SharePoint: Referencing the Current Site URL in a Data View Web Part


You’re developing a custom Data View Web Part (Data Form Web Part) instance and within your XSL you need access to the URL of the site on which the web part is being accessed. This post assumes that the Data View Web Part is performing a same-site query, the solution here will not work for … Continue reading SharePoint: Referencing the Current Site URL in a Data View Web Part

Data View Web Part: Add an Edit Properties Link which Returns to the Link Source


The Data View Web Part is a great component to use to create user interface elements in SharePoint as an alternative to the Document Library / List UI. But you still want to give users access to the relevant List Forms; Add, Edit, Display.Β Β  This is easy enough to do by creating a link to … Continue reading Data View Web Part: Add an Edit Properties Link which Returns to the Link Source

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