Everyone collects utilities, and most folks have a list of a few that they feel are indispensable. Here’s mine. Each has a distinct purpose, and I probably touch each at least a few times a week. This list is all about Visual Studio 2010 extensions.
What is Managed metadata? In short: Managed metadata is a hierarchical collection of centrally managed terms that you can define, and then use as attributes for items. In a previous post about how to provision Managed Metadata columns, I explained how Managed metadata columns can be created. Navigation We’ve always been able to use folders […]
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.
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.
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. […]
The problem: Failed to extract the cab file in the solution Working on a SharePoint where I was reshuffling some files, suddenly I run into this error while attempting to add a solution to the solution store: Failed to extract the cab file in the solution.
Convenient Powershell Sometimes you want to find all content types and sitecolumns you created in SharePoint. A simple way to acomplish this is the use of PowerShell. Conditional in this script is that all my custom content types and sitecolumns belong to the same group.
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 […]
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 […]
This post will show you how to provision Site Columns that uses Managed Metadata in SharePoint 2010. Managed Metadata is one of the new and exciting features of SharePoint Server 2010. It allows you to centrally manage metadata terms and keywords. Creating Managed Metadata columns using the SharePoint web interface is a simple task but […]
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 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 […]