Querying Specific Lists With The Content Query Web Part

Recently I’ve spent a lot of time working with the XSLT List View Web Part so it was a nice change last week to work on a solution involving the Content Query Web Part (CQWP). For my particular task of aggregating data from multiple lists the CQWP was the obvious choice – and by writing . . . → Read More: Querying Specific Lists With The Content Query Web Part

Getting Site IDs, List IDs and Site Column Internal Names

For various tasks in SharePoint it’s useful to be able to find out the IDs or internal names of various elements in your SharePoint site. As this is something that I often have to do I thought it would be worth jotting down the steps that I go through to get these.

Finding a List . . . → Read More: Getting Site IDs, List IDs and Site Column Internal Names

Switching content types of an item doesn’t lose field values

I was asked a question the other day that at first glance seems to be a really simple question – but yet I didn’t immediately know the answer to it. Having got the answer I think it’s worth sharing. The question was:

“If a list item has its content type changed does it lose the . . . → Read More: Switching content types of an item doesn’t lose field values