Category Archive: CQWP

Apr 18

Avoiding SharePoint Internal Name Pain

For the majority of users, the inner workings of SharePoint don’t hold much interest, but there is one aspect that you might find worthwhile to understand, especially if you are responsible for creating lists or libraries that yourself or others may want to customise later with XSLT, DisplayTemplates or even access using the Client Side …

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Apr 07

WCM – Image Renditions in SharePoint 2013

Introducing Image Renditions In SharePoint 2013. One of the great improvements in SharePoint 2013 is the introduction of Image Renditions. This feature allows content editors to upload images that are then automatically re-sized according to pre-defined rules for use within the website. These re-sized images can then be used in document roll-ups and pages, reducing …

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Mar 21

Hear me roar!

So I finally got around to it and plucked up the courage to join the speaking circuit. Let me tell you, I now have even more respect for those colleagues of mine in the User group domain that regularly stand up in front of a large audience of their peers voluntarily to share their knowledge. …

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Jul 29

Weird CQWP behaviour with custom user columns

So one of my colleagues approached me today with a problem he was having setting up a new content query web part for a client. it’s a fairly simple affair that just needs to pull together project statuses across a site collection. No cross site query issues, no custom field types to worry about.. Just …

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Nov 03

Content Query Web Parts.. the new god?

I’ve only worked with the CQWP a few times and have never really got under the bonnet, however just recently at a client they had a requirement that I couldn’t solve OOTB… Time to dive into the inner workings of the CQWP.. And boy am I glad i did.. this web part rocks! There are …

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