Tuesday

GUID Decoder and Encoder

I found this very useful tool that you can use to decode URL guid strings into GUIDable characters.

I believe you will find it useful as well.

http://meyerweb.com/eric/tools/dencoder/


Thursday

PowerShell series: How to set SharePoint Regional Settings using PowerShell

This piece describes how to update or modify the Regional Settings of a SharePoint site collection using PowerShell.This script updates the Regional Setting to English - United Kingdom

Solution

$spsite=[Microsoft.SharePoint.SPSite]("http://testserver/sites/sitecollection")
$rootWebSite=$spsite.RootWeb
$website=$spsite.OpenWeb($rootWebSite.ID)
$culture=[System.Globalization.CultureInfo]::CreateSpecificCulture("en-GB")
$website.Locale=$culture
$website.Update()
$website.Dispose()
$rootWebSite.Dispose()
$spsite.Dispose()

You can download a copy of the above as a Powershell script - SetRegionalGB.zip