Category Archive for "SharePoint"

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SharePoint 2010 Snippets

I catch myself re-googling the same snippets over and over. So here is a list of useful SharePoint 2010 snippets: Check for empty Announcements body field: Check if checkbox named “Featured” is checked: Open link to Display form (or any

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SharePoint dataview webpart date formatting error with regional settings

I have read through too many forums and blogs to find a solution for this error, and eventually found this Microsoft KB article that solved my issue with a simple fix. Maybe posting a link to the KB article will

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SharePoint 2010: Custom Calendar Item Style

A small variation of the calendar style provided at labs.steveottenad.com. I made it look like this Add the following template to ItemStyle.xsl as explained in the above article, including adding the namespace xmlns:ddwrt….: <div class="item link-item"> <div class="description xslCal"> <div

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jQuery Featured Content Slider Meets SharePoint

Here are the instructions for adding the jQuery Featured Content Slider to SharePoint. The content for the rotator is set up in a Custom List. There are of course different ways to reference the js and css files (masterpage, additionalpagehead

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SharePoint list items: How to automatically re-order in any list

If you have a list with let’s say 20 FAQ, and you want to manually order the FAQ questions, there is no built-in option in SharePoint to do so. The only list that has a link to reorder list items

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Create new SharePoint pages that include the Quick Launch menu

When you create a new page in a WSS-based environment and you want to work with mostly out-of-box functionality, there is no way to add a web part page that includes the Quick Launch menu. An easy way to accomplish

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Remove “Name ActiveX Control” from SharePoint site

To remove the ActiveX install request on a public facing website or an intranet site  that does not use presence information, I followed the following (really old, but hey it worked!) blog post. It involves adding a custom js file

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