SharePoint 2016 – There was an exception in the database.

With all the new products and updates in Office 365 Microsoft 365, I've not been able to write many real SharePains articles anymore. But today I had a real pain with SharePoint.   I noticed that my search web parts were all returning the following error Then I got my ULS Viewer tools out again … Continue reading SharePoint 2016 – There was an exception in the database.

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SharePoint 2016 – Connecting search between two farms.

Today I tried to configure search between two SharePoint 2016 farms. All of the work was relatively easy. I published my search service  within one farm then I connected from the other farm.  and all was easy. Then I added a search result web part created a result source but my web parts kept giving me: … Continue reading SharePoint 2016 – Connecting search between two farms.

Office 365/SharePoint 2013 – Adding a search result web part to a page layout

Add search web part to page layout Today I tried to add a search result web part to a page layout. Initially I thought to do this the same way as I would with an content editor web part. So first the steps on how I would add a content editor web part to my … Continue reading Office 365/SharePoint 2013 – Adding a search result web part to a page layout

Office 365/SharePoint 2013 – Search Result Query Builder with {Site.Url}

Your problem For a long time I've been trying to restrict a query within my SharePoint Search Result web parts to items in a list within my current site. Including Path:{Site.Url}/MyList doesn't seem to do the job. When I' ve got sub sites which also include lists called MyList then I'm simply getting results from all sub sites … Continue reading Office 365/SharePoint 2013 – Search Result Query Builder with {Site.Url}

SharePoint 2013 – Hover Panel Display Templates not showing Custom Columns

Custom hover panels Today I created a custom hover panel. I took the default item_Default_HoverPanel.html from my Display Templates Gallery and added a copy as item_custom_hoverpanel to the Display Template Gallery. I also did the same for item_default.html as there is a reference to the hover panel used in there. The I added some extra … Continue reading SharePoint 2013 – Hover Panel Display Templates not showing Custom Columns