How to enable SharePoint Designer 2013 Advanced Mode.

SharePoint Designer is on its way out but it is still one of the critical ways to modify and manage your SharePoint sites.     Recently, a customer was unable to open SharePoint designer and modify Unghosted pages, layouts, and master pages.  The beauty of SharePoint Designer was the ability of farm/tenant and site collection administrators to…


SharePoint Development – Part 2 (Customization)

In the previous blog we created a list and used all out of the box controls.   I can tweak a list and create libraries, lists, Site Assets, activate features, and more.  That may be sufficient for most users but what if you need form validation or fields that should be auto-populated.   Your user…