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Building a disaster recovery environment for SharePoint in Windows Azure--a few things we learned

Thu, 02/27/2014 - 20:37
My team is wrapping up a proof of concept (POC) build of an intriguing solution— disaster recovery of a SharePoint on-premises farm to Windows Azure IaaS . We learned a lot about the Azure infrastructure, including how to place a SharePoint environment...(read more)
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View and configure usage analytics reports in SharePoint Server 2013

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 08:52
This is a blog post in the series “ How to display Recommendations and Popular items on a website ”. In the previous post, I showed you how to display recommendations on a website with anonymous users . In this blog post: About the usage...(read more)
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Use recommendations and popular items on websites with anonymous users in SharePoint Server 2013

Thu, 01/23/2014 - 02:24
This is a blog post in the series “ How to display Recommendations and Popular items on a website ”. In the previous post, I showed you how to add and configure the Recommended Items and Popular Items Web Part . In this blog post: Enable...(read more)
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Add and configure the Recommended Items and Popular Items Web Part in SharePoint Server 2013

Wed, 01/22/2014 - 01:03
This is a blog post in the series “ How to display Recommendations and Popular items on a website ”. In the previous post , I showed you how to modify the Content Search Web Part (CSWP) to log the Views usage event, and how you can use Windows...(read more)
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Modify the Content Search Web Part display template and use Windows PowerShell to start Usage analytics in SharePoint Server 2013

Tue, 01/21/2014 - 11:03
This is a blog post in the series “ How to display Recommendations and Popular items on a SharePoint Server 2013 site .” In the previous post, I introduced you to the Usage analytics feature . In this blog post: Change the mapping of...(read more)
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An introduction to recommendations and popular items in SharePoint Server 2013

Thu, 01/16/2014 - 04:07
In SharePoint Server 2013, recommendations and popular items can be displayed because a feature called Usage analytics tracks and analyzes how visitors interact with your website. You can use the results that Usage analytics produces to add content to...(read more)
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How to display recommendations and popular items on a SharePoint Server 2013 site

Wed, 01/15/2014 - 02:34
In this blog series, I’ll describe how you can use the new Usage analytics feature in SharePoint Server 2013 to display “smart content” on your website. By “smart content” I mean content such as recommendations and popular...(read more)
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Invitation to Design Time sessions at the SharePoint Conference 2014

Thu, 12/19/2013 - 16:18
Are you going to the SharePoint Conference this year? We are once again offering a limited number of dedicated solution-design sessions for individual customers. These Design Time sessions are intended to help IT professionals and developers envision...(read more)
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Create and import query suggestions in SharePoint 2013

Thu, 12/05/2013 - 01:10
An easy way to help users search for information in SharePoint is to create query suggestions . Query suggestions are words that appear under the search box as users type a query. SharePoint automatically creates a query suggestion when users have...(read more)
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Create and import a thesaurus in SharePoint Server 2013

Tue, 11/26/2013 - 00:58
In this blog post: Why synonyms matter when you search How to create a thesaurus How to import a thesaurus NOTE: Thesaurus is not available in SharePoint Online. Why synonyms matter when you search People are different. Not only...(read more)
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