Solved – You do not have permission to open this Web site in SharePoint Designer 2013

Recently we had installed SharePoint designer 2013, and while trying to open a SharePoint online web site.

However we were getting the below error.


Installing the SharePoint designer SP 1 (64 bit in our case) fixed the issue.

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Fixed – Exception calling “CreateSPNavigationNode” with “4” argument(s): Access is denied. (Exception from HRESULT: 0x80070005 (E_ACCESSDENIED)) in SharePoint 2013

Got this error while running a PowerShell script that creates Navigation in the portal.

Adding the logged in user as to Site Collection Administrator group fixed the issue.

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Fixed – An unrecoverable error has occurred. Please contact your system administrator error while uploading the profile picture in SharePoint 2013

Hi ,

got the below error while trying to upload profile picture for the user.

The reason was because no My Site was configured.

Creating a My Site site collection and specifying it as My Site Host location fixed the issue.

Profile picture getting updated.

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Fixed – “There was a problem retrieving data for this field. Updating values in this field is disabled temporarily. You can still update values in the other fields” error in User Profile Service application in SharePoint 2013

Got this error while trying to edit user profile

There was no Managed Metadata Service Application configured.

Configuring it as mentioned in the post fixed the issue

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Fixed: The request message is too big. The server does not allow messages larger than 2097152 bytes while uploading attachment using CSOM in SharePoint 2013

Got below error while uploading document to SharePoint folder.

Following PowerShell script can be used to increase the limit.

$ws = [Microsoft.SharePoint.Administration.SPWebService]::ContentService
$ws.ClientRequestServiceSettings.MaxReceivedMessageSize = 5242880
$ws.ClientRequestServiceSettings.MaxParseMessageSize  = 5242880

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The file or folder name contains characters that are not permitted SharePoint 2013. Removing the invalid characters using Regex C#.

Was getting the below error while uploading attachment to SharePoint document library.

string pattern = "[\\~#%&*{}/:<>?|\"-]";
string replacement = " ";

Regex regEx = new Regex(pattern);

string sanitized = Regex.Replace(regEx.Replace(input, replacement), @"\s+", " ");

Helpful post

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