Category Archives: SharePoint Coding

Blogs entries related to SharePoint coding experiences.

Style Promoted Links in your SharePoint site

I had a colleague that wanted to use the Promoted Links webpart on his site as a navigation tool, but he wanted it to display vertically instead of horizontally. So I did some digging around. http://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/contents/articles/26522.everything-about-promoted-links-in-sharepoint-2013-change-size-wrap-view-handle-click-event-using-jquery.aspx Fantastic article!! In minutes, … Continue reading

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How to redirect as page on SharePoint Online (Office 365)

Here’s a common scenario. You’ve created a site in SharePoint and have business users going to it. You know they’ve bookmarked the site. Then, having learned some lessons and new tricks along the way, you create a new and improved … Continue reading

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SharePoint 2007 Event model

There is another way to take action on data inside of SharePoint besides using workflows. You can actually tie directly into the events within SharePoint. For example, when a user goes to delete an item from a list, the ItemDeleting … Continue reading

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Create an InfoPath form to collect specific information for a custom task

In this blog, I will show how to create an InfoPath form that is used by a sequential workflow to capture data as a task to an end user. The workflow we are creating is kicked off OnCreate on a … Continue reading

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Pull data from a user’s My Site in SharePoint

In a SharePoint that I support, we have custom properties in the My Sites that represent key knowledge areas that have been identified as significant to the Command. The knowledge areas were identified using a taxonomy creating a hierarchy. For … Continue reading

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How to get the email address from a SharePoint account

I had a situation where I needed the email address (and other information) for a user that was in a field in a SharePoint list. Turns out to be pretty simple to get a handle to, once you know the … Continue reading

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Read a parameter from the url inside a MOSS 2007 webpart.

This article documents a way to read a url parameter from a SharePoint Webpart. This is similar to reading a parameter in an aspx page, but because you are inside SharePoint, there are a couple extras that you need to … Continue reading

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