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Is it Possible to Add a Button/Link to Move Site?

I'm new to SharePoint 2010 administration and I'm trying to set up a project site archive system where my users can simply click a button/link either in the ribbon or on the home page of the project ...
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What are best practices for designing Sharepoint sites?

I'm putting together a document for our Art Directors and Creatives for what works best and what might not work best when designing for a sharepoint site. Sharepoint obviously lets you customize CSS ...
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Data first in SP, then in External database?

I have a customer with a customer database which represent projects. The DB only manage approved projects. I'm working on an application than have to works with project in both early stages (project ...
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Sandbox + Custom Site Page Template + SPFile.CustomizedPageStatus

Have created a Site Page Template and provisioned an instance into my Team Site's Wiki Library. <Module Name="CustomInFeature" Path="SitePageTemplates" List="119" Url="SitePages" > ...
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Is there any guidance on designing lists for efficient CAML queries?

I'm designing some lists that may well contain thousands of items, and I'm trying to come up with the best design for efficient querying. I'm looking for some form of (hopefully Microsoft) ...
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How can I create an Entity Relationship Diagram for SharePoint lists?

I'm trying to design/document a collection of lists with lookups in an Entity Relationship Diagram. Currently I'm using Visio's built-in ERD template, which is most of the way there, but it lacks two ...
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Sharepoint Design of the site and sub site Structure for maintaining data flow and maintaining permissions?

My requirement is : I want to develop a site where there will be a site collection,and the root site will be for site admin who can add the data to the site and around 20 subsites which will use ...
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Issue with standard navigation in Chrome

The standard <SharePoint:AspMenu navigation on our SharePoint 2010 site works fine in all browser but Chrome. When I hover over a menu item I can't see the sub menu items like Contact Us -> ...
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Rounded corners in WebPart headers SP2010

When I view the site in FireFox the below does work with rounded corners, but not in IE at all. I'm trying to make a webpart header in SP 2010 rounded. .ms-WPHeader td { background: #005bac; ...
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Difference between blogs and team sites

Appreciate if anyone could: 1. Explain the difference between the two. 2. Explain how to choose one over the other when designing for a Sharepoint solution.
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Expression 4 vs SharePoint designer 2010

A general question. Is there any reason to use Expression Web 4 instead of SharePoint designer 2010 for creating SharePoint master pages and page layouts? I have it installed right now, but I don't ...
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Wireframing, mockup and interaction flow tools for SharePoint sites

I've been using Visio to mockup to design mockups and wireframes for sites, but I'm looking for other tools to help with the design process. I've been playing around with MS Expression Blend and ...
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Include html from another file in the SP-masterpage

Our SP-site is used as a part of another non-SP site. The layout should look the same on both the SP-site and the non-SP site. In the past, we have copy/pasted the html from the header and footer of ...
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How to change the social links

My customer has changed their SharePoint portal design and they changed the "I Like" and "Comments" buttons. I want these buttons to call the old code, I've tried to see what javascript function it ...
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Customising Data Sheet View

I'm using SharePoint 2007, with custom list. I'm using Content Editor web part in order to design my list. {In my list the row color determined through the item ststus. e.g: If the status equal to ...
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What problems do you encounter using a fixed width design in SharePoint and how do you overcome those problems

The reason I'm asking is more related to design. Say a client has asked for a fixed width intranet but wants a webpart/list with tons of columns to be displayed. How do you get around not breaking the ...
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How do I change the Favicon for my SharePoint install?

Fairly straightforward, I think. I'm running a SharePoint 2010 instance.
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How do I hide the “Recently Modified” portion of the quick launch?

The "Recently Modified" section in the quick launch is not something I want my users to see. How can I eliminate or hide it in a SharePoint 2010 installation?
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How to deal with SharePoint design complexity and web designer creativity?

One of my customer wants to use SharePoint as an intranet communication portal. My customer wants to customize the look & feel of the application and he has requested to a web design agency ...
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Multi-level approval workflow

I have a requirement to design a multi level approval workflow using SPD 2007. The workflow has three levels of approval. If the 1st or 2nd or 3rd level of approvers rejects the task it should go back ...
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Can we add a SharePoint server on Windows Server 2003 to a farm on Windows server 2008?

I have a SharePoint Farm setup on Windows Server 2008 (all 4 servers). Now I would like to add an existing server (Windows Server 2003) to the farm by minimal installation of SharePoint. Is this ...
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Quick steps to making SharePoint 2007 cross-browser sexy

Most of the time when starting a new SharePoint intranet project, I get the comment "oh, looks like SharePoint". This is never said in a positive and excited manner! The default looks and themes are ...
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SharePoint Layered Architecture App

Do you use enterprise layer architecture when creating SharePoint solutions ? Can you give me a codeplex.com/other site project as example, where I can find a layered design ? (Interface/BL/DAL)