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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Users image in my site programatically

How to get the users image in my site programatically? I need to show image of the logged-in user in my webpart.
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In SharePoint 2010 how can I add user selected WebParts at run time?

I am quite new to SharePoint and have been given an interesting problem to solve. My users have requested to each have a custom home page that they can customise with ease. The design I have been ...
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Showing url images in webpart

I need to display the images of the url typed in a custom webpart . i.e if i type url name (www.google.com) , atomatically it should display the small logo of google in webpart .Anyone with this idea ...
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Custom Properties Error for Webpart SP 2007

using System; using System.Runtime.InteropServices; using System.Web.UI; using System.Web.UI.WebControls; using System.Web.UI.WebControls.WebParts; using System.Xml.Serialization; using System.Data; ...
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GridView control - paging with linq. Where is objectDataSource?

I have visual web part with custom logic which retrieves me strongly typed list (not SPList -> .NET list object) which than I bind to gridview which has paging enabled. That works fine. Problem is: ...
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Need a Web part to display user profile of selected user in SharePoint Foundation 2010

I am searching for a Data View web part which can display user profile of selected user in SharePoint foundation 2010. There will be one web part which will contain list of users and another one ...
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Setting SPWeb.AllProperties on WebPart Install

I have a WebPart where I need to set a custom property in SPWeb.AllProperties. How can I on install check to see if a property is set? If it is not set I want to set it. Or is it best just to do this ...
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Landing page forms in SharePoint 2010

I'm working on a new SharePoint public-facing website for my company, and need to replicate a feature of our current site, which we call 'landing pages'. The concept is that my marketing team can ...
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Unusual SQL Server Exception 257 while attempting to rename a View

I've never seen this before. While attempting a routine UI operation -- changing the name of a view (but not changing its file name), I get a generic Sharepoint UI error. But the ULS log shows a more ...
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How to add a webpart using Sharepoint Designer 2010

Is it possible to add a webpart to a page using Sharepoint Designer 2010. I'm trying to modify the newform.aspx page of a list to add a Content Editor Webpart into it. I can't find any way to do that ...
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Updated SharePoint Solution not recongnized

I've modified a minor bug in a User Control of a custom SharePoint solution that was initially deployed on SharePoint 2007 but now it is deployed on SharePoint 2010. I was hoping to just update the ...
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Redirection Error for visitors

I have a custom webpart with spgridview & button.the webpart should be visible to all the users. The gridview populates all items from custom list. When I click button, the page is redirected to ...
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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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How to make calendar default to “Expand All” view?

I have a single page on our site that I would like to load in the "Expanded" view (show all tasks without the "Expand All" option that hides anything over the maximum number). So far I've only seen ...
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How to create multiple different connections from a producer web part?

I have twwo webparts, one consumer and one producer. Consumer WebPart takes various ITransformableFilterValues connections. And Producer WebPart generates one ITransformableFilterValues connection. ...
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A Web Part or Web Form Control on this Page cannot be displayed or imported

I'm working on Create a Custom Web Part i'm able to do a build and run the new project in debug mode. However, after trying to add the new web part to the site, I get the following error. "A Web Part ...
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The connection point “filter parameter” on does not allow multiple connections

I have a custom web part which does not allow multiple connection. Scenario : i add the custom web part on the page , add 2 list on the same page . Step 1 : I connect List 1 to web part and implement ...
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Deploy Sharepoint Dashboad page and KPI List to other site

I have a report library in Sharepoint site where i have several dashboard pages. Each of these dashboard pages have kpi and excel web acess web parts in them (only out of box no custom web parts). A ...
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Why would a site admin or designer use a Web Part Page instead of a new sub-site/sub-site collection?

I am a site owner, and up until now, I have always created sub-sites instead of using basic pages or Web Part pages. I would like to understand what advantages Web Part Pages have over just adding a ...
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custom editor web part - disappears other property

Update: protected override void CreateChildControls() { // autopostback ddlTopic = new DropDownList { CssClass = ...
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Hide Certain Fields in KPI Detail Web Part

Specifically i want to hide Workbook and Value Cell in a KPI Details Webpart ad prevent users from drilling down to the workbook. Any idea how i can do this using out of the box ?
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Table of Content Web Part SP2010

I'm currently designing a site in 2010 version for our team. They are not very comfortable using SharePoint and since migrated to version 2010 they are struggling with the basic navigation, so I would ...
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Edit a webpart in SharePoint

Someone deployed a webpart to our site that left and that webpart changed the globalbreadcrumb banner of the sitecollection. The webpart is needed to be used, but I want to remove the code that is ...
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How do I resolve the “Unable to display this web part” error?

Our Sharepoint Portal Server 2003 home page has three data view web parts that display different lists. Starting Saturday, all three web parts starting returning this error: Unable to display ...
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Structuring wiki pages with templates in SharePoint 2007

I need to create a custom template for SharePoint 2007 wiki pages. With ability to add multiple web parts zones on Wiki Page. Is it possible to do that, as I have read from online that wiki pages in ...
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Sharepoint 2010 Custom Properties via WebPart UserControl

I have a weather UserControl (defaulting to the headquarters location) . I have removed the ability to "Edit Web Part" because of branding and not wanting to have to train users on how to work the ...
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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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File not found on WebPart Deployment

I followed the Instructions on msdn and also this one here but unfortunatley nothing seems to work. I've built a custom webpart and packaged it into a .wsp file since i'm trying to import this ...
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Sharepoint Custom WebPart 2007- Target Audience Missing

I have created a site in SP 2007 and its of type Teamsite. I have created a webpart and I want it to target for a group and unfortunately I cannot see target Audience Text box for that Webpart, What ...
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Sharepoint form prepends WPQ2 to form names

I have a custom form added as a webpart that sends to another site. Unfortunately the name attributes of each of my fields is getting prepended with WPQ2 automatically. for example: <input ...
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Weekly update from the boss

I am a site owner for a military unit (we are going heavily to SharePoint.) We have SharePoint 2007 installed, and have no flexibility to add more web parts. We also have limited ability to ...
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Link with QueryString

I have a webpart page with a Query String Filter. That works fine, but I also need some links on the web part page that uses the querystring. Any ideas? Update: Sorry for bad explanation. On the web ...
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How to Show the default loading message while calling postback event.

I am using Update panel in my custom webpart. I need to show the default sharepoint 2010 Loading message when user click on button and postback event fires.
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Add Drop Down List to Change Results Per Page for Search Core Results

Does anyone have an example of how to add a drop down list to the search core results web part to change the number of results?
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Migrate SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint 2007 or WSS3

May I know if it is possible to migrate (or downgrade) from SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint 2007 or WSS3 and what are the steps in going thru this? (This is because some of our web part only support ...
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Asynchronously load a Sandboxed Web Part

I'm wondering if there is an way to load custom Sandboxed Web Parts asynchronously. I have done this earlier with ScriptManager, I understand that this not possible with Sandboxed solutions. And these ...
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Multicast playing of video inside SharePoint

If I use the Flow Player (http://flowplayer.org/) to play videos (which is stored on a network storage) using the Content Editor Web Part in SharePoint 2007, will the videos operate in a multicast way ...
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creating advance custom property for a web part in sharepoint 2010

so far i able to create a custom property with with single control something like this: string _property1; public string Property2 { get { return _property2; } set ...
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UpdatePanel with SharePoint 2010 web part

UPDATE protected override void CreateChildControls() { if (!this._error) { try { base.CreateChildControls(); ...
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Access WebPart from a different site inside same site collection

How do you access a webpart that lives on a page in a different site? For example, I have http://foo.com/ and http://foo.com/blog. How can I access a webpart on the blog site from the foo.com site?
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Tooltip showing latest pictures inside a Picture Library for SharePoint 2007

Inside a SharePoint Document List, I keep a few folders - Folder A, Folder B, Folder C. Each folder have some pictures inside them. May I know if there are any web part that can help me display at ...
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SharePoint 2010 - WebPart editor part definition

I am creating custom web part editor part. I have created a text box which should only allow integer values. If non integer value is filled in , after clicking on "Apply" , error message is displayed ...
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Easy way to add a custom web part property to a web part?

I'm creating a web part using Visual Studio 2008 for SharePoint 2007. If I'm creating the web part from scratch, I typically don't have any properties defined yet in my code. I've found that it is ...
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Can't add Claims Web Part

I have successfully managed to make sharepoint web application claims-aware and connect it to my custom STS. Then I wanted to view claims user has after logging in. I got Claims Web Part from Claims ...
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Add a JS file as embedded resource in a web part in VS2010

I am trying to add resources JS files, images, CSS files as embedded resources to my custom web part, I am writing in VS2010. I have set the properties of these files as "Embedded Resources", but I am ...
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how to validate custom web part property? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to validate Web Part property value? below is a custom prop and a code that i am using for my custom web part, my question is, how to validate a custom web part and ...
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how to have a hyperlink in custom web part property

i am working on a custom web part property and my question is how can i have hyper-link(seen in the below image) or bold or italic text in the custom property for the web part?
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Is there a “Who Follows me” Web Part?

I need a WebPart similar to Colleagues WebPart, but to return which users have added me as a Colleague. Does it already exist? Or, how can I develop it? I'm using SharePoint 2010.
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Prevent editors from inserting web parts

Is it possible to restrict editors from inserting web parts anywhere on a SharePoint 2010 publishing page? This article talks about disabling it for certain parts of the page or hiding the Ribbon ...
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Calendar to enable end-user entry

We have a department that needs a rich calendar control: It will display a month layout, with each day being clickable. When a day is clicked, a popup would allow someone to select a two-hour time ...