SharePoint 2013 Search: Removing the Junk from your Search Trunk

SharePoint 2013 Search: Removing the Junk from your Search Trunk

How to fine-tune what comes back in search results by removing folders, views, and more.

To brand or not to brand, that is the SharePoint Online Question

To brand or not to brand, that is the SharePoint Online Question

Yes, you can use custom master pages with SharePoint Online. Yes, it will involve work. But there is no such thing as custom branding without work. The issue is lack of control, and that is a scary thing to face.

New Guidance from Microsoft for Packaging and Deploying SharePoint Solutions

New Guidance from Microsoft for Packaging and Deploying SharePoint Solutions

This article will summarize the changes and analyze their impact on SharePoint developers and customers. […] In technical terms, Microsoft is recommending that developers stop using SharePoint’s Feature framework and list, web, and site templates in their solutions.

Build a SharePoint Hosted App to access list data in your Host Web using the REST API in 10 Easy Steps

Build a SharePoint Hosted App to access list data in your Host Web using the REST API in 10 Easy Steps

Most of the examples will reference accessing data from a list that is in your ‘app web’ which is the web that houses your new SharePoint App. This is not the same as data that is in your ‘host web’ which is your actual Team or Publishing site for example.

Create a Subsite in SharePoint 2013 Using REST Calls

Create a Subsite in SharePoint 2013 Using REST Calls

Today I was working on what seemed like a simple little task. I wanted to create a subsite using a REST call in SharePoint 2013. I’m not working in an “app” per se – this is for SharePoint 2013 on premises, and I want to do the subsite creation directly from a call in a plain old aspx page.

Useful JavaScript to know when working with SharePoint Display Templates

Useful JavaScript to know when working with SharePoint Display Templates

With the display templates feature in SharePoint 2013, you can highly customize the look of search using HTML, JavaScript, and jQuery. It turns out there are a lot of helper functions to make your life easier in the out-of-the-box scripts.

JSLink and Display Templates

JSLink and Display Templates Part 1 – Overview, URL Tokens and Applying JSLink to objects

This is the first in a 4 part series about JSLink where I intend to go through all the ins and outs of using Display Templates to customise list rendering.

How to copy files between sites using JavaScript REST in Office365 / SharePoint 2013

How to copy files between sites using JavaScript REST in Office365 / SharePoint 2013

Copy a file from a document library in one site to a document library in a different site using JavaScript and REST. The code samples have URL’s using the App web proxy, but it’s easily modifiable for non-app work as well.

JS Link code for KPIs in SharePoint 2013

JS Link code for KPIs in SharePoint 2013

SharePoint 2013 has a powerful new feature known alternately as JSLink (when working in SharePoint)and Client-Side Rendering, or CSR (in the Microsoft literature). Either way, the point is the same… this code runs on the client side, meaning after the page loads. […] Client-Side Rendering is pretty straightforward, but takes a little understanding of how the JSLink functionality performs in order to get things just right.

CamlDesigner 2013 « CamlDesigner

CamlDesigner 2013 « CamlDesigner

[…] here is the CAML Designer for SharePoint 2013. This version is much more user friendly and no hasle with resizing of the different panels anymore. The design is metro style based.