Resetting the Author on a SharePoint site, or Wherefore Art Thou Author Redux

In my previous post Wherefore Art Thou Author? I discussed a problem whereby removing a user from a site collection will cause a "User not found exception" when trying to access the Author property of any web they may have created. In this post, I'll provide a supportable solution to resolving this without having to …

Unrestricted access via SharePoint Object Model from Console Applications

I've been trying to find the definitive Microsoft document/KB on this for a while.  The information is spread out across various Microsoft documentation, and personal blogs, but the personal blogs don't show any official content to back it up....So, I thought I'd share along with the associated official documents links to back it up. Depending …