Unlimited files and folders hierarchy in SharePoint online using REST API

Introduction: In this blog post, I will provide you a way to create tree view hierarchy of your SharePoint library content. And because it is based on SharePoint REST API, you can use this trick for on-premise SharePoint and also SharePoint online. Problem Statement: One of my clients has many levels of folders and filesRead More

Coded UI Testing SharePoint 2016 services with Visual Studio 2015 – Part 1

Introduction Coded UI testing is an automated test that drive your application through its user interface (UI) and gives you feedback about the health state of your application. SharePoint 2016 has a new feature which is called zero-downtime-patching; it simply means that you can patch your SharePoint 2016 servers without any downtime. You can useRead More

How to migrate InfoPath forms from on-premise SharePoint to SharePoint online

Introduction Although Microsoft announced that they won’t release any newer version of Microsoft InfoPath, but Microsoft InfoPath forms are still the main tool for IT professionals to create custom forms inside Microsoft SharePoint. In this article I will provide you a method to migrate your InfoPath forms from your on premise SharePoint to SharePoint onlineRead More

How to update the list columns from Custom Task process InfoPath form

Introduction When you are developing your SharePoint designer workflows with the Workflow Engine 2010 (It is possible to develop your workflow with this model in SharePoint 2013 and SharePoint Online as well, but if you want to develop SharePoint Designer workflows 2010 model for SharePoint 2013 or SharePoint Online, you have to use SharePoint DesignerRead More

How to send a custom Task notification email in Custom Task Process SharePoint Workflow designer

In custom task process in SharePoint workflow designer, it is possible to send the notification email of task assignments to users. The problem is you cannot customize the content of this notification email for each stage of your workflow and it sends a general formatted email notification to all parties in every stage of the workflow.Read More

How to set a due date for a single task in custom task process in SharePoint designer workflow

When you place a new Custom Task Process action in Microsoft SharePoint designer workflow, it gives you a configuration page to set the Title, CC, description, Due Date and some other related fields of tasks.   Figure 1 – custom task process assignment page You have to select a number of days (for example 3)Read More

How to change the title of individual tasks in custom task process in SharePoint designer workflow

As you now know, when you want to create a custom task process in Microsoft SharePoint designer, you have to write a general title for all tasks and it is not possible to change title of tasks individually. Figure 1 – it is not possible to have custom task title individually In this post IRead More

How to dynamically generate tasks in Custom Task Process in SharePoint Workflow Designer

As you see in that custom task process example, you have to determine the number of assignment stages and recipients before publishing the workflow and it seems it is not possible to change the number of tasks and number of recipients based on some workflow criteria. For example, a workflow may run several times onRead More