By Rosario Almaguer.
When we create a Blog site for our Site Collection, the default page doesn’t show a rating section, like in the follow image:
So if you want to show a rating you can do it following these steps:
1. Firstly, you have to click in Site Actions and select View All Site Content, in the Lists section you will find a Posts list, click on it.
2. Next, you have to access to List tab on the Ribbon and click on List Settings section. You will see a page like this:
You can see which columns are parts of the Posts list in the Columns section.
3. In General Settings section, select Rating settings and you will be linked to the follow page:
By Rosario Almaguer.
SharePoint 2010 comes with a orange Favicon and it's present in SharePoint Root Folder\Template\Images [eg. C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Web Server Extensions\14\TEMPLATE\IMAGES\]. Open this folder and search for favicon.ico and rename the file to FaviconBackup.ico. Now copy your favicon to this folder and make sure it's named as "favicon.ico", you can change the name of you favicon [eg. MyFavicon.ico]. Now restart IIS(open Command Prompt -> IISReset), clear browser cache/temproary internet files. Close the browser and reopen then browse the SharePoint site.
In SharePoint Designer 2010 select Master Pages, then select the master p...
By Omar L.
Usually when we work on the .Net FronEnd, we just add this comment in our html.
<!--[if IE 7]>
<link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" href="sieena-ie7.css"/>
This does not work in MOSS 2010.Solution.We need to implement a CSS Registration (SharePoint Control) with a conditional expression in our Master Page.This is the correct syntax.
<SharePoint:CSSRegistration Name="sieena-ie7.css" ConditionalExpression=" IE 7" runat="server" />
When the page is rendered, it is going to generate the following conditional comment.
<!--[if IE 7]...
By Omar L.
Sometimes when we are working with SharePoint Designer 2010, some files are shown as “checked out” when we don’t have them clearly in that status. That generates conflicts in the source control and versioning.
This common problem can cause waste of time and losses of code.
The problem lies in the "local web cache.”Solution.With the following script in CMD, I will show how to solve this problem quickly. Which we will save as a file type .bat
1. Open Notepad2. Copy the following script.
cd "%APPDATA%\Microsoft\Web Server Extensions\Cache"del *.web /S /Q "%APPDATA%\Microsoft\Web Server Extensions\Cache"cd "%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Micros...
A data view web part is very useful when comes to SharePoint display forms customization. You can add this web part by using the SharePoint designer tool.
1. Insert a data view web part onto the page you want to display in the list by selecting Data View > Insert Data View from the main menu.
2. Using the Data Source Library Task Pane in SharePoint designer select ‘Connect to another library‘ and browse to the site that contains the list you wish to display.
3. Expand the new site in the Data Source Library Task Pane and select the list or library that contains the information you wish to display. From the drop down select ‘Show Data‘ to populate the Data Pre...
An automated vacation tracking system is an important part of any human resources department. Employee absences result in high costs for companies, and some experts estimated that they can range from 9% to 11% of your payroll. By reducing these costs with a tracking system, you will experience significant savings for your business.
Vacation and leave tracking is as a helpful tool that oversees and manages all aspects of absence administration. Businesses that use this type of system will save significant savings in a variety of ways. First, these tools give businesses the ability to save on costs by using absence reporting and employee awareness techniques.
HR vacation trac...
By Edith C.
This is very useful when you are talking about quickly duplicate or backup your SharePoint Sites structure and information. The site template is saved through the SharePoint web user interface, which empowers users and avoids the need for administrative intervention. Now that we have a customized site, we are ready to save it as a custom site template for others to reuse.
The steps to save the custom site template (for a SharePoint Team Site) are shown below:
1. Navigate to Site Settings in your customized site.
2. Select Save site as template under the Look and Feel section.
3. Fill out the Save Site as Template page and then click OK. At this tim...
By Edith C.
To create a custom List definition, you should define 2 major elements:
· Content Type
Your list will use the content type you define, and the content type will use the columns you define.
To define the columns, you need to create an xml file. I like to define the following structure for my custom lists, and use WSP Builder to deploy them J
As you can see, I have a […] Columns.xml file, and a […] Content Type.xml file. I defined the following for the Columns file:
This is a drop down column, which has 3 choices. The ID for the Field tag, should be generated (via GUID generator), and you can use whatever you want for t...
By Sieena Inc.
Are you looking for a way to fasten repetitive processes and greatly reduce the amount of paperwork you generate on a daily basis? The solution is 365Kin SharePoint solution, a web based human resources system developed to meet the needs of your HR department. This user friendly technology will allow your company to automate timely repetitive processes and reduce your daily paperwork load by providing a variety of helpful web based applications. By using 365Kin, you will find immediate solutions to your personnel management challenges and develop more efficient internal processes for your company.
There are many benefits to using 365Kin SharePoint in your business. Firs...
By David Espino
What is Silverlight?
Silverlight is a cross-browser, cross-platform and cross-device browser plug-in that helps companies design, develop and deliver applications and experiences on the Web.
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What is Sharepoint 2007?
Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 is an integrated suite of server capabilities that can help improve organizational effectiveness by providing comprehensive content management and enterprise search, accelerating shared business processes, and facilitating information-sharing across boundaries for better business insight.
Strong and WeakPoints
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