People Search & Managed Metadata in SharePoint 2013

When you first set up your shiny new SharePoint 2013 you probably set up the managed metadata service. When you finally got around to look at it and configure some of it you may have noticed that you got a term set called People…you then probably got really excited when you realized that combined with User

SharePoint 2013 – RSS Viewer breaks Summary Links styling

I was recently working on some simple site collection migrations from SharePoint 2007 to SharePoint 2013 on-premises using Metalogix’s Content Matrix. It’s a very simple move and I wasn’t carrying over any branding or themes from my 2007 site. I did, however, need to apply a new theme (just colors, fonts, & style sheet) to my

SharePoint 2013 SP1 Pulled…so how do I trust Office 365?

It seems like Microsoft just had this same thing happen in August 2013, another in September. They’ve pulled SP1 for SharePoint 2013 on prem (I know I’m a little late…this post has been a draft for a while). My point is, though, it’s going to happen again. With that in the back of my mind,

IIS Multi-Site Redirect – SharePoint Vanity URL Alternative

Changing the HTTP redirect URL in one website in IIS changes the redirect URL on other websites. How can I redirect multiple host names in IIS to different URLs? I am currently working on a SharePoint 2013 deployment to house a couple of intranets within one farm and one web app. This is an on

Something New

Over the last couple of years I have found myself thinking (or others telling me to) that I should post about the things that I use, figure out, learn, work around, etc. at work. These things generally revolve around SharePoint, CRM, application administration, project management, and other

SharePoint 2010 – Search Error access denied

If you’ve been getting the below error in SharePoint 2010 you have probably come across the REGEDIT DisableLoopbackCheck fix. Access is denied. Verify that either the Default Content Access Account has access to this repository, or add a crawl rule to crawl this repository. If the repository being crawled is a SharePoint repository, verify that

Bing Search in SharePoint

Friends, I am by no stretch what one would call a developer, but lack of resources often requires me to dive into code on my own.  I only needed to add a simple web search box to my SharePoint landing page, but I couldn’t find a simple way.  Google has a simple method, but I