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

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Best way to package publishing content types

I'm currently planning on how to package my Publishing content types in a WSP to make deployment in production easier. I came a cross the following choices 1- create a feature receiver and ...
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how to get current URL in SharePoint?

I am using SharePoint 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 am using left navigation ...
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How to set anonymous user as a specific user

I am using SharePiont Server 2007 Enterprise with Windows Server 2008 Enterprise. I am developing using VSTS 2008 + C# + .Net 3.5. I am wondering whether SharePoint has any means to set an anonymous ...
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Publishing Site “Save site as template”

How to save site as template for a Publishing Site? I do not understand how this is done.
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How to add data sheet to a SharePoint web page?

I am using SharePoint 2007 + Windows Server 2008 with SharePoint 2007's publishing portal template. I want to add Excel style data sheet to a web page, could anyone show me how? More details, For ...
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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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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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1answer
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Extend SharePoint Calendar

Context: We are trying to do Event Management module to be part of SharePoint multilingual publishing website by capitalizing on the capabilities of SharePoint calendar. The event as a business ...
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Can't activate Server Publishing

I'm trying to activate the SharePoint 2010 Server Publishing on a site and it gives the following message: Site The feature being activated is a Site scoped feature which has a dependency on a Site ...
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KeywordQuery with “last modified by” and “last modified date”

How do you use a KeywordQuery to search for "last modified by" and "last modified date"? This is for SharePoint 2010 Server, with publishing pages and document libraries, so "enterprise search". I'm ...
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how do i control the size of the background image?

I uploaded a background image with the the "Change the look" option in site settings. It's a small image, but now it's being stretched to the entire window. Is there a way i can control how big 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 ...