Dealing with corrupt WebConfigModification entries.
Recently, I came across a problem. I had created a new SharePoint Designer Custom Action and I created a feature solution package to deploy it to the production farm. In testing it in a dev environment, I kept getting errors from the code I was using to make the appropriate web.config entries. A custom SPD […]
It Happens To Everyone
A co-worker pointed this out to me. Seems like someone was making a change to SharePoint.Microsft.com without testing and got the Unexpected Error! I’m sure it was unexpected! The site was down for only a little while but it gave both of us a chuckle. Thanks Matt!
Removing OPTIONS with jQuery
Here’s a usability solution that was necessitated by my desire to present a logical, workable solution to my end-user. I’m still learning jQuery so my solution may not be the most elegant – but it works. I welcome any improvements! The Setup I have a SharePoint site that is displaying the results of an SQL […]
Default Quick Launch Heading Paths
Every so often, I come across sites that have the default Heading entries on the Quick Launch deleted. I decided to write them down here in case I ever needed to put them back. It’s also handy to be able to navigate to the All Items link in a site with no Quick Launch. This […]
Easy Check If An SPWeb/SPList Exist
I write a lot of code using the SharePoint object model. Often times, I want to check to see if a particular Web exists in a Site Collection or a List exists in a Web. I used to write methods that enumerated through the collection to see if they existed or I wrapped a Try-Catch […]
Determining SQL Requirements for SharePoint
Joel Oleson has a good post about determining your SQL server requirements in your SharePoint implementation. A good resource for planning. 10 Key Questions Determining SharePoint SQL Server Count
Great SharePoint 2010 Planning Reference
Here is a list of SharePoint 2010 Architecture and Planning links. I am mainly capturing this link for future reference! http://rdacollab.blogspot.com/2010/01/sharepoint-2010-planning-and.html
Dealing with the [Today] problem in SharePoint Calculated Fields
Today I was presented with a problem that I thought should have been easy. Create a calculated field that displayed the number of days that had passed from an [EndDate] field. My first thought was to use a calculated field with a function =[Today]-[EndDate]. When I got that, I was informed that calculated fields could […]
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Another example of how JQuery can help your site!
I like this post because it illustrates how JQuery can make your UI code more efficient. Look at the code examples in this post. What once took 6 lines of code only takes one using JQuery. Of course, you have the overhead of loading the JQuery framework – but if you are doing a lot […]