Monthly archives of “April 2014

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Manage your SharePoint default settings with PowerShell

This post is part of my PowerShell PowerUp project.

The only way to deploy SharePoint default settings for site collections and sites manually is using predefined site templates or an ugly third party tool.
And in case you’ll do that with site templates it’ll cost a lot of the time to update settings which were already set.

However with PowerShell it’s possible to deploy SharePoint default settings automatically and it’s a lot easier than you might think.
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Redirected subdomains to domain

This post is part of my Your own Virtual Private Server hosting solution project.
Get the latest version of this article here: https://gist.github.com/9433480.

Introduction

A website has to be only accessible by one specific host name. Otherwise search engines will index your website two or more times.
A lot of people think that a website should only be published as www.[host].
I think this is wrong, using the www section is a old fashioned way of how companies have structured their DNS records.
There are users which still use the www before tipping an url and others who don’t.
However we will allow both of them to access our website.
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