Questions related to pages that have the publishing infrastruture activated. Mostly used in WCMS scenarios and internet-facing sites.

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Which is Better a UserControl or WebPart?

What are the advantages of user controls over WebParts when dealing with SharePoint? Some I can think of are: familiarity, reusability, and development speed. I am planning to implement them in ...
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SharePoint : Better Large Pages Library Approach

I'm working on project migration from SharePoint 2007 to SharePoint 2010. The application build on SharePoint 2007 platform was years back and it contains a lots of data (approximately 100GB in ...
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IE8 browser settings in company group policy SCCM

Which of the following IE8 configuration settings might cause an issue for SharePoint (2007 or 2010). 1) Tools -> Compatibility View Settings, Uncheck "Display iIntranet sites in Compatibility ...
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Replace the Default Page in a SharePoint WebSite

I have been asked to programmatically do the following in a SharePoint 2007 team site collection: Create a website using the OOTB blank site template. (Please note, for project specific reasons, we ...
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Sharepoint Site to create new project

I want to create a Sharepoint site so that I may automate the creation of new site from within my site. For example, a firm has several projects. A Project Manager tries to create a new site from the ...
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Alert to warn site owner when content is outof date

Any idea how I can set an alert to warn site owner if content is out of date?
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What does “webs” refer to?

Just a quick question on terminology... Reading around the web on SharePoint I see a lot of people refering to "webs", but can't seem to find a description of what that refers to. Based on the ...
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automatically show ribbon on publishing site

I have a custom publishing site (custom masterpage and custom site definition). I want ribbon automatically be shown on new sites. So the users don't have to enable it through Site Settings: So it ...
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How do I see the complete page content of an old version of a page?

I have a page library in a publishing site that has major and minor versions. I can click on a page's context menu and select View History and it gives me a list of all the major and minor version ...
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Dynamic Master Pages

Has anyone ever managed to implement dynamic master pages on a publishing site? Something along the lines of the master page switching automatically depending the referrer or some other passed ...
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Is there a maximum number of entries for the Navigation Editing and Sorting control?

Is there an upper limit to the number of item that are displayed in the Navigation Editing and Sorting control in the ‘Site Navigation Settings’ page? I have 49 items in the global Navigation and 54 ...
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Publishing site: Why are my pages blank but having webparts and controls in editing mode?

Started to look into Publishing site pages. I have a few pages of a publisihing site filled with web parts and controls in editor that I fail to see. They are saved, checked in and published (few ...
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Publishing Pages / WCM - Good resources for implementation?

Are there any good resources available for implementing web content management using publishing pages in SharePoint 2010? I know the bits and pieces, but am looking for example implementations. I'm ...
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How can I rename Page Layouts without having to manually reset content pages using those layouts?

I need to rename a bunch of Page layouts and Master Pages without having to re-set the Page Layout to each content page that is using those layouts. For example: I have two page layouts - ...
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How to create a WSP file without using wspbuilder for Site Definition

I have a folder with following structure, I wonder how can I create a wsp file for it, and it deploy the site definition for me, structure - XML - -> ONET.xml - default.aspx - ...
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What things/attributes need to be changes while renaming a Site Defination?

I have a site definition folder with following structure, XML default.aspx MasterPage.master masterpageajax.master In XML folder I have "ONET.XML" and I looked into this file, and realized that ...
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Table of contents for a single publishing page's sections

Is it possible to do a table of contents (TOC) for the sections of a page rather than the sites in a site collection for SharePoint 2010? I'm thinking of the TOC on Wikipedia that appears at the top ...
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Managing Pages Library Inside Publishing Portal

I would like to know what is the best practice for managing the following scenario Publishing Portal with multiple authors I have defined multiple content types and added them to the Pages library ...
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Line brakes between paragraphs on Page Content Field

I have SharePoint publishing site, just a basic staff - few CQWP and Page Content Field. The problem with my page content field is that it put line brakes between my paragraphs or lines in a sentence. ...
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Alternatives to Feature Stapling?

I'm trying to determine if there is any way to automatically deploy a few web parts on the creation of new My Sites pages, but in a manner that doesn't use feature stapling. I know how to feature ...
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copy sharepoint top navigation bar to another site collection dyanamically

I have two sitecollection A and B, i want to write a c# code on my webpart to read the topnavbar of sitecollection A at sitecollection B and display the same in ASPMenu control on site collection B. ...
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Remove “Pages” from the Url

I'm building a public facing SharePoint 2010 site and my client (and i) doesn't like the "/Pages/" part within the Urls that SharePoint generates. Is there a way to take this part out of the Url?
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input validation inside page layout

I have field called "program email" and this field is an email and part of page layout. what is the recommended way to validate that field to make sure that it is a valid email format and disable ...
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Portal page with web part - access issue

We have a page which displays some data based on list items which are stored in another site collection. Many of those items have custom permissions set up. Story goes like this: when user has ...
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Is there anyway to support item level *publishing* page edit permissions in SharePoint 2007?

So after some careful research I've discovered that SharePoint does not support item level edit permissions for publishing pages. This behavior is easily reproducible just do the following steps below ...
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PublishingWebControls:RichHtmlField Rendering not working

i am using site content type RichHtmlField as Full HTML type with value = hello PublishingWebControls:RichHtmlField tag in layoutpage does not render it. Instead of displaying hello. it is displaying ...
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Saving publishing site as template in MOSS 2007

I have a publishing site in moss 2007(dev env) and i need to save it as template.. in moss 2007 there is no option to save the publishing site as template so i am using the link below to save it as a ...
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Publish Tab not visible

I have a Sharepoint Portal with "Sharepoint Server Publishing" feature activated at site collection level. I have few pages in subsite and some page have "Page" and "publish" tabs and for some pages I ...
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How can use API to get all Publishing pages in the site collection using a specific Content Type?

I need to use API to return all Publishing pages using a specific content type in a publishing site. this includes querying all sites in the site collection. Can I do that with SPQuery? I am using ...
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How to add picture to a SharePoint list?

I am using SharePoint 2007 Enterprise + Publishing portal template + Windows Server 2008. I want to add a list with two columns, one column displays picture, and the other column displayes rich text. ...
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Why do minor versions on Pages library enable the Publish tab?

Why do minor versions (drafts) on SharePoint 2010's Page's library enable the Publish tab? I've noticed that when you turn minor versions off on the publishing Page's library, the Publish tab goes ...
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Need some basic documentation for publishing page editors

Can you point me to some documentation for SharePoint 2010 beginners who need to edit publishing pages? They need to perform basic tasks, such as applying markup styles, pasting text, inserting and ...
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Take a Publishing Page “Offline”

Is there a way to take a Published Publishing Page offline such that it isn't accessible to anonymous users of a WCM website? If you un-publish, the page's most recent version will still be ...
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Making global changes to a group of publishing pages

Is it possible to change a property on a group of publishing pages on SharePoint 2010? We have a custom page field called "IntranetContactEmail" that we need to update across one web site. How do you ...
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Publishing sites, search and the missing contentclass:STS_Site & STS_Web

This is an old issue I thought this was a bug in an specific environment after reading a couple of blogs it has made me think again... The issue is that SharePoint site collections and sites are not ...
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“List does not exist” error for site cache settings

I'm trying to edit the site cache settings of a publishing site. When I navigate to _layouts/sitecachesettings.aspx, I get the following error: List does not exist The page you selected ...
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Training site editors to use SharePoint

We are rolling out about 30 departmental web sites on SharePoint 2010 for our intranet. They all use a common look-and-feel and have publishing pages. The users have capability to edit pages and ...
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Publishing Site creating a sub page

I have a publishing site. I have created a page in the site. Is it possible to createa sub page from a page? I would like it to be added to the site navigation. Main Site |_Page 1 |_Page 2 ...
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Creating/Copying permission levels in moss publishing sites

Does anyone know what permission levels are required to allow a user to create content but not approve it? I’ve just spent the afternoon trying this and am more confused than when I started. For ...
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MOSS Publishing Sites and RSS Feeds on List and Libraries

If I enable an RSS feed on a document library within a publishing site I get something like this Url: ...
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Customizing Publishing Approval WorkFlow

I am using Sharepoint 2010 publishing site and trying to customize Publishing Approval workflow. Using Designer to customize publishing approval workflow. Is there any way to skip/bypass initiation ...
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Calling a WebMethod defined in a Publishing Page Layout

I'm trying to define a WebMethod in one of my Publishing page layouts. This WebMethod is intended to be called when a user takes a specific action in an Editor Part in a Visual Web Part, however, ...
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How to filter a list on SharePoint

I am using SharePiont Server 2007 Enterprise with Windows Server 2008 Enterprise, and I am using publishing portal template. I am developing using VSTS 2008 + C# + .Net 3.5. I have defined a custom ...
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Suggestions for display data from a pages and document library together on the same page

I'd like to show documents and pages from the libraries of a local publishing site together on the same page. It seems the out of the box web parts only allow you to show one or the other (in ...
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Editing SharePoint home page for a publishing portal

I am using SharePoint 2007 Server x64 on Windows Server 2008 x64. I create a new SharePoint web application with a new site collection at the root of the web application. I select the template ...
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How to change SharePoint search page URL?

I am using SharePoint Server 2007 Enterprise with Windows Server 2008 Enterprise. I am using publishing portal template. By default, the search page is using results.aspx as the search result page. I ...
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DNS and Http HOST header issue

I am using SharePoint Server 2007 Enterprise with Windows Server 2008 Enterprise. And I am using publishing portal template. I have a physical server with a single IP address, and I have set in DNS to ...
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SharePoint workflow support?

I am using SharePoint 2007 Enterprise + Publishing portal template + Windows Server 2008. I want to know any built-in types of workflow -- which could be implemented by configuration without ...
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how to add a WebPart to all pages in a SharePoint site?

I am using SharePiont Server 2007 Enterprise with Windows Server 2008 Enterprise, and I am using publishing portal template. I am developing using VSTS 2008 + C# + .Net 3.5. I want to know how to add ...
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ValidateUser of Forms Authentication issue

I am using SharePoint 2007 Enterprise + Publishing portal template + Windows Server 2008. And I am developing using ASP.Net + C# + .Net 3.5 + VSTS 2008 on SharePoint Server 2007. I am developing a ...