Displaying a links list in the CQWP (SP2010)

I got a message from a pal (@AndrewJolly) asking if I knew anything about displaying the contents of a Links List in the Content Query Web Part (CQWP). I vaguely remembered having had some difficulties with this in the past so I thought I’d take a quick look into it. The good news is that . . . → Read More: Displaying a links list in the CQWP (SP2010)

SharePoint 2010 list view throttling and custom CAML queries

My current project involves storing thousands of items in SharePoint lists. Whilst we have been well aware of the usual considerations around being careful to limit the number of items that we are displaying at any one time, I recently ran into an interesting issue with the new list throttling capabilities of SharePoint 2010 and . . . → Read More: SharePoint 2010 list view throttling and custom CAML queries

I’m SharePoint Certifiable…

Last week I successfully took the SharePoint exam 70-668: Microsoft SharePoint 2010, Administrator. Added to the 70-667 exam: Microsoft SharePoint 2010, Configuring that I’d taken the week before and this now makes me a Microsoft Certified Professional! I’ve never been a big one for exams and certifications so I’m actually surprised at just how good . . . → Read More: I’m SharePoint Certifiable…

Use PowerShell to identify a list from an ID in SP2010

Here’s a little bit of PowerShell that I thought I’d share. I had an issue this week were I was presented with a helpful ‘List does not exist error’.

But no indication as to which list?! After checking the obvious things (master page checked in etc), I thought it would be just easiest . . . → Read More: Use PowerShell to identify a list from an ID in SP2010