Odd titles in Search Results SharePoint 2013

When searching in SharePoint 2013, you’ll might come up with some odd search results. You’ll notice that these are titles extracted from documents, or even just random words. This is because ‘MetadataExtractorTitle’ is set as number 1 priority in the managed property ‘Title’. The metadata extractor in the content processing pipeline extracts metadata from the content…

Delete column from content types

A client asked if a certain column could be deleted from their site collection. It was a column from a list content type, which could be deleted from the content type, but because it was after a migration, the column still showed on every list. I used below script to successfully delete the column from…

Migrate users after farm migration

Recently, after a migration from SP2010 to SP2013, we encountered a ‘problem’ with users. Certain users were found twice in ‘persons and groups’ under site settings of several sites. The differences between the two were: 1. domain\username 2. i:0#.w|domain\username (AD synced) If u would search for a user (perhaps for giving permissions) you’d find only…