Category Archives: SharePoint 2010

Tips for troubleshooting SSRS in your on-premise SharePoint installation

If SSRS breaks in your on-premise SharePoint installation, update the password in the following areas in Central Admin: 1. Central Admin > Execution Account > SSRS Service 2. Central Admin > System Settings > SSRS Service Things to check: Execution account plus the password Must be changed when passwords on the servers are updated Makes […]


jQuery and JavaScript selectors in SharePoint

Just a quick reminder of the various selectors that work well on SharePoint 2010 list forms. For SharePoint 2010 custom list forms, doc mode 8,9 on your master page, use jQuery selectors and use jQuery 1.11. JavaScript selectors for SharePoint 2013 list forms, doc mode 10 and newer on your master page var personnelTypeEl = […]


Good references for Update-SPSolution

These two references are excellent sources of information regarding the PowerShell commandlet Update-SPSolution for SharePoint 2010 and SharePoint 2013: SharePoint 2010 Web Parts in Action by Wictor Wilen Chapter 7 Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Developer Reference by Paolo Pialorsi Chapter 8




Great formulas

You can use the following formulas in SharePoint site columns. You can place any of the following formulas into a calculated site column. AcknowledgeDate1 = End date Created = Start date


Tips for creating a custom Web template in SharePoint 2010

1. When compiling the project, if you run into a conflict with features during deployment in Visual Studio while developing the Web template, consider moving different elements, such as lists, site columns, and so forth to different features. Don’t try to put all the elements of the Web template solution in one feature. 2. In […]




Can’t get JavaScript files to run in SharePoint?

Having trouble getting JavaScript files to run in your SharePoint site? Make sure you set the¬†LoadAfterUI=”true” attribute in your ScriptLink tag. Here is an example: <SharePoint:ScriptLink ID=”MyBaseID” Name=”~Site/_catalogs/masterpage/MyPathtoJavascriptFile/mycustomjavascriptfile.js” runat=”server” OnDemand=”false” LoadAfterUI=”true” Localizable=”false”/>