Getting Started with PowerShell for SharePoint

Windows PowerShell is a task-based command-line shell and scripting language designed especially for system administration. Built on the .NET Framework, Windows PowerShell™ helps IT professionals and power users control and automate the administration of the Windows operating system and applications that run on Windows. Built-in Windows PowerShell commands, called cmdlets, let you manage the computers […]

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Auto Refresh Web Parts in SharePoint 2010

Automatic page refreshes were a big pain point in SharePoint 2007. If you had a  page or list that you wished  to   refresh at regular intervals, so it the event that another user entered   items, the screen would update, there was no easy/direct way of doing this. You could of could add <meta http-equi=”refersh” content […]

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Set or Edit Permissions on a List or Library in SharePoint

To set or assign permissions for a library or list, first navigate to the list or library you wish to use and select Document Library Settings (or List Settings) from the Settings Menu. This will direct you to the Settings page for the list or library.  From this page  click Permissions for this document library from the […]

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Change a User or Group’s Permissions on a File or List Item in SharePoint

To change a permission on a file or list item simply naivgate to the file or list item, hover the mouse over it, click the dropdown menu and select Manage Permissions: This will take you to the Manage Permissions page where you can select a user or group and select Edit User Permissions from the […]

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Set Permissions on a File or List Item in SharePoint

Permissions on a file or item item in SharePoint are inherited from the list or library they are in, however it may be required to have permissions set for individual files or list items. First, navigate to the file or list item you wish to set the permissions for, hover the mouse over it, click […]

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Check In and Check Out a File / List Item in SharePoint

Checking documents in and out can be done from a Microsoft Office application, but since not all documents are Office based it is more consisted to use check in and check out from the web interface. To check out a file or list item simply navigate to the document or list item and hover the […]

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Edit the Properties of A File or List Item in SharePoint

Lists and files in SharePoint may contain metadata (ie properties) such as the file creator’s name and contact details which assists in  searching for files. To edit these properties: To edit the properties of a file, navigate to the file you wish to edit, hover the mouse over the file, click on the dropdown menu […]

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How To – Recover / Restore a Deleted File or List Item in SharePoint

Thanks to the Recycle Bin, recovering a file in SharePoint is a simple process. All deleted files and list items are kept in the Recycle Bin for 30 days (after which time they are all moved to the administrator Recycle Bin and can still be recovered by an admin).  To recover a deleted file is […]

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How To – Delete a File or List Item in SharePoint

To delete a file or a list item follow these simple steps: Navigate to the List, hover the mouse over the list item (or file) and click the dropdown menu and select Delete Item: (note that file deletion requires different permissions than file editing or uploading so you may not see the Delete Item option […]

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How To – Create a List Item in SharePoint

To create a new list item: Navigate to the List you would like to create a new list item in and click New List Item for the New dropdown list: The actual detail of the New Item page will depend on the type of list item – for example the New Item page for an […]

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