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SharePoint 2010 customizations and the modal dialog

I blogged on this once before, but I just found the text part posted from 12/29/2009. So I am posting it again with updates. When creating a custom master page with SharePoint 2010 you will run into issues.  First one: you find that the modal dialog (pop-up) is using some, or all, of your custom […]

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Adding Custom Site Actions Items to my SharePoint 2010 Blog

When you first create a blog on SharePoint 2010 it seems clunky in allowing the management of posts, comments, etc. Since I have a fixed width blog I don’t use the third column. Yes you can move the web part but what fun is that when we can try something new and add some links […]

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Adding a Twitter feed with SharePoint xml viewer web part

Working on sites these days you have many social feeds that need to be added to your SharePoint site. One way we have accomplished this is using the XML viewer web part. You can add this into a web part zone on your page through your browser or you can add the web part directly […]

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SharePoint Designer is now Officially FREE

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=baa3ad86-bfc1-4bd4-9812-d9e710d44f42 is the download link to your copy of SharePoint Designer. Here’s a link to the Q&A on the Licensing Changes http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepointdesigner/HA103607621033.aspx (thanks Joel Oleson.)

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Designing a Centered Fixed Width WSS Site

I am about to release some centered skins that are a fixed width.  These have a background image that is very easy to change.  Before these can be sold, I have to overcome a few issues when using a background image and trying to use a centered content area. When creating skins I try to […]

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Quick Launch Navigation Disappears on new Web Part Pages

One of my clients has come back to me with a strange occurrence. When they created a new web part page, the Quick Launch Links were no where to be found. One thing that I noticed is that my heavily customized sites did not have this problem, but the sites where the master page was […]

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