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

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Cannot find RSS Viewer WebPart in Sharepoint 2013

All, I am new to Sharepoint development. We have a sharepoint 2013 server. I have a RSS link and I want to view it on a simple page. The basic idea would be to find the RSS Webpart, Add it to the ...
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Error while programmatically creating a site from web part SPO

I'm trying programmatically to create a site from a web part, sandbox solution for SharePoint Online 2010. My web part has a text box which displays error messages and a button Create, in which on ...
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Trending #tags webpart not working - SP 2013

We are having a problem with our "Trending #tags" webpart that is not displaying any data. It resides on the MySite host default page, (default.aspx). From my understanding #tags which are mentioned ...
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How can you change the alert text on a pop-up

I am working in the advanced search and am trying to change the message that gets displayed in an alert box (see image below), can anyone help please?
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ASP.Net Validators part of Custom control in WebPart

Custom control has 6 buttons in which 5 of them have CausesValidation = false, the one remaining button ( lets calls it as "SUBMIT") which cause validation. Edit: Validators and Submit button are ...
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Get a list of the webparts on a page

Is there somewhere you can view a list of all webparts embedded on a specific page? I have taken over development of a SharePoint website and some pages have a ton of webparts, and I have no way of ...
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What is hidden webpart for in SP2010?

Follow-up questions to Closed vs. Hidden Web Part - what is the difference? : What are possible uses of hiding a web part (having closing) in Sharepoint 2010? why isn't unhiding a webpart in a ...
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Closed web parts

I have a Sharepoint site where click on edit item will open a new window. Unfortunately for one of the item ,it went to Web part maintanence page. I mistakenly closed that web part. Now I can't get ...
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Add more to PlaceHolderMain (Custom)

I made a master page and created a new page from it. In the PlaceHolderMain I added a few WebPartZones and then in the browser filled them with CEWPs and filled the CEWPs with content. Now I go back ...
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Cascading DropDownList in Custom Editor Web Part using SharePoint 2010

Does anybody know how to achieve a cascading dropdownlist in an editor web part?
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How to create a Data View webpart?

How to create Data View Webpart? or is a free webpart available on the net? I use WSS 3.0
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referring to files in style library from content editor web part

I have a content editor webpart I am referring a html file to the content link of the webpart the contentLink looks something like the one below sites/ImageList/Style Library/Page/ImageList.html ...
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Problem to read custom webpart properties (if it's not static)

I have problem with custom properties. I want to set custom boolean value or write custom text. It do not work, if I don't set values to static. However, if I set value to static all webparts share ...
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Search Web Part disable preview

How can I disable the preview of the document on the mouse-over in a search result web part?
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Image carousel webpart

I am working with a client who wants a carousel displaying in SharePoint. As you can probably guess they want the carousel to slide in or fade in an image and then go to a link when the user clicks. ...
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Add an existing WebPart Using the Sharepoint client object Model [duplicate]

My knowledge of the Client Object model is fairly limited, although I have been able to remove and move existing web-parts on a particular page. But I'm now struggling to find and then add a custom ...
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Upload a Web part to All Site Collections

We have designed a custom Content editor web part and we exported the dwp file and added it in an site collection (Web part gallery ) and the web part is working fine when we add in any sub site in ...
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IsDlg=1 is not working for custom list web part item to show in dialog

I have created custom list web part and using that web part in home page. when i click on item its not opening in dialog. I used below code. Can anyone suggest me what is the problem ? SPQuery ...
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Error Handling Strategy for Sandboxed SharePoint Solutions

I am looking to develop an error handling strategy for a SharePoint solution that makes use of sandboxed webparts. I was initially looking at a general exception handling approach based on this ...
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How do I update/refresh a web part using an AJAX Update panel every 5 or 10 minutes?

I have a news and announcement web part that I would liek to refresh every 5 or 10 minutes so users get the latest information. I have a bunch of asp controls within an update panel's contenttemplate. ...
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SPContext.Current.Web and security exepction

I write a webpart in C# for sharepoint 2007 .When i try to create instance of SPSite or SPWeb , for example: SPSite sit = new SPSite("http://sharepoint"); or SPSite sit = ...
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How to remove “created by” on SharePoint blog post item?

I recently created a blog site and posted few blog posts but then I realized that "created by" column is showing on the item. I tried to check what page layout a post is using but I simple found ...
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Web part and content type

I'm using SharePoint 2007, custom list. I have created 2 content type on that list. on the home page I create 2 web part. I want that each content type appear in one web part. is it possible?
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Getting Title of most recently uploaded document in document library

I have a document library that a user uploads a file to daily. I then have to display the data from the most recently uploaded document (xls) in a web part. I have gotten everything working except ...
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PDF viewer web part

I'm new with sharepoint 2013 Does anyone know pdf viewer webpart for sharepoint 2013 for free Please help me.
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Insert menu options greyed out in sharepoint desinger 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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Web Part List title not visible

I'm fairly new with sharepoint, but I need to handle some stuff and I'm now stuck with making visible the title of one list web part. Could anyone advise? Thanks
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Editing a web part page - Get ServiceActivationException error message

Create a web part page by Site Actions > More Options > Filter by Page > Click Web part page > then Create Enter a name add to Pages Document Library click Ok, Within the page click Add Web Part Add ...
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Decompiling a .webpart file?

I know it is possible to decompile SharePoint web parts if you have their .dll or .wsp files (I have successfully done this myself using tools like DotPeek or this method), but what if you are left ...
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How to link to a specific list view from a list web part's title link

When I place a list's web part on a page and set it to a specific view, upon clicking the list title of that web part I am taken to the AllItems view of the actual list. I want to be able to see the ...
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Caching expensive query to use in a Web Part

I have a Web Part that connects to a SQL server and pulls summary data for the current user. (Think "dashboard".) Unfortunately this query is expensive to run so I'd like to cache the results to ...
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Visual Studio WebPart Not Showing Up in SharePoint

I created a simple WebPart in Visual Studio 2010 that I was using to test some functionality for a project. When the WebPart was built and deployed, the messages in the Output box in VS all state ...
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OOB Search core result webpart

This might be very simple, but since I am new to Sharepoint, I could not find enough information that helped me to understand how to implement OOB Search core result webpart. What I understand is, ...
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Web Part Properties in different pages

Soo, I created an webpart, and I've added a custom property. The webpart works fine. Now I want to add this webpart in another page also, but with a different property value. The problem is that if ...
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Where to deploy scripts in a sandbox solution?

I have a webpart deployed as a sandbox solution. The webpart has resource files, javascript files, css styles, and images. Where would I deploy all these in a sandbox solution (Office 365)? Thanks!
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Upgraded SP Servers and now webpart can't access C drive

We had one WFE server and upgraded to 2 WFE servers with a load balancer. We are using the SharePoint Server Standard edition. Because we are using the Standard edition and do not have access to BI ...
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Body column is not visible on Announcements web part

We use WSS 3.0 to host our portal. I created a new site on my Staging Server using the Blank Template and added an Announcements list, then put the Announcements Web Part on the home page. The Body ...
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How to get custom action to a SharePoint list actions menu for a specific list or content type?

I add custom action to a sharepoint list actios menu for all list . I want get custom actions that define for a special list in VS. How to get custom action ?
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Does webpart property validation code execute every page load

I have a custom webpart with custom webpart property. I have created a complex validation in the property. My question is, does this validation execute on every page load or happens only when ...
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Insert web part with H2 title instead of H3

We're inserting web parts into a publishing page and noticing that SharePoint wraps their title in H3 tags by default. Is there a way to control this? We need it to insert the title as H2, at least in ...
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Customize a web part's Miscellaneous tab

I've got a Data Form Web Part in SharePoint 2010 Designer that I'd like to customize so users can filter it on one of the columns. In other words, they'd be able to drop the web part in, then choose ...
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Site Aggregator web part in SP2010 does not show new tab

I am unable to find "new tab" after adding Site Aggregator web part. Does anyone know how to do it?
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sharepoint web part rendering

I've been pulling my hair out long enough on this one.. would appreciate some help :) I've created a custom DataFormWebPart which I need to render certain contents to all users of a sharepoint list. ...
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CEWP on Allitems.aspx in SharePoint 2010?

I have a SharePoint 2010 Discussion board and would like to add a Content Editor Webpart on Allitems.aspx page of it. I understood that we can not directly add a CEWP into the page however should use ...
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Redirection using Content editor Webpart

Whenever i try to open a site , i want page to redirect to some other page . So , i have added a javascript to redirect using the content editor on my page . Now i want to edit the code added to ...
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Can I target .NET Framework 3.5 when creating a MOSS 2007 web part?

I'm creating a web part in Visual Studio 2008 that involves using the Open XML SDK 2.0. I'm getting an error saying I need to add a reference to the WindowsBase assembly. However, I can only add ...
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Custom Webpart doesn't show up in Sharepoint 2010 after deploying from VS2010

Full disclosure: Sharepoint development noob. I currently have 3 custom web parts built in an SP solution in VS2010. I build and deploy my project out to our local Sharepoint dev box. However, after ...
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Is it possible to have a configurable parameter in a SharePoint 2013 (on-premises) Farm solution?

I am developing a SharePoint 2013 custom WebPart using Visual Studio 2012 where on Page_Load event, I am calling a method RunProc() which executes a SQL Stored Procedure in some other server. When I ...
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hide the “modified” “modified by” from web-parts

Is there a way to hide the "modified" and "modified from" from listing-webparts? I already created a new view and set it as the standard/default view. In this view I didn't check the boxes so it ...
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Sharepoint Document Library within a Web Form?

As part of a InfoPath web-enabled form, we want to include the ability for form fillers to upload files and documents to a location outside the form (meaning no embedded attachments). We figured a ...