Create a content type search refinement panel in SharePoint 2010

On a recent SharePoint 2010 project I’ve been asked to configure the search experience. There’s been no great customisation to do in this instance, however with just a little configuration it’s been possible to achieve great results (pun intended).

I’ve started from a site based on the Enterprise Search Centre template and made a few . . . → Read More: Create a content type search refinement panel in SharePoint 2010

Social database limits – Is 500 million enough?

As part of a question I was looking into recently I re-stumbled across the SharePoint Server 2010 Capacity Management: Software boundaries and limits article on TechNet. This is full of all kinds of interesting facts and figures to help you plan your solution appropriately. Whilst scanning through it my eye caught on the following entry:

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Building a good SharePoint team site

Recently I was lucky enough to work with a small group of business users who were experiencing SharePoint as ‘more than a document library‘ for the first time. Over a period of about a month we ended up growing our SharePoint 2010 Team Site in to one of the better examples that I’ve seen since . . . → Read More: Building a good SharePoint team site

Folders in SharePoint are not evil!

So I’m certainly not the first to mention this but I heard something a few weeks ago that bugged me a little bit at the time and has been gnawing away at me. Albeit a little provocatively, a colleague mentioned to some end-users something along the lines of:

Everybody who works with SharePoint will tell . . . → Read More: Folders in SharePoint are not evil!