If you find that you want your site logo link to go elsewhere you adjust the NavigateUrl property in your SPLinkButton reference. In my case I wanted it to go to the root of the sub site, not the site collection. NavigateUrl=”~sitecollection/” became NavigateUrl=”~site/”
I recently ran into a problem in WSS3 with emails not firing when folks registered for an online course. The workflow would inconsistently end with the status of ‘stopped’. However, every time I would run it things went through without a problem. After some research I stumbled upon a great post that seems to have… Continue reading SharePoint Workflow completes with status ‘Stopped’
Have you nuked your NewForm.aspx page in Sharepoint WSS/MOSS 2007? This can happen if you remove the default list web part from the page and save the file. The problem is apparently that any time you create a custom list form web part, it grabs the latest fields from NewForm.aspx not from the list settings. … Continue reading Recover NewForm.aspx from the dead in Sharepoint 2007
Sharepoint allows you to utilize web service calls to retrieve and manipulate data. To do this though you will need to be able to write CAML to create your queries. I found this site pretty useful when it came time to really dig into creating my own custom CAML-based Sharepoint queries.
This is a great post on doing a join in Sharepoint, all through Sharepoint Designer w/o any code. View the post at Yet Another SharePoint Blog
This is a pretty common task. But one that there may be some “mystery” around if you haven’t done it before. It is actually pretty simple once you get under the hood. Check out these directions to find out how to create your own custom theme (based upon an existing one) quickly and easily. Note:… Continue reading How to create a Sharepoint theme and set it up for others to use
This is one of those random WTF kind of issues that I run into when trying to connect to Coke’s Sharepoint servers while not on VPN. I think I have finally found a nice workaround which is painfully easy. Instead of clicking the option to open a site via the icon or File->Open Site simply… Continue reading Sharepoint Designer: “The folder name is not valid” error
Sharepoint allows you a lot of freedom to control what your user sees in lists throughout your site. But if you like me have customized not only your theme and templates, you also want to customize the forms that your users interact with. To do this you likely are editing your NewForm.aspx and probably have… Continue reading Sharepoint: Hiding the unhidable fields