Tag: Branding

Using the new theming engine on SharePoint Online

Microsoft is currently rolling out a new theming engine for SharePoint Online. The difference between this new engine and the old one is that all the theme CSS changes are applied at runtime. The old engine processed all the CSS files that could be themed and stored them in the database.

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The new BIWUG website is live

Today I launched the new design of the BIWUG website and the great thing is, it just runs on SharePoint public website of Office365. Which was quite challenging, because you do not have all the features available which you have in a normal publishing site. A couple of thing have been changed:

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Document set view not visible in SharePoint 2013

Some time ago I wrote a post about the missing Apps you can add zone (Missing the Apps you can add Zone When Adding a New App). The problem with it was that this zone becomes available once a particular element is found on the page. The element was placed on the page via the PlaceHolderPageTitleInTitleArea content placeholder.

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Image Renditions and December Cumulative Update SharePoint 2013

Once you’ve updated your environment with the Cumulative Update of December 2013, it could happen that you see the following errors popping up in your ULS logs: Format Exception: Input string was not in a correct format. The problem occurs if you provisioned your image renditions to the site collection via the PublishingImageRenditions.

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Missing the Apps you can add Zone When Adding a New App

This week a client mentioned an issue when they want to add new apps to their sites. The issue is that they do not see the Apps you can add zone on the app creation page (your-site/_layouts/15/addanapp.aspx). They only see the Noteworthy apps: Show image Noteworthy Apps The sites on which this problem occurs have custom branding applied.

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