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How to Create a Custom SharePoint Search Box with jQuery

 

Have you had the task of branding an out of the box SharePoint search box?  It’s not the hardest of things to do, but it can still be a bit of a challenge to get it to look exactly how you desire.  In this how-to, we will be exploring another solution that isn’t as headache inducing, and we get to have a little fun with some ...


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Brian Aydelotte

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SharePoint,

Design,

Development

7/21/16 7:00 AM

How to Style SharePoint 2013 Web Part Titles

 

Here is a quick and simple trick on how to get some customization out of your web part titles.  The out-of-the-box styling of SharePoint web part titles is pretty basic.  This tutorial will help you spice up those titles in no time.  Adding a little flair never hurt, right?


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Brian Aydelotte

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SharePoint,

Design,

Development

5/24/16 9:00 AM

How to Add Breadcrumb Navigation to SharePoint 2013 Page Layouts

 

I’ve recently discovered that it is more useful to include breadcrumb navigation inside of certain page layouts instead of housing it inside of master pages.  Quite a few subsites and pages generally need to display breadcrumbs, so including the breadcrumb inside the master page has always been the go to method; however, there are ...


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Brian Aydelotte

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SharePoint,

Development

5/3/16 9:00 AM

How to Brand SharePoint Navigation

 

SharePoint is a great tool with seemingly endless uses.  From intranet solution to public facing website, SharePoint has many functions and is used for various purposes.  How SharePoint looks out of the box, however, is not necessarily pretty.  If you want to create a better user experience on your SharePoint site, a great way to ...


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Brian Aydelotte

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SharePoint,

Design,

Development

4/19/16 11:30 AM

How to Create Custom Inline Functions in Nintex

 

One of the features that Nintex provides for extending its functionality is the ability to create custom inline functions. This opens up untold power and flexibility for developers.  By inline functions, I am referring to the inline functions found when inserting a ...


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Joe Rattz

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SharePoint,

Development,

Nintex

11/12/15 12:30 PM

How to Create a Custom Error Page for SharePoint

 

To create a custom error page for SharePoint, in Windows Explorer, locate the following folder:

%systemdrive% \Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Web Server Extensions\14\TEMPLATE\LAYOUTS\LangID 


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Meredith Weaver

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SharePoint,

Development

3/20/15 10:05 AM

Meet The Modeler

 

The phrase "thinking outside the box" has become so popular over the last several years that it has become trite. Rather than thinking outside the box, wouldn't it be best to remove the box altogether? One such SharePoint box often hindering my efforts is the SharePoint web part solution (WSP) architecture. Developing a ...


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Joe Rattz

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SharePoint,

Development

1/30/15 4:41 PM

How to Change the Default FBA Login Page in SharePoint

 

This is the default Forms Based Authentication login page:


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Sandar Van Laan

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SharePoint,

Development

5/12/14 10:36 AM

How to Copy SharePoint Blog Posts from One Blog to Another

 


Copying a blog post from one SharePoint blog to another SharePoint blog using Microsoft Word 2013 is actually pretty easy once you know the secret.  It's a shame that there is a secret.  I would blame poor interface design as the culprit.

For this post I will refer to the blog site the post is coming ...


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Joe Rattz

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SharePoint,

Development

5/8/14 4:58 PM

How To Create Page Layouts in SharePoint

 


Creating master pages and page layouts in SharePoint 2013 can be done several different ways.  I prefer to not use the UI to create a layout, and instead use Microsoft SharePoint Designer 2013.  I only recommend doing this if you are experienced with SharePoint Designer 2007 or 2010.  The following is an example ...


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Meredith Weaver

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SharePoint,

Development

1/23/14 3:14 PM