Item Level Audience targeting in XSLTListViewWebPart

  You can enable “Audience Targeting” in list level in SharePoint 2010, When you enable the Audience Targeting a filed called “Target Audience” is added to the list and you can populate this field with target audience for every item to show the items only to the specified audience. But the audience filtering doesn’t apply…


SharePoint 2013 Preview : Stand alone server set up : Facts and Fallacies

  There have been so many Myths around “SharePoint 2013 Preview Stand alone installation” and its issues… Of course lots of work around to overcome the issues are revolving around in the web, Before you try them please read below : Following is the main issue which you may encounter while installing the SharePoint 2013…


Crawl time Item level security trimming for External System in SharePoint 2010

Unlike MOSS 2007 where you can only do the Query time security trimming on BDC Entities ( , In SPS 2010 you can implement the security trimming in Crawl time itself ( This article is missing with the sample for implementing the item level security through .NET connector.      When it comes to trimming search…


Customizing the Navigation controls of MOBILE item form pages for a specific list.

The Item form pages (New, Disp and Edit) for mobile views are physically available under the Layouts/Mobile folder. I have been seeing that lot of people are trying to customize the item form pages of Mobile view to include more links to the item form pages. You can find the following MSDN article which walk…


Programmatically creating a field (column) from the Custom field type in WSS 3.0 – MOSS

Many of you might have programmatically created the fields in the list or Site (Site Columns) using the SharePoint object model. As long as you are creating the field based on the OOB field types then it’s just a cake walk like follows : (The code snippet shows the sample of Windows Application)   SPSite…


How to Customize (Add, Delete or Replace ) the "Site Action" menu items in Publishing site

The "Site Action" menu items in the SharePoint are rendered by the "CustomAction" feature framework. The story remains same untill the "Publishing Infrastructure Feature" is activated… When the publishing feature is activated and the site becomes SharePoint Publishing site then the datasource for the "SiteAction" menu items are rendered from the XML file which resides…


Customizing the List Toolbar Template – WSS 3.0 & MOSS

SharePoint Rendering Templates All the rendering Templates for the List are defined in the defaulttemplates.ascx in the C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\web server extensions\12\TEMPLATE\CONTROLTEMPLATES folder. This defaulttemplates.ascx control defines the toolbar controls and the form controls for every list template. The following table explains the rendering template Id and the respective List templates it associated with….


Custom Site Definition for collaboration portal template SharePoint 2007 !! Wow MOSS !!

Hey I knew how to create custom site definition and created custom site definitions for a top level team site and a custom site definitions for Custom Serach Centre and the documents centre. Hurray !!! But how can i integrate all these three definitions into a single portal template so that one can choose the…


About “CreatedModifiedInfo” web control in SharePoint

In SharePoint custom web application development sometimes we required to fetch the "CreatedBy" and "ModifiedBy" information and show it in the custom page we develops. Instead of writing a SharePoint object model code to fetch the value of "CreatedBy" and "ModifiedBy" information we can make use of an OOB web control which fetches the CreatedBy…