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 propery library inclusion.

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How do I remove Feed link in RSS Viewer Web Part?

I hope this is an easy fix in either the XSL or a Content Editor Web Part. I want to remove/hide the link to the Feed XML from my RSS Viewer Web Part. IT is for an Intranet page and the people ...
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Sharepoint 2010 missing webparts

I set up a sharepoint farm and everything works ok; but when I am trying to add new webparts to a webpart page I get only a small list. Like this: screenshot of german webparts If you compare this ...
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SPGridView Sorting, Filtering and Paging

I'm currently working on my first SharePoint web part to aggregate information from numerous announcement lists in various sites and allow them to be displayed in one single web part. I've used two ...
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Activity stream for SharePoint 2007

Are there any web parts for SharePoint 2007 offering an activity streaming facility?
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Web Part Page with Web Parts

I have a web part page (with 3 web parts; 1 webpart is the document library that the web part residing, other 2 is list dispay from the same site) in a document library. The web part page is in the ...
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Group Alert feature required for WSS 3.0

In current web-part (http://advancedalert.codeplex.com/) there is no facility to remove the group alert or who is subscribed to the lisy. Also new members added to the group do not automatically get ...
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SharePoint 2010 Sandboxed solution error during debugging

I'm in the process of creating a sandboxed web part, during debugging though once it is on the site the web part displays the error shown below: Web Part Error: Unhandled exception was thrown by the ...
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Update Web Part in Custom Site Definition and created sites

I have a site definition with a custom web part, the projects (both the site definition and the web part) are part of a CI build which means the version numbers are incremented each build. The ...
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Want a Sharepoint (WSS 3.0) webpart to display server information

I want a way to display all internals server based information of WSS 3.0 like Hard disk space, RAM usage, etc in form of a Webpart....Is it possible? -saumil
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Debug Web Parts

I am studing this topic and I would like somebody to point me in the right direction for studying this. Debug Web Parts This objective may include but is not limited to: ULS log, and event log, ...
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What is something I should to to help me to Learning SharePoint?

I have a list of items I was told I should learn below. Can you tell me if there is one that I should remove and one I can add that will help me learn sharepoint backend development. I have been ...
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Content Query Web Part additional filters

I've been working on a SharePoint intranet implementation and have been trying to use the CQWP to aggregate a number of announcement lists throughout our site on the homepage. I've been using the ...
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Web parts documentation for SharePoint 2010

I can't seem to find the documentation for Web Part development on SharePoint 2010. I need all the details, connectable web parts, custom verbs etc and what has changed since MOSS 2007. Thanks.
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DWP file is not updated in the web part gallery by the stsadm upgradesolution command

I am trying to update a DWP file in the web part gallery by using stsadm upgradesolution. Here is what I am doing: Created a web part, put it in feature, packaged it in solution by WSPBuilder, ...
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Install-SPSolution : This solution contains no resources scoped for a Web application and cannot be deployed to a particular Web application

I have a powershell script that deploys about 12 web parts. They have all been created in the manner through visual studio 2010 and are being deployed to sharepoint 2010. I am getting the following ...
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Searching a SharePoint 2007 list, which also returns matching substrings

I'm having issues with the provided Search WebParts. I'm currently using the "Text Filter" WebPart because it is the closest to what I need. The problem with that one is that it only searches through ...
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Creating aspx pages

Background: (tool used Sharepoint designer 2007) 1. I created a aspx page (using UI) that is inside a document library (content type is web part pages and a custom content type). 2. I then added 3 web ...
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SharePoint 2010: Using values specified through a modal dialog in web part code behind

In my custom SharePoint 2010 web part, I am allowing the user to specify his information in a model dialog window. I then need to use this information in my web part code behind for further ...
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How to get current web part GUID

Is there a way to find the GUID from within a web part programmatically? For example, if there were two of the same web part added to the same page, is it possible to find the GUID of each of them ...
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SP2010 Profile properties

Can the "EditProperties" page be edited? The URL points to a /layouts so I am assuming that it must be done outside Sharepoint Designer (I could not find it in Designer even as System account). I ...
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Web Part Error: Access Denied

I'm currently playing around with SharePoint 2010 but have come across an issue when using the standard Document Library and Announcement web parts. If I change the permissions to a list or library ...
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Documentation for using out of box web parts (2010)

Where can I find documentation on setting up/configuring some of the more obscure out of the box web parts (e.g. Sites in Category)?
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Deploying CKEditor into SharePoint

Is it possible to integrate CKEditor with SharePoint (WSS 3.0)? Could it be possible with Visual Studio and deploying as a Web Part??
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Developing Visual Web Part with external list in ListView

Using VS 2010 i've created BCS model for external MS SQL source, deployed it with success, then created external list - it works perfect. Now my task is - create visual web part in VS2010 and place ...
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Accidentally removed the List View web part from the Reusable Content popup - How can I restore it?

I was working on a project to provide Up Button functionality for the list view web part, and ran across this functionality in the Reusable Content popup. I opened reflector and set to work to reverse ...
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Cannot set the Query Text Box width on a Search Box web part

Does anyone else have this problem and know of a work around? On a WebPart page, add a Search Box WebPart. Edit the properties of the WebPart and change the Query text box width (in pixels) option. ...
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Check whether user is administrator in a Sharepoint page using JavaScript or jQuery?

I am developing a webpart for SharePoint in Visual Studio 2005. I am making use of a user control in this project. Now, I have to obtain the currently logged in user using JavaScript and check whether ...
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List names on my Intranet homepage were changed to “Untitled[n]”

Suddenly, the name of various lists like Announcements, Suggestions etc. on my Homepage has changed to Untitled ‭[1]‬, Untitled ‭[2]‬ and so on... How could this happen? Please help!!
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External database connection in web part

So, I have a web part that needs to connect to a different database other than sharepoint. This is a custom web part that I'm writing in VS, not something built with SPD. How can I connect to the ...
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Sharepoint Designer Crashes When Adding a Custom Web Part [closed]

I'm trying to add a webpart to a "Dispform.aspx" of a list in Sharepoint Designer. I can add ootb webparts without any problem, but mine just won't work. By the way, I can add the web part normally ...
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When to use CreateChildControls() vs. embedding in the ASPX

I'm developing a webpart for SharePoint 2007 and have seen several posts that advise to do all the creation of controls in the code-behind. I'm transitioning from Java J2EE development so I don't have ...
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How do you resize the title of a webpart on a webpart page in SPF2010

Sharepoint Foundation 2010, I want to make the title of the webpart larger than the text inside the list so that it stands out. How can I do this? Thanks.
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Is there a way to -not- refresh the page when we click on a link in SharePoint Web part?

A few days ago I submitted this question to stackoverflow: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/3161708/sharepoints-new-folder-doesnt-ask-for-a-required-field I essentially have Web Part Connections ...
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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 New Web Part Page Template when creating page

I want to give the user the ability to create web part pages, from a template, where the the left column is a web part, lets call it LEFTNAVPART, and the header is another web part, let's call it ...
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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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Can't add web parts to a page as a user with Full Control

As a site collection admin, when I go into subsites and choose "Edit Page", and the "Insert" tab, I see a long list of categories for web parts in the left hand panel. However, when I log in as a ...
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Deploy a web part to a page during feature activation within a Sandbox Solution

I've been hitting my head against a wall on this one for the last couple of days. I have a pretty simple requirement but I cant see how it can be achieved within a Sandboxed solution. I'm depressed ...
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WebPart not registered as safe

I have a webpart that is part of a larger solution, deployed as a WSP using WSPBuilder. I can see the SafeControl entry in the web.config and can see that the assembly has deployed to the GAC. The ...
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Default web part in web part zone for page layout

How can I set a web part so it will be automatically appended to a web part zone when a specific page layout is selected? The solutions I have tried so far is: Using <ZoneTemplate> under ...
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Video and Audio button missing

I would like to add a video to my sharepoint site. When I click edit > Insert, the Video and Audio tab is missing. How do I get this to work?
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Web Part “Hidden” option is greyed out on team site wiki pages

For all the Web Parts on my SP 2010 team site wiki page, the "Hidden" option is greyed out (under Edit Web Part > Layout). How can I activate this option?
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How to show list data in vertical list

I want to show the contents of three specific columns from one specific list item. Like Meeting list item ID 5 contains Name MeetingDate Bitfield1 Bitfield2 John Doe ...
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Audience targeting only works when browsing from the SharePoint server, using internal address

I have a web part which I am trying to target to a specific audience (the 'Staff' audience.) I have the web part in the home page of a site that has anonymous access enabled. I have set the Target ...
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Dynamic WebPart connections

I'm prototyping the best way to dynamically connect web parts at runtime. Essentailly, the application will allow for several disparate application groups to create web parts that will be consumed ...
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Catch exception in web part, or let it bubble up?

I'm writing a web part for other sites to use in their SharePoint installation. In the logic of the web part I throw exceptions at certain failure points. I'm wondering whether it is a better ...
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How can resolve Error: “Could not load type 'Microsoft.SharePoint.WebControls.SPGridView” SharePoint 2010?

Following error comes when creating a WebPart In sharePoint 2010 Server. Web Part Error: Unhandled exception was thrown by the user code wrapper's Execute method in the partial trust app domain: ...
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problem deploying webpart on a farm

a customer has a problem deploying a webpart I developed for them on a farm. The webpart is packaged as a .WSP solution with WSPBuilder and it seems to work fine when deployed to a single server. ...
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Rendering of WebPartZone

How can I prevent a WebPartZone from wrapping with <table>? For web accessibility we don't want WebParts to be wrapped in tables.
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Organization Browser in SharePoint 2010 empty unless used on My Site

I have been trying to get the organization browser web part to work on a publishing site and I can't get the web part to display any users. When I look at the organization browser web part on the my ...