Category Archives: Web Parts

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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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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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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How to add a PeopleEditor (people picker) as a webpart property

I can’t take credit for this work. I would never have been able to piece this together on my own. I got my code to work by reading: Add PeopleEditor (PeoplePicker) to Webpart Properties . I am documenting what I … Continue reading

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