Every time you request a web page that doesn't exist, the web server provides you with a 404 (the web server response code for an non existing URL) page - an information page telling you that you've got it wrong. While some of your visitors, might be able to get to the information they are looking for either by correcting the URL or finding an alternative way to access the resource, it is a good practice to provide an information page which will help the average visitors to continue the navigation like nothing really happened.
While working with Control Adapters in either ASP.NET or SharePoint 2007 you will quite often want to intercept the output of the parent control and modify it before rendering. As retrieving the output is the same for each and every control I have created the following code snippet:
Semantic URL's are one of the things I always wanted to have in Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007. Since the first time I have opened an Internet facing site made in SharePoint 2007 I knew it would be great if the Pages part of the URL could be removed as well as the .aspx extension.
During the last week I have added some more resources to the Imtech WSS 3.0 Dynamic Help. Below you can find the list of the changes in the v1.0.1.
Chris O'Brien has recently posted an article about proper disposal of SharePoint objects. While you might think that it's nothing else than yet another disposables article, Chris presents some extra insights on various pitfalls which you are likely to face while developing for SharePoint 2007.