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Turn off User Alerts in SharePoint 2010

Have you ever tried to turn off the user alerts in SharePoint 2010?

It would be easy to set up a user alert in SharePoint 2010 list however when someone comes back to you and say "Hey its bugging me with the alert mails as am getting 15, 20 mails everyday" you would say "No worries I can fix it" and then you would go back to the list searching how you can do this and then you realise "What?? I can't do it" and by that time you would have added 100 users to the list :S

-Yes you need either Control point or Powershell script to turn it off as SharePoint 2010 does not allow you to turn off all the alerts for the users at a time until unless each user logs in and modify it.

I ran into the same situation :D and finally have to get some Powershell script to turn it off.

This would be usefull to you :

++++++++//Script // +++++++++
Start-SPAssignment –Global
$web = Get-SPWeb "***URL of Site***"
$listurl = "***Relative URL of List***"

SharePoint 2010 Branding / Customisation

I will show you how to do some basic customisation on a SharePoint 2010 Publishing site, and then to make a few tweaks on the "CSS" file on the SharePoint page.

I have created a simple Sharepoint 2010 Publishing site and have used SharePoint Designer 2010 to edit the Master Page and create a simple Top banner and make a slight change on the Quick launch menu, adding some simple image and links on the left side.I will detail this out over here so that you can start experimenting.
Primiarily i used Sharepoint 2010 Designer for this and its freely downloadable as you know :

Lets go step by step :

Step 1
Once you created a site with the "Publishing Template" you can also verify your Master Page by going to the SP 2010 site and Go to Site Action > Site Settings > Look and Feel > Master PageHere you can see SP 2010 by default use "Nightandday.master" page as the default Master Page.

Step 2
The Css file associated with this Master page is "nightandd…