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Hi I am creating some web parts in SharePoint 2010 non sandboxed solution. I want to include some JavaScript files and CSS on each page of my site. But I don't want to include my files on each web part or in master page as master page may be changed. Is there any way so that I could dynamically load js/css files which are relevant to a specific page only? Kindly suggest. Thanks

  • You have to include them somewhere... I don't think you can inject them from the server without server side code (non-sandbox) – Aboba Jul 2 '14 at 6:04
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Give that you are not using a sandboxed solution, you can use a Delegate Control, specifically the AdditionalPageHeadDelegate:

  1. You nee to create an ASP.Net Control (ascx file) where you will add the script and css references to the markup

  2. Add a feature, and scope it to Web Application

  3. Add an empty Elements.xml file to the feature ("Empty element" in the Add.. dialog)

  4. Add a the following to your Elements.xml file

     <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
     <Elements xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/sharepoint/">  
          <Control Id="AdditionalPageHead" Sequence="90"             
           ControlSrc="~/_CONTROLTEMPLATES/Microsoft.PFE.DSE.Samples/jQueryControl.ascx" />
     </Elements>
    

    ...changing the ControlrSrcto match the relativt path to your created ascx file

Complete guide, and loose source of the above: http://blogs.msdn.com/b/kaevans/archive/2011/04/06/adding-jquery-to-every-page-in-sharepoint-with-delegate-controls.aspx

Otherwise, look in the a CustomAction: http://weblogs.asp.net/jan/scriptsrc-referencing-javascript-files-with-sharepoint-2010-custom-actions

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  • You don't add a webpart to each and every webpart.. you add it as a separate element in a separate feature, and activate it once at the web application level as I write above – Robert Lindgren Jul 2 '14 at 6:39
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    You can also use some cool code behind in the ascx control code to target differents scripts and css to different types of sites and pages etc. – Robert Lindgren Jul 2 '14 at 6:40

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