SharePoint designers find it difficult when they try to tweak a SharePoint webpart because everything must be rendered at "code behind", which requires some .NET development skills. How can we make this easier?
One of the restrictions and limitations of using SharePoint Sandbox solutions is that we can not create or find the Visual Web Part template at Visual Studio.Net 2010, while we can see and use the standard normal webpart template. We'll see how to overcome this issue.
There is a need to publish a presentation (PowerPoint) across the organization and prevent employees from downloading versions of that presentation as employees were keeping older versions of the presentation locally. The presentation is timed and contains animations and videos.
Every SharePoint site template (both MOSS 2007 and WSS3) has its own default layout of Web Part Zones. I would like to customize the layout of these zones for flexibility of design in a particular site.
Content Query Web Parts are used to fetch data from different sites in a web application. This web part can be used for various purposes like displaying the latest news or latest events. There can be situations that, despite of having different purposes, the Content Query Web Part might need a uniform data display style.
I have a company that supports an Internet portal on SharePoint, called HotSpotPlace. The portal provides information, advertisements, services and so on. The company has a merchant partner - a company selling consumer goods online. The partner wants clients to be able to make orders for products on any portal page, because the portal is very popular. Users need to be able to register online and for each product, a history of the last purchase date has to be preserved for analytical purposes. These are the requirements.
There is a company with a lot of employees. The requirement is to automate the request and approval process for employee holidays. Each employee has to be able to submit requests for holidays. The request has to be approved or rejected by the employee's manager. Each employee has to have the ability to view only his/her requests. Each manager has to have the right to approve or reject only requests that are requested by employees in his/her department. After the manager's actions, the manager has to be able to only read requests related to his/her department.
The scope of this article is to explain, how to create SharePoint web parts with HTML text editing input controls. Here we will go through the creation of an email sending web part with the Message field enabled for HTML formatting.
There are numerous solutions out there in the web to create a Slideshow web part. But finding one with jQuery was a tough job for me when I started working on this. JQuery was chosen based on the requirement given.
What happened to the SharePoint 2010 "Announcements" web part? In WSS3 and MOSS 2007 (and WSS2) the default Announcements web part showed the Title and a few lines of the Body of the announcement. Now it just shows the Title. Well here's the answer...
Displaying relative information in the form of a master - detail view is one of the most common UI requirements. In this tip we will look at how to deal with this requirement in SharePoint using "Web Part Connections".
I would like to be able to centralize a message and be able to roll it out to multiple SharePoint sites simultaneously. When the message changes, I only want to edit one section and have the changes roll out everywhere automatically.
The standard approach for data storage in SharePoint is lists and libraries. However, there are a few scenarios where you need to deal with XML data. Consider a scenario where you need to integrate a flash component in SharePoint which has dynamic XML data. Or consider another case where you need to manipulate XML data returned by a web service.
XML is more suitable for hierarchical data. So in some cases you would want list data to be converted into XML first, before doing any manipulation. Now the next question is - how would you render the output as desired HTML from an XML data source?