Styling

Loading CSS from your display templates

February 22, 2016

A while ago I wrote an article about how to correctly include scripts in your Display Templates. As the $include functions load files asynchronously on the page, it could happen that the JavaScript file is not loaded yet when you need it. Info: here is the link to the article - correctly including scripts into your display templates.

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How to apply a new suite bar theme on your Office 365 tenant

September 12, 2014

Microsoft is rolling out a new functionality to theme the suite bar or to top nav bar in Office 365. This may seem a simple functionality but can have an enormous change trough wards the branding of a company. A couple of my clients was waiting for this functionality to be released.

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How to use Google Fonts in your font scheme

September 10, 2014

In the previous post I showed you how to create a font scheme with custom web fonts. Now a lot of people (even me) are using the fonts from the Google Fonts gallery. Google works a bit differently compared to SharePoint font schemes. Google provides a CSS reference which you need to add to your HTML.

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Adding your web fonts to a font scheme in SharePoint (composed look)

September 8, 2014

Back in August 2012 I wrote a post about how you could create your own font scheme for SharePoint 2013 (you can find the post here). In the post I included an example font scheme with the required elements. One thing I did not cover in that post was how you could add your own custom web fonts into your font scheme.

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How to Retrieve a Lookup Field Value in JS LINK

January 30, 2014

This week I received a question from someone asking me about how you could retrieve the value from a lookup field in a JS Link field rendering file. Solution Retrieving the value from a lookup field is easier than it used to be when working with XSL in SharePoint 2007 / 2010.

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Customize the star rating images in SharePoint 2013

October 7, 2013

The SharePoint 2013 rating system slightly changed a bit. In SharePoint 2013 you can now choose to use likes or star ratings. This functionality can be turned on via the Rating settings in the list. List Rating Settings Styling the SharePoint 2013 star rating involves some work. The only “quick” option you have is to apply a composed look to your site.

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