SharePoint Relevant Microsoft Team Blogs

With SharePoint continuing to grow and grow it’s a real challenge to stay on top of all the latest news/announcements/discoveries from the people who are working on the product(s) – that’s in addition to all the great content generated by the community.

Here’s a list of the Microsoft Team Blogs that I’m following to attempt . . . → Read More: SharePoint Relevant Microsoft Team Blogs

CQWP #1: Aggregating items from the last 7 days

Whilst clearing some space on my laptop – a regular occurrence when running multiple hyper-v machines! – I found a document I’d written a while ago, noting down some of the more obscure but useful tips for working with the Content Query Web Part (CQWP) in SharePoint 2007. Despite looking at SharePoint 2010 over the . . . → Read More: CQWP #1: Aggregating items from the last 7 days

How to do cross-site collection aggregation?

Best practice indicates that if you have a considerable amount of content within SharePoint then you should be looking to split that into multiple site collections. I’m not going into why that’s important in this post, but it does raise a question around one of the most powerful features that was introduced within MOSS 2007 . . . → Read More: How to do cross-site collection aggregation?

Alternate CSS vs Themes

I’ve been working with some of our front-end developers recently and getting to understand more and more about the different options available when branding SharePoint 2007. Branding SharePoint is a huge topic and I’m starting to recognise that whilst it’s sometimes possible to see the ‘wrong way’ of doing things, it’s not always so easy . . . → Read More: Alternate CSS vs Themes

SharePoint / Word 2007 Integration – Local Drafts Behaviour

We stumbled on this the other day when investigating an issue a client was having with opening up Word documents from a SharePoint site. It appears that if you are logged into SharePoint as a different user to that which you are logged into windows with, then certain functionality within Word 2007 is disabled. This . . . → Read More: SharePoint / Word 2007 Integration – Local Drafts Behaviour