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Automatic Publishing of Contents on SharePoint by Powershell Script

, 25 Jan 2011 MIT
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This article demonstrates the use of PowerShell script to publish contents on SharePoint site


Publishing script for SharePoint automates the publishing, approving of SharePoint contents like pages, XSL sheets and everything that is residing inside a document library with versioning and content approval enabled. Generally, in a SharePoint WCM development project, multiple items get checked out during development. Towards the end of the project during deployment, the developer or tester has to manually find all the unpublished items. Checking in these items and approving those manually is a time consuming task. This script automates these all manual steps. You can use this script for “bulk publishing” of multiple documents on SharePoint .

Using the Code

There are different functions in the PowerShell file. The functions are recursive and you may choose to add them even as snapin. Following is the example of the function.



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  • 25th January, 2011: Initial post


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About the Author

Yogesh M Joshi.
Software Developer AVAYA India Pvt Ltd.
India India
I have completed my B.E. Degree in IT form Aditya Engineering College, Beed. (Maharashtra) India.
I have completed Diploma In Advanced Computing (DAC) in Feb 07.
Now I am working for AVAYA India Pvt. LTD as software engineer.
Platform : C/C++, Solaris 10, AIX and Windows

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GeneralMy vote of 2 PinmemberPetr Pechovic2-Feb-11 3:47 

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