Ratings in SharePoint allow users to mark content with a rating, which can then be used to display content by popularity for instance. For more information on the ratings feature in SharePoint see this reference, http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepoint-server-help/enable-users-to-rate-content-HA101791797.aspx. Enabling Ratings To enable ratings on your list or library go to the list settings page and choose Ratings … Continue reading Show SharePoint Content Ratings with a Calculated Column
As part of a recent project I need to build a video player carousel, like this; The merits of a Carousel in an Intranet are Debatable: http://conversionxl.com/dont-use-automatic-image-sliders-or-carousels-ignore-the-fad/ That aside, I went ahead to build one. The subject of this post is not how to aggregate video data and display it on the page, but rather … Continue reading Using the SharePoint 2010 Silverlight Video Player
Setting up SharePoint 2010/2013 User Profile Synchronization to import profile photos from active directory user accounts
Recently I developed a solution for a client, which centred around a list which managed gift registration data. The client wanted some expressive labels next to the field controls, to provide guidance on how to fill-in each field; Field Descriptions I showed the client how field descriptions would appear underneath the field controls, but what … Continue reading Customizing SharePoint List Forms with Content Type Rendering Templates .
Today I was using the Asset Picker (AssetPortalBrowser.aspx) in a publishing site, and clicking on the list and library links on the left hand side of the dialog resulted in a web part error being displayed on the right; Checking the ULS logs turned up the following error; Knowing that it had previously been working, … Continue reading SharePoint 2010 Portal Asset Browser Broken with Windows Update 2844287 / 2844286