Monthly Archives: April 2006

SharePoint 2007: A first look at the CSS

Those of us that have been working in the trenches doing customization work for Windows SharePoint Services 2.0 and SharePoint Portal Server 2003 are quite familiar with the old CSS structure: CSS in WSS 2.0 + SPS 2003 OWS.CSS (Global … Continue reading

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SharePoint 2007: It's the little things

Sometimes it is the little things that count. Subtle things like this RSS icon show that Microsoft can not only play well with others, but also be willing to adopt existing standards.

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SharePoint 2007: Know your limits

The first limit I have uncovered in my SharePoint 2007 Reasearch/Testing is a limit of “50 Web Parts Per Page”.

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The Beauty of SharePoint 2007 – Improved Content Editor Web Part

The content editor web part in SharePoint 2003 was very popular – especially for those that wanted to easily add custom static text, images or special scripts to a page. In SharePoint 2007 we see this web part has improved … Continue reading

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Looking for IE Add-ons?

If you are looking for add-ons for Internet Explorer a new site has been released to make finding them easy.

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SharePoint 2007 and Print

While rummaging the CORE – stylesheet – in 2007 I unconvered an area where there are efforts being made to make pages more print-friendly by hiding some of the un-needed elements. No idea how much of this will exist in … Continue reading

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Internet Explorer Beta 2

The IE Beta 2 has been released. This is not the preview, it’s the real deal.

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Internet Explorer 7 and Hacks by Dave Shea

Great write-up from Dave Shea, one of my favorite web-standards advocates. This one entitled Stop Hacking or Be Stopped Teaser: With the imminent launch of IE7 your usual CSS hacking methods are going to fail. If you want to save … Continue reading

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SharePoint 2007 + Accessibility

I just read the SharePoint Team has been putting some focus on accessibility which is awesome news. The timing is incredibly ironic as I am currently involved in a SharePoint project (SPS2003+WSS2.0) that has some blind users. The client will … Continue reading

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Quest Software's Discovery Wizard for SharePoint

There has been a lot of buzz around the SharePoint community recently about the recent release of Quest Software‘s SharePoint Discovery Wizard. Amanda and I had the opportunity to work with Quest on a SharePoint project and they were a … Continue reading

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