Using server-side rendering with Content Search Web Part in SharePoint 2013

Content Search Web Part is the new Web Part in SharePoint 2013 for building content aggregations. By default it uses client-side rendering. And while this allows you to build rich experiences in some scenarios you need to use server-side rendering instead. Find out how to use server-side rendering with Content Search Web Part in SharePoint 2013.

Spell checking brand names with Mavention Spell Check

Recently I wrote about how Mavention Search and Replace can help you ensure consistent usage of brand names across your website. What if what you’re looking for is a more direct feedback, such as the one you get with spell checking?

Inconvenient clientaccesspolicy.xml and Host Named Site Collections

When making cross-domain requests from Silverlight applications you need a clientaccesspolicy.xml file to allow the communication between the service and the Silverlight application. And while it seems pretty straight-forward at first, things become quite inconvenient when you start working with Host Named Site Collections.