SharePoint 2010 had a breadcrumb feature on the ribbon that would let a user navigate up the breadcrumb. In SharePoint 2013, this feature is hidden. In SharePoint 2013 the breadcrumb feature can be made visible again in at least two different ways: 1) via the Master Page -or- 2) via code. Breadcrumb in SharePoint 2010: [...]
SharePoint 2013 includes a pretty useful theming engine that is light years ahead of previous versions of SharePoint. There is one caveat that is a bit annoying: you cannot apply the themes to certain types of sites through the web interface. For instance, you cannot set the theme color of the My Site host. However, [...]
I was working on a WCF web service that is hosted by SharePoint 2010 that provisions a users My Site and I kept getting this error message when trying to run the service: In searching the issue, I found a workaround on the MSDN forums that works quite well: set the current HttpContext to null. [...]
SharePoint 2013 RTM and Office 2013 RTM are now available for download on MSDN.
SharePoint 2013 features a new set of links called the Suite Bar Links that are displayed in the top right corner of every SharePoint page. By default these links include “Newsfeed”, “SkyDrive”, and “Sites”. When first seeing this links my first thought was “how do I change them?”. In exploring the master page, we can [...]
In my previous couple of posts I have been discussing how to write a custom PowerShell Cmdlet in C# ([PowerShell] Write a Custom PowerShell Cmdlet in C# and [PowerShell] Using Common Verbs for Custom PowerShell Cmdlets in C#). When developing custom PowerShell Cmdlets in C# you will probably come across the need to debug them [...]
In my previous post, [PowerShell] Write a Custom PowerShell Cmdlet in C#, I mentioned that the commond verbs built-in to PowerShell should be used whenever possible. Here is a listing of all of the common PowerShell verbs available in PowerShell 2.0: VerbsCommon Add Clear Close Copy Enter Exit Find Format Get Hide Join Lock Move [...]