Category Archives: General

My Blog in review (2014)

The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog.

Here’s an excerpt:

The Louvre Museum has 8.5 million visitors per year. This blog was viewed about 76,000 times in 2014. If it were an exhibit at the Louvre Museum, it would take about 3 days for that many people to see it.

Click here to see the complete report.

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Posted by on December 30, 2014 in General


OOB: How to Add YouTube or Embed Video to SharePoint 2010 Page Content

Many of SharePoint 2010 users like to add YouTube video or embedded videos to their content pages, and it is easy and fast to do that by using OOB Content Editor Web Part.

The following is the fast steps to do that:

  1. Go to YouTube video page and click on SHARE button, then click on Embed button. Click on “Use old embed code” checkbox and select the preferred width and height for your video.


  2. Copy the code in the text area and go to your SharePoint page, and click on Edit Page button.


  3. From the Ribbon, Insert a Content Editor Web Part


  4. Click on Edit Web Part to add the content
  5. From the Format Text Tab in Ribbon, Select and Click on Edit HTML Source,  and Paste the Embedded Code on Text Dialog


  6.  Click on OK button and Save and Publish the page to see you’re YouTube Video Smile



I Hope this useful for you,


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Posted by on August 10, 2012 in General, SharePoint 2010


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Adding and Deploying SharePoint 2010 .WSP Solutions

Every SharePoint specialist is doing this process when deploy SP solution package on production server, so I write this article to keep it as a reference for me and share it with others to help and get feedback/ides for best practices.

In my Scenario, I have 2 WSP files:

  • NewSolutionPack.wsp (to add it as first time)
  • UpdateSolutionPack.wsp (to update an exist WSP file)
  • Target web application (http://sps:1)


The steps of deployment are easy:

1. Add solution to Farm Solutions

2. Deploy your solution to a specific web application or to all web applications

3. In case of exists solution, you will upgrade the solution using one of the following options:

a. Retract and delete the old solution, then add and deploy the new one

b. Or, upgrade the existing solution using upgrade method (recommended).

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Posted by on January 7, 2012 in General


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