Category Archives: SharePoint Content Management Tips

This category is for tips in managing the content in a SharePoint installation. E.g. modifying web parts, using content editor web parts, etc.

Get SharePoint List Guid via Browser

So, you want (for many possible reasons) to know the GUID that is associated with a List in your SharePoint. Worry not! It is amazingly simple – once you know the trick.Go to the List and List Settings. Right click … 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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Query SharePoint 2007 database for user permissions

This is another tidbit generated by Richard Granger. Permissions are a critical component to managing a SharePoint based solution. Dealing with permissions can be very simple, but they can also quickly become a nightmare or worse to manage, The nice … Continue reading

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How to add color to a SharePoint 2007 calendar

For SharePoint 2010 – go to the end of this article.   This article was written by a friend and colleague of mine, Richard Granger. In it, he explains an approach to making calendar events color coded inside SharePoint. I … Continue reading

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