Nintex Workflow: How to get approved by Person name from a group task

26. April 2016 03:02 by Rashid Aziz in Sharepoint blogs  //  Tags: ,   //   Comments
Quite often it is necessary to get the name of the person who approved /rejected the task for auditing purpose or to display history as per business requirements. Imagine a Nintex workflow task is assigned to a group called “Legal Team. The task only needs to be approved by one person.  N... [More]

SharePoint Hosted App to retrieve local weather information

30. April 2015 06:08 by Rashid Aziz in Sharepoint blogs  //  Tags: ,   //   Comments
In one of my previous post I explained how to get current user locale information like city, country, latitude, longitude, IP address using SharePoint hosted app. In this post I have taken one further step and get the weather information of current logged in user's location. Follow the below steps ... [More]

Missing user profile picture after updating mysite host URL in SharePoint 2013

29. April 2015 02:55 by Rashid Aziz in Sharepoint blogs  //  Tags: , ,   //   Comments
Recently I had to change mysite host URL in one of our environment. After I update my site hots URL and ran full user profile sync. Everything was working fine until I noticed that user images are not appearing inside user profiles. I have started looking into the issue and done the following steps... [More]

Simple SharePoint hosted App “User Location Tracker”

27. April 2015 08:24 by Rashid Aziz in Sharepoint blogs  //  Tags: ,   //   Comments
You can follow the below steps to get user location information inside your SharePoint hosted app. Create a “SharePoint Host App” project in visual studio 2013 Replace app.js contents with below code jQuery.ajax({ url: '//freegeoip.net/json/', type: 'POST', dataTy... [More]

Create Managed Property from Crawl Property in SharePoint 2013 Search via PowerShell

13. March 2015 08:32 by Rashid Aziz in Sharepoint blogs  //  Tags: ,   //   Comments
I have some custom properties in User Profile. I needed to create managed properties in SharePoint 2013 from custom user profile Crawl properties. I really don’t like doing things manually using SharePoint 2013 central administration site because then I have to recreate these properties on all... [More]

Interactive JavaScript Maps Integration with SharePoint 2013 using Script Editor Web Part

4. March 2015 03:23 by Rashid Aziz in Sharepoint blogs  //  Tags: ,   //   Comments
I have a top level SharePoint site called “Our Offices” and sub site for each country office location (e.g. London, Berlin etc.). The “Our Offices” site home page needs to provide easy navigation to all offices sub sites. Also, I wanted to show where this office location resi... [More]

Angular JS and Bootstrap to Display SharePoint 2013 List Data using Script Editor

3. March 2015 06:58 by Rashid Aziz in Sharepoint blogs  //  Tags: ,   //   Comments
I am big fan of using OOTB stuff, but sometime customer want to see things in different way or their organisational design guidelines are difficult to achieve using OOTB functionality. In my previous post I have explained how to customise SharePoint list form using Angular JS and Bootstrap  H... [More]

SharePoint 2013 Custom List Form using Angular JS and Bootstrap

3. March 2015 06:31 by Rashid Aziz in Sharepoint blogs  //  Tags: ,   //   Comments
According to  Microsoft InfoPath Forms Services for SharePoint Server 2013 will be supported until April 2023. Keeping that in mind I have started looking into alternatives to build rich form which can be used with SharePoint list and replace OOTB form. I have started looking into Angular JS (A... [More]

Lazy Loading of custom SharePoint form using ASP.Net and C# for better performance

3. November 2014 02:42 by Rashid Aziz in Sharepoint blogs  //  Tags:   //   Comments
I came across a scenario where I needed to show related lists data on the main list item display form (which was custom .aspx form). Many others lists have lookup field to main lists. I first tried to load all lookup lists data on the main item view form at once, it was very expensive query, results... [More]

Workaround: The length of the string exceeds the value set on the maxJsonLength property in SharePoint 2013 list forms

18. July 2014 02:13 by Rashid Aziz in Sharepoint blogs  //  Tags:   //   Comments
I was getting this error when I opened a SharePoint list display/New forms. The error appears when I was doing load/scalability testing of SharePoint list with lot of data. The main list has couple of lookup columns. The size of lookup lists was big (around 20K items in each list which was reference... [More]

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