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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Webpart Custom Properties

With this attributes decorating the Properties of a Web Part... [WebBrowsable(true)] [Category("Common Settings")] [WebDisplayName("Show tab header")] [WebDescription("Show tab header for the News ...
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Developing WebParts for SP 2007 and SP 2010

We are currently working on a project where the first release will be in 2007 and the next release will be in 2010. In previous projects we have created webparts using user controls and defining ...
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How to publish blog posts on behalf of another user in SharePoint 2010?

I have blog for our management team. Assistants will be posting instead of the managers. I have created a column called "Author" which is "people/group" lookup field for the assistants to add a person ...
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How to change active directory password from webpart?

How to change active directory User Account Password using code?
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how to check if a webpart already exists on a page or not

I am adding three webparts with different titles to a given page url, but I need to check if webpart is already on page or not, here is the code i am using atm to add webpart to the page. using ...
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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 following link: ...
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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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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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XsltListViewWebPart and custom link column

I have a XsltListViewWebPart with a custom link column used for change a value on current listitem using JavaScript. <a href="javascript:ApproveRejectRDA('{@ID}', true);" title="approve"> ...
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Call WebMethod from JS in Visual web Part

I have ASP.NET web app that call some WebMethod from javascipt and fills textboxes. This is not all code, just example codesnippet function dataApp(text) { var loc = window.location.href; ...
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Get web part TypeName using CSOM

Can we retrieve the TypeName of a web part using CSOM?
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Custom Page Layout in Sharepoint 2013 Foundation

Sharepoint comes with a set of Text Layout Templates. How can I create my own custom Text Layouts under Sharepoint 2013 Foundation. What I'm trying to achieve is a shown below. PS: I do not have ...
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Can a custom SharePoint 2013 web part act both as a consumer and a provider without the need for postback?

I am looking for a general method of implementing a web part that is both a consumer and a provider, without the need for an initial postback or redirect. I need to establish whether this is ...
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Show a message while loading modal dialog

I'm loading a modal dialog on a web part. Sometimes it takes a lot of time to load, like 6/7 secs. Here's the code: function Init(title, id) { var dialogOptions = SP.UI.$create_DialogOptions(); ...
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Porting Web Parts to Office365 (SharePoint 2013 )

I've been in the process of developing a site in SharePoint 2010, which is composed of a set of different Farm deployed Web Parts. I was wondering what the process was for porting them to SharePoint ...
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Can't rename “Title” field in List Definition

I can't rename "Title" field to "Unit Type" Here is my Schema.xml: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <List xmlns:ows="Microsoft SharePoint" Title="PrCenter - StatisticsDef" ...
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Web Part zone index not working

I am installing a web part on a few different pages. I have set my zone index to 0, yet they still wind up below the other web parts on the page. Here is my code: TasksWebPart ...
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SharePoint webpart and application page

I need to make an application page or a webpart that have a javascript code and i tried to add the jquery i a new project to upload it to the SharePoint but the code didn't work this is the code that ...
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jquery projects and visual studio best practices?

Just curious how others are handling their jquery related solutions. It's obviously very easy to add a Content Editor web part with a content link to a source file. That file could have your ...
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~site / ~siteCollection token replacement with sandboxed solutions

It seems you cannot use the ~site or ~siteCollection tokens in an Element.xml when you deploy as a Sandboxed Solution. Has anyone ever seen this behaviour? Code snippet: ...
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Content query web part

I'm using SharePoint 2007. I need to use "Content Query Web Part". This web part displays a link to the item, I need the content type to show me all the rows (item). Is that possible? I do not want ...
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Dynamically display a single row of a custom list

In SharePoint 2010, I have created a custom list and I want to be able to display a single row of this custom list on page. But I do not want to create a separate page for each row. I would like to ...
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Webpart error is shown when a user does not have permission to see it

I am facing a strange Webpart error. Users not having permissions to view a list should be unable to see the web part at all, instead they see a web part with a permission error. Is there a way to ...
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Webparts in the left side bar

Is it possible to get webparts in the left side bar? I have a custom .master page and the business wants more items on the left. From what I can see with web parts you can only put them in the ...
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ListView Web part - customization

I created and deployed link list (default template (103)) from code and after that I added ListViewWebPart also from code which looks on default view of my link list. And that works. Problem: How can ...
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Preupgrade check reveals webpart issues which are not installed on farm, how to identify the name, assembly of the referenced webparts

I have run a preupgrade check on a SP2007 database to identify issues prior to upgrading to SP2010. The report shows a lot of messages for missing webparts. The strange thing is that I cannot identify ...
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Changing colors on calendar view

I have a calendar list setup. My customer could like to give the appointments in the calendar view (by default green) a different color based on the category; much like the way Outlook does it. I ...
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How to put web parts on publishing pages?

Scenario: On a intranet page there is several site verticals (hierarchies) (e.g products and services). Now I want for each site to have a familiar welcome page. How is it best to put web parts on ...
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SharePoint 2010 RSS Viewer Web Part Fails to Load

Has anyone seen occurrences of the SharePoint 2010 RSS Viewer web part failing to complete loading when the page loads, instead remaining in constant "loading" mode with the Ajax indicator showing? ...
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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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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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How can I create a web part for add update and delete operations?

I'm new to SharePoint and I'm working with web parts. I have learned how to create a basic webpart and how to deploy it...but I don't have any ideas about how to create a web part that adds updates ...
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Finding the Current User login in a Content Query Web Part?

I have the unique requirement of needing to get the current user's id (domain\logon) for use within a Content Query Web Part. If no documents are retrieved with the CQWP I need to craft a custom url ...
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Web Part error for preloaded web part zone

SharePoint 2007 Enterprise, SP2. I am getting a strange error (found in the ULS logs, Google reports no hits on the message itself) when trying to upload a page with a webpart preloaded in a zone: ...
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Sharepoint Deployment not updating webparts

Alright. I have just made changes to a custom webpart that was already deployed to Sharepoint. I made a few deploys, some changes... and suddenly, a code that was in the front-end of the webpart ...
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How SharePoint apps affects SEO in websites?

I'm developing an internet facing site using SharePoint 2013. For some parts of my homepage I need dynamic parts which I have to decide between Web Parts and Apps. I've heard that SharePoint Apps ...
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How to load custom webparts in site page asynchronously in sharepoint 2010

In home page of my site i have some custom webparts. so home page is taking much time to load page,I want to load custom webparts asynchronously how can i do this. Does anyone have any idea.
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CSWP “Value of a field on the Page” Questions/Issues

We're trying to create a seach query that grabs a content type based on a taxonomy field added to our custom Publishing Page content type. We seem to be having one of two issues: We don't know how ...
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How to set start and end date in Timeline webpart in SharePoint 2013?

So here is the scenario. I want to "hijack" the Timeline webpart used for project sites in SP2013 and set a fixed start and end date. There is an option to lock the timeline in it's current state in ...
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Connection between 2 web parts

Im embeding two webparts in my sharepoint page using page viewer. One part is UI which takes input from user and on submit it shud be passed to other web part and it should get refreshed. can anyone ...
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Content Query webpart- CommonViewFields vs ViewFieldsOverride

I'm reading up on the Content Query web part and based on this page, I can't understand the difference between the CommonViewFields property vs the ViewFieldsOverride property. How are they different? ...
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Creating a custom Filter Webpart in SandBox? How-To?

Since a little while now I've been trying to create a custom filter webpart in Sandbox. So far, it seems that all the usual ways to create a custom filter webpart programatically ina farm solution are ...
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Delete a WebPart from Web Part Gallery

I am trying to delete a Web Part from WebPart gallery but I don't see it there. The Web Part is available in the list when I try to add a Web Part in the page. This is the first time I am facing this ...
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Custom web part as consumer and provider for other single web part

I have a task to create a custom filter web part (CFWP) for standard List View web part (LVWP). I decided to use a connection framework for this task and designed next concept: LVWP is a provider ...
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Security around Web Parts

I have been looking to wrap security around web parts. I already have security wrapped around documents so only the correct people see the allowed documents. The problem lies when a user does not ...
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How can I have a Rich text box in a custom webpart?

In a custom Web part (actually on the home page, but I think it doesn't matter), I want to let the users input some rich content, keeping the Ribbon functionalities; same as the OOB rich text columns. ...
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Script editor webpart ribbon problems

I added a script editor web part (javascript code) to a view page (/Forms/AllItems.aspx). After that I can not see anymore the File and List category in the ribbon bar. I read somewhere that ...
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search box above every column of list in sharepoint 2010

The problem I am having is that I want to show search box above every column in list in my sharepoint site. But the number of columns in each list are different. Is there a dynamic way to do so?? I ...
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No way to restore a Post.aspx blog view?

A bug in SharePoint 2013 which breaks the Posts.aspx page. Reproduce: 1) Click on the title of any blog post to open up the Post.aspx?ID=N view. 2) Place the page in edit mode and then place the ...
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Display names in dropdown in webpart property

I would like to add custom property that offers a list of choices. It is possible to use Enum type. The property will be then rendered as a combobox. public enum Group { GroupA, ...