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In the previous part I talked about retrieving the number of tags by code. The problem was that the GetTags method from the SocialTagManager class, could only retrieve tags from a specific user. In this part I show you a way to retrieve the all the tags for a specific location/page. Decompile My first step...

 

Social media is a trending topic these days, more and more companies start to use it. As you may know, SharePoint 2010 also got social features like for example: tagging, I like it, social comments, etc. But these social features are nothing compared to the social features like Facebook. When somebody "likes" a page or...

 

Visual Studio Tools for Office (VSTO) can be used to develop add-ins (and more) for an Office application. In combination with the SharePoint Client Object Model, it could be used to retrieve additional information from a SharePoint site were the file is located. You always need to specify a site URL when using the SharePoint...

 

Yesterday I found out that there is a problem/bug using the XSLT ddwrt:DateFormat function. The problem/bug occurs when the regional settings is not set to English (United States). When a day got the value between 1 and 12, the ddwrt:DateFormat function will recognize this as the month. The month value will be used as the...

 

When you need to downgrade/convert a SharePoint 2010 Visual Web Part to SharePoint 2007, you need to make the following changes to the user control to make it work for SharePoint 2007: In the Visual Web Parts User Control remove the following line: Change the version number of the following lines from 14.0.0.0 to 12.0.0.0...

 

Give the user control to manage their password through SharePoint. When you want to use form based authentication for SharePoint authentication, one of the requirements could be that users can change their passwords from within SharePoint. Because this functionality is not OOTB available, you will need to create a custom web part or application page...