Showing which list items have tags or notes in SharePoint 2010

One of the great areas of functionality added in SharePoint 2010 is Social Feedback – the ability for users to add tags and notes to content as part of the managed metadata service. As has been discussed many times this is a fantastic feature to increase the classification of content and the overall findability of . . . → Read More: Showing which list items have tags or notes in SharePoint 2010

Publish all pages in a site collection with PowerShell

SharePoint front-end guru and general nice guy Ben from Web.0 contacted me recently to ask how he could publish multiple pages across a SP2010 site collection. It seems he’d been given a backup from an existing project with a fairly deep site structure and many many pages in various states of approval.

My first thought . . . → Read More: Publish all pages in a site collection with PowerShell

Display a user’s picture in the content query web part

As I detailed in my last post, it’s possible to display a user’s profile photo in a data form web part. I attempted to use a similar technique to display a photo in some custom XSL for a content query web part (CQWP) and unfortunately ran into a brick wall. After exploring many options, and . . . → Read More: Display a user’s picture in the content query web part

Displaying a user’s picture in the data view web part

After seeing my post on displaying recent blog posts from around a SharePoint site a pal (@andrewjolly) got in touch and asked me if it would be possible to display a user’s photo via XSL. After digging around I found that there are a few different scenarios where this could be used with different approaches . . . → Read More: Displaying a user’s picture in the data view web part

Viewing raw data in a Content Query Web Part

Partly a reminder for myself, but hopefully useful for others…

I regularly use the Content Query Web Part (CQWP) and the Data Form Web Part to format how data, usually from SharePoint lists, is presented back to the user. A common scenario for me is to check that the data being returned by the query . . . → Read More: Viewing raw data in a Content Query Web Part