. Restart IIS with command iireset Now you when you reload document library or add new pdf file you can see pdf icon associated to type column. I hope you liked this post, please don't forget to post your comment thanks

How to change SharePoint authentication from classic mode to claims based authentication

In this post i am going to explain how we can change authentication of web application from classic mode to claims based authentication. Step 1: Check current authentication of Web application Open SP 2010 central administration and go to web application management, select web application whose authentication you want to change. Click on authentication providers from bread crumb and check what current authentication type is. In my case it is showing me Windows.
SharePoint 2010 Authentication Provider
Authentication Provider