Missing Content Search Web Part (CSWP) in Office 365

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Let me start of by clarifying what Microsoft has already published, the Content Search Web Part is only available in Office 365 Plans E3, E4, A3, A4, G3, G4, E3 for non-profits. See the FAQ here – http://blogs.office.com/b/office365tech/archive/2013/10/29/search-innovations-for-site-and-portal-design-in-sharepoint-online.aspx However, if you’re like me, you may have gone to a site to add the web part and not seen it even … Read More

Visual Studio 2012 and Visual Web Parts Bug?

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After about 5 hours of irritation and troubleshooting, it appears there is a bug in Visual Studio 2012 when creating visual web parts. I don’t think this is the first visual web part I created with VS2012, so I’m not sure if this is a bug that has always been there or was introduced with an updated. But, here it … Read More

Including Web Parts in Your Page Layout

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Recently some work I was doing required me to include some default web parts in a page layouts.  I understand you can do with a custom site definition, but frankly, I prefer to stay away from those.  So I set about doing it right within my custom layout and here is how I did it. I started off with Andrew … Read More

Using JavaScript on your Office 365 Public Site

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A couple months back I was working on an Office 365 public facing site and needed to add some JavaScript to the site.  In this case I was just trying to add Kontactr to a page.  I know, once of the gadgets with Office 365 is  Contact Us, however it is missing the CAPTCHA, something I really enjoy having to … Read More

Modify the Members Web Part with PowerShell

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I’m sticking with PowerShell again for this blog post, this time it will be updating the members web part on a SharePoint page.  If you read my last post we were using PowerShell to provision the entire site.  This was another piece of the provisioning process.  The web part was already on the site template, but b/c the site hadn’t … Read More

Upcoming Events Web Part

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I’ve actually done it, a SharePoint Administrator writing a web part.  Granted this web part is in it’s earliest stages, but it performs the task I needed it to. So, what does it do? It’s a very simple SharePoint 2007 web part (So far I have only tested it on MOSS 2007 Standard Edition) that takes a URL (must be … Read More

Check User Permissions on a SharePoint Site using C#

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Another SharePoint 2007 development post from the non developer, so feel free to offer any suggestions and comments around my code as I’m still learning.  I know, I should be doing this on SharePoint 2010.  Trust me, I’m trying to get us there. Anyways, a brief background on what I’m trying to accomplish. I’m working on a navigation solution for … Read More

Adding Filters to SharePoint 2010 Wiki Pages

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I just ran across this today for the first time and was honestly a little surprised by it.  I wanted to add a Choice Filter to my team site and couldn’t.  In SharePoint 2010, when creating a Team Site, wiki pages are used for the home page as well as any other pages you create.  If you edit the page … Read More