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

Aggregating Items From Past 7 Days in SharePoint 2010

A while ago I wrote a post on how to aggregate items from ‘the last 7 days’ using the Content Query Web Part in SharePoint 2007, which involved exporting the webpart and overriding the CAML query. Now in SharePoint 2010 it’s a much easier process to achieve the same result.

The CQWP now includes additional . . . → Read More: Aggregating Items From Past 7 Days in SharePoint 2010

CQWP PageQueryString Filter Bug

I’ve been working with the Content Query Web Part in SharePoint 2010 and battling for a couple of days now with a bug when using the PageQueryString filter introduced in SP2010. From what I can work out, this bug is apparent when trying to use the PageQueryString filter and restricting the query to a specific . . . → Read More: CQWP PageQueryString Filter Bug

Making The Content Query Web Part AJAX Enabled

For a WCM project that I’m working on I’ve been looking at the new and improved Content Query Web Part in SharePoint 2010. I stumbled across some properties in the .webpart file of a CQWP that seemed to indicate it was possible to enable AJAX for the web part… and so it proved to be!

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CQWP #2: Aggregating items with multiple content types

As with my earlier post CQWP #1: Aggregating items from the last 7 days, it is sometimes a requirement to configure the Content Query Web Part beyond that which is possible through the UI and the browser. One such example of this is configuring the CQWP to aggregate items from different content types.

The recommended . . . → Read More: CQWP #2: Aggregating items with multiple content types