Questions tagged [web-part]

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 inclusion.

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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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Hide the “Add new Item” option below the sharepoint 2010 list

I have a sharepoint 2010 list, I want to hide the option "add new item" which resides below the list, any suggestions?
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Organizing WebParts in Visual Studio - Best Practices

My team is responsible for maintaining a SharePoint 2010 site that was developed by another group. This maintenance includes updates to existing web parts (approximately 20). Currently, all of these ...
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Client Web Part - XsltListViewWebPart

I'm trying to display a list view inside a client web part (for SharePoint hosted App). The below code will work inside an app page but does not render in a client web part. There are no errors ...
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Which Redirect method should I use?

I'm using SharePoint 2010. I have webparts, then when OK/Save/Cancel etc is clicked, it will redirect a user to the relevant page. Over the past few months of writing different WebParts I have ...
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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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Advanced Search web part giving error

I am trying to add an "Advanced Search" web-part to my web-part page. Currently the web part is raising an error object reference is not set to instance of object. Full stack trace recovered from ...
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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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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 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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Page Layout html page field filter outside of web part zone

I have a page layout with some web parts outside of a webpart zone so that they are added to already created pages which use the page layout. I want to add a page field filter to the page as well ...
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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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Performance problem with custom web part

We've implemented a custom web part which we use to render content of an external website into a SharePoint page. During our test we encountered some strange performance issues. When we open a ...
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Replace the Default Page in a SharePoint WebSite

I have been asked to programmatically do the following in a SharePoint 2007 team site collection: Create a website using the OOTB blank site template. (Please note, for project specific reasons, we ...
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Difference between WebPart & Visual Web Part

I'm not sure how Visual Web Part is different from the actual Web Part in SharePoint 2010. Thanks!
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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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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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ASP.Net WebPart or SharePoint WebPart

This is an almost religious question; what are your preferred base classes for building WebParts in SharePoint? Are you using the ASP.NET WebPart (System.Web.dll) or the SharePoint WebPart (Microsoft....
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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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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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How to get WebPart on current page by name/ID with javascript?

I have a page with some webparts on it, I want to get specific one (by name or ID) using client javascript. I try this code var ctx=SP.ClientContext.get_current(); var web = ctx.get_web(); var site =...
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Toolbar to show the context of a ListViewWebPart

I'm using ListViewWebPart to display contents of SPFolder (subfolder inside a list) to display its contents. Below is the code to implement this: protected override void CreateChildControls() { ...
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Why does having `windows.onload` break page editing?

This is related to an earlier question that I posted: Can't edit page after adding custom web part! Basically, I have created a web part with some javascript. When I add this web part to a page,...
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Missing export option for SharePoint 2010 webparts

I am trying to export a list view webpart as a .dwp file so I can have a look at the XML. However, the export option is missing. My initial thought was to try something like the this link However, ...
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Display New Form of a List in a Web Part page

How can we show a List Form/New Item Form (/servername/site/Lists/listname/NewForm.aspx?) as a web part in a SharePoint 2010 page? Adding a list web part obviously only shows the list items/views. I ...
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Webpart to display list of subsites?

I would have thought SharePoint 2010 still had a built-in webpart to display a list of subsites as I could in previous versions. I'm having great trouble finding it, though. How does one display a ...
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Picture Slideshow Web Part image size too small

I have a picture library of four images. Each of these is quite large. When the Picture Slideshow Web Part is configured it shows the pictures at about 50% of their actual size. Is there a way to ...
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How do I deploy the new version of a webpart?

As stated here (and as i checked), to upload a new version of an installed webpart, uninstalling the assembly from the GAC and installing the new version would suffice. I've tried it and it worked. ...
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Adding web part to page in Modern view

(Apologies if I am not using the exact English terms; I'm using SharePoint in French.) I'm using SharePoint online. When I edit the home page of the site, a ribbon appears giving me many ...
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Is there a list of SharePoint 2007 WebParts, Features and ContentTypes that SharePoint installs with?

Where I can find a list of all the Web Parts, Features and Content Types that are available to a regular SharePoint installation? What I need to do is identify any of the above in a SharePoint site ...
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Programmatically find lists by template ID

I am looking for an efficient way to programmatically find all SharePoint lists with a given template / type in the current site collection from within a sandbox solution. NB: I'm obviously aware ...
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Google Maps v3 on Web Part page

Has anybody been able to implement Google Maps v3 on a Web Part page (SharePoint 2010)? The maps render fine if I display them in a separate .aspx page, but as soon as I try to embed the code in a ...
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Document Library WebPart open to specific folder

Is there a way to have a Document Library WebPart open to a specific folder? I've been playing around for a few hours and I don't see a decent option.
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Setting height to 100% in Page Viewer Webpart

I want to insert another web page inside a SP2010 page. With "Page Viewer Webpart", it only takes a small portion of the vertical space available on my SP page. I had the same problem in SP2007, and ...
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How to localize webpart title, description, group, quickadd group in Sandbox solution

I've seen other similar questions (like this one), checked Microsoft documentation (like all the ones stemming from and related to the page Localization of Sandboxed Solutions in SharePoint 2010), ...
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Implement Interface in custom “Connected Web Part” to provide “Filter Values”

Question 1.1 What interface do I need to implement into my custom web part, to make it a provider for "filter values" for a normal XsltListViewWebPart? Answer - IWebPartParameters "XSLT List ...
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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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“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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Why would a site admin or designer use a Web Part Page instead of a new sub-site/sub-site collection?

I am a site owner, and up until now, I have always created sub-sites instead of using basic pages or Web Part pages. I would like to understand what advantages Web Part Pages have over just adding a ...
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How to prevent a SharePoint web part from being crawled

We have a custom web part for our SharePoint 2007 farm that calls a very large report (lots of views and stored procs being called) that is used on hundreds of pages on team sites and MySites. We get ...
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When to use VS 2010 vs. SP Designer for development

When do we use Visual Studio 2010 for SharePoint 2010 web part development and when do we stick with Designer? Are there pros/cons? As a noob, it seems that for more robust, customized web parts, ...
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Sandboxed web part failing with “No available sandboxed code execution server could be found”

I'm deploying a web part as a component of a sandboxed solution from Visual Studio 2010 to Windows 7 SharePoint Foundation Server 2010 on my development box, and I receive the following error when ...
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Adding ScriptLink for js file to my Visual Webpart causes error: “Cannot make a cache safe URL for…”

Full error: Cannot make a cache safe URL for "sprocketcomplete/layouts/sprocketcomplete/js/sprocketcomplete.js", file not found. Please verify that the file exists under the layouts ...
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Where to load data in the lifecycle of custom webpart

I have a webpart where I access a sharepoint list and render contents of that list. At the moment I'm fetching the data in CreateChildControls(). When a button is clicked the data will be fetched ...
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Is it possible to hide a webpart from webpart gallery programmatically?

Is it possible to hide it? I'm developing a webpart for a special page and it shouldn't be possible to place it somewhere else.
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How to add list web part to the SharePoint page using Managed Client Object Model?

I am trying to add new web part to the SharePoint page using Managed Client Object Model that will display a list. I can't seem to be able to figure out the code of the web part's XML that is ...
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webpart hidden when in webpart zone

So I have a webpart that I have put into a webpart zone, when it is in the webpart zone it does not show but when I put it outside the zone it appears, what am I doing wrong? Code below: <...
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Can I get the source for the out-of-the-box web parts in SharePoint 2010?

I'd like to take an existing web part and add some functionality. Can this be done? I figured out how to download the dwp for the webpart but this does not appear to have any source code in it. ...
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Trying to use an SPWeb object that has been closed or disposed and is no longer valid.

I debugged this code and it never throws me an exception, however after ALL code is executed I got this message Trying to use an SPWeb object that has been closed or disposed and is no longer valid. ...
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Remove “+Add” from Calendar View Web Part

I have a Calendar View web part that I've placed in a SharePoint page. Right now it looks like this: I want to prevent the user from editing the list from here--I have an app that will take care of ...