Tag Archives: Provisioning

Short cut to provisioning pages with web parts

I recently had to provision a page with the OOTB Business Data List web part using a feature. The Business data List web part uses a BDC application definition to surface SQL data to the list. The web part once … Continue reading

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Content Types, Inheritance and the RemoveFieldRef element

This is an issue that has just bitten me so wanted to document my findings. There are quite a few postings out there on this – this is my take on it following some extensive testing of the different combinations.

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Content Type definitions – when not to comment…

As good and conscientious developers we all like to add comments to our work to make it easy to understand and maintain in the future. I am sure you all agree! Here is an instance where it might catch you … Continue reading

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Switching on the Document Information Panel.

It’s sometimes useful to be able to switch on the document information panel from within the Content Type deployed through a feature.  Take the following as an example There are two things to note about the two content types declared … Continue reading

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Adding a list item is not the only event that triggers the ItemAdded Event Receiver…..

I had implemented an ItemAdded event linked to a content type to force customisation of a list when an item is added for the first time.  This follows from the  article I posted here, which I no longer advocate.  I … Continue reading

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