[SharePoint 2013] Restore the Breadcrumb (Navigate Up) Navigation

Update: I have packaged this solution up in a SharePoint solution. You can get the packaged solution and the source code here: [SharePoint 2013] Restore the Breadcrumb (Navigate Up) Navigation Part 2. SharePoint 2010 had a breadcrumb feature on the ribbon that would let a user navigate up the breadcrumb. In SharePoint 2013, this feature […]

[SharePoint 2013] Using PowerShell to Set the Theme Color Palette of a SharePoint Site

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, […]

[SharePoint 2010] JavaScript Errors in sp.ui.rte.js and sp.ui.rte.debug.js

In SharePoint 2010, there is a bug in the SP.UI.RTE.js file (and it’s debug version) that causes a JavaScript error in a few different situations. For myself, it was occurring when using the TaxonomyWebTaggingControl on a custom application page. Others have noticed the error with form validation. The issue is caused by a null reference […]

[SharePoint 2010] Updates are currently disallowed on GET requests. To allow updates on a GET, set the ‘AllowUnsafeUpdates’ property on SPWeb.

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] Adding Links to the Suite Bar (Newsfeed, SkyDrive, Sites) By Overriding the SuiteLinksDelegate Delegate Control

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 […]

[PowerShell] How To Debug a Custom C# PowerShell Cmdlet

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 […]

[PowerShell] Using Common Verbs for Custom PowerShell Cmdlets in C#

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 […]