sharepoint 2010


Cannot start service SPAdminV4 on computer “.”

Symptoms: While running SharePoint 2010 Configuration Wizard, you might get the following error message SPAdminV4 service (SharePoint 2010 Administration service) is the main service of SharePoint which manages administrative SharePoint PowerShell commands. So without SPAdminV4 service running, SharePoint will not work properly. When the SharePoint 2010 Administration service is tried […]


Fixing Office Web Apps Network Connectivity has been lost error

If you’re getting “Network connectivity has been lost. Check your network connection or try again later.” error while viewing Word or PowerPoint files in browser and you are sure that there is no network issue, it can be solved by increasing the permission level of service applications. You can run […]


Open Specific Document Types in New Window

Recently in one of my SharePoint 2010 projects, we needed to open pdf documents in new window by default. After some research I found Ben Ramey’s blog post on this subject. He shared a little JavaScript to open every document in a SharePoint document library in a new window. So […]


CSS in SharePoint 2007 & 2010

Cascading Style Sheet usage is very common in SharePoint. Almost every thing in SharePoint UI is styled by CSS. So to customize your SharePoint sites you have to know which style rules SharePoint use. You don’t have to be a CSS Guru but you have to know the basics. SharePoint […]


SharePoint Balsamiq Mockups

If you’re intended to prototype your SharePoint screens in your projects, you can use Balsamiq tool for drawing mock-up screens. Balsamiq is very useful wire-framing tool which provides lots of templates for drawing mock-up screens. You can find lots of templates from myBalsamiq site. For SharePoint 2013, James Sturges has prepared a mock-up template. So you can easily prepare wire-frame of a SharePoint […]