Office Development MVP / VS Code & 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.

Creating a New Color Palette for a SharePoint 2013 Composed Look

August 3, 2012

One of the new functionalities in SharePoint 2013 is that themes are split up in multiple files. Color Palette files; Font Scheme files. When you want to create a new color palette in SharePoint 2013, you can start by going to Site Settings > Themes. In the theme gallery click on a color palette (ex.

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Themes and Composed Looks in SharePoint 2013

August 3, 2012

A lot has been changed in the new version of SharePoint when working with SharePoint themes. One of the biggest changes is that it no longer works with Office themes. In SharePoint 2013 they split up all the design elements, which makes it more powerful than in the previous versions. Right now you have two different things:

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Making an Image Gallery from the Asset Library: Part 2

August 2, 2012

In the previous part I showed you how to manipulate the Asset Library Thumbnail view, so that it could be used as image gallery. In this part I will do a small update to the code, so that the first image will be used for the gallery. Adding gallery images In the first part I created a gallery section which looked like this:

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Making an Image Gallery Inside the Asset Library: Part 1

July 10, 2012

Recently I was at a client that wanted to have something more useable for storing and showing their event pictures. The only thing that is possible out-of-the-box in SharePoint 2010 is working with a slideshow web part and the old picture library. That gave me the idea to implement a jQuery image gallery into the Asset Library.

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Do Not Remove the Horizontal Ruler in a Discussion Board Reply

June 26, 2012

This week a customer informed me that they were experiencing some problems with a web part someone developed. The web part showed the latest discussion board messages, but suddenly they received an error from the web part. In the beginning we thought that it all had to do with special characters.

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