Office Development MVP / Office 365 & Azure Development

 

When you want to create a rollup from all discussion board (or a specific one) in SharePoint, you will notice that the Content Query Web Part does not have an appropriate style for it. Every out of the box style from the Content Query Web Part returns the following result. As you can see in...

 

Adding properties to timer jobs could be handy if you want to set the reference to a particular site collection, or if you want to set some parameters that are needed to run the job. You could add these properties just like you would add properties to a SharePoint site. The following code can be...

 

My intention was to write three blog posts on this topic, but a commenter told me that a problem arises with blog post items. The counters always return zero. In this part I will show you why this is happening and what you could do to solve this. First of all the reason why it...

 

In the previous parts I showed you how to retrieve all tags for a specific page/item. In this part (the last one) I will show you how you can integrate these tags into your design. This will be the final result: User Control You have various possibilities to show these tag results on your page....

 

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...