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SharePoint 2010 Hosting :: How to Create Page Layout in SharePoint 2010 using Visual Studio 2010

 

 Creating a custom Page Layout in SharePoint 2010 is not too different than creating a custom Page Layout in SharePoint 2007. However, the process of creating a SharePoint Solution Package has changed in Visual Studio 2010. This article will walk you through the steps. First, open Visual Studio and create a new C# project, using the “Empty SharePoint Project” template, listed under the SharePoint 2010 project templates. For this example, we’ll name our project “MyCustomPageLayout”. For this example, we’ll be deploying…

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SharePoint 2010 Hosting :: How to use Audio and Video Webpart in SharePoint 2010

 

  Video and Audio Web Part [a.k.a Media Web Part] is one of the new cool web parts in SharePoint 2010, so in this article I am going to show you the way to add this web part in your page. To add Media web part to the page you must activate those two features 1- SharePoint Server Publishing Infrastructure Feature in Site Collection features 2- SharePoint Server Publishing Feature in Site features After that edit page then click on…

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SharePoint 2010 Hosting :: Managing Document Versions with Information Management Policies in SharePoint 2010

 

 There are many articles written about how governance is a fundamental part of any successful SharePoint 2010 strategy. However I think that there is a bit of a gap in how we can implement practical governance in SharePoint 2010, using the features that exist in the platform. To some peoples surprise there are many tools with the platform that can help enforce governance. I’m not going to talk about what governance is, there are many great articles about that, but…

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SharePoint 2010 Hosting :: Using Managed Metadata in SharePoint 2010

 

 Managed Metadata is a really cool new feature in SharePoint 2010. You can centrally define metadata which can be used across Site Collections. This Term Sets can be statically defined by a Group Manager or dynamically extended by your users. I will show you how to create such an Group and Term Set and how to include it in a Document Library. First of all you have to start the required Web Service. So within the Central Administration click on…

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SharePoint 2010 Hosting :: Configuring User Profiles Services in SharePoint 2010

 

 User Profile Service: The User Profile service stores information about users in a central location. Social computing features use this information to facilitate productive interactions which enable users to collaborate efficiently. In order to provision My Site Web sites, enable social computing features such as social tagging and newsfeeds, and create and distribute profiles across multiple sites and farms, you must enable the User Profile service. Here you will find out step by step procedure in setting up the User…

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SharePoint 2010 Hosting :: Setting Up a SharePoint 2010 Development Environment

 

 Introduction This is certainly not the first blog post that’s popped up explaining how to set up a basic development environment for SharePoint 2010. However, when I recently set up my own dev environment using the existing information out on the internet, I found I had to reference several blog posts, articles from Microsoft, and even a video to get a complete picture of how the whole process works. In an effort to make things more convenient for myself and…

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