Michael T. Smith

Michael T.
Smith

Michael T. Smith is an instructor at MAX Technical Training, a SharePoint MVP for 2010, 2011, and 2012, and a Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT). He trains, consults, and writes about SharePoint administration, development, and governance.

Articles
Exploring and Inventorying SharePoint Using PowerShell–Part 4: Finding and Resetting Customized Pages
In part 1 of this series we explored using PowerShell to inventory top level SharePoint objects. There we saw how to get lists of farm features, web applications, site collections and sites. In part 2 of this series we explored how to get information out of SharePoint about lists, libraries, files and pages. In part 3 we looked into user and security queries. In this article we will dig into more complex queries to find and reset unghosted / customized pages.
Exploring SharePoint Users, Groups, and Security Using PowerShell 1
Using PowerShell to inventory SharePoint users and groups and to run security queries is easier than you think--here's the code and the screenshots to walk you through!
Windows PowerShell Scripts for SharePoint: Info on Files, Pages,Web Parts 20
Save time and work in SharePoint administration by using these 26 handy Windows PowerShell scripts to retrieve information about lists, libraries, files, and pages contained in your SharePoint 2010, SharePoint 2013, or SharePoint 2007 installation.
Inventorying SharePoint Using PowerShell 6
Use Windows PowerShell to explore your SharePoint farm, taking inventory and managing sprawl.
Displaying Data
Use the Windows PowerShell Select-Object (Select) cmdlet to display simple data types.
Learning About Data Returned from SharePoint
Windows PowerShell includes the Get-Member cmdlet, which displays a list of all the properties and methods of an object.
Getting PowerShell Help
Learn how to get Windows PowerShell help for all cmdlets in SharePoint 2010 and SharePoint 2013.
Selectively Displaying SharePoint Properties
Learn how in PowerShell you can use the output from Get-SPSite to display specific properties.
Q: Can I set my newly created custom page in my SharePoint site as the home page?
Use PowerShell to set a custom SharePoint page as a home page.
Q: How can I delete a problem SharePoint Web Part?
How to delete a Web Part that's throwing error messages to your SharePoint page.
Q: Why when I create a calculated column in a SharePoint 2007 or SharePoint 2010 list do users see the wrong date?
How to create a SharePoint calculated column that users in other time zones will see properly.
10 Reasons Not to Brand SharePoint 6
Before you brand internal SharePoint sites, ask yourself some important questions. You might discover that you don't need to brand after all.
If You Must Brand SharePoint
If you insist on branding your Microsoft SharePoint installation, be sure to follow these best practices.
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