Category Archive: XSLT

Apr 29

Announcing #SPCSR – A community project

it all started with a very innocent tweet and a picture of me working propped on my suitcase in a train waiting room on the way home from SharePoint Saturday Belgium. Marc Anderson quickly replied, giving voice to what a few of us have been contemplating for sometime… and others swiftly followed! And thus #SPCSR …

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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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Nov 11

SharePoint Saturday UK Wrap Up

Saturday 9th of November saw what i believe was the 4th UK edition of SharePoint Saturday, very ably hosted by Brett,Mark and Tony once more. This year it took place at the Hinckley Island Hotel which I have to say I preferred over the first few years venue in Nottingham, not least because it was …

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Oct 09

I’m speaking at SharePoint Saturday UK 2013!

SharePoint Saturday UK – 9 November 2013 At the Hinckley Island Hotel (Click for More info here!) I’ve been a bit slack in posting this as we were all told we’d been accepted a few weeks ago and general registration is available now. However I’m delighted to have been invited back to present at SharePoint …

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Sep 02

ListView Web Part issues with JSLink and Display Templates – A solution?

Back at the start of August, I posted about the issues you might find using the JSLink Display Template when rendering multiple list instances on a page that all inherit from the Custom List Template. If you’re not sure what the issue is, Have a read of that post first, then come back here. The …

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Aug 01

List View Web Parts and JSLink Display Template rendering issues

JSLink Display Template Rendering Issues One of the greatest improvements in rendering technologies in SharePoint 2013, has been the introduction of JavaScript display templates (I’m sure some will argue that point though!). These templates give us the ability to change the way that fields, list views, search results etc display, through the use of JavaScript, …

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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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Dec 01

Automagic Managed Properties in SharePoint 2013 search.

The ability to map crawled properties to Managed Properties in SharePoint search has been around for a long time, This enabled you to take those custom fields you created in your content types, and make use of them in your search results XSLT rendering.The big change in SharePoint 2013 is that this can happen automatically …

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Mar 30

XML in SharePoint Search Pt. 2

Intro and History of XML XML in SharePoint 101 XML in SharePoint Search Pt. 1 XML in SharePoint Search Pt. 2 (This post) Using XSLT with Search Core Results Web part In my last post I talked about how to use the Federated Locations area within the Search Service Application to deliver custom XSLT to …

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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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