Leveraging internal controls and APIs using wrapper controls

SharePoint 2013 is a rich platform for building web solutions. And although it offers a rich API to leverage its capabilities in custom solutions, not all of the functionality is accessible through those APIs. There is however a way to access some of it using wrapper controls.

Inconvenient URL rewriting for Catalog Items in SharePoint 2013

The ability of defining user- and search engines-friendly URLs for content published from Catalogs in SharePoint 2013 is a great advantage from the web content publishing perspective. There is however one thing that you have to take into account for the URL rewriting for Catalog Items to work.