Getting the default document icon using Office 365 SharePoint REST API

If you assumed that SharePoint's REST API would return the document icon for your document by default, you'd be wrong. If you don't assume that, then you're smarter than me. Come to find out there is a separate API to call to get the icon. The REST API to get the icon is https://%5Btenant%5D.sharepoint.com/_api/web/maptoicon(filename='filename.pdf', progid='', size='0')... Continue Reading →

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Vertical Promoted Links in SharePoint 2013

I had the pleasure of helping out Veronique via SPYam. It’s a great use case for the promoted links list!

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SharePoint 2013 has nice little tiles called Promoted Links to link to stuff all over your sites.  However, they all display horizontally when you add them to your page. Silly Microsoft for not providing us the option to list them horizontally or vertically in the first place – but thank you SharePoint community for providing the work-around, (and specifically in this case, David Lozzi)! :)  I love copy / paste code!!  Learn how to do this from our discussion on Yammer – thanks for your help David!

promoted links vertical and horizontal

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Post Blog Update : So it seems not everyone is on Yammer.  Instructions and code copied and pasted below for your convenience. :)

<style type=”text/css”>
.ms-promlink-body {width: 170px }
.ms-promlink-header {display: none}
</style>

Drop it into the Edit Source bit of the Content Editor Web Part on the page to make it work.  If the web part is too wide, insert it into…

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Installing SharePoint 2013 Foundation

Come along with me on a small adventure into the world of free SharePoint. Yes, free! SharePoint Foundation 2013 is technically free (well, included in your existing Windows licenses) and can do a whole lot for you without needing to spend significant amounts of money on Server editions. I am going to walk through a mini-series... Continue Reading →

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