Mark Arend

SharePoint 2010 Explorations

Host Named Site Collections (HNSC) for SharePoint 2010 Architects

I recently came across a very good blog posting on Host Named Site Collections (HNSC), and I...

Author: Mark Arend Date: 05/30/2012

Measuring Concurrent Site Users – SharePoint 2010 and other

This post was written as I was working to analyze traffic on SharePoint 2010, but it could be used...

Author: Mark Arend Date: 02/24/2012

Control Search Indexing (Crawling) Within a Page with Noindex

SharePoint provides the ability to control search indexing (a.k.a. “crawling”) within a page by...

Author: Mark Arend Date: 06/07/2010

Using Session State in SharePoint 2010

SharePoint 2010 uses two services related to session state that have similar names but are separate...

Author: Mark Arend Date: 05/27/2010

Backup/Restore for SharePoint 2010

This is an overview of major tools and techniques available to backup/restore your SharePoint 2010...

Author: Mark Arend Date: 05/27/2010

Health Monitoring for SharePoint 2010

This is an overview of major tools and techniques available to monitor the health of your SharePoint...

Author: Mark Arend Date: 05/27/2010

The Site Directory

What happened to the Site Directory template in SharePoint 2010?  This feature was deprecated...

Author: Mark Arend Date: 05/26/2010

SharePoint 2010 SDK

The SDK (Software Development Kit) for SharePoint 2010 RTM’d slightly after the product itself and...

Author: Mark Arend Date: 05/26/2010

Hands-On SharePoint 2010

Some great resources are available for you to get hands-on tutorials and demo environments for...

Author: Mark Arend Date: 05/25/2010

SharePoint 2010 List and Library Size

Great news about increased list capacities for SharePoint 2010: Max recommended SharePoint 2010 list...

Author: Mark Arend Date: 05/25/2010

SharePoint 2010 Content Database Size

Great news about increased storage capacities for SharePoint 2010: Max recommended SharePoint 2010...

Author: Mark Arend Date: 05/25/2010

SharePoint 2010

After a long hiatus from blogging about MOSS 2007, I plan to begin again; now entries will focus on...

Author: Mark Arend Date: 05/04/2010

Debugging web parts and other SharePoint custom code

This blog posting applies to Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007. Here are some tips for...

Author: Mark Arend Date: 09/09/2008

List of MOSS Timer Jobs

This blog posting applies to Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007. MOSS has many default timer...

Author: Mark Arend Date: 09/06/2008

Consolidated list of MOSS items

This blog posting applies to Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007. Sometimes you just need a list...

Author: Mark Arend Date: 09/06/2008

MOSS Usage Reports explained

This blog posting applies to Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007. The site usage reports that...

Author: Mark Arend Date: 09/06/2008

Colleagues, Social Distance & Relevance in People Search; Social Networking tools

This blog posting applies to Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007. MOSS provides some very...

Author: Mark Arend Date: 05/01/2008

Scaling My Sites; How Many My Sites per Content DB?

This blog posting applies to Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007. I've worked with several...

Author: Mark Arend Date: 04/14/2008

Modifying My Site Owner Security

This blog posting applies to Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007. When someone creates a MySite,...

Author: Mark Arend Date: 04/10/2008

New Design and Build Guide for MOSS 2007

This blog posting applies to Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007. This is a topic near and dear...

Author: Mark Arend Date: 03/12/2008

Test With Correct Privileges

When developing web parts and other components with code, it's important to remember that operations...

Author: Mark Arend Date: 03/06/2008

Virtual PC and Virtual Server

Wait.. A posting not about SharePoint? How can this be? Well, it's somewhat related to SharePoint,...

Author: Mark Arend Date: 03/04/2008

Using Reflector to See SharePoint's "Source" Code

Important Note: Customers are advised to review the end user license agreement (EULA) for the...

Author: Mark Arend Date: 02/28/2008

My Site Pages and Architecture

This blog posting applies to Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007. MySites are very interesting...

Author: Mark Arend Date: 02/22/2008

SharePoint 2007 Permissions Matrix

This blog posting applies to Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007. Many times it helps to see an...

Author: Mark Arend Date: 02/14/2008

VSeWSS 1.1 Now Available!

This blog posting applies to Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007. So, I'm not one to just post...

Author: Mark Arend Date: 02/13/2008

Searching Resource (resx) files

This blog posting applies to Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007. Often, a request comes to...

Author: Mark Arend Date: 01/25/2008

SharePoint Lists as DataTables

This blog posting applies to Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007. You may know that SPList can...

Author: Mark Arend Date: 01/25/2008

Master Page stsadm commands

This blog posting applies to Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007. Have you ever wanted to use...

Author: Mark Arend Date: 01/24/2008

Trial Period [Evaluation Period] for this product has expired

This blog posting applies to Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007. I was still getting this error...

Author: Mark Arend Date: 11/08/2007

Self Service Site Creation

This blog posting applies to Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007. By default, in Microsoft...

Author: Mark Arend Date: 11/08/2007

Scripting STSADM commands

This posting contains tips 'n tricks for using STSADM commands within batch files. Note, the primary...

Author: Mark Arend Date: 11/08/2007

Where is My Picture stored? What if My Sites are off?

This blog posting applies to Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 and Microsoft SharePoint 2010....

Author: Mark Arend Date: 11/08/2007

XSL Tips

When writing XSL, it is often desirable to be able to see the raw XML that you're trying to...

Author: Mark Arend Date: 11/08/2007

MOSS as front end to other storage systems

This blog posting applies to Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007. I've been asked several times...

Author: Mark Arend Date: 07/11/2007

MOSS Search UI Architecture - Introduction

This blog posting applies to Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007. To modify SharePoint’s...

Author: Mark Arend Date: 07/06/2007

MOSS Search Query Syntax - Keyword, SQL and URL

This blog posting applies to Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007. MOSS 2007's search engine...

Author: Mark Arend Date: 07/06/2007

MOSS 2007 and Accessibility; ADA guidelines and standards

This blog posting applies to Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007. I've been asked a number of...

Author: Mark Arend Date: 07/03/2007

CKS: Enhanced Wiki Edition... alpha release!

I'm proud to announce that the Enhanced Wiki Edition of Community Kit for SharePoint (CKS) just had...

Author: Mark Arend Date: 06/19/2007

Parsing multi-value fields - MultiChoice, Lookup, User, URL. Rules for the ";#" delimiter.

For certain types of columns (aka fields), SharePoint stores several values in one field, using a...

Author: Mark Arend Date: 05/29/2007

Visual Studio Extensions (VSe) Deploy Failed (for SharePoint Solution)

This blog posting applies to Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007. When using Visual Studio 2005...

Author: Mark Arend Date: 05/16/2007

Managing My Site Creation and Usage

This blog posting applies to Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007. Permissions may be tailored to...

Author: Mark Arend Date: 04/26/2007

Configuring Users across Site Collections

This blog posting applies to Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007. SharePoint provides tools for...

Author: Mark Arend Date: 04/26/2007

Configuring Administrators across MOSS Farms and Sites

This blog posting applies to Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007. I assembled the following...

Author: Mark Arend Date: 04/26/2007

Search Results Page may be different per Search Scope

This blog posting applies to Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007. Microsoft Office SharePoint...

Author: Mark Arend Date: 01/24/2007

SPSchedule.FromString(recurrenceValue) - syntax/format for recurrence value

This blog posting applies to Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007. The SPSchedule class allows...

Author: Mark Arend Date: 01/16/2007

CAML Query for Publishing Pages

This blog posting applies to Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007. The "Scheduling Start Date"...

Author: Mark Arend Date: 01/02/2007

Web part comparison: SPS 2003 & WSS v2 --> MOSS 2007 & WSS v3

This blog posting applies to Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007. Web parts shown in Gray were...

Author: Mark Arend Date: 12/08/2006

Workaround for broken search controls in B2TR

This blog posting applies to Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007. Since upgrading from B2 to...

Author: Mark Arend Date: 10/13/2006

Searching with Property Filters

This blog posting applies to Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007. SharePoint can search for...

Author: Mark Arend Date: 10/10/2006

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