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MJ Ferdous

Ferdous has industry level experience on Microsoft Platform and has done several presentations and workshops on SharePoint. Prior to joining Microsoft, He worked as SharePoint Architect at BrainStation-23, OT Consulting, Rockwell Automation etc. Ferdous also worked as SharePoint Consultant and SharePoint Trainer for many organizations such as BASIS, Robi Axiata, etc.

He was the key organizer & speaker of “SharePoint Developer’s Conference 2013” & "SharePoint Community Day 2012" jointly with Microsoft. He is the author of several technical articles at code project, MS SharePoint Tips, Dev Media etc. He is also founder of SharePoint Experts Bangladesh user-group.

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Authentication Error with SharePoint Application which uses Host Header on the Server firm
This is known issue with SharePoint 2007 or SharePoint 2010 on Windows Server 2008 platform and not specific to any sharepoint application. Problem: Your windows credential doesn’t work if you try to log in to the web application ( on the server itself although you can access the same site from outside, when you create a SharePoint web application with a host header ( on SharePoint Server (Server Name: contosto) which is installed on Windows Server ......

Posted On Thursday, January 6, 2011 1:13 AM | Comments (2) |

Learn SharePoint Designer 2010 in less than10 Minutes!
Take a quick tour of SharePoint Designer 2010 and learn about the features used to build custom no-code solutions on SharePoint 2010. Learn More at ......

Posted On Thursday, August 19, 2010 11:28 PM | Comments (0) |

Share Point For Beginners
This Presentation was done in NSU, Brac & Khulna University Share Point For Beginners View more presentations from MJ Ferdous ......

Posted On Thursday, May 13, 2010 3:23 AM | Comments (0) |

Preparing SharePoint 2010 (SP2010) Development Machine
AS you already know SharePoint 2010 is in Beta release and it only supported for 64-bit OS. I am sorry for them who are looking for a SP2010 version for 32-bit OS. Here i will explain what you need to do to prepare your environment before installing SP2010 Physical Machine: As you already know that SharePoint can be install in 64-bit Windows 7 so your physical machine can be with the following configuration: Processor: 64-bit, four-core, 2.5 GHz minimum per core Ram: 4 GB for developer or evaluation ......

Posted On Tuesday, February 9, 2010 8:05 AM | Comments (0) |

Multiple Edit Form for Sharepoint List Item
My new article on how to customize New or Edit Form (NewForm.aspx or EditForm.aspx). How to make multiple custom edit form for different item status. How to link those Forms with the list item by creating custom link column When you want to enter a edit item into, let’s say, your Issue Tracker list, SharePoint calls upon the EditForm.aspx page for that list. The page contains a customized List Form Web Part which cannot be edited within the web part, so in order to accomplish this I use SharePoint ......

Posted On Tuesday, April 21, 2009 7:04 AM | Comments (0) |

Visio stencils for SharePoint has been released
Microsoft has packed up Visio stencils for creating diagram of server deployments such as SharePoint Server technology. These models are created using Office Visio 2007. You can modify the Visio files to illustrate how you plan to incorporate Microsoft SharePoint Products and Technologies in your own environment. Ref: Download this zip file of Microsoft Office Visio stencils to create your own diagrams for models of server deployments. Cheers ......

Posted On Sunday, March 29, 2009 5:57 AM | Comments (0) |

Simple MOSS 2007 Installation Guide Beta Version
How to Install and configure MS Office SharePoint Server 2007 in the Production and development Environment Welcome to setup SharePoint Environment and to read my eBook. This tutorial Book is for the administrator and also developer who are interested to build a stand-alone development environment to build SharePoint web application. I will show here step by step the complete installation procedure of MOSS and pre-requisites installation. I only attached the most important screen shots for installation ......

Posted On Monday, March 16, 2009 7:41 AM | Comments (0) |

Sharepoint Custom Themes && Custom Cascading Style Sheet(CSS) Guideline
How to Customize theme code for MYTHEME theme. It is only necessary if you want to create another one like MYTHEME theme. Here are the instructions of creating Custom Theme with MYTHEME standard. How to: Customize Themes You can add new themes or customize existing ones for application to Web sites in Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services 3.0. This programming task shows how to customize an existing theme. To create and customize from an existing theme Copy one of the theme folders in Local_Drive:\Program ......

Posted On Tuesday, December 2, 2008 3:39 AM | Comments (1) |

Video on Sharepoint 2007 Development
Some of my sharepoint video lessons has been published in Mr.bool E-Learning Portal. I am a technical author of this site. You will see more technical lesson in the next days. It is totaly free to download. Please put your important feedback. Author MJ Ferdous is Software Engineer professional from 6 years ago. Now he is working in OT Group S.P.A., Italy as Sr. Software Engineer since May 08. He is responsible for research and developent (R & D) on SharePoint 2007 ......

Posted On Sunday, November 30, 2008 6:00 AM | Comments (0) |

Sharepoint Service Error: A deployment or retraction is already under way for the solution "xxx.wsp" , and only one deployment or retraction at a time is supported
Sometime this error has been occured from Windows SharePoint Services Administration command when the user do retractsolution or deploysolution like the follwing C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\web server extensions\12\BIN>stsadm -o retractsolution -name "%PackageName%" -local -url %TargetWebUrl% or C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\web server extensions\12\BIN>stsadm -o deploysolution -name "%PackageName%" -local -allowGacDeployment -url %TargetWebUrl% A deployment ......

Posted On Thursday, October 30, 2008 7:49 AM | Comments (0) |

SharePoint 2007 simple Deployment script
First Time Deployment in the Production Environment using Script | Move sites between Production and Development Environment | Content Deployment using STSADM We can do SharePoint 2007 deployment from the Central Administration and using STSADM.exe but most of the administrator prefer to work using stsadm.exe command. It is necessary to remember the command and do the same steps every time. Most of them want to get a batch deployment script or something easier to do it using stsadm.exe command. This ......

Posted On Tuesday, October 21, 2008 3:42 AM | Comments (0) |

Sharepoint: Best way of hiding the “Sign in” link in the client web browser
It is a common problem in the sharepoint 2007 developemt to hide the “Sign in” link in the client web browser. I didnt find any perfect solution for that. Let's think one scenario. For example, You are developing a WCM website in MOSS and have two entry points to the website - one web app for internal use to edit the site (i.e. you have to authenticate), and one for the website (i.e. for anonymous access). You have created a master page which obviously has to contain controls that allow users to ......

Posted On Thursday, September 25, 2008 3:05 AM | Comments (6) |

Sharepoint: Different custom workflow for same page creation and modification
Before doing this posting i need to say something about my recent sharepoint post. because One question could be arise that "why all of my recent post is related to sharepoint 2007?" The answer is: i am working with sharepoint 2007 for last few months specially for one of our client. I am responsible for all Reserch and Development work and architectural setup. You will also find some important post in the next days. Different custom workflow for same page creation and modification from browser Doesn't ......

Posted On Sunday, September 21, 2008 3:15 AM | Comments (1) |

Setting up Max size limit for sharepoint documents or images
Is it possible to set maximum size limit for the images or document? Yes but in generally. You can set the maximum limit of any kind of document or picture for the whole website. It is not possible to define document or image separately. It is also not possible to define max limit only for specific sub sites/pages regions separately. You have to go to Web Application general Settings to set the maximum upload size in general navigating the following path from the central administration panel and ......

Posted On Sunday, September 21, 2008 12:35 AM | Comments (0) |

MOSS Browser Support for different browser
Web browser support is divided into two levels: level 1 and level 2. Although administrative tasks on SharePoint sites are optimized for level 1 browsers, Office SharePoint Server 2007 also provides support for other browsers that are commonly used. Level 1 Web browsers · Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.x (32-bit) · Windows Internet Explorer 7.x (32-bit) Level 2 Web browsers Level 2 Web browsers provide basic functionality, so that users can both read and write in SharePoint sites and perform site ......

Posted On Saturday, September 20, 2008 11:56 PM | Comments (0) |

Sharepoint: Creating custom Workflow to approve page or document (Part 2 of 2)
Publishing document using custom workflow You have to do it in the workflow setting for specific List library from Document Library Settings under settings tab. Then you have to do the same thing similar to custom workflow for page. Here, only the difference is that there is no initial workflow for the custom document list. In our example is Instruction guide. Then do the same steps for creating workflow from the previous solution (Sharepoint: Creating custom Workflow to approve page or document ......

Posted On Saturday, September 20, 2008 11:51 PM | Comments (0) |

Sharepoint: Creating custom Workflow to approve page or document (Part 1 of 2)
One of the common question in the developer community "how to customize the default approval workflow for page or document from browser?" I hope, "This post is related to answer this question". When we create a web application or sub site under this web app, by default MOSS creates one default workflow: [Parallel Approval] for the page or document list library but there is no workflow for custom list (document or image) library. You have to set a custom workflow for the custom list library as the ......

Posted On Thursday, August 28, 2008 3:18 AM | Comments (9) |

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