Farewell SharePoint 2013

On the 11th of April SharePoint 2013 reaches the end of support. If you haven’t already moved to the cloud or upgraded to a newer on-premises version, time is running short. Here are a few things you should know. Upgrade options Migrating to SharePoint Online is the choice many people make, but it does take time and effort. The SharePoint Migration Tool (and tools from … Continue reading Farewell SharePoint 2013

Install SharePoint 2013 on Windows 2012 R2

Last week I did something I thought I’d never do again, install SharePoint 2013 Server. It had been a while and to make things a little more interesting the server was in a data centre with no internet access and no easy way of transferring files across. Here are a few things I learnt that I’m sure will be helpful if you find yourself in … Continue reading Install SharePoint 2013 on Windows 2012 R2

Nintex Web Part Maintenance Page error

When applying a custom master page to our SharePoint site, we struck an issue with opening Nintex forms. Sorry, something went wrong An unexpected error has occurred. Web Parts Maintenance Page: If you have permission, you can use this page to temporarily close Web Parts or remove personal settings. For more information, contact your site administrator.   After a bit of digging around with ULSviewer, we … Continue reading Nintex Web Part Maintenance Page error

SharePoint Double Authentication Issue

I struck and interesting issue on a SharePoint 2013 web application. I had configured the site to allow anonymous access but started getting multiple login prompts when after signing in to the site. Developer tools in the web browser revealed an access denied error on the URL http://sharepoint.domain.com/_api/contextinfo The issue was resolved by disabling the “Require Use Remote Interfaces” setting on the web application as … Continue reading SharePoint Double Authentication Issue

SharePoint 2013

SharePoint 2013 “Preview” edition is now available to download. I have posted an article on my company blog with links to various resources and other items of interest to SharePoint people. SharePoint 2013 “Preview” – Download and resources Here’s a couple of screenshots to get you started… Overall SharePoint 2013 looks like a good step forward from SharePoint 2010. Microsoft have put a lot of … Continue reading SharePoint 2013