SharePoint 2010 content place holders.


Content place holders in a master page can be useful things used for rendering controls on a page layout in a different area of the master page or to remove a control from a specific layout. Also it helps to get around not being able to add a web part or web part zone to…

SharePoint Websites and Web Parts Don’t Mix


Web Parts are a great feature of SharePoint but they are not a great idea when you plan on using SharePoint for your public facing website. The main reasons you wouldn’t use Web Parts on your website are: It produces 33 lines of html just for a simple piece of text (roughly an extra 5kb)…

SharePoint 2010 My Colleagues Web Part On All Sites


One of the questions we get asked all the time is canĀ I use the Colleagues Web Part on other sites not just my MySite. So we thought to ourselves yeah shouldn’t be a problem, but guess what it wasn’t that easy. First we had to download the Web Part from the MySite Web Part gallery…