Friday, April 11, 2014

My SharePoint PowerShell Scripts

  1. Get the template name and ID for a web site:
    (Get-SPWeb http://website) | select WebTemplate, WebTemplateID
    A list of templates names and ID's can be found here:

Thursday, April 10, 2014

How to Install SharePoint 2013 Project Templates on Visual Studio 2012

  1. Download and install Web Platform Installer:
  2. Close all VS instances or the setup will fail.
  3. On the Web PI select "Microsoft Office Developer Tools for Visual Studio 2012".
After that open VS and the SharePoint 2013 templates should be on the New Project dialog, under Installed | Templates | <language> | Office/SharePoint | SharePoint Solutions.