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