Category Archives: CSS and Usability

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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Documentation for the Microsoft Visual Studio "Basic" Design Template

I would recommend to anyone involved with Visual Studio and Development, reading this documentation.

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SharePoint Boocamp + SharePoint Experts = CSS+XHTML Compliance

As of a couple of days ago www.sharepointbootcamp.com and www.sharepointexperts.com, Dustin Millers projects are table-free, XHTML 1.0 Strict compliant, and designed 100% visually using SharePoint Designer 2007. It’s great to see people involved with SharePoint advocating web standards to any … Continue reading

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Making Popular Design Decisions (By Eric Meyer)

Excellent article on making popular design decisions by Mr Eric Meyer himself. Small Exerpt: Every time you make a layout decision – fluid vs fixed, scaled vs percentage, a few more people hate you. How do you make the right … Continue reading

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The Importance of Visual Communication

Visual Communication is incredibly important, especially when presenting. The majority of presenters use the “bullet point” approach thinking they are doing wonders for simplifying their message. They are right to a degree, but without a visual to backup the message, … Continue reading

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SharePoint 2007, Content Management Server and Andrew Connell

I just finished watching Andrew Connell present on the upcoming Content Management Server which is embedded in SharePoint 2007. Great talk, lots of juicy information. If you didn’t make it to the web-cast I saved the presentation as a PDF. … Continue reading

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Open request for Blog Engine's and those that write them

One key dynamic missing in almost every blog-engine I have seen is the ability to “name” your feed during setup. By this I mean specify the path to and the name of your feed. Two simple inputs during the setup … Continue reading

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IE7 + SharePoint

I have been testing the Internet Explorer 7 Beta for awhile now and have noticed a few rendering issues with SharePoint. I also noticed after the “layout complete” refresh these oddities still existed. I am currently sitting in on an … Continue reading

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Advanced SharePoint Customization: Changing the Multi-Upload Control for Document Libraries

On November 18 2005 I posted that I had figured something out and would post the solution later that day. Evidently I didn’t get around to posting the solution. Karma kicked in today as I found myself with this issue … Continue reading

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Internet Explorer: Chat with the IE Dev Team

Members of the IE team will be online for an Expert Zone chat this coming Thursday April 13th at 10:00AM PST. These chats are a great opportunity to have your questions answered and hear from members of the IE product … Continue reading

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