When developing a site or application page in SharePoint the ribbon control will typically be excluded from the modal display since it is outside of the modal dialogs rendered output (see SharePoint CSS class s4-notdlg). In most cases this is just fine, except that, if you want to display SharePoint notification toast’s you won’t see them, … Continue reading Display Status Notification Toast in a SharePoint Modal Dialog
If you create a Search Centre in your SharePoint 2010 site collection, you may notice that it’s somewhat lacking in the navigation and breadcrumb goodies, as shown in the image below. Perhaps you want to fix this, so you change the search site master page to v4.master, or you’ve created your own custom masterpage perhaps also based on v4.master, … Continue reading SharePoint 2010 Modifying the Search Centre Master Page and Page Layouts
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
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
There is a great 6 part series on SharePoint MasterPages on the SharePoint Magazine site, covering SharePoint masterpage overview, development through to production deployment using features.