May 2014 Staff Lunch: IA/UI/UX Design and Axian L&D Presentation Training

Thanks to everyone who attended the Axian Staff Lunch on May 15, 2014. Our main focus was on IA/UI/UX Design at Axian, presented by Melissa Vu, Senior Web Designer at Axian. Melissa walked us through an overview of our Information Architecture, User Interface and User Experience Design processes at Axian and showed us before and[…]

SHAREPOINT 2013: SORRY, THIS SITE HASN’T BEEN SHARED WITH YOU.

HAL, I think you’re malfunctioning again …  So here’s the setup: after a complete, stand-alone installation of SharePoint 2013 on a development VM and creation of a new site (let’s call it http://foocompellsyou:8080) via central admin, browsing the configured site returns this lovely message: “Sorry [Dave], this site hasn’t been shared with you.” SharePoint 2013 was[…]

SHAREPOINT 2013: SEARCH HOST CONTROLLER SERVICE STUCK IN ‘STARTING’ STATE.

An odd issue came up recently where the Search Host Controller Service on a single web front end was stuck in the ‘starting’ state (as shown in the CA -> System Settings -> Services on Server). Couldn’t locate anything in the event log that showed why it didn’t start. And the final oddity: the service[…]