Category: SharePoint

What is SharePoint?

I have a training session tomorrow morning where I have the pleasure of introducing a room of people to the concept of SharePoint. Now I know some may snicker because SharePoint has a few thorns, but I really do see the value it can bring to a company when it is introduced properly.  Especially when people know how […]

Adding metadata to a folder in SharePoint 2013

Depending on your requirements you may need to assign metadata to a folder. At first I thought it would be fairly straight forward but realized it required a few very specific steps in order to accomplish this task. Step 1: Go to a Document Library that has a Managed Metadata Column and create a folder […]

First Impressions: SharePoint Online’s Site Templates

This weekend I decided to take a little stroll around SharePoint Online. I had poked around the Team Site template already but I was really curious about how a publishing site would behave. So, I went ahead and created a site using the Publishing Template. The root site I was working from was created using […]

Fix for SharePoint 2010 scrolling problems for Chrome, iOS4 & Android

The other day a public facing website that had been built upon the SharePoint 2010 platform was experiencing some scrolling issues. After a date with Google and a few furrowed brows, I crafted a hybrid solution of my own that worked best for my particular scenario. The Problem Scrolling did not work when visiting the […]

Summary Link Web Part: Is it worth the code bloat?

Sometimes as a SharePoint front-end developer you have to sacrifice the desire for the leanest code possible in order to create a better authoring experience. Take for example the common requirement for authors to add Quick Links to a page. The Summary Link Web Part is perfect for this task but I would often overlook […]