SharePoint REST API to get Discussion List Questions and Replies separately


To get the list of questions from a SP 2013+ Distribution list using OOTB REST API: _api/lists/getByTitle('listname')/items?$filter=ContentType eq 'Discussion' or /_api/lists/getByTitle('listname')/items?$filter=FSObjType eq 1 To get the list of replies from a SP 2013+ Distribution list, using OOTB REST API: _api/lists/getByTitle('listname')/items?$filter=ContentType eq 'Message' or /_api/lists/getByTitle('listname')/items?$filter=FSObjType eq 0 To get the list of Discussions with the replies count … Continue reading SharePoint REST API to get Discussion List Questions and Replies separately

Microsoft.SharePoint.SPException: Schema version of backup 15.0.xxxx.xxxx does not match current schema version 15.0.yyyy.yyyy


A common error that you might face while doing site collection backups and restore is the following error: Could not deserialize site from E:\SiteCollection1.bak . Microsoft.SharePoint.SPException: Schema version of backup 15.0.4641.1000 does not match current schema version 15.0.4719.1000     at Microsoft.SharePoint.SPSite.Restore(String filename, Boolean isADMode, Boolean& readOnlyMode, Boolean& hadWriteLock) Note: You can capture this error … Continue reading Microsoft.SharePoint.SPException: Schema version of backup 15.0.xxxx.xxxx does not match current schema version 15.0.yyyy.yyyy

Having multiple JSLink based webparts on the same page, overrides all the other templates in SP 2013


Scenario: Create a dashboard page in SP 2013, displaying just 3 lists in 3 different views using Js Link capability. The 3 lists are: Accordion: A list containing title and description which will be displayed on the dashboard with an accordion functionality with title being the accordion item heading and description being the accordion item body. Menu: … Continue reading Having multiple JSLink based webparts on the same page, overrides all the other templates in SP 2013

JSLink SharePoint 2013 troubleshooting


JsLink is a good feature that was introduced in SP 2013 to allow users to bring in more flexibility in Client Side Rendering (CSR). With this you can control how your list data is getting displayed in View, Display, Edit and New forms. For ex., you can achieve this using JSLink:   You can check … Continue reading JSLink SharePoint 2013 troubleshooting

Display Project Server 2013 Excel Reports in your SharePoint Site


This post is in continuation to my previous post on Building Excel reports from Project Server 2013 OData Services. Now that you have your Excel Report and started being innovative in building jazzy reports and dashboard, you might want to display it on your homepage so that you could get the snapshot of everything when you … Continue reading Display Project Server 2013 Excel Reports in your SharePoint Site

Building Excel reports from Project Server 2013 OData Services


This is quick walkthrough to showcase how you could build powerful reports from Project Server data online, in a jiffy. I am using the Project Online Subscription from Office 365. However, this should work with your on-premise Project Server 2013 setup as well. So no worries...Interestingly this technique can be extended to any other data … Continue reading Building Excel reports from Project Server 2013 OData Services