Office Development MVP / Office 365 & Azure Development

 

Thanks to Katrien De Graeve for giving me the inspiration of this blog post. Last week on the HTML5 Web Camp session in Belgium, she talked about the site pinning functionality of IE9. She also recommended a jQuery plugin called ie9ify that makes site pinning integration much easier. The day after the session I started experimenting with the ie9ify plugin, and it was working as suspected.

 

In SharePoint 2007 you had the ability to quiesce the farm inside central administration. This ability is not implemented in SharePoint 2010, you need to use the STSADM command to achieve this. 1 stsadm -o quiescefarm -maxduration minutes But, I have done some research and development to achieve the same as in SharePoint 2007.

 

This week I was a experimenting with creating SharePoint Designer workflows. After some time I noticed that it was not possible to retrieve the file extension in a SPD Reusable Workflow. Because this is a very useful action, I am going to explain it in this blog post on how to create a SharePoint 2010 Designer Workflow Action.

 

In my previous blog post I showed you how to create a to-do list with ECMAscript, the only problem is that you need to append the HTML and JavaScript code to a Content Editor Web Part. This isn’t very flexible and therefore I made this blog post. The purpose of this post is to show you how to add this code to a Sandboxed Visual Web Part.

 

In one of my previous post I created a task manager with ECMAscript. In this post I will go a step further and create a to-do list. This to-do list that enables you to add new items, delete items and mark them as completed. To-do list final result Download the solution package

 

Normally subsites are displayed in a dropdown menu when the site collection publishing feature is activated. Subsite navigation dropdown In this post I will show you how to display these subsites on their own navigation row. The end result is shown in the picture below. Final result Hide the subsites dropdown menu First you need to hide the subsites dropdown menu from the global navigation.