Optimizing the output of the Content Query Web Part

Content Query Web Part is one of the most powerful Web Parts provided with the SharePoint 2010 platform. To support all of its functionality however, it produces some additional HTML markup that you might not need in your website. Find out how to get more control of the output of the Content Query Web Part.

No-code adding AJAX to search results paging in SharePoint 2010

When searching in SharePoint 2010 you can use the Search Paging Web Part to switch between pages. By default this will redirect you to the next search results page. Did you know however, that you can easily enhance this experience with AJAX without custom development?

Inconvenient Sandboxed Web Templates and Navigation

Web Templates are the new recommended approach for templating sites. Combined with Sandboxed Solutions they empower power users and offer them great flexibility and productivity. There is however one inconvenience with regard to how SharePoint Navigation Providers deal with Sandboxed Web Templates.

Inconvenient Templated Controls and customized pages in SharePoint 2010

Using Templated Controls is a great way for separating UI from functionality. Unfortunately as soon as you customize the Master Page or Page Layouts that uses a Templated Control things are likely break. So what is exactly happening behind the scenes and, what’s more important, how should you deal with it?