Remove a Bad Web Part in SharePoint

I just added a web part to a page and it seems that it didn’t agree with SharePoint 2013. The worst part of it is that this was the home page of this particular site. Normally you could just delete the page and re-do it, but I thought there must be a way to remove the faulty web part without … Read More

How To Remove/Change “There Are No Items”

When using the “Shaded” style on a view in SharePoint 2013, if there are no items in that view/list then SharePoint shows “There are no items to show in this view of the “Child” list. To add a new item, click “New”.” After doing some research I found a link with some that assisted me. Its quite simple, add the … Read More

How To Remove Individual Checkboxes From SharePoint List View

Ever wanted to take away access from users selecting multiple list items in a list? Its actually a feature SharePoint uses out of the box in the view settings for the particular view. Click on your list Go to list settings Scroll to the bottom and choose your view under the views section Look for the section that says “Tabular … Read More

How To Create A Parent/Child Relationship In SharePoint 2013

Thanks to Mr Mark Rackley ( for this great post. A brief overview of the post: If you’re stuck in a situation and need a a solution that requires a header with a lot of information this Out Of The Box solution will help, no need to use InfoPath or install any 3rd party plugin. Yes there are JavaScript files … Read More

Calculate Age Of SharePoint List Items

Ever wonder how you can calculate the age of the list items in SharePoint? The Today() function is not allowed in calculated fields, so what’s the trick? 1. Go to the list where you want to calculate age of the items e.g. Task List2. Click Settings => List Settings and create a new column and name it e.g. “Today”, There … Read More

How To Bulk Update SharePoint List

We’re busy implementing a SharePoint web application which has a couple of workflows that runs when users change things in a form. Everything seems to work fine except before users close up for the day some of the lists that are read into the form require a status of “Open” to allow users to use that list item again the … Read More