SignalR to synchronize web pages real-time

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What is SignalR In a nutshell, SignalR allows you to pass data between client and server in realtime. It will run on .Net 4.0 or 4.5 and to get websockets running, you will need IIS8 or IIS8 Express. That said, it will run on older versions of IIS and will switch to different transport modes.

Custom asset picker with Enhanced URLField

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Working on a SharePoint 2010 WCM site I had the requirement to deliver a more content editor friendly SharePoint. Especially when it becomes to url fields. Content editors are asked to copy-paste urls in SharePoints out-of-the-box url fields. In contrast to the Publishing Content Field, the url field does not come with an asset picker.

XSLT remove HTML comments / attributes / nodes

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Working on a new SharePoint site, we have to migrate old content to our new SharePoint. The old site was built in Tridion. To clean up HTML, the use of XSLT nifty way to clean things up. Content migration Content migration will be done with the application called Metalogix. This is a very powerful application. […]

Remove Web Part Zone table with Control Adapter

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If you need to make a SharePoint site compliant and render pages without nested tables you will need to make use of a control adapter. They actually serve a purpose of providing a way of completely changing the rendering of a control based on the browser type of the client, which turns out to be […]

Dynamically add an icon on new window links

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A common feature on sites and wikis is the “open in new window” icon. It’s not very good idea for several reason to put them al over the HTML, they’re a greate candidate for using progressive enhancement. In our case, we can use jQuery to add the images pretty easily. Use the jQuery selectors First […]

Add custom styles to SummaryLinkWebPart

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The SummaryLinkWebPart has many styles in it, but if you need to brand it to your company’s then you can add custom styles. Introduction to SummaryLinkWebPart Add the webpart. It is in the category Content Rollup. See on MSDN what you can do with this webpart. Configure styles and layout to set the layout of […]

Visio stencils for SharePoint 2010

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Visio stencils For my new project, I draw several schematic views of the SharePoint solution. Out-of-the-box there is not much SharePoint related shapes in Visio. Here is where my search for good Visio stencils started. After looking around on the internet I found two really great visio stencils for SharePoint 2010. The first one is […]