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SharePoint security should have

A lot is based on security in SharePoint but it is basic at best. In order for items to be available or not based on who the user is, the essence of security, an administrator needs to administer a lot. … Continue reading

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Custom site provisioning provider

Up until a week ago, I thought the only 2 ways to make a template for a site where Site definition and Site Template. Both ways required that you figure out a lot of XML syntax, feature ids lists ids … Continue reading

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Filter by management hierarchy

  Goal: Allow filtering of list items based on the management position of the logon user. Issue: Often organizations need to allow managers to see list items or documents only for their own employees. SharePoint’s security can use group membership … Continue reading

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Anything Picker for SharePoint 2010

We are all familiar with the people picker used in SharePoint web parts and application pages to find and select single or multi users from AD or any form authentication provider. The control is actually built to inherit from a … Continue reading

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Override the pages for lists items new, edit and display

The goal and the need (or why bother override) When addressing some business needs by customizing a SharePoint installation, it helps users if the customization feels like out of the box SharePoint. Users get used to the new item and … Continue reading

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