XLV Strange HTML Behaviour With AJAX Options

I had to do a bit of digging around on my current project to help resolve a strange HTML issue we were having with the XSLT List View Web Part (XLV). In the end I tracked it down to the fact that if you have enabled the AJAX Options for the web part then the . . . → Read More: XLV Strange HTML Behaviour With AJAX Options

No Right Click In SharePoint 2010

Ok, so it’s not the end of the world but it has been bugging me for a while that it’s not possible to right click on navigation items in SharePoint 2010. In both the global navigation and the current navigation (quick launch) right clicking on a link does not bring up the expected menus.

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Below The Fold Web Tools

There is a common perception that users do not scroll when visiting web sites. Studies from Jakob Nielsen have shown that whilst this isn’t the case it is certainly important to place important information above the page’s initially viewable area.

“Web users spend 80% of their time looking at information above the page fold. . . . → Read More: Below The Fold Web Tools

Themes in SharePoint 2010 v SharePoint 2007

For a small SharePoint 2010 proof of concept a couple of guys at work have been working on they had requirements to do a small branding exercise. Nothing major, just colour changes and some nice background images in the banner area.

As per usual, with tight deadlines and conflicting demands from client, sales, company dog . . . → Read More: Themes in SharePoint 2010 v SharePoint 2007

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