Custom XSL Web Part Error – Access Denied

Scenario: I created a custom XSL style sheet for a library web part that would intermittently throw an error for everyone except the admin account (me). Every morning users were complaining about an error on the web part. I would sign in and try to replicate, but it always worked for me. Then when I'd … Continue reading Custom XSL Web Part Error – Access Denied

Chart Web Part – SharePoint 2013

In SharePoint 2010, there was a Chart Web Part that you could connect to another web part on the same page, to a list anywhere in the site collection, to an external content type, or to data from an Excel workbook. In SharePoint 2013, this does not exist OOB. However, if you copy and paste this code … Continue reading Chart Web Part – SharePoint 2013

Working Around Low Disk Space During A Full Crawl

TIL that space is released when you pause a crawl! Backstory: We decided to re-index our SharePoint site due to spotty search results, and learned the hard way that we didn't have enough space to run a full crawl. Adding space wasn't an option and I had to get the search working again or else face … Continue reading Working Around Low Disk Space During A Full Crawl

Recent Crawl/Query Rates Incorrectly Show 0.00 Items Per Second

Problem: "Recent crawl rate" and "Recent query rate" statistics incorrectly show 0.00 items per second on the Search Administration page. Confirmed the crawl rate from the Crawl Health Reports page. Confirmed that the number of searchable items was increasing. Found a TON of update conflict errors (event ID 6398 and 6482) in the Application event … Continue reading Recent Crawl/Query Rates Incorrectly Show 0.00 Items Per Second

Link To New Item Form

Give users the ability to add items to a list without showing the entire list web part. In my example, I've added a "Submit Request" button to a Document Set Welcome Page. Clicking this will open the New Item form for my Tickets list. Steps: 1. Add a Script Editor web part to your page. 2. … Continue reading Link To New Item Form

Edit Form Popup – Drag And Drop

By default, the edit form does not pop up when you drag and drop documents into a library. This piece of JavaScript will force an edit form to pop up for as many documents you drag and drop. For example, if you drag 5 documents at the same time, 5 individual edit forms will pop … Continue reading Edit Form Popup – Drag And Drop

Library Paging – First Page Button

Adding a "First Page" button is a simple work around for getting back to the first page when paging through documents. This is especially handy if you use document sets. Edit the page and add a Script Editor web part. Click EDIT SNIPPET. Embed the following code: I moved the Script Editor web part down below the … Continue reading Library Paging – First Page Button

Custom Quick Edit Button

To add a custom Quick Edit button to a page or view, add a Script Editor Web Part and embed the following code. Make sure you change the number in [WPQ2SchemaData] to the ID of the Web Part you want to Quick Edit. You can find that by inspecting the list or library Web Part using … Continue reading Custom Quick Edit Button