Office Development MVP / Microsoft 365 & Azure Development

Elio Struyf is an independent Engineering Lead working for Struyf Consulting, Blogger, and Speaker on a mission to share his tried-and-true wisdom with as many IT developers as possible.

Discussion Board Style for the Content Query Web Part

May 3, 2012

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.

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Adding Properties to Timer Jobs

April 13, 2012

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.

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Take your SharePoint social features to the next level with “I like it” and “Tags” counters: Part 1

March 18, 2012

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 “tags” a page, it is not displayed to the other users.

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