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Missing Publish Tab and Containing Incorrect Buttons on Page Tab

Typically, the ribbon on a Publishing Page will have several tabs: Browse, Page, and Publish. The Page tab in the ribbon itself will contain buttons that are specific to Publishing Pages. It should look like something like this:


However, if your Page Layout has custom code-behind, you might notice that your Publishing Page, when you edit it, is missing the Publish tab, and the Page tab contains buttons that are more consistent with a “normal” SharePoint page than a Publishing Page, like this:


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This is a guide for setting up an InfoPath form that will fill in other textboxes with data retrieved from a SharePoint list or library, this form will be published to a SharePoint form library in order to provide end users an easy way to fill in a form. This solution is created by using InfoPath 2013 and SharePoint 2013.

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Error occurred in deployment step ‘Recycle IIS Application Pool’: Cannot connect to the SharePoint site

One of the frustrating problems that you might face with SharePoint 2013 applications is some of the errors that you really don’t know how to troubleshoot, or where to start your investigation, one of the errors I had is the following:

Error occurred in deployment step ‘Recycle IIS Application Pool’: Cannot connect to the SharePoint site: << Site Collection URL >>. Make sure that this is a valid URL and the SharePoint site is running on the local computer. If you moved this project to a new computer or if the URL of the SharePoint site has changed since you created the project, update the Site URL property of the project.

In my case I get the above error once you try to deploy my application, The above error is caused due to lack of permission of the current user on the content db of the Web Application. Add the current user to the db Owner role of the content database of the web application.