Moving Libraries in SharePoint 2007

Question: We have recently merged two departments here in Giddidy Business and as a result need to merge two SharePoint sites. Is it possible to move a library from one location to another retaining all metadata, ownership and version history? Answer: This can be achieved using Site Actions/ Site Settings/ Site Administration/ Content and Structure….

What version of SharePoint do i have ?

Here is a handy link to find out what version of SharePoint you have…… there is the general rule: if the first two digits of the version number 11 == WSS 2.0/SPS 2003 12 == WSS 3.0/MOSS 2007 14 == SharePoint Foundation 2010/MSS 2010 15 == SharePoint Foundation 2013/SharePoint Server 2013

Manage site quotas and locks (Office SharePoint Server)

Applies To: Office SharePoint Server 2007   Quotas and locks are two ways of controlling access to site collections. Using locks, you can manually prevent user access. Using quotas, you can prevent users from adding content to a site collection, or you can send e-mail warnings to the site collection administrator when specified disk space…

What is the difference between a Major and a Minor version in SharePoint ?

In short….. A “Major” is a PUBLISHED document. A “Minor” is an UN-PUBLISHED document in DRAFT mode. In order for regular users to view your page that is in DRAFT mode, also known as “Minor” version, you first have to PUBLISH it, this creates a “Major” version. The user must belong to the “Approvers” group…

SP2007 Video Tutorials

SP2007 Video Tutorials In these SharePoint 2007 tutorial videos, get step-by-step instructions and learn to optimize your site.

What is BLOB storage ?

A BLOB (binary large object), pronounced BLAHB and sometimes spelled in all lower case, is a large file, typically an image or sound file, that must be handled (for example, uploaded, downloaded, or stored in a database) in a special way because of its size. The main idea about a BLOB is that the handler…

Here is how you become a SharePoint Developer.

Watch this. SharePoint is taking off in ways we only could have imagined a few years ago.  Along with that comes a demand for developers to help implement and customize it for customers.  We are seeing a huge need for people with these skills in the market. If you were ever thinking about becoming a…

Whats the difference between Application Pools and Web Sites in IIS ?

From a SharePoint point of view, both are created by a SharePoint Admin, through Central Admin or PowerShell. An IIS site is equal to a SharePoint web application. Each web application must run within a single application pool. However, an application pool can host several web applications. An application pool represents a w3wp.exe process running…