Category: sharepoint 2010

Hide the SharePoint ribbon on a page via simple CSS

On some pages I just want to hide the SharePoint ribbon. Right now I am working in a multinational who has a lot of different technologies at their disposal: Fill-in forms all have a very uniform look&feel, no matter what technology is behind it. When you want to make them in SP2010, the SharePoint ribbon …


Hidden gems: SharePoint 2010 Circulation list and Phone Call Memo

Today I found one of the hidden gems in SharePoint. (yes, I realize this sounds like playing a game 😉 ) I was looking around to create a test site, and tried the “Group Work Site”. This gave me a quite cool site with a Group Calendar and the usual tasks, links, shared documents and …


Hide inactive buttons and tabs on the ribbon in sharePoint 2010 via jquery

First time when I was working with SharePoint 2010, I was amazed about the new look and feel. In a negative sense, that is! Everyone was feeling so happy and joyful about it, and I just couldn’t get it. We went from a clean look in SharePoint 2007, where all my options are hidden underneath …


Free fix for view selection on pages with more then 1 webpart in SharePoint 2010

Write Html code in SharePoint 2010

What are you talking about? Last year I wrote a blogpost concerning the PathToSharePoint solution to parse html on a SharePoint page. That solution was great and was working really well. It wasn’t however working in SharePoint 2010. They have released a new script, specifically for SharePoint 2010! What is it ? Say, you want …


SharePoint 2010 Validation Settings

One of the cool things in SharePoint 2010 for end-users is the validation of columns. In normal applications you can have a validation on a field; examples : – a field number must be between value x and value y that are also on the item – a date must be smaller then another date …


Change the site logo on a webpart page

At a client we designed a custom homepage for their intranet, containing news in categories and a flashy Silverlight picture rotator. We had a problem with the site logo however. On every site the custom logo would appear, but on this page, which was a webpart page, it still showed the old SharePoint logo. In SP …


50 SharePoint questions for analists and developers

Regarding my last post on SharePoint skills, I found this list of SharePoint questions build for functional analists (also called IT-pro’s) who are working with SharePoint. Topics include Search, backup, governance, monitoring, service architecture, sandbox solutions, and other questions. Really good list if you are looking to recruite a SharePoint member for your team!


installing SharePoint 2010 – great script

So, you are ready to install SharePoint 2010 ? You can follow this script by Craig Humpfrey, which gives a lot of good info on the subject and has links to a lot of debugging posts and other good scripts!


Failed to connect to database server – install SharePoint 2010 – named pipes

At a client I tried to install SharePoint 2010. It could not find my named instance of the database. When I enabled Named Pipes, it worked however. How to enable Named Pipes: – go to your database server – go to the SQL Server Configuration Manager – Go to SQL Server Network Configuration – Protocols …