This article discusses how to create a timer job for deleting orphaned users (SharePoint users that are deleted or disabled in AD) using Visual Studio. I have tested this solution on both SharePoint 2016 and SharePoint 2010. So, it would of course also work for SharePoint 2013.
Most regular computer users have no idea how to use the Windows command prompt. Even some advanced users struggle with it. The fact however, remains that CMD wasn’t built for experts only. This article shows you how to do some basic stuff via CMD.
Black holes are essentially places where the rules of spacetime break down, and as such they are extremely intriguing. This article explains black holes in a way that is easily understandable to the general public. Find out how black holes got their name, how they form, and what might possibly be happening beyond their event horizons.
Developers often need to set up sandbox development environments where they have full privileges to manipulate stuff. Here, I summarize the steps for setting up a SharePoint development virtual machine (VM). These steps apply to on-premise installations of both SharePoint 2010 and 2013.
Fix for new SPSite object error: “The Web application at [URL] could not be found. Verify that you have typed the URL correctly. If the URL should be serving existing content, the system administrator may need to add a new request URL mapping to the intended application.”
Sometimes, your C# SharePoint application may not execute in a SharePoint context. This trick to create a fake SPContext object in a non-SharePoint context, may come in handy in such situations.