SharePoint: Content Query Web Part Customizing the Query


Recently I’ve been customizing Content Query Web Parts (CQWP) whereby I override the query and supply my own CAML query. The basic steps involved in doing this are; Author the Web Part using the UI Export the Web Part using the UI Customize the Web Part .webpart file Import the customized Web Part back into … Continue reading SharePoint: Content Query Web Part Customizing the Query

Team, Collaboration and Publishing Features


Shown below is the list of Site and Web scoped features activated by Team, Collaboration and Publishing site definitions. Site Collection Scope. C85E5759-F323-4EFB-B548-443D2216EFB5 – Workflow Expiration 02464C6A-9D07-4F30-BA04-E9035CF54392 – Workflow Review 6C09612B-46AF-4B2F-8DFC-59185C962A29 – Workflow Signature C6561405-EA03-40A9-A57F-F25472942A22 – Workflow Translation F6924D36-2FA8-4f0b-B16D-06B7250180FA – Office SharePoint Server Publishing Infrastructure Activation Dependencies.     A392DA98-270B-4e85-9769-04C0FDE267AA – Publishing Prerequisites     AEBC918D-B20F-4a11-A1DB-9ED84D79C87E – Publishing Resources … Continue reading Team, Collaboration and Publishing Features

Data View Web Part: Simple Case XSLT View


The Data View Web Part is a very useful web part, especially as it allows you to easily customize the display using XLST. Below is some sample XSLT showing a very simple view of items in a document library. The view shows documents using the Title column and creates a clickable link to the document … Continue reading Data View Web Part: Simple Case XSLT View

SharePoint Site Definition Template Names


I’ve compiled a list of the template names of the most common OOTB Site Definitions. The list was generated by perusing the contents of the WEBTEMP files found in C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\web server extensions\12\TEMPLATE\1033\XML. STS#0 – Team Site STS#1 – Blank Site STS#2 – Document Workspace CMSPUBLISHING#0 – Publishing Site BLANKINTERNET#2 – Publishing Site … Continue reading SharePoint Site Definition Template Names