Visual Studio – Git failed with a fatal error: repository ‘xyz’ not found

Today in Visual Studio I tried to clone a repository and I got : Git failed with a fatal error: repository 'xyz' not found After a bit of trial and error, I found that the git command line was giving me the same error message   Quite quickly I figured out that Visual Studio is … Continue reading Visual Studio – Git failed with a fatal error: repository ‘xyz’ not found

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Office 365/SharePoint 2013 – Enable Intellisense of OfficeDev\PnP

In recent months I've really started to like the OfficeDev\PnP initiative on Github. The following 4 projects give a great start for provisioning sites: https://github.com/OfficeDev/PnP-Provisioning-Schema https://github.com/OfficeDev/PnP-Sites-Core https://github.com/OfficeDev/PnP-PowerShell https://github.com/OfficeDev/PnP It is now possible to export sites and import sites without the need for any features other than the out of the box features. No need to upgrade features, … Continue reading Office 365/SharePoint 2013 – Enable Intellisense of OfficeDev\PnP

SharePoint 2013 – Visual Studio – Remote SharePoint site connections are not supported.

My Problem Today when I tried to deploy my sandbox solution I suddenly got the following error: Remote SharePoint site connections are not supported. The site I tried to connect to was http.....spsite.mydev.local and this definitely is on my local machine. Your Solution Earlier today I updated DNS and removed the entry from my local … Continue reading SharePoint 2013 – Visual Studio – Remote SharePoint site connections are not supported.

SharePoint 2013 – How to deploy and redeploy Display Templates

Deploy my display templates I've been struggling for a while to deploy my display templates. This article does explain how to deploy the templates however when I try to redeploy the display templates the templates aren't replaced. Then I found some Voodoo. So now I had to put 1 and 1 together Your solution My … Continue reading SharePoint 2013 – How to deploy and redeploy Display Templates

Get TemplateID for starting a workflow from the ribbon in SharePoint 2013 workflow

Today I tried to get the TemplateID for starting a workflow from the ribbon in SharePoint 2013 workflow. Some Background To start a workflow from a SharePoint ribbon a URL needs to be build up in the following format: [code lang=text] SPUserCustomAction action = web.Lists[listname].UserCustomActions.Add(); string workflowTemplateId = workflowId.ToString(); action.Title = title; action.ImageUrl = "/_layouts/15/images/wfComment.png"; … Continue reading Get TemplateID for starting a workflow from the ribbon in SharePoint 2013 workflow