Category Archive: SharePoint

Nov 01

Testing SharePoint outbound e-mail

It’s quite easy to test SMTP email from your SharePoint site, in fact from any server using the Telnet client and any of the thousands of SMTP test guides across the net. What isn’t so easy is to test outbound email from SharePoint itself and have complete control over what’s being sent. You can of …

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Sep 30

The Wedding Renewal is booked… #ShareWedding

So, there’s this little conference running in the States during November, Called SPC12, Heard of it? No, well head on over to and get yourself there before it sells out! And if you’re there, you might want to hang around Vegas till Friday, as I’m getting married again! The conference kind of clashed with …

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Sep 28

Critical path training comes to

I recently tried out a trial subscription to the online training provider as I was hoping to brush up my HTML 5 and CSS 3 skills. The courses are delivered as online streamed video, with some basic pre and post course testing, coursework and notes for those on the extended subscription. The extended subscription …

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Sep 03

SharePoint Saturday UK 2012

The latest edition of SharePoint Saturday UK will be coming to Nottingham on December 8th 2012 thanks to the chaps at Lightning Tools and Intelligent Decisioning. This is the only major Free conference in the UK that covers SharePoint and attracts a host of speakers and professionals to cover the many diverse topics surrounding SharePoint. …

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Jul 15

Kerberos, web services and getting married!

No, not me… I’ve been happily married for 19 years.. it’ll be 20 while I’m at the SharePoint Conference too, but that’s another story.. watch this space for more details on that one.. The marriage part in this post is something that has been the bane of SharePoint admins for a long time, and that …

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Mar 30

XML in SharePoint Search Pt. 2

Intro and History of XML XML in SharePoint 101 XML in SharePoint Search Pt. 1 XML in SharePoint Search Pt. 2 (This post) Using XSLT with Search Core Results Web part In my last post I talked about how to use the Federated Locations area within the Search Service Application to deliver custom XSLT to …

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Sep 20

SUGUK–Cambridge Sept 20 2011

So my first trip to the East Anglian chapter of the SharePoint user group didn’t start quite as well as I’d have liked. Traffic mean’t I turned up with a minute to spare. Luckily Symon Garfield was waiting for a few more, so I was’t the last to arrive by any shakes. Coffee and tea …

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Sep 20

Top tips for the MS SharePoint Conference!

One of my SharePoint buddies @MarcyKellar has posted a great top 11 tips guide to the SharePoint Conference on her blog The SharePoint Muse. If you’re attending this, or indeed any IT conference, it’s well worth taking some time out of your day for a quick read. Read the whole article here….. Paul.

Sep 18

I’m off to Anaheim! and I’ll be live blogging too..

So with only 3 weeks to go, I got the nod to say that I could go to Anaheim and attend the biggest and best SharePoint Conference in the world! I’m really pleased about this and excited too, this conference represents the biggest meeting of SharePoint enthusiasts, IT pros, Devs, End Users and all round …

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Jul 18

XML data presentation in SharePoint 2010–part 1

  This post is part of a series of notes that I’m putting together regarding XML within SharePoint. Intro and History of XML XML in SharePoint 101 XML in SharePoint Search Pt. 1 (This post) XML in SharePoint Search Pt. 2   Introduction XML – eXtensible Markup Language. XSLT – eXtensible StyLe Sheet. Microsoft made …

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