In a publishing environment we often create custom page layouts based on our own content types, and of course if we are also creating custom site definitions, we’ll probably want to create pages in the site defs which are based on our custom page laouts – how do we do this? Again, it’s all done … Continue reading SharePoint: Create a Publishing Page in a Site Definition using a Custom Page Layout
SharePoint: Provision a Page Layout using a Feature
In a publishing environment, we undoubtedly create new page layouts based either on existing or custom page layout content types, examples of stock publishing page layout content types include; Article Page Welcome Page When we create a new page layout and want to provision it into SharePoint as part of a greater solution you will … Continue reading SharePoint: Provision a Page Layout using a Feature
SharePoint: Setting Web Properties using a Feature in Custom Site Definitions
In this post we’ll create a feature which sets property values of the SPWeb instance against which the feature is activated. The feature is designed to be used within custom site defintions to allow the created web site to be configured in ways suitable to the site defintion. The feature has the following characteristics; There are no feature manifests … Continue reading SharePoint: Setting Web Properties using a Feature in Custom Site Definitions
Attaching an Information Management Policy to a Content Type using Feature Activation
An MSDN article demonstrating how to attach an Information Management Policy to a content type using a feature receiver.
SharePoint: The Low Down on Deployment using Feature Modules
Andre Vala has a great post here that describes the low down on deployment using Modules within features. Summary This post is about developing features to deploy files in a SharePoint site (module features). Check the first post SharePoint 2007 Deployment: Overview for an introduction and the series index.