Add New Column To SharePoint List

To create a new column in SharePoint list, please follow the below steps

Go to your list/Document library , in the ribbon click on List

Go to your list/Document library , in the ribbon click on List

Click on List Settings

Click on List Settings

Under Columns section, click Create column

Under Columns section, click Create column

Write the column name and choose the type, then click OK

Write the column name and choose the type, then click OK
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Use SharePoint to Generate QR Code

You can use SharePoint to generate any QR code using the following URL, http://YOUR_SERVER/_layouts/15/qr.aspx#qrCodeData=MostafaAbsy

Please notice the “qrCodeData=” , after this you can put your text or URL to generate any QR Code using SharePoint 2016.

Export SharePoint Solution (wsp) file

In many cases and before we deploy any new changes to SharePoint, we would like to take a backup of existing solution for rollback scenarios.

To export or save the WSP file from SharePoint, you can use the below Power Shell script

$farm = Get-SPFarm
$file = $farm.Solutions.Item("MyFirstSP.wsp").SolutionFile
$file.SaveAs("c:\MyFirstSP.wsp")

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Delete Custom SharePoint List

To Delete any SharePoint list, follow the below steps

Go to your SharePoint list, then click in the Ribbon “List” then click “List Settings

Under the section “Permissions and Management” choose “Delete this list

That’s it 🙂

SharePoint 2016 Hives

In SharePoint 2016 HIVE folder “C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Web Server Extensions”

There are 3 number folders:

  • 14
  • 15
  • 16

So now, where the “/_layouts/” folder mapped?

Layouts Path Virtual Directory

Physical Folder

http://<SHAREPOINT>/_layouts/

HIVE 14
Folder

http://<SHAREPOINT>/15/_layouts/

HIVE 16 Folder

 

So,

15 folder was added for compatibility backward with v15 sites.

 

You can discover this using IIS as following