Tag Archives: SharePoint 2010

Custom SharePoint Health Analyzer Rule for the ViewFormPagesLockdown feature

SharePoint 2010 has a special hidden feature that ensures anonymous users with read access cannot view list and library form pages (i.e. “Forms/AllItems.aspx”). This feature is also known as SharePoint Lockdown mode and is automatically enabled on publishing sites. Especially on internet facing SharePoint sites, this feature ensures anonymous users stay out of certain area’s of a site. Since this

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Core Results Web Part with configurable Ranking Model

Ranking Models are cool. If you don’t know what they can do for you, here’s a summary: SharePoint 2010 Enterprise Search uses ranking models to determine how data is weighed and results are ranked. Out of the box SharePoint 2010 provides different models, but you can also create your own. Creating your own ranking model allows you to tailor the

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To Sandbox or not to sandbox?

Microsoft SharePoint (Foundation) 2010 introduced the concept of running sandboxed code. This code can be deployed using WSP solutions, but the difference is it can be uploaded by authorized users at the Site Collection. Sandbox solutions run in a limited SharePoint Execution context and farm administrators can monitor and manage those solutions. Because of the limited context, only a subset

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