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How to move a site in SharePoint, Let me count the ways

Someone just asked me about moving a site with subsites to a new location, but didn’t have details.   Without knowing the situation, here are some of the countless options with considerations:   1) Site Collection level backup and restore only applies if the subsite is a site collection and you can overwrite the exisiting top level site use stsadm -o backup and stsadm -o restore   2) stsadm -o export and stsadm -o import may require manual touch up

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Proud to be on this list of speakers at SharePoint Saturday DC May 2

Please join me as I present Integrate External Data with the Business Data Catalog Saturday, May 2nd, 2009 at the Microsoft Technology Center on Sunset Hills Road Reston, VA. More Details sharepointsaturday.org/dc is the official event site Registration opens Thursday, April 16th on the website. The presentation will be part of a free, all day event featuring some of the best speakers on SharePoint. MicroLink is sponsoring the Event Program and supplies and my co-worker Chad Schroeder will be presenting

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Silverlight Blueprint for SharePoint – Webcasts

Silverlight enables rich integration with SharePoint through web service hooks. And, Patrick Tisseghem made some great Screencasts before he passed. I heard his voice while watching a couple of the Silverlight Blueprint for SharePoint webcasts from the Aug 19 2008 release. It was bittersweet. Highlights Codeplex doesn’t allow links to documents, so go to the Beta 2 release page to download the 5 screencasts available for Beta 2 or the two available for RTM Screencast for Sample 1 Patrick narrates

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Number 69 on Joel Oleson’s Twitter List

I’m number 69 on the Top 100 SharePoint Twitters! It’s ironic because my feedburner stats show most of my SharePoint Blog traffic coming from twitter. Really, twitter has been the best way to get the word out about my SharePoint content and I’m a happy user. I also enjoy following my younger brother and some friends and automatically updating my Facebook status through Twitter. So overall, I’d be happy even if I didn’t make the list. My overall twInfluence may

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Mapping: About your latitude and longitude

It’s been a long time since grammar school for me. And I’ve forgotten a lot. For one thing, I recently discovered couldn’t find things on a map by latitude and longitude. I’ve been working with Google Maps a lot in the last year. When you visualize location information you really need the latitude and longitude of a person or thing. Here’s one way to keep them straight. When you think Longitude think about the "long" part of the word. It

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Notes from Heather Solomon at SASUG

Summary The San Antonio SharePoint Users Group (SASUG) hosted Heather Solomon at this month’s meeting. If you haven’t seen Heather in person, she’s a SharePoint branding expert and excellent speaker. There are some excellent resources on her website, as well. I’m posting highlights from my sparse notes. SASUG attendees, please add comments with your notes, to fill in the holes. Quick Launch On customizing the Quick Launch in 2003, Heather had a few tips: Modifying Onet.xml is the only way

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Outlook 2007 makes SharePoint 2007 easy

     Did you know that Microsoft’s 2007 versions of Outlook and SharePoint have some great new connections when working with calendars? If not, you might take a minute to read through View and update a SharePoint calendar on MS Office Online.     The SharePoint connection to Outlook goes way beyond the Calendar. Did you know that you can read and post to Discussion Groups from Outlook? Even if you’ve never created Tasks in Outlook, you might consider it now. With

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