Find SharePoint Features with PowerShell

I was recently asked by a client for a way to find out what features are activated as site and site collection level. The following PowerShell is the easiest way I know: if ((Get-PSSnapin -Name “microsoft.sharepoint.powershell” -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue) -eq $null ) { Write-Host “Adding SharePoint Snap-in” -ForegroundColor Cyan; Add-PSSnapin microsoft.sharepoint.powershell -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue; } else { Read More

Configure the App Store with PowerShell

In virtually every installation of SharePoint 2013 there is a requirement to activate the App Store.  While there are some complications with the process due to the involvement of network level configuration, the SharePoint side of the configuration is relatively straightforward. Network Configuration This article assumes that several pre-requisites have been completed successfully: A forward Read More

SharePoint Tools: My Favourites

There are some great posts out there on sets of useful tools that are essential when working with SharePoint, chief among them is Tobias Zimmergren’s post Tools for your SharePoint 2013 development toolbox. Tobias’s post inspired my to do this post as I have also found some additional tools to be invaluable: Design Tools Balsamiq Read More

Manage photos with PowerShell

Over the years, my wife and I have taken a fair few digital photos with a variety of cameras and phones. Every single device has a slightly different naming convention and to be honest, none of them work for me. I want photos to be in a structured folder structure based on years and months, Read More