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Fab 40 Templates for SharePoint 2010

Now you can download Fab 40 templates for sharepoint 2010 which were not available before. The "Fantastic 40" templates were created for Wss 3.0.Microsoft has no plans to upgrade them for SPF 2010 however TechSolutions has migrated many of the templates and made them available here

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An Approval Workflow for SharePoint 2010 with Visual Studio 2010 and Infopath 2010

Download Approval Workflow Source Code and Example.

I have developed an Approval Workflow that can be deployed on SharePoint 2010 and can be associated to any list or library; it has been developed using Visual Studio 2010. This workflow creates approval tasks for the person who is responsible for the approval, you might think this similar to a usual SharePoint approval workflow, so here we are, to add the touch of spice to this solution, I want to throw some light on the task form, here I am using an InfoPath form when you go and edit this task. This opens up a hell lot of options to play with as InfoPath form is completely customizable. So you can modify the solution and the form as per your needs and requirements very easily.

Open property window of State Machine Workflow & add the following values to the properties :

Receiver Assembly = Microsoft.Office.Workflow.Feature, Version=14.0.0.0, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=71e9bce111e9429c
Receiver Class = Microsoft.Office.Work…

How to Remove Corrupted SharePoint Sites – Preparing for SharePoint 2010 Upgrade

SP2 had a number of enhancements designed around making it easier to upgrade to SharePoint 2010.  One such new feature that wasn’t popularized is your ability to find and remove corrupted, broken sites known as orphans.
As I’ve mentioned in the past, with SharePoint being split across multiple databases, it is quite possible that a site could be in either the content database OR the config database.
With service pack 2 there’s a new way to find orphaned sites.  In addition to running STSADM –o PreUpgradeCheck, one of my favorite tools along with TEST-SPContentDatabase with SharePoint 2010 you can identify these messed up corrupted sites.
You’ll run enumallwebs (STSADM reference on TechNet) to identify the orphaned sites, and use deletesite (STSADM reference on TechNet) to remove them.  Note this command is available in SP2, and was enhanced in the post SP2 October Cumulative update.  You really should consider that October update as the most significant release with upgrades sin…