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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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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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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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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prevent css inheritance from master pages

I am creating horizontal menus for a web part to give more interactive navigation options to a corporate SharePoint site that has headers/Branding etc. locked down. I notice that intended colors and ...
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Boundaries in diagram with Date as X

I've recently been trying to build a line diagramm webpart with dates as X Problem is: I can't find a way to adjust the boundaries of the diagram which causes it to start in ~1900 At the moment it ...
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Web parts not working when applying new master page

I started a small Sharepoint site as a rush job. It's a bunch of fairly simple web part pages. Now that we're expanding it, I need to add a different master page. I was using our client's master (...
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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 customize a ListView Webpart from code

I have a repository of files... I'd like to create a ListView Webpart wich receives the path in the tree and show the files in the document library... It's possible to do this by code? Is there any ...
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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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How to use InputFormTextBox in a custom web part ?

I'm currently trying to integrate a rich text editor into my web part. I've found that I can integrate an InputFormTextBox in my aspx page : <SharePoint:InputFormTextBox ID="...
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SP2013 Move Blogs Posts Part to another page

I am trying to duplicate the default Blog Posts web part that is created for Blog sites on SharePoint 2013. Finding that it is not a simple things though I would guess that many others would be ...
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Have a webpart display only subfolders

I am new to SharePoint 2013. I was curious how to put a WebPart for a Document Library on a page with SharePoint 2013, not 2010. This WebPart would then show the content of a specific library folder ...
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Default Webparts not rendering in a RichHtmlField on a custom page layout built in Visual Studio

I have a bit of a conundrum.I've built a Visual Studio solution for SharePoint 2010. It comprises of a custom master page and a bunch of page layout templates. I'veAssembled a master pageAssembled a ...
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Provision XSLTListViewWebPart with <AllUsersWebPart> or <View> and customize the XslLink

I've created some custom List Definitions (aka List Templates) and am provisioning List Instances of them into my site. I am then provisioning Pages (Wiki/WebPartPages) that refer to the lists/views ...
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Consumer+provider web part connections: output is asked before input

I created a simple web part that has both a consumer and a provider connection. The provided output depends on the consumed input (so this is a sort of pipeline approach). I managed to implement the ...
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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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Unable to add selected webpart(s) [closed]

I've created a Custom List ('Tooltips') in SharePoint. After this I used SPSource to reverse engineer the list into a feature. After installing and activating this feature, I want to add this list in ...
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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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Reopen Web Part once closed in Web Part Maintenance Page

I've got an error happening on a page, so I closed all the web parts on it with the Web Part Maintenance Page. This indeed made the issue go away. Trouble is, how do I reopen the web parts so that I ...
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SharePoint 2010 List Rotator Web Part

Ok, so I would normally take the time to write this, but don't have said time to do it at the moment. I need a web part for SharePoint 2010 that does something very simple: display list items from a ...
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How can I show announcements from a different site collection?

We have a site collection at the top level to create the navigation between the different site collections of all departments. The desire is to have a central announcement board on the main page of ...
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Developing a custom webpart to improve the page performance

I need a suggestion for a specific development requirement; it is just for a sub-site. The sub-site has a single list with 20 columns and 850+ items. Now, in the home page, I have to have there ...
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Get Web Part name from GUID

We're migrating from SP2007 to SP2010 and are seeing some error messages about missing web parts during the upgrade, but the error messages only list the GUID and not the web part name. Is there a way ...
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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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Which is Better a UserControl or WebPart?

What are the advantages of user controls over WebParts when dealing with SharePoint? Some I can think of are: familiarity, reusability, and development speed. I am planning to implement them in ...
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Can You Add a WebPart to a Wiki Home Page via Powershell?

Salvete! Is it possible to add a webpart to a Wiki Home Page via Powershell? I have 100 sites for which I need to add a web-part to their home-pages. I know this is easily possible with normal web-...
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Custom webpart being rendered twice on layout page

using System; using System.ComponentModel; using System.Web; using System.Web.UI; using System.Web.UI.WebControls; using System.Web.UI.WebControls.WebParts; using Microsoft.SharePoint; using Microsoft....
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Can I use a ListView in a web part?

I went to add a ListView to a visual web part I had created and it didn't show up in Intellisense. I figured it was just a hiccup in the intellisense so I just typed it in manually but when I run the ...
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Location aware Silverlight webpart

We are designing a system where we will have a site per customer. The site will be created based on a custom site template. This site will have a Silverlight webpart, that will get data from a Line-...
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Check to see if a web part exists on a page using SPLimitedWebPartManager

In a feature I need to check if a part is already on the page. How can this be performed (programatically) (i.e. through a feature) thx
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Automatically add tag to uploaded document in sharepoint

My environment is sharepoint 2010 and vs 2010. I already have an OOTB document library that I am using and I wanted to know how I can add a tag or keyword to a METADATA column. I am using the same ...
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The <today/> tag not working in my CAML Query?

I am trying to retrieve the 5 most upcoming (with respect to expiry date) announcement list item "Title's".The query partly works but what it fails to do is include and display todays announcements as ...
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How can I override default css in SharePoinrt 2010 web parts

I would like all my custom webpart and default webparts to look the same. I know css classes like: ms-vh and ms-vb are used for the fonts, anchors and cell backgrounds. What would be the best way to ...
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A-Z view for a document library

Is it possible to create a webpart for document library that will look like this? http://i.stack.imgur.com/EU952.gif
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How do I display the results of a CAML query on a data grid in sharepoint 2007?

I want to develop a custom web part for SharePoint 2007. How do I display the results of a CAML query on a data grid? The grid view should be customizable, and should not adversely affect performance.
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What are the disadvantages of Visual Web Parts?

I am really wondering what the disadvantages are when using a Visual Web Part. All the books and articles on the internet only talk about the pros. But I am sure the are some disadvantages, beside the ...
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When does custom properties of a web part get saved?

I have a web part that contains a number of custom properties. Only one of those customer properties shall not be set by the user. This property is an int, that represent a unique identifier. I want ...
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How to develop “Form Builder” web part?

I want a Form Builder web part. This web part would create basic forms dynamically on the fly by drag-and-drop controls. These forms would send the form values as an email and/or store information in ...
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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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Getting survey graphical result

Ok, Im havving trouble accessing the survey graph. My questions is how on earth does sharpoint create the graph from "graphical summary". I have a webpart, i can get the data and the questions ...
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How to implement HTML5 Video in Sharepoint 2010?

Has anyone had any success in building a web-part with HTML5 video and using it in SP 2010? Background: Currently I am using JWPlayer by imbedding an HTML page using a content editor web-part. I ...
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Show ribbon for a single default webpart on page with multiple webparts

I have a webpart page with two webparts. One is a calendar and the other is a hidden content query webpart that references a file that is used to style (apply color coding) to the calendar entries. ...
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Calling the SP.UI.ModalDialog.showModalDialog method

My SharePoint solution has a userControl that Register a js block string getJS(string title, string htmlContent) { return (string.Format(@" ExecuteOrDelayUntilScriptLoaded(function (...
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How can I remove the tables rendered around the webparts in the Rich Content area?

How would I override the tables rendered around the webparts in the "Rich Content" area? I have successfully removed the tables around webpartzones and their webparts but can't figure how to remove ...
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How to refresh the parent page using Server side API when the sharepoint modal dialog close?

I have a Web Part with a grid view and a linkbutton for add item. I use this code for show modal dialog when linkbutton click . AddLinkButton.Attributes.Add("onclick",javascript:SP.UI.ModalDialog....
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How to import external javascript in a User Control?

I have a code-behind User Control (myUserControl.ascx and myUserControl.ascx.cs) that are in ControlTemplates/MyFolder/ and, in the code of myUserControl.ascx I need to use some javascript ...
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Display list of file(s) within document library

Scenario : Sharepoint 2010 foundation site with a document library. The library has many folders (and probably sub-folders in each folder). There are files in these folders/sub-folders. I am looking ...
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Deploying a Web Part to a single Site Collection using WSPBuilder

I am working with Visual Studio 2008 with the WSPBuilder add-in, and WSS 3.0. When I create a Web Part feature and deploy it to my SharePoint site, it is available to every site collection in the web ...
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Possible to programmatically display a list of all web parts and dynamically render on a page?

Is there anyway to use the object model to display a list of all web parts installed (say in a list box)? If so would it then be possible to render that web part on a page if it were selected?
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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 ...