European SharePoint Best Practices Conference Wrap Up

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I just got back from London and all I can say is, “Wow!” This was the first time that myself and my wife and daughter have ever been out of the US and we had an absolute blast – we did so much walking that we literally wore our shoes thin – it’s truly an amazing place with incredible history everywhere you turn. As for the conference itself, first off I want to thank Steve […]

Announcing My SharePoint 2010 PowerShell Cmdlets & STSADM Commands Now Available for Download

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I’ve been wanting to release the SharePoint 2010 version of my STSADM extensions for quite some time but honestly just haven’t had the time to migrate as many as I would have liked. With over 145 STSADM extensions for SharePoint 2007 it was a challenge determining which ones I should focus on initially for the migration. But today I’m happy to announce my initial release which contains 46 PowerShell cmdlets and 56 STSADM commands specific […]

Custom SharePoint 2007 Site Collection Creation Page

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A lot of people that are using SharePoint 2007 (WSS or MOSS) for collaboration have either enabled self service site creation in which they allow their end-users to create a page using the scsignup.aspx page or they have some process in place in which an IT administrator creates site collections for their users.  Usually companies go the later route due to limitations with the self service site creation process; specifically, you cannot have the site […]

Download My Custom Extensions Source From CodePlex

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I’ve been putting this off for a long time but I decided that it was time to push my source code for my custom STSADM commands and PowerShell CmdLets to CodePlex.  You can find the project here: http://stsadm.codeplex.com/. Note that if you want to download the latest tested release you should still do so from my downloads page on this blog but if you want to see the version history or get some checked in […]

Initial Release of My SharePoint PowerShell Cmdlets

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Update 4/25/2009: I’ve removed the “-gl” suffix from all my cmdlets – any examples using the -gl in the cmdlet name should be updated. If you’ve been following my blog you’ll remember that I recently pushed out a “beta” build of some SharePoint PowerShell Cmdlets for some initial feedback and reviews.  We’ll I’ve gone ahead and incorporated the feedback that I received and I am now officially releasing the first version of my cmdlets.  The […]