Monthly Archives for July 2011

Backup SharePoint 2010 site collections with PowerShell, send alerts and much more

SharePoint, SharePoint 2010 - Toni Frankola - July 26, 2011

Last year I wrote a PowerShell chapter for SharePoint 2010 Unleashed. One of the scripts that is available in the book allows you to easily backup SharePoint 2010 site collections. The Backup-SPSite cmdlet is available in SharePoint 2010 OOTB, but we wanted to show our readers you can do more with PowerShell. Therefore…

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Documentation Toolkit for SharePoint – our new product

SharePoint, SharePoint 2010 - Toni Frankola - July 21, 2011

After many months of development I am happy to announce that we have finally released Documentation Toolkit for SharePoint. Two years ago I realized I really do not want to document SharePoint farms I deploy for customers by taking screenshots or typing settings to a Word document. I wanted to have an application…

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SharePoint Columns – Features and limitations

SharePoint, SharePoint 2010 - Toni Frankola - July 18, 2011

SharePoint list columns are very easy to use and configure. However when working with customers you will hear many different questions related to columns e.g.: “Can I edit managed metadata column in datasheet view?”. I made the following table for my own reference and I am sharing it with you.…

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