Finding a Correlation ID using Fiddler

When working with SharePoint it’s inevitable that at some point you will come across a Correlation ID on your screen! These are invaluable for tracking down issues when you’re building new functionality – and are handily displayed in the onscreen error messages so that they can be plugged into ULS Viewer to track down the . . . → Read More: Finding a Correlation ID using Fiddler

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

Showing which list items have tags or notes in SharePoint 2010

One of the great areas of functionality added in SharePoint 2010 is Social Feedback – the ability for users to add tags and notes to content as part of the managed metadata service. As has been discussed many times this is a fantastic feature to increase the classification of content and the overall findability of . . . → Read More: Showing which list items have tags or notes in SharePoint 2010

SharePoint 2010 Visual Studio 2010 Extensions Launched!

So a big congratulations to my colleagues at Content and Code who have been burning the midnight oil working on some productivity tools for the new Visual Studio 2010 for working with SharePoint 2010.

Wes and Matt have been plugging away at creating a collection of templates, Server Explorer extensions and other goodies all packaged . . . → Read More: SharePoint 2010 Visual Studio 2010 Extensions Launched!