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Modifying SharePoint list permissions with PnP Core

Working with SharePoint permissions is not always straight forward. This code snippet is an exercise using PnP Core to modify permissions on lists with unique (broken) permissions. All assigned permissions are changed to read only, except for owners group of … Continue reading

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A faster way to get effective permissions with PnP Core

PnP Core SDK has built in functionality to get effective permissions for a user on a list item in SharePoint:

This is pretty slow; typically ~1000ms. So I tried calling the REST API directly instead:

Turns out this … Continue reading

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Open a SharePoint list in classic experience if link is missing

The modern list experience in SharePoint is the default by now. But you can still revert to classic experience by clicking the link under the left navigation. But on communication sites the left nav is turned off by design. If … Continue reading

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Applying SharePoint Retention Labels Programmatically

So you’ve created and published Retention Labels in Office 365 and now you want to apply labels by CSOM code. It’s not very well documented. The following (crude) code should help you get started applying labels to both individual items … Continue reading

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How to create searchable user profile properties in SharePoint Online

In this post I will go through the steps of creating a custom user profile attribute that is searchable and shows on the user profile in Delve. It’s not very hard but involves quite a few steps to keep track … Continue reading

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Internet Explorer: ScriptImports is undefined

Today I spent way too much time on hunting down a bug that occurred in Internet Explorer 11 running our intranet solution on SharePoint Online / 2016. The problem showed itself by throwing the following error in the console: The … Continue reading

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Beware this limitation when using SharePoint Image Renditions

With image renditions you can specify a pixel size when requesting an image, and SharePoint will deliver the image scaled down to this size for you. This is great, because you don’t have to worry about your users pulling full … Continue reading

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Edit SharePoint property bags with SpPropertyBag.js bookmarklet

SpPropertyBag.js is a drop-in JavaScript for editing SharePoint web properties (the “property bag”). Simply paste the script into the JavaScript console and run it to open a dialog where you can view, edit, add, and remove properties: Even easier is to … Continue reading

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Fixing the ‘PRM_ParserErrorDetails’ problem for SharePoint Apps

Today I finally solved a problem that I have been trying to hunt down for a long time. I haven’t been  able to find any good help on this elsewhere, so let me share how I solved it. This is … Continue reading

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Moving web parts in SharePoint (without going insane)

If you’ve ever edited a SharePoint 2013 page with web parts and tried to drag them around, you’ve probably experienced frustration over how bad it works. I don’t know of a quick fix for this, but here are a few … Continue reading

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