Category Archives for "SharePoint"

Upgrading a custom application to SharePoint 2013

Upgrading a custom application to SharePoint 2013Just before Christmas I was tasked with the wonderful job of getting DocRead (our Policy Management Software for SharePoint) working on SharePoint 2013. I had actually tackled this a couple of weeks before when I reported this here : ‘DocRead’s first day on 2013’. At this point, although things appeared […]

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How to manage third-party risk with SharePoint

How to manage third-party risk with SharePointSharePoint has long been used as a tool to collaborate and communicate with external third-parties. It’s document management tools make it particularly well suited to co-working on many types of project. It’s flexible permissions, and self contained site structure model lends itself neatly to creating easy to use project […]

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How to Create a SharePoint User Group

How to Create a SharePoint User 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 the […]

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SharePoint Account Permissions and Security Settings

SharePoint Account Permissions and Security SettingsIf you ever need to understand what the WSS_WPG or WSS_ADMIN_WPG groups can and can’t do in SharePoint – look no further! The articles linked below outline their rights in great detail. It not only details what groups the various service accounts in SharePoint belong to, but also what permissions those […]

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How to utilise audience targeting in SharePoint

How to utilise audience targeting in SharePointThis article will explain how to setup and configure audience targeting in SharePoint 2010. Before I get started with the guide, I’d like to mention that an Audience is a part of the User Profile Service Application. To manage a SharePoint Audience you will need to open Central Administration website Application Management—–> Manage […]

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