Web parts are ASP.NET controls that can be added to web part zones. They are generally distributed through the deployment of .WSP files. Pre-2013, they could be developed off the hosting server. With 2013, Web Parts for the most part have to be developed on the hosting server for proper library ...

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Webpart to display list of subsites?

I would have thought SharePoint 2010 still had a built-in webpart to display a list of subsites as I could in previous versions. I'm having great trouble finding it, though. How does one display a ...
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SharePoint Web Part from App that is NOT in another domain or inside an iFrame?

We created SharePoint Hosted App that offers a Web Part we can add to SharePoint 2013 pages. The problem is that web part installs as an iframe pointing to the apps domain. Two challenges in ...
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Hide the “Add new Item” option below the sharepoint 2010 list

I have a sharepoint 2010 list, I want to hide the option "add new item" which resides below the list, any suggestions?
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ASP.Net WebPart or SharePoint WebPart

This is an almost religious question; what are your preferred base classes for building WebParts in SharePoint? Are you using the ASP.NET WebPart (System.Web.dll) or the SharePoint WebPart (Microsoft....
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How to add Client Web Parts (App Parts) to a page from JavaScript CSOM?

We're working on a custom way of adding and deleting Web Parts and App Parts to a page in SharePoint 2013. We have to use the new App way of developing and all code has to be using the JavaScript CSOM....
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Anonymous access: Add an Item to List without allowing to View the List

I'm creating a 'Contact Us' webpart with form to allow anonymous user to send a message which will be added to a SharePoint List. However I cannot grant the anonymous user the permission to Add ...
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Which webpart is that?

Often I come across a page that is using some web part and I think, "Hmmm I could use that for my project that I'm working on." But often I don't know which webpart was used. And there are so many ...
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How to determine which WFE you are hitting?

Webpart on the home page broken but does not appeared to be broken all the time. So I need to find out which WFE webpart is broken? Load balance is in place with 2 WFE. or is not the WFE since ...
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Programmatically find lists by template ID

I am looking for an efficient way to programmatically find all SharePoint lists with a given template / type in the current site collection from within a sandbox solution. NB: I'm obviously aware ...
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Can I get the source for the out-of-the-box web parts in SharePoint 2010?

I'd like to take an existing web part and add some functionality. Can this be done? I figured out how to download the dwp for the webpart but this does not appear to have any source code in it. ...
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Add web part so that we can retrieve it later via CSOM?

How to add a web part on page in such a way that we later on can find it (using CSOM) - Can we somehow store identifier information to the web part? Say user could change the title and description (so ...
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Setting default value for custom webpart property

im trying to set a DefaultValue for my custom webpart property.. namespace Beraterprofil.VisualWebPart1 { [ToolboxItemAttribute(false)] public class VisualWebPart1 : WebPart { ...
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SharePoint Webpart development using SPA or JavaScript library for better performance

We are looking at using combination of MVC4 and JavaScript libraries like Knockout and/or Breezejs for providing SPA or better navigation and performance within SharePoint 2010 environment. I am ...
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Difference between WebPart & Visual Web Part

I'm not sure how Visual Web Part is different from the actual Web Part in SharePoint 2010. Thanks!
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Display New Form of a List in a Web Part page

How can we show a List Form/New Item Form (/servername/site/Lists/listname/NewForm.aspx?) as a web part in a SharePoint 2010 page? Adding a list web part obviously only shows the list items/views. I ...
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Select the ListView Web Part Automatically on AllItems.aspx

In SharePoint 2010, if you have more than one web part on a web part page, the ribbon disappears because SharePoint doesn't know which web part to display the ribbon for (this is by design because if ...
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How to set link on images with SP OOTB picture library slide show web part?

I added a link column in my picture library and populated with links. Then added SP OOTB picture library slide show web part. Both pictures and it's description are showing. I need the link to be on ...
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Folders in document libraries: how to navigate back up to parent folder (web part on page)?

I have a document library web part on a page and it contains a folder. When a user clicks on the folder it opens and shows the documents inside, but there is no way to go back to the parent folder ...
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Open modal dialog from webpart in the parent page

I have written a SharePoint application which is embedded in a page as an AppPart. Now I want to open a modal dialog in the parent page. This code opens the dialog only in the current AppPart: ...
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Add a Web Part to a Master Page for only one page in SP2010?

I would like to add a Web Part to part of a Master Page, but only in the case of the home page of the site. Otherwise it is not needed. How can I handle this? (see attached image) Do I have to ...
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two column layout using XSLT of People Search Core Result WebPart

I have implemented "Employee Directory" on my portal using People Search Core Result Webpart. I want to create two column layout to display the results. How can I do that.
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Organizing WebParts in Visual Studio - Best Practices

My team is responsible for maintaining a SharePoint 2010 site that was developed by another group. This maintenance includes updates to existing web parts (approximately 20). Currently, all of these ...
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Implement Interface in custom “Connected Web Part” to provide “Filter Values”

Question 1.1 What interface do I need to implement into my custom web part, to make it a provider for "filter values" for a normal XsltListViewWebPart? Answer - IWebPartParameters "XSLT List ...
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How to localize webpart title, description, group, quickadd group in Sandbox solution

I've seen other similar questions (like this one), checked Microsoft documentation (like all the ones stemming from and related to the page Localization of Sandboxed Solutions in SharePoint 2010), ...
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Missing export option for SharePoint 2010 webparts

I am trying to export a list view webpart as a .dwp file so I can have a look at the XML. However, the export option is missing. My initial thought was to try something like the this link However, ...
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Exception on connecting webparts

I have a couple of webparts on a page, XsltListViewWebPart and SPSlicerTextWebPart instances. I need to programmatically connect the filter (slicer) to the xslt webpart. When I do so, I need a ...
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Visual web part and custom web control - can't register

I have created visual web part and copied custom web control which I'd like to use. My control looks as below: namespace AppsListWebPart { [ToolboxData("<{0}:CustomImageButton runat=\"server\"&...
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Which web part properties can / cannot be edited using CSOM?

For a Content Editor Web Part for example it seems we can update Width but not Content: webPart.Properties["Width"] = "100px"; webPartDefinition.SaveWebPartChanges(); clientContext.ExecuteQuery(); // ...
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Removing Orphaned WebParts via PowerShell - CheckIn/CheckOut Requirement Loop

A client migrated from 2007 to 2010 doing a database detach/reattach without checking the database for orphaned objects first. I whipped up a PowerShell script to programmatically remove orphaned ...
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How to deploy webpart on production (not debugging) server?

I've created a web part, debugging it on a test Sharepoint 2010 install on my local workstation. I'd like to test it on our production server. It seems that I won't be able to use Build --> Deploy to ...
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Redirect a user after submitting an InfoPath form

I made a custom list in SharePoint and then created an InfoPath form based on that list. I created a new page in my SharePoint publishing site and added an InfoPath Form Web Part that looked at my ...
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Write items from a SP list to html

I've very recently picked up SharePoint and have a limited knowledge of programming so you'll need to bear with me here. I'm currently building on a development site collection in SharePoint Online (...
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Sync Google Calendar with sharepoint Calendar

How to synchronize Google calender with SharePoint 2010 calender ?
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Can we avoid clunky hiding of WebParts?

It's a real drag and performance killer to have to load all the WebParts on a page and then laboriously hide and reveal all the ones relevant to user groups / permission levels. Especially when on the ...
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How to open a form in a modal dialog popup using C#

I have virtually no experience with web development but now I need to create a web part for SharePoint 2010 and I am stuck. The web part is supposed to find all content types derived from folder ...
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how to validate fields with html5 & sharepoint 2010 webpart?

Recently, I tried to get validated fields with RegularExpressionValidator. When I deployed the webpart, the click event is not working as expected. I hear that RegularExpressionValidator is not ...
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When to use application pages (aspx) versus web parts?

I'm struggling with this question at the moment... Basically I'm pulling a set of data out of a DB table related to our LOB application, listing it, and then want to click through from this list to ...
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web parts vs user controls

I need to develop a SharePoint solution that has many layout pages, ten sub sites to be exact. Each department wants to have its own slight variation on the three layout pages proposed at the ...
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How to find the localized name of the Web Part Gallery

I have learned (still a SP-Noob...) that I have to take care of removing webParts that I deployed as part fo a solution myself. Now I have coded something like string file = "MyWebPart.webpart"; ...
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Insert menu options greyed out in sharepoint designer 2013

I'm creating a sitepage in designer and need to add a webpart using the existing custom list. But, I'm not able to get any options such as "Data View" in the insert tab. Its seems to be greyed out. I ...
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Send e-mail with SMTP (Office 365)

I need to show a popup-window with a basic e-mail layout and send the e-mail after pressing the send button. The popup, I've created and also the webpart within. But when I want to send the e-mail, it ...
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Creating and Deploying a Custom Login Page for SharePoint 2010

I want created a custom login page . I use this link for created custom login . But when i build the solution,don't create a folder inside .\Microsoft Shared\web server extensions\14\TEMPLATE\...
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SharePoint Web Part Development - Server Side vs Client Side

I am developing a web part in SharePoint 2010. I consulted with someone well versed in SharePoint development who told me that, beginning with SP2010, server-side code is discouraged. The problem is ...
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How to remove Feature from site?

Someone in my company installed a test feature on a live site. Now I'm trying to clean up this test feature, and am not sure where all to look to get rid of the one feature that I have left. This is ...
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Saving Page with WebPart error Invalid postback or callback argument

I'm using SharePoint 2010 Foundation with Visual Studio 2010 Ultimate. I developed a Web Part with extensive use of JavaScript and Ajax call. I deploy application by Visual Studio correctly, enable ...
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User Tasks WebPart does not display any Tasks

The User Tasks WebPart provided by SharePoint (2013) does not really work, or at least I did something wrong. I simply added the WP from Web Part -> Social Collaboration -> User Tasks, no ...
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Link to a document library in another subsite?

How can I display the same Document Library, that already exists in a Subsite A, in another Subsite B ? I want to display a Document Library with all the columns (Title, Modified By ...) and not links ...
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Custom properties in XSL

Is it possible to pull the value of a property, from a web part into XSL? I need to build something similar to the standard Summary Link Web Part, but would like to extend the default control with ...
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SharePoint Page is not saving

I created a new webapart and added it to a page. After adding, I was unable to save the page from editing mode, but if I remove my webpart and try to save, it's saving. Not sure what is the error. ...
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Leave request template for SharePoint online

Anyone come across an online Leave request template I can use with Office 365? Don't mind if custom solution , I can do myself