SOLVED: How To Install SQL Management Studio 2008 R2 For Sharepoint Foundation 2013

If you have tried to download and install the SQL Management Tools so you can see your SQL install, after you have installed SharePoint Foundation 2013, you likely have run into a few issues. Below is the formula to get the SQL management tools installed: Note that I ran mine on Server 2012 R1 and received several THIS PROGRAM HAS COMPATIBILITY ISSUES popups but I have assurances from Microsoft Partner Support that it is fine…

SOLVED: RSS VIEWER Missing from SharePoint Foundation 2013

If you read the dozens of threads around this problem you will be told that the real problem is that for you to see EDIT (page) > INSERT > WEB PARTS > CONTENT ROLLUP > RSS VIEWER you need to turn on: SITE SETTINGS > TOP LEVEL SITE SETTINGS > SITE COLLECTION FEATURES > SHAREPOINT SERVER STANDARD SITE COLLECTION FEATURES but you can’t find that feature, and after working with Microsoft Partner Support for 4 days…

SOLVED: How to Customize Sharepoint 2013 Foundation

I have written a number simple SharePoint 2013 articles recently and was going to add another on explaining how to change your logo, add columns to a page, set a background graphic… but then I found the following excellent blog from Microsoft and instead of writing a new one, I will just reproduce it. You might ask, ‘Why reprint it, when you should just link to it’.  That is a fair question and the answer…