Tag Archives: URL

Some useful SharePoint 2013 URL Strings and Tokens

SharePoint provides several tokens that are useful for constructing a context-specific URL.

Token Resolves To
~site Refers to the URL of the current Web site.
~sitecollection Refers to the URL of the parent site collection of the current Web site.
~layouts Refers to _layouts/15 with respect to the Web application.
~sitecollectionlayouts Refers to the layouts folder in thecurrent site collection (such as /sites/mysite/_layouts/15).
~sitelayouts Refers to the layouts folder in the current site (such as site/mysite/mysubsite/_layouts/15)

To learn more about URL strings and tokens, see the Microsoft Development Center

Leave a comment

Posted by on January 8, 2015 in SharePoint 2013, Token, URL


Tags: ,

Useful URL Shortcuts in SharePoint

Page Name URL
1. Sign in as a different user /_layouts/closeConnection.aspx?loginasanotheruser=true
2. Open Page in Edit Mode ?ToolPaneView=2
3. Web Part Maintenance Page ?Contents=1
4. Site settings page /_layouts/settings.aspx
5. View all site content page /_layouts/viewlsts.aspx
6. Get the version of the SharePoint server /_vti_pvt/Service.cnf
7. Sandboxed Solution Gallery: /_catalogs/solutions/Forms/AllItems.aspx
8. Workflow history hidden list: /lists/Workflow History
9. Filter toolbar for Lists and libraries ?Filter=1
10. Site usage page /_layouts/usage.aspx
11. Site content and structure  page /_layouts/sitemanger.aspx
12. Manage site collection features
13. Manage site features /_layouts/ManageFeatures.aspx
14. Show Page in Dialog View ?isdlg=1
15. Application page for registering SharePoint apps /_layouts/15/appregnew.aspx
16. Save Site as a template /_layouts/savetmpl.aspx
17. Enable SharePoint designer /_layouts/SharePointDesignerSettings.aspx
18. Set Welcome Page /_layouts/AreaWelcomePage.aspx
19. Change Site Master Page /_layouts/ChangeSiteMasterPage.aspx
20. Page Layouts and Site Templates /_Layouts/AreaTemplateSettings.aspx
21. Master Pages library /_catalogs/masterpage/Forms/AllItems.aspx
22. User Information List _catalogs/users/simple.aspx
23. Quick Deploy List Quick%20Deploy%20Items/AllItems.aspx
24. Taxonomy Hidden List (MMS) Lists/TaxonomyHiddenList/AllItems.aspx
25. Force displaying the user profile in the site


Leave a comment

Posted by on July 31, 2014 in Tips & Tricks


Tags: ,