SharePoint Search Query Tool

Using SharePoint Search Query Tool

If you’re working on SharePoint deployments, and aren’t familiar with the SharePoint Search Query Tool, you’re probably doing something wrong. Or you’ve got a really troublefree tenant and simple requirements.. :) At least for technical issues, it’s the #1 tool for debugging what’s in the index and what isn’t. This blog post describes how to use it to investigate SharePoint Online Search index issues. First of all, you can get…Continue reading Using SharePoint Search Query Tool

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EIG / Site5 review – Part 2, the Aftermath

This is part 2 in my “One web developer’s story about the downfall of web hosting” series – a frustrating firsthand experience with a formerly-great web hosting provider taken over by EIG (Endurance International Group). You can find the first post here:EIG/Site5 review – Part 1, experience with Site5 before and after EIG takeover I was able to actually get most of the money EIG got from me back from…Continue reading EIG / Site5 review – Part 2, the Aftermath

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The easiest way to debug Seed-method in Code-first migrations in Entity Framework

This post describes the easiest way to debug the issues that may stop your Seed-method in Configuration.cs from going through. This problem concerns typically your ASP.NET MVC projects, either on .NET Framework or .NET Core – the same basic idea should work for both situations. The solution here shows you, how you can get a little bit more information out of the process, without attaching the debugger (there’s another blog…Continue reading The easiest way to debug Seed-method in Code-first migrations in Entity Framework