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To all the loyal SharePoint enthusiasts who have come to know and love the SharePoint IT Pro Blog,...

Author: SharePoint Blog Admin Date: 05/02/2014

Building a disaster recovery environment for SharePoint in Windows Azure--a few things we learned

My team is wrapping up a proof of concept (POC) build of an intriguing solution—disaster...

Author: Brenda Carter [MSFT] Date: 02/27/2014

View and configure usage analytics reports in SharePoint Server 2013

This is a blog post in the series “How to display Recommendations and Popular items on a...

Author: Bella_Engen Date: 01/23/2014

This is a blog post in the series “How to display Recommendations and Popular items on a...

Author: Bella_Engen Date: 01/22/2014

This is a blog post in the series “How to display Recommendations and Popular items on a...

Author: Bella_Engen Date: 01/21/2014

Modify the Content Search Web Part display template and use Windows PowerShell to start Usage analytics in SharePoint Server 2013

This is a blog post in the series “How to display Recommendations and Popular items on a...

Author: Bella_Engen Date: 01/17/2014

In SharePoint Server 2013, recommendations and popular items can be displayed because a feature...

Author: Bella_Engen Date: 01/14/2014

In this blog series, I’ll describe how you can use the new Usage analytics feature in...

Author: Bella_Engen Date: 01/14/2014

Invitation to Design Time sessions at the SharePoint Conference 2014

Are you going to the SharePoint Conference this year? We are once again offering a limited number of...

Author: SharePoint Blog Admin Date: 12/19/2013

Create and import query suggestions in SharePoint 2013

An easy way to help users search for information in SharePoint is to create query suggestions. Query...

Author: Bella_Engen Date: 12/05/2013

Create and import a thesaurus in SharePoint Server 2013

In this blog post: Why synonyms matter when you search How to create a thesaurus How to import a...

Author: Bella_Engen Date: 11/25/2013

How to add a custom search vertical to your search results page in SharePoint 2013

This is a blog post in the series, “How to set up a Search Center in SharePoint 2013”....

Author: Bella_Engen Date: 11/12/2013

How to add refiners to your search results page in SharePoint 2013

This is a blog post in the series, “Set up a Search Center in SharePoint 2013”. In the...

Author: Bella_Engen Date: 11/10/2013

Plan to use refiners on a search results page in SharePoint 2013

This is a blog post in the series, “Set up a Search Center in SharePoint 2013”. In the...

Author: Bella_Engen Date: 11/06/2013

Office and the Mobile Landscape

About a year ago we put out a mobility poster covering the SharePoint space. We’ve just...

Author: Brendan Mitchell Date: 11/05/2013

How to configure the Search Results Web Part to use a new result source in SharePoint 2013

This is a blog post in the series “Set up a Search Center in SharePoint 2013”. In the...

Author: Bella_Engen Date: 11/04/2013

How to create a Search Center Site Collection and enable crawling of your content in SharePoint 2013

This is a blog post in the series “Set up a Search Center in SharePoint 2013”. In this...

Author: Bella_Engen Date: 10/30/2013

Set up a Search Center in SharePoint 2013

A Search Center is a portal where you can search for content on your organization’s intranet....

Author: Scarlet Bulterman - MSFT Date: 10/29/2013

SharePoint Gaining Momentum on Windows Azure

At the recent SQL PASS Summit, Mark Russinovich (Technical Fellow in the Cloud and Enterprise...

Author: Brenda Carter [MSFT] Date: 10/25/2013

Search Engine Optimization (SEO) in SharePoint Server 2013

If you're a website owner, you know how important it is that users can easily find your website by...

Author: SharePoint Blog Admin Date: 10/23/2013

Join the conversation about Microsoft solutions content

Microsoft is getting into the solutions content business. What does this mean? Multiple teams across...

Author: Joe Davies Date: 10/15/2013

How to change the order in which search results are displayed in SharePoint Server 2013

In the series "How to change the way search results are displayed in SharePoint Server 2013" I...

Author: Bella_Engen Date: 10/03/2013

How to change the text that is displayed in the Search Box Web Part in SharePoint Server 2013

This is a blog post in the series "How to change how search results are displayed." To...

Author: Bella_Engen Date: 09/18/2013

How to add a custom action to the hover panel in SharePoint Server 2013

This is a blog post in the series "How to change how search results are displayed". To...

Author: Bella_Engen Date: 09/17/2013

How to display values from custom managed properties in the hover panel in SharePoint Server 2013

This is a blog post in the series "How to change how search results are displayed." To...

Author: Bella_Engen Date: 09/12/2013

How to display values from custom managed properties in search results – option 2

This is a blog post in the series "How to change how search results are displayed." To...

Author: Bella_Engen Date: 09/06/2013

How to display values from custom managed properties in search results - option 1

This is a blog post in the series "How to change the way search results are displayed in...

Author: Bella_Engen Date: 09/06/2013

How to create a new result type in SharePoint Server 2013

This is a blog post in the series "How to change the way search results are displayed in SharePoint...

Author: Bella_Engen Date: 09/06/2013

Updates to search ranking models in SharePoint Server 2013

Learn about the search ranking models that were updated in SharePoint Server 2013 If you use...

Author: SharePoint Blog Admin Date: 08/27/2013

Understanding how item display templates and hit highlighting work in SharePoint Server 2013

This is a blog post in the series "How to change the way search results are displayed in SharePoint...

Author: Bella_Engen Date: 08/27/2013

Understanding how search results are displayed in SharePoint Server 2013

This is a blog post in the series "How to change the way search results are displayed in SharePoint...

Author: Bella_Engen Date: 08/27/2013

How to change the way search results are displayed in SharePoint Server 2013

SharePoint Server 2013 and SharePoint Online comes with many default search features that help users...

Author: Bella_Engen Date: 08/27/2013

New Storage and SQL Server capacity planning article for SharePoint Server 2013

The much anticipated, Storage and SQL Server capacity planning and configuration (SharePoint Server...

Author: Steve Hord Date: 08/26/2013

Upgrade learning roadmap–revisited

Not long ago, we launched a set of Learning Roadmaps for SharePoint 2013 (blog post). It seems like...

Author: Samantha Robertson Date: 08/13/2013

New Test Lab Guide content for SharePoint 2013

Check out these new Test Lab Guide (TLG) documents and innovations for SharePoint 2013: Test Lab...

Author: Joe Davies Date: 08/08/2013

Changes to content deployment in SharePoint Server 2013

If you're familiar with the content deployment feature in previous versions of SharePoint Server,...

Author: Cern McAtee Date: 07/15/2013

Integrating social media with public-facing websites in SharePoint 2013

Integrating social media within your organization can help you reach your organization’s...

Author: SharePoint Blog Admin Date: 07/03/2013

Integrating SharePoint, Exchange, and Lync for value-add solutions

The three main Office servers—SharePoint, Exchange, and Lync—deliver terrific value to...

Author: SharePoint Blog Admin Date: 07/02/2013

Stage 16: Add a Taxonomy Refinement Panel Web Part to a publishing site

This is a blog post in the series “How to set up a product-centric website in SharePoint Server...

Author: Bella_Engen Date: 06/26/2013

Stage 15: Add refiners for faceted navigation to a publishing site

This is a blog post in the series “How to set up a product-centric website in SharePoint Server...

Author: Bella_Engen Date: 06/19/2013

Stage 14: Configure refiners for faceted navigation

This is a blog post in the series “How to set up a product-centric website in SharePoint Server...

Author: Bella_Engen Date: 06/19/2013

Changing the ranking of search results in SharePoint 2013

Audience: SharePoint Server 2013 and SharePoint Online search administrators. Before you start: To...

Author: Scarlet Bulterman - MSFT Date: 06/11/2013

Stage 13: Plan to use refiners for faceted navigation - Part II

This is a blog post in the series “How to set up a product-centric website in SharePoint Server...

Author: Bella_Engen Date: 05/31/2013

Stage 12: Plan to use refiners for faceted navigation - Part I

This is a blog post in the series “How to set up a product-centric website in SharePoint Server...

Author: Bella_Engen Date: 05/29/2013

Stage 11: Upload and apply display templates to the Content Search Web Part

This is a blog post in the series “How to set up a product-centric website in SharePoint Server...

Author: Bella_Engen Date: 05/24/2013

Stage 10: Configure the query in a Content Search Web Part on a catalog item page

This is a blog post in the series “How to set up a product-centric website in SharePoint Server...

Author: Bella_Engen Date: 05/23/2013

Introducing the Microsoft Office Interactive Content Pivot

The Microsoft Office Interactive Content Pivot helps you find the SharePoint Server 2013, Project...

Author: Samantha Robertson Date: 05/21/2013

NEW Test Lab Guide: Test Lab Guide: Configure eDiscovery for SharePoint Server 2013

NEW Test Lab Guide: Test Lab Guide: Configure eDiscovery for SharePoint Server 2013 The Test Lab...

Author: Hal - MSFT Date: 05/20/2013

Your friendly guide to host-named site collections

With Microsoft’s cloud strategy and engineering investment into Office 365, one SharePoint...

Author: Brenda Carter [MSFT] Date: 05/16/2013

New permissions content for SharePoint 2013

The SharePoint writing team has been busy completing the permissions content for SharePoint 2013 by...

Author: Joe Davies Date: 05/16/2013

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