Publish all pages in a site collection with PowerShell

SharePoint front-end guru and general nice guy Ben from Web.0 contacted me recently to ask how he could publish multiple pages across a SP2010 site collection. It seems he’d been given a backup from an existing project with a fairly deep site structure and many many pages in various states of approval.

My first thought . . . → Read More: Publish all pages in a site collection with PowerShell

SharePoint 2010 Publishing Sites and Mobile Views Authentication Issue

During testing of a SharePoint 2010 public facing website we noticed that when using mobile devices anonymous users were getting authentication prompts. Not good! The intended behaviour was to send users to the standard view of the website but SharePoint was detecting mobile browsers and redirecting to the mobile view of the site. We ended . . . → Read More: SharePoint 2010 Publishing Sites and Mobile Views Authentication Issue

SharePoint 2010 Web Parts and Malformed Reusable Content Error in Event Viewer

On my last SharePoint 2010 project (building a public-facing website) I saw that the event log was getting deluged with errors with an Event ID 5548 from the Web Content Management source in the Publishing task category. The detailed event message was:

Event ID 5548 A malformed reusable content HTML fragment was found: A placeholder . . . → Read More: SharePoint 2010 Web Parts and Malformed Reusable Content Error in Event Viewer

List of internet facing SharePoint sites

I recently saw a tweet by Ian Morrish (@imorrish of wssdemo) pointing to a site where he has kept track of sites built on the SharePoint platform. On its own this is worth a mention but wait – there’s more! He’s also captured additional information, such as country, industry and SharePoint version etc. All of . . . → Read More: List of internet facing SharePoint sites

Web Part Versioning in SharePoint 2010

Whilst reading Maurice Prather’s blog (BlueDog Limited) I was reminded of something I’d seen at the SharePoint Conference 09 but hadn’t had a chance to look at yet – namely that web parts now support versioning.

In MOSS this caused quite a few headaches in WCM scenarios, particularly in solutions with page layouts that had . . . → Read More: Web Part Versioning in SharePoint 2010