My New Book: SharePoint 2013 WCM Advanced Cookbook [Packt]

My new book, SharePoint 2013 WCM Advanced Cookbook, was published yesterday. It’s available on Amazon.  You can also download a sample chapter from the Packt website. Amazon: Sample Chapter: What you will learn from this book Manage SharePoint branding with device channels and design packages Customize the user experience with delegate controls Modify user input with InfoPath […]

[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 […]

[SharePoint 2010] Custom Actions – Intro

This is the first in a series of posts about using Custom Actions in SharePoint 2010. To get started, I thought it prudent to introduce the topic to those who have not used Custom Actions in SharePoint before. Custom Actions are not a new concept to SharePoint 2010, much of this information also applies to […]

Best Web Browser – Internet Explorer 9, Firefox 4, Chrome 10, Safari 5, Opera 11

With the latest versions of the 5 major web browsers it is increasingly more difficult to choose the best among them. Each one has their own unique strengths and weaknesses. As much as many like to bash one and praise another, comparing these web browsers has become much like politics: everyone has an opinion; many […]

[SharePoint 2010] Enabling the Developer Dashboard

The Developer Dashboard is a new tool in SharePoint 2010 that displays diagnostic information gathering during the loading and rendering of the SharePoint content. The dashboard, in conjunction with FireBug or the IE Developer Toolbar, help developers and designers identify issues and such in their custom projects. This can be set to always display or to only display on demand. To turn the developer dashboard on or off, run the following commands from the command prompt on the SharePoint server: