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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How to save variables per user session per page

I am using three webparts. Webpart A creates a value when the user clicks on the button in Webpart A. WebPart B uses this value to create a list with items the user can select. WebPart C uses both ...
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How to programmatically add a webpart to a page?

I have created a webpart, now I need to add that webpart programmatically into the EditForm.aspx page. Can anyone help me on this.
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Refreshing custom developed web part

I've developed a custom web part that pulls data from a list. It will only retrieve items where a field called ShowItem is equal to 'Yes'. Once the data is loaded the end user has the ability to ...
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How do I find in which (sub)sites a WebPart/Feature is used?

I need to find out on which (sub)sites a certain webpart is used. In a data sharing environment with many subsites and pages, I want to check if and where certain (third party) webparts are used. Is ...
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Add an existing WebPart Using the Sharepoint client object Model [duplicate]

My knowledge of the Client Object model is fairly limited, although I have been able to remove and move existing web-parts on a particular page. But I'm now struggling to find and then add a custom ...
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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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Question about webpart properties

How can I access a custom property in my webpart? I have a page that contains webparts, which contains multiple instances of the same custom webpart. I wanted to use the .webpart file to add my own ...
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How to have two web parts side by side in same zone

I have two web parts that i want to fit side by side in the same zone, however, I'm not sure how to go about this. I've modified the width of the individual web parts to be able to fit side by side ...
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What is the proper way to add jQuery to a MasterPage?

Currently I am using this method in the header: <script src="/_layouts/MNCAssets/scripts/jquery-1.5.1.min.js"></script> But for some reason, my webparts that use jQuery don't appear to ...
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Show only a subfolder of a document library in a web part

I want to show only a particular folder in the right pane of a page using a WebPart in SharePoint Foundation 2010. Is this possible? When adding the WebPart, I could only add the document library. ...
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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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UpdatePanel in sharepoint not working in Safari browser

I implemented a simple visual web part with updatepanel with a button and a label. When I click on a button, OnClick event is called and the label is getting filled. This works fine in all browsers ...
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Reading web part properties using JavaScript Object Model in SharePoint 2013

I am using the below code to read the properties of a web-part using JSOM. While i can read the properties of the web-parts that are there on the current web part page, I would like to know of a way ...
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“The type is not registered as safe” when trying to add a web part installed by a WSP

I keep getting this error when I try to add a web part that I added through a WSP: A Web Part or Web Form Control on this Page cannot be displayed or imported. The type is not registered as ...
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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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Webpart cannot be seen on page after adding. Error in ULS. Feature (wsp) = Webpart+ListInstance

Need some help on this one. We have deployed a webpart on LIVE server. On test server it worked fine. Now on LIVE we cannot see the webpart after adding to page. ULS: Failed to open the file 'C:\...
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Displaying some WebPart controls only to some user/groups

I need to hide some elements of a webpart and only show them to some specific grups of users. How can I do this ? I think it could be done with an If or Switch block, using the name of the grup of ...
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Not all views being displayed in my web part

Issue: Not all views being displayed in my web part. When selecting a view in my web part it only shows 30 views. How do I get it to show all views created for a list if there is more then 30?
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Is it possible to programmatically add a web part to a page in a sharepoint hosted app (JS)

I've been looking for a way to add a web part to a page using JSOM/CSOM or any other api available to sharepoint hosted apps. The only solutions I have found so far are for custom sharepoint ...
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Is it possible to add web parts to an application page?

I was asked to add a list view web part to an application page. I added a web part zone into the page markup. I got a security error when I tried to add it so I added a form digest control (not sure ...
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Display List or Library on another site as WebPart?

I want to display my list on another site in same site collection. I edit List with SPDesigner, select the view and save it to site gallery. After these steps, I added the view webpart on my another ...
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ExecuteOrDelayUntilScriptLoaded not executing after page publish

In SharePoint 2013 I have a page that is using the Script Editor web part. In the script editor web part I have the following: ExecuteOrDelayUntilScriptLoaded(startIt, "sp.js"); function startIt() { ...
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How Can I Use the SharePoint People Picker Control in my Custom Web Part?

I need to add a people picker control to my custom web part. SharePoint has an OOB people picker control (which provides suggestions while typing into the control). Is there a way to use the OOB ...
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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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How to get value of List Filter web part in Javascript?

I use the SharePoint List Filter web part on a page to control several Data View Web Parts. How do I read the current value of the List Filter in Javascript?
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Can I filter a Web Part list using parameters from the URL?

In my rich content area I've inserted a Pages Web Part (to show a list of pages in the subsite). I'm using JS Link to customize the presentation of the list. Can I pass a parameter to the page and ...
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How to add Newsfeed webpart to SharePoint 2013?

I cannot see it anywhere: neither in Edit -> Insert -> Web Part, nor Edit -> Insert -> App Part. Do I have to enable a certain Feature to be able to use Newsfeed?
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Deployed web parts don't show up in Web Part Gallery

I have created several custom web parts in a Visual Studio solution which deploys to my development environment site perfectly directly through Visual Studio. However, I also want to be able to ...
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Sharepoint 2010 - Deploy webpart as Feature scope = web

I want to create and deploy a web part as web-scoped feature. In Visual Studio 2010, when I make the feature scope=web, I cannot add the webpart to that feature as I am able to do when scope=site.
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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 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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How to change active directory password using Code?

How to change active directory User Account Password using code?
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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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Show Users a list of sites they can access

My question is similar to this one: Query text to show sites a user can access using Search Results SP2013 However when implementing that I get a list of sites, but also links to all users' "shared ...
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How to validate Web Part property value?

A custom web part has custom web part properties. I would like to validate with custom server side code when user changes property value (or when properties are bing saved). Is that possible? Can I ...
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Removing Weekend Days From Calendar

I wish to edit my 2013 Calendar web part and remove Saturday and Sunday from showing if possible so it only shows the work days of the week. Any help would be very much appreciated as i dont know ...
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Closed vs. Hidden Web Part - what is the difference?

What is the difference between "Hidden Web Part" and "Closed Web Pat"? PS. I tried to search on the internet but could only find "deleting vs. closing" web parts Sharepoint 2010 (Sharepoint ...
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Where is Organization Browser Web Part?

I’ve been trying to add an “Organization Browser” web part on our main portal site (http://whatever.sitehere.com) but for some reason, the web part isn’t there. It can’t be found under Social ...
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How do I set a default, maximum and minimum width and height for a SharePoint web part?

A seemingly simple question, but I haven't found the answer online. I have developed a web part with an adjustable height/width. After adding the web part to my web part page, I open the ...
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Setting “Chrome Type” to “None” for a web part using power shell

I have added a custom web part on page. Some how I am not been able to change its Chrome Type to None because when I mouse over the corner of web part where the arrow is supposed to show under ...
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What is something I should to to help me to Learning SharePoint?

I have a list of items I was told I should learn below. Can you tell me if there is one that I should remove and one I can add that will help me learn sharepoint backend development. I have been ...
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Using the Now() function in CAML Query?

i am trying to get the 3 most upcoming events from the current date and time (The current data and time refers the time everytime my web part loads. Basically it is not a fixed date and picks up the ...
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An example of databinding the repeater control?

I am trying to develop a custom visual web part to display the latest 5 announcements with the images that are attached from the OOTB announcement lsit.I have a repeater control with an Item Template ...
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How to edit web part from wsp solution

I have wsp files that contain some web parts that I need to change the functionality of. Without the actual solution or project files, using just the wsp, is it possible to edit them? I changed the ...
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How to remove title in add new form.aspx

How to remove title from SPD in add new form.aspx. My list name is search.when i add new item it shows search - New Item, On edit it shows search - Title.
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Sharepoint Webpart custom properties get default values on server reboot

I have noticed that the custom properties of a webpart I developed return to their default values when I reboot my machine. Is that a normal behavior? are the properties saved as far as the server is ...
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how can i display the latest items from another site collection

I have a web application, with three site collections . and i want inside my team site to be able to display the latest pages that have been added to my enterprise wiki site collection. so what are ...
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Iframe a sharepoint webpart containing a datepicker

Is there a way to 'i-frame' a SharePoint page containing a datetime control (i.e. a datepicker)? I have a SharePoint page where I set <WebPartPages:AllowFraming runat="server" /> The page is ...
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SharePoint 2010 Application Pages. vs. Web Parts

I have done many a search on this issue with mixed results and ensuing ambiguity. The time has come to nail it down for good. If I'm developing the equivalent of a complex ASP.NET application, and I ...
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How to programmatically create a chart in SharePoint?

I need to create a chart based on items from a list dynamically in a webpart...