Archives by Tag 'Customization'

Custom Timer Jobs versus PowerShell and Task Scheduler for Scheduled Tasks

By Namwar Rizvi - Last updated: Friday, December 7, 2012

Although I am a great fan of using PowerShell for performing lots of tasks in SharePoint quickly, but there are certain areas where PowerShell may not be the optimum solution. One of which is Custom Timer Jobs in SharePoint. Although you can schedule a PowerShell script by a task scheduler in windows to run some […]

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Correct way of generating Source parameter value in your SharePoint Link

By Namwar Rizvi - Last updated: Tuesday, February 21, 2012

As you may already know that SharePoint uses Source parameter in query string to take you back to the page from where you came. The value of the Source paramter must be properly encoded. Don’t worry, you do not need to write your own Javascript function to do this. Just use already provided function called […]

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Useful Javascript Functions and objects in SharePoint – Part 2

By Namwar Rizvi - Last updated: Monday, February 20, 2012

In my last article “Useful Javascript Functions and objects in SharePoint – Part 1”  I listed some useful javascript objects in SharePoint. Today I will continue exploring useful functions. DOM Management byid(id) = Return element for the given id newE(tag) = Create a new dom element of the given tag e.g. div etc. wpf() = […]

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Useful Javascript Functions and objects in SharePoint – Part 1

By Namwar Rizvi - Last updated: Sunday, February 19, 2012

SharePoint has a huge set of javascript functions and objects which are defined in essential SharePoint javascript files like init.js, core.js, forms.js etc. These files are necessary for SharePoint to function properly. There is no reason to reinvent the wheel by writing your own javascript function for something which is already provided by these core […]

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Quickest way to create Slide Show from your Picture Library in SharePoint

By Namwar Rizvi - Last updated: Sunday, February 5, 2012

Although there are many scripts available on internet which helps you to create slide show or image carousel but none of them gives us the ability to display Title and Description along with the image. I searched quite a lot and then ultimately end up creating my own. I must clarify that I have not […]

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List of Special Pages in SharePoint 2010 which do not use any master page

By Namwar Rizvi - Last updated: Sunday, April 10, 2011

There are some special pages in SharePoint 2010 which do not use any master page. You should be aware of these pages to avoid bad user experience while branding your site. Following is the list of those pages: AccessDenied.aspx : Displays, if user does not have permission to perform respective action. Confirmation.aspx : Displays, to […]

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How to edit source in SharePoint 2010 Content Editor Web Part (CEWP)?

By Namwar Rizvi - Last updated: Monday, July 19, 2010

Here is the way to edit source in Content Editor Web Part CEWP in SharePoint 2010

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How to find Microsoft.SharePoint.ApplicationPages.dll and some other assemblies

By Namwar Rizvi - Last updated: Saturday, June 12, 2010

How to find Microsoft.SharePoint.ApplicationPages.dll and some other assemblies

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List of all possible Content Place Holders of SharePoint

By Namwar Rizvi - Last updated: Monday, December 21, 2009

List of all conetnt place holders of SharePoint

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Displaying only Year in SharePoint Calculated Column

By Namwar Rizvi - Last updated: Thursday, November 26, 2009

This article describes how to display only year in SharePoint calculated column

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