Current Navigation Query String Repeating Issue in SharePoint 2013

There is an issue in SharePoint 2013 site in the version before SP1 that if you enter a URL with query string it keeps on adding the query string multiple times whenever any user clicks on the URL or try to save it. It can be fixed in two ways. Manual fixing PowerShell Manual Fixing: Follow … Continue reading Current Navigation Query String Repeating Issue in SharePoint 2013

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SharePoint Configuration Exception – An exception of type Microsoft.SharePoint.Upgrade.SPUpgradeException was thrown.

Recently, I encountered a problem while installing SharePoint 2013. I just installed the SharePoint 2013 and when I run configuration wizard the following error was thrown just after the 3rd step of creation of configuration database. Somehow I figured out its the issue with the SharePoint installation, just install the latest CU it would fix this … Continue reading SharePoint Configuration Exception – An exception of type Microsoft.SharePoint.Upgrade.SPUpgradeException was thrown.

SharePoint CU Installation – An error occurred while running detection

Sometimes when we try to install patches in SharePoint environment we face the error stating An error occurred while running detection. This is due to a reason that SharePoint couldn't recognize whether the version of the patch that is going  to be installed is valid for your environment or not. Solution: Its solution is very simple. … Continue reading SharePoint CU Installation – An error occurred while running detection

SharePoint HRESULT: 0x80131904

Description: This is quite annoying message from SharePoint. This error would be encountered whenever you want to make any changes or try to add list item, create a site, basically adding anything into SharePoint. Cause: Insufficient space on DB server or basically in the database. Resolution: To get this error removed just increase the size … Continue reading SharePoint HRESULT: 0x80131904

Install Office Web App Server 2013 on Windows Server 2012 R2

Let me give you a brief about what Office Web App Server is for those who don't know what it is used for. Its basically a server which provides the Office Services to edit or view the office documents in the browser itself without the need of office installed on local machine of end users. Installing … Continue reading Install Office Web App Server 2013 on Windows Server 2012 R2

PowerShell Good Practices

In this article I would discuss about some of the good practices that we should follow in PowerShell scripting. I have been working a lot in last couple of months in PowerShell so I would be sharing the good practices which helped me overcome the real life problems. Parameters in PowerShell Parameters in PowerShell have … Continue reading PowerShell Good Practices

Extract WSP Contents using PowerShell

Recently, I encountered a requirement to extract the wsps from SharePoint Content Database and extract its contents. Extraction of WSP is already mentioned in many blogs. So, I would just guide how to extract the WSP contents. Following is the command which is used to extract the WSP contents and saves its contents to a … Continue reading Extract WSP Contents using PowerShell