XSLT

Define custom server side rendering for catalog items with XSLT

March 25, 2014

XSLT and SharePoint 2013, didn’t thought I was going to use it now that we have display templates. Almost everything can be done with display templates and JavaScript these days, but you need to be careful that you don’t build everything with JavaScript, because it could slow down the client experience.

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Creating a Twitter Data View Web Part: SPSBE Part 3

June 13, 2012

The last XSLT demo I gave on SharePoint Saturday Belgium was about creating a Twitter web part by using a data view web part. Step 1 First of all you need to retrieve the Twitter search results as RSS feed. This can be done by navigating to the following URL: http://search.

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Using XSLT Statements: SPSBE Part 2

June 13, 2012

This post explains the second demo that I showed at my SharePoint Saturday Belgium presentation. The second demo was about XSLT statements. XSLT statements are used to put a conditional test against the data source you are using. For example: If my value is equal to “deferred” than show or do this.

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Selecting Data With XSLT: SPSBE Part 1

June 13, 2012

On the SharePoint Saturday Belgium I gave an introduction presentation about XSLT (Slides). In the following blog post series, consisting of three parts, I will step by step explain my given demos. Selecting Data With XSLT The first demo that I gave was about selecting data with XSLT. The best way to start with this is to create an empty web part page and use a Data View Web Part.

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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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Data View Web Part: Create a Google Chart With XSLT

March 7, 2012

In this post I will explain how you could create a Google Pie Chart with the use of XSLT. The data that I am going to visualize are the tasks statuses, so that you get an overview of all the tasks. The pie chart that will be used is the following: Pie Chart.

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