All Posts by Mark Jones

UI Testing SharePoint

UI Testing SharePointAs part of an on-going series of ‘Testing SharePoint‘ we intend to share some of what we have learnt when trying to automate the testing of a SharePoint add-on called DocRead. These posts will specifically cover functional and integration testing – not unit testing (which is worth a whole conversation on it’s own). To get […]

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How does DocRead differ from Information Management Policies?

How does DocRead differ from Information Management Policies?DocRead for SharePoint is the only policy management software that integrates straight into SharePoint and allows compliance professionals to distribute and track their policies and procedures. A question recently came up asking us to explain how DocRead was different from what you can achieve with standard ‘Information Management Policies’ in SharePoint. […]

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SharePoint 2013 News

SharePoint 2013 NewsSharePoint 15 is coming and it’s coming to beta this year (we think). In reality – no one really knows – so I guess we need to sit tight and guess. I am intending to keep this list of useful SharePoint 15 resources up to date, over the next few months. Office 15 Technical […]

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How to Create a New Document Library

How to Create a New Document LibraryThis post explains how to create a new Document Library in SharePoint 2010. It also explains the creation of 2 columns that can (optionally) be configured for use with DocRead. 1. Select ‘Site Actions’, then ‘View All Site Content’. 2. Click ‘Create’. 3. Under Document library input a name for […]

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How to Add Documents to a SharePoint Document Library

How to Add Documents to a SharePoint Document LibraryDocRead for SharePoint is the only policy management software that integrates straight into SharePoint and allows compliance professionals to distribute and track their policies and procedures. When speaking with customers, I often need to supply them with quick “how to” guides that help remind them how to do some […]

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How to Add Users to a SharePoint Group

How to Add Users to a SharePoint GroupDocRead for SharePoint is the only policy management software that integrates straight into SharePoint and allows compliance professionals to distribute and track their policies and procedures. When speaking with customers, I often need to supply them with quick “how to” guides that help remind them how to do some of […]

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Updating SPWeb.RootFolder.WelcomePage not working!

Updating SPWeb.RootFolder.WelcomePage not working!I was recently trying to programmatically set the default (welcome) page of a team site, but my changes weren’t taking effect. As it turns out, this code: contextWeb.RootFolder.WelcomePage = rootFolder.Name + “/” + wikiFileName; contextWeb.RootFolder.Update(); Needs to be changed to work with a local copy of an SPFolder. I haven’t used reflector […]

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