Round Box Effects in SharePoint with CSS3Pie


Boxes with rounded corners seem all the rage these days, unsurprisingly perhaps, since there seems to be some neuro-biological factors which make rounded corners easier on the eye, or perhaps that should be the brain (I saw some random post about the subject somewhere, probably off twitter). So looking at how you can get this effect … Continue reading Round Box Effects in SharePoint with CSS3Pie

SharePoint 2010 Create and Update List Forms Programmatically


In this post, somewhat inspired by @BinaryJam‘s series on list form customisation using SharePoint designer, we will create a new (New Item) list form and update an existing Edit form programmatically, and add the SPServices autocomplete feature to both forms of an existing list. The SPServices autocomplete will be attached to a list column which … Continue reading SharePoint 2010 Create and Update List Forms Programmatically

Provisioning a SharePoint 2010 List Instance Causes Exception in a Site Scoped Feature


Provisioning a list using the ListInstance element causes an exception, if the element is included in a Site scoped feature and the RootWebOnly attribute is set to TRUE. Setting RootWebOnly to FALSE, or removing the attribute, works as expected. If the ListInstance element, as shown above, is included in a Web scoped feature, it works … Continue reading Provisioning a SharePoint 2010 List Instance Causes Exception in a Site Scoped Feature

SharePoint 2010 Fixing an Empty Browser Window Title


You develop a custom masterpage and find that the browser windows title is empty, showing only… ” – Windows Internet Explorer” Thanks to Martin Hatch the solution is simple and somewhat baffling – another SharePoint curveball. The masterpage markup for the HTML -> HEAD -> TITLE element should be on a single line, and not … Continue reading SharePoint 2010 Fixing an Empty Browser Window Title

SharePoint 2010 Hiding the Ribbon Browse Tab Button


The SharePoint 2010 OOTB Ribbon contains a browse button as shown below This button exists to enable users to show the Title area, which gets hidden when selecting other tab buttons… So, if you move the title area, or hide it etc, the browse button is surplus to requirements and can be removed as follows. Add the … Continue reading SharePoint 2010 Hiding the Ribbon Browse Tab Button