SharePoint 2013 – Update Features

My Problem Today I needed to add some additional fields to content types. I heard about upgrade features before, but I never tried using this. It was quite simple. First I added a version number to the feature: Version="2.0.0.1" Then I added some Upgrade actions: Now running an Update-SPSolution to install the new solution does … Continue reading SharePoint 2013 – Update Features

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SharePoint 2013 – Failed to do column assignments for list

I got the Failed to do column assignments for list error in my SharePoint logs today. Ok, so a quick google/bing and I found this article: http://gordonduthie.net/2011/03/24/failed-to-do-column-assignments-for-list That's easy ... No, it is  not the same issue. I don';t have any ColNames specified  It looks like the error Failed to do column assignments for list means … Continue reading SharePoint 2013 – Failed to do column assignments for list

SharePoint Exception 0x8107026E When Activating Web Template Feature

My Elements.xml looked like this:   <?xmlversion="1.0"encoding="utf-8"?> <Elementsxmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/sharepoint/">  <WebTemplate Name="General" Title="General site" Description="General web template for sites" BaseTemplateID="1" BaseTemplateName="BLANKINTRANET" BaseConfigurationID="0" DisplayCategory="My Category" /> </Elements>   In my Visual Studio 203 project I created a onext.xml in a folder MyGeneralTemplate and now I'm getting a deployment exception 0x8107026E.   When I checked that the onet.xml was … Continue reading SharePoint Exception 0x8107026E When Activating Web Template Feature