SharePoint Saturday NYC 2014 Slides Posted

Thank you to everyone who attended the sessions I did with Beatrice Baciu on Leveraging User Profiles in 2010 and 2013. We had a great weekend. Thanks to the organizers for having us down. Looking forward to next year. If you are looking for the slides I have posted them here.

Provisioning files in a feature in the root directory

I was recently tasked with migrating code that was written for 2007  in a feature. The files that were originally provisioned in the feature we deployed to the root folder of the feature. The code had already been upgraded to SharePoint 2010. I needed to create a wsp using Visual Studio 2010 and package it…

Custom Search MasterPage for SharePoint 2010

I wish I could say that I was smart enough to have figured this one out for myself but I can’t. I was working on my first custom branded SharePoint 2010 site and the search screen was all messed up. The navigation was displaying doubled. It turns out that the search center out of the…

Defaulting Preview Pane To First Item in List

A client of ours wanted to use the preview pane for a list view. The default view of the preview pane has the right hand pane blank. You need to select an item or hover an item from the left pane to populate the right pane. The client wanted the right hand pane to have…

Powershell Commands for Installing Solutions and Features

As a SharePoint 2007 developer I have many of the common stsadm commands committed to memory. While stsadm still works in SharePoint 2010 in favor of moving to proficiency in the latest version of the technology here are some of the powershell commands that I use on a daily basis. With that said, I usually…

Themes for your SharePoint 2010 environment

I spend most of my time working on custom branding projects using SharePoint. These are great projects and tend to be large custom dev projects. They also tend to have larger budgets. But what about those clients that want a different look and feel but don’t have the large budget. Use a custom theme or…