Date archive for December, 2011

The Top Ten Reasons Why I Love SharePoint

by Wendy Neal - on Dec 30th 2011 - 3 Comments

Since it’s the end of the year, it seems like everyone is publishing top ten lists, so I might as well jump on the bandwagon.  This isn’t really a summary of my top ten “whatever” that occurred over the past year, but rather just a general list of the things I love about SharePoint. A while back I was talking...

My Two Cents on the “What Is a SharePoint Developer” Debate

by Wendy Neal - on Dec 16th 2011 - 3 Comments

Although I’m relatively new to the SharePoint Community (I just started blogging and actively tweeting earlier this year), I’m not new to SharePoint, or more specifically, SharePoint development.  I’ve been developing on SharePoint for over 4 years now, first with MOSS 2007 and now with SharePoint Server 2010.  So...

Tips for a well-designed, great looking SharePoint team site

by Wendy Neal - on Dec 8th 2011 - 2 Comments

We recently rolled out SharePoint 2010 to our users. One thing we’ve repeatedly been asked for by our users are tips and best practices on how they can make their team sites look the best they can while still being user-friendly. I wrote an internal blog article on the subject, since in addition to SharePoint, I also have a passion...

Orphaned site issue when attempting to backup/restore a SharePoint site collection

by Wendy Neal - on Dec 6th 2011 - 4 Comments

Last week a colleague of mine was attempting to perform a site collection backup and restore using PowerShell so he could move a site collection to a different web application.  We’ve been able to do this successfully with other site collections before without issues, so we were a bit stumped when all of a sudden he encountered...