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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: http://tinyurl.com/lutktay Sample Chapter: http://tinyurl.com/mqup5lb 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] Restore the Breadcrumb (Navigate Up) Navigation Part 2

Since posting my initial [SharePoint 2013] Restore the Breadcrumb (Navigate Up) Navigation article, I have had a few requests for a packaged solution. Here is a complete packaged solution to restore the breadcrumb navigation control in a Web Application scoped feature. RestoreBreadcrumb.wsp – Packaged SharePoint solution ready to deploy to a SharePoint Farm. RestoreBreadcrumb Source […]

[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 […]

[SharePoint 2010] Debugging a Custom SharePoint Timer Job

When creating custom SharePoint timer jobs in Visual Studio 2010 you cannot debug the timer job like you would a web part or application page by simply hitting F5 or the Debug button. Instead, you have to deploy the project to your local SharePoint instance and then attach the debugger to the SharePoint Timer Process. […]

[ASP.NET] Multiple Command (Select, Delete, etc.) Fields in a GridView

I recently had the requirement to provide multiple select-type commands on an ASP.NET GridView that each resulted in a different action. Using an only provides you with the ability to have a single select, single delete, and single edit command. You cannot have multiples of each. I did, however, discover the . Using the you […]

[SharePoint 2010] Custom Timer Job in Visual Studio

One of the great aspects of developing custom solutions on SharePoint is the ability to create timer jobs. Rather than creating a Windows Service or Windows Scheduled Task, using a SharePoint timer job makes it simple to keep the timer job a part of your custom SharePoint solution and it lets SharePoint manage the job. […]