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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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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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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Add more than 5 web parts to same web page in SharePoint Online?

I tried to add more than 5 web parts to a single webpart/page in SharePoint Online but I am not able to do that. the result which i am getting is as like. Any idea why this is not possible?
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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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Use Credentials Provided to Sharepoint for Webservice Authentification

I created a webpart that is able to consume a service provided by Dynamics NAV 2009 R2. I documented in short what I did so far: http://shb.vps.bitfolk.com/nav-sharepoint.html I use the following ...
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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 ...
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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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Web part property - allow multi-line values

I have the following code in a webpart I am developing. WebBrowsable(true), Category("Data"), WebDisplayName("Banks"), WebDescription("Banks"), Personalizable(PersonalizationScope.Shared)] public ...