Oct25

Branded Search Results in SharePoint 2013

Overview Here are the steps to show search results on a branded SharePoint 2013 site using only standard web parts and the web user interface. Since best practice is to use an out-of-the-box master page master page for the system pages, the ...[Read More]
Published: Oct-25-13 | 1 Comment | 0 Links to this post

Mar21

Fixing Code Blocks not Allowed

We inherited a SharePoint site from another developer who left a little bomb behind. It manifested when a power user at the client site complained about a broken page on the development environment rendering An error occurred during the processi ...[Read More]
Published: Mar-21-13 | 9 Comments | 0 Links to this post

May18

Converting a SharePoint Site to Chinese

Veni; vidi; vici (Overview) Working in a new language and character set, our team saw and conquered several surprises. This post looks at conditional CSS, forcing IE 9 to behave like IE 9 and tweaking Notepad++ to display Chinese characters. ...[Read More]
Published: May-18-12 | 0 Comments | 0 Links to this post

Oct26

Hiding a List Item from Anonymous Users

Karen asked that I remove one of the links from the gift registry on the internet WSS family site. Instead of removing it, I decided to hide it from anonymous users. Note that during this process, we are warned that "You are about to create u ...[Read More]
Published: Oct-26-08 | 0 Comments | 0 Links to this post

Jul13

Rollup Blog Posts in WSS

I've created my main site with two blog subsites. I want to show the last 5 "recent" (under 90 days) posts on the main page of the main site. A Content Query Web Part would be perfect here, but unfortunately, that is only available in MO ...[Read More]
Published: Jul-13-08 | 0 Comments | 0 Links to this post

Jul10

Anonymous Access for the Family Site

My goal is to extend my main production site from an unconventional port (i.e., not 80) to a site in the cloud with host headers on port 80 where I'll allow anonymous access. I may allow (or require) FBA access on port 80 at some point, and past e ...[Read More]
Published: Jul-10-08 | 0 Comments | 0 Links to this post

Jul08

Family Site

I have seen many family sites, and many sites using WSS and several that use this mix. My plan is to make ours blog-driven, but that may prove over-ambitious. At least we'll be able to put up photos. I like Matthew McDermott's series of posts for ...[Read More]
Published: Jul-08-08 | 0 Comments | 0 Links to this post