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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WebPart do not load a reference dll (RazorEngine.dll)

I have created a sp 2013 webpart. Inside this webpart I am using the RazorEngine.dll. It is included by NuGet and the solution builds. when I deploy and add the webpart to the page I got this error: ...
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Can I edit a workbook using Excel Services?

I created a web part putting my Excel worksheet on one of my Document Library, so I can have the live view of that worksheet without opening it again and again, my question is, can I edit that ...
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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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Get selected item in SharePoint list

I have a SharePoint list and a webpart with a button. Following is the case. User selects multiple items from the list. When user clicks on the button of the webpart, I would like to know the detail ...
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Folders in document libraries: how to navigate back up to parent folder (web part on page)?

I have a document library web part on a page and it contains a folder. When a user clicks on the folder it opens and shows the documents inside, but there is no way to go back to the parent folder ...
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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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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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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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SPQuery works on libraries under the list view threshold, but not over

So I am building a webpart which enumerates all doclibs in the current web, grabbing all checked out files and listing them in a table, allowing a user to apply some required metadata and check in ...
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How to register a new http module n the web config

I built a http module. I copied into the GAC . Then, I put into the WebConfig file lke this : <httpModules> .... <add name="MyAssembly" type="MyAssembly.Global"/> ...
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How to change active directory password using Code?

How to change active directory User Account Password using code?
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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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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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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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Programmatically add a web part to a page using CSOM

I want to create a SharePoint 2013 app that will add a web part (and an app part) to a page programmatically. I will be using SharePoint online. I cant seem to find any code that does this. Is this ...
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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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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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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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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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custom webpart is not displayed in gallery

I wrote a visual webpart in Visual Studio 2010 that works fine in the SharePoint instance on that machine when VS deploys it. It appears in the gallery and I can add the webpart to a page ...
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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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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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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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UpdatePanel with SharePoint 2010 web part

UPDATE protected override void CreateChildControls() { if (!this._error) { try { base.CreateChildControls(); ...
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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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Activity stream for SharePoint 2007

Are there any web parts for SharePoint 2007 offering an activity streaming facility?
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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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Upgrading web parts from SP 2013 to SP 2016

We have various web parts targeting SP 2013. I now have a SP 2016 Beta server with VS 2015 installed. I don't see any template in VS to create 2016 web part or a way to upgrade web part project to ...
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How to count total number of visitors to the particular item of the list in blog site

I have list named : "Posts" in Sharepoint 2010 - Blog site, I need to calculate total number of visitors to an indivadual post or item, Using Hit counter webpart I have tried but it shows total ...
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Fix for : A Web Part with this ID has already been added to this page

I'm trying to copy a Production Site over to my Development server using DocAve which I have done successfully many times. But I'm having a problem with a particular site. Even though it copies over ...
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Error occurred in deployment step 'Activate Features'

I am creating and deploying Visual Web Part on SharePoint 2013 with VS 2013 as Farm Solution. When deploying Web Part on the server i get the following error: Error occurred in deployment step ...
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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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how to customize OOB web parts UI

SharePoint 2013 brings a new concept of UI customization, via the JSLink, allowing to reconfigure the Web Parts UI aspect/behaviors, as exemplified by O'Brien here. Although, most of SPObjects ...
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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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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, ...
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Comma is being appended to values when adding new item to list through C#

I have a custom web part form which takes a few values from text boxes and adds the new row to a list. The problem is that when I click 'save', the values are being saved but some fields like ...
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How to add web part in page layout?

Ok I created my first master page and now I am working on page layout. I created a new "Publishing Content Type" page layout in SharePoint Designer whose content type was "Page". In that page I want ...