Personalization technology enables the dynamic insertion, customization or suggestion of content in any format that is relevant to the individual user, based on the user’s implicit behavior and preferences, and explicitly given details.

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Customize SharePoint list personal view with Content Editor Web Part

I have several SharePoint (2007) lists, for which I customized the default AllItems display with jQuery/JavaScript in CEWP, enabled features/functions like freeze pane, differentiate row color per ...
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Custom webpart Personalization properties not saving in Sharepoint 2007

I've inherited a VB.NET / MOSS 2007 Sharepoint application and have been tasked with adding a new custom Webpart. I've declared a number of public properties to store configuration data for the ...
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Drag and drop webparts | Sharepoint 2010 | User preference

In our Sharepoint 2010 application, user wants to have the ability to choose sections (webparts) they want to see in each page and the position they should be placed on, each section (webpart) could ...
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Cannot toggle personalization scope programmatically

I'm trying to switch personalisation scope for the current user: protected void lnkToggleMode_Click(object sender, EventArgs e) { try { var wpmgr = ...
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SharePoint online (Office 365) personal sharepoint page

In Office 365 it appears all users have a mydomain-my.sharepoint.com, however it's totally overkill for us as organisation and I only need a teamsite. Is there a way to disable the personal ...
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How to reset personalization?

I'm trying to add a button on a page that remove any personalization. I use this code : protected void MyButton_Click(object sender, EventArgs e) { ...
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Hide “My Site” Top Link Bar Item in MySite

In SharePoint 2010, the top-left link is "My Site". How can I hide or customize this link to allow me to put in my own link in the very top-left? I know I can use Personalization Site Links to add an ...
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Customization of List on User Group bases

I have created a custom list in SharePoint 2010. I like to do the customization of this list by user who is logged in. Ex: If User "A" is from Super Admin Group. He/she is able to see All Data of ...
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Is it possible to backup and restore personal page customizations after deletion?

We have custom code to allow users to remove, add or reorder web parts on a page in their personal view. It is a publishing web part page created by a module using templates. How can we make updates ...
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How to delete members;s personal sites

I have created a community site, but some members of the community have created personal sites, which I do not want at this stage. But I am as the site administrator, I am unable to find a way to ...
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Let members choose their own web parts in an Intranet site Sidebar

I need to setup an Intranet site where site members can personalise & manage the web parts that appear for them in the sidebar (on the master page). For example - one member may choose to have a ...
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SharePoint Online 2013 o365 Personal Site vs Mysite

Fresh o365 instance. Noticed the SITES link in SPO gives you a personal page. Also noticed SPO (somewhere) offers you the option to create a My Site host. on o365/spo 2013 What's the difference ...
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Can't allow visitors to add user webpart on some pages only

In a corporate intranet portal, I want to allow any visitor (any authenticated user) to customize some pages with user web parts. I want to restrict this customization only on some pages. By now, I ...
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Webpart user scoped personalizable property not working

I'am trying to create a webpart with a personalizable property scoped to the user level. [ToolboxItemAttribute(false)] public class TestWebpart : WebPart { static int _backColor = 1; ...
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My Site: Enable users to post their biography

I am looking for a way to let my users have an editable area on their personnal site where they can enter their bios. The way I thought about doing it is creating a new page with a web part zone using ...
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How to tell the difference between Edit Mode and Personalized Edit Mode

I have a page where I need to pick a list to store information. This is either a global list for all users, or a personal list for the specific user. The current practice is to detect edit vs browse ...
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Pass Parameter to specific instance of Web Part with GetLimitedWebPartManager

I'm passing parameters to a WebPart from a textbox to have a better UI experience for a personalizable WebPart which in this case takes the form of a twitter feed. The problem I have, is in the ...
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Adding web part to person.aspx - WebPartId?

I'm kind of stuck adding a web part to the Person.aspx page....I have a custom web part which I have uploaded but I'm not sure how to add it. On the masterpage (in SharePoint Designer) I went to ...
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How to use existing staff to define their features theirselves?

I have a MOSS that staff already entered. I am creating an app about defining features of staff. Now i can define this features by myself as admin. But i want my staff to define their features by ...
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Customize “Reset Page Content” confirm message?

The user sees this message when they "Reset Page Content": You are about to reset all personalized Web Parts to their shared values and delete any private Web Parts. Click OK to complete this ...
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Why can I not stop personalizing?

When I "Personalize this Page", I don't seem to have a way to "Stop Editing". I'd expect such a button under the "Page" of the ribbon, but it's not there. What can cause this?
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Custom webpart to set and get Property per user (PersonalizationScope.User)

I am trying to create a custom webpart in point to set and get a property per user on page. To change the background and save it per user. I'm using code like this: public static string ...
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The dropdown with my name; what's that called?

What is the proper name of the dropdown menu that appears at the top-right corner of all SharePoint pages and displays my name until it's clicked? If you can, please cite a source.
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How to stop personalizing my page?

How do I take my page out of personalization mode after doing the following? Select "Personalize this Page" Click "Add a Web Part"
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Adding custom button to ribbon - Button doesn't get displayed

I'm trying to add a custom button to a SP2010 ribbon in the DisplayFormToolbar for a list item. The list is external, although I don't think that matters but still... This is my custom action ...
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Sharepoint 2010 Custom Properties via WebPart UserControl

I have a weather UserControl (defaulting to the headquarters location) . I have removed the ability to "Edit Web Part" because of branding and not wanting to have to train users on how to work the ...
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One Visual Webpart Multiple Times On Page (problems saving personalization state)

I have a requirement for building a budget report which has the same key fields for 6 different categories. I have written a visual web part which pulls a listitem for each section and displays the ...