Saving SharePoint login Credentials on iPad and iPhone

There is a common need for SharePoint users to access SharePoint sites using iPads and iPhones without having to constantly input their log in information each time. There is no native way in Apple Safari to cache user name and passwords for SharePoint. Any time a site is accessed the user is presented with a login screen like this one. Close your browser, or come back at a later time and Safari will ask again for that login and password. This post talks about some good and viable options to caching / storing your login info iPads and iPhones. Option 1: Using Atomic browser to cache...

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SharePoint Permissions Guide – Getting Started

Before SharePoint’s time company files and information were dispersed and hard to access. Files were in emails attachments, file shares and print documents. Enterprises and information technologists have been fighting a battles to make this information consolidated and easier to find and access. SharePoint was the perfect tool to house this data and make it accessible at people’s finger tips. Ironically, this solution has created new challenges: The information was too easily accessible and could get to the wrong hands. Information is the enterprise’s most valuable assets....

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Saving SharePoint Username and Password Credentials in Internet Explorer

Summary of Issue When you try to access a SharePoint site, it may prompt for a Windows username and password like this: Even if you click on "Remember my credentials" checkbox in the dialog above, it seems to never remember the credentials and the password prompt keeps popping up everything you visit the site. Or even when you try to open documents from SharePoint using Microsoft Office (Word or Excel). Cause This is by design in Internet Explorer because your site is not explicitly trusted. Solution The solution to this is to trust the site and save your credentials. Follow the...

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SharePoint News Slider/Carousel Options

In this article, I want to address a frustration and observation that I have notice about SharePoint overall in the past 10 years of experience with it. My observation is that SharePoint and Microsoft for that matter failed at coming up with a solid news webpart or sliders for SharePoint that is fully featured and sexy looking that displays news, blogs, and content in an attractive, modern age, web 2.0 style that reflects a mature Microsoft product. Specifically I am frustrated at the lack of SharePoint sliders. This is frankly a disappointment to me because they have made progress in other...

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How Much Does a SharePoint License Cost?

A mystery question to many and a hard one to answer, "How much does SharePoint cost?" Trust me you’re asking a very good question. The short answer is that it varies. It’s must like asking how much does a car cost? There are just too many flavors and ‘ways’ to get SharePoint but hopefully I will be able to shed some good insight into it and give you guidance as well help you make a good decision when getting the ‘right SharePoint for you’. SharePoint Background in understanding its cost. SharePoint was first release in 2001 and its evolution since...

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SharePoint For Me Launches New Site for SharePoint 2010 Hosting

Finally, it’s here. Our officially renovated website is up and pink and our SharePoint 2010 offering is exciting news! Our team has been working hard to launch our new public site. We redesigned the site to reflect our growth and maturity in the business and wanted something that better represents us and our service. We are eager to continue working with our existing customer and provide exceptional 2010 hosting, SharePoint solutions in both Server 2010 and Foundation 2010 and phenomenal support. We are also eager to get meet new customers and share our success with them. Happy...

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